Suncoast Half Marathon Race Information
Start staging and finish on the picturesque Main Street at Lakewood Ranch on Sunday morning, January 25th, 2015, 7:00 a.m. start. Finish line on Main Street will remain open until 10:30 a.m.
Expo/Packet Pick Up | Bib Number Lookup | Pace Teams | Directions & Parking | Course | Host Hotel | Volunteer
Packet Pick-Up and Registration
The Health & Fitness Expo will be Saturday, January 24th, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the
Gold Coast Eagle Conference Center 7051 Wireless Ct., Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Google Map Directions Lattitude/Longitude: 27.376645,-82.430742
Directions: From I-75, exit 213, University Parkway, east toward Lakewood Ranch. 0.9 miles, turn RIGHT (south) on Lakewood Ranch Blvd, 0.7 miles turn LEFT on Wireless Court.
Bib Numbers available the week before the race
Registration will be available at the expo - cash or check only
- Limited race morning packet pick up by advance coordination via email or phone
- No race morning registration
Each participant must provide photo identification at the time of Participant Packet Pick-Up, verifying identity as the registrant to whom the event bib number is assigned.
In the event a registered participant wishes to have another individual pick up his/her Participant Packet, the registered participant must provide that individual with written authorization and that individual must provide photo identification and sign to release the Participant Packet. Participants are responsible for verifying that the information presented on the label on their race packet is accurate. Any corrections should be addressed with the race staff or timers at the time of packet pick up.
Pace Teams - To Help You Meet Your Race Goals
Sign up for your group at the expo.
Pace groups are availble for 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45 and 3:00 hours.
Host Hotel: : Call the Courtyard directly, 941-360-2626
Courtyard University Park is conveniently located near exit 213 off I-75 and 2.2 miles from the race.
Directions & Parking to Main Street at Lakewood Ranch : Easy access and less than 2 miles off I-75. Take exit 213, University Parkway, and head east toward Lakewood Ranch, FL
Lots of Parking - Click Thumbnail Below for Map with Preferred Routes
Recommended Suncoast Half Marathon Parking at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center: Google Map Directions From I-75, exit 213, eastbound on University Parkway for 0.7 miles turn LEFT on Town Center Pkwy, 0.3 miles turn RIGHT on Health Pkwy. Medical Center parking is 0.2 miles on right.
For Parking north of Main Street Lakewood Ranch (parking via Boardwalk Loop): From I-75, exit 213, eastbound on University Parkway for 0.5 miles, turn left on Market St, 0.1 miles, around the funky roundabout and straight onto Nature's Way. Continue 0.4 mi. on Nature's Way then across Lakewood Ranch Blvd at the signal into parking.
Course : USATF Certified Course, FL121003 EBM
13.1 beautiful miles through the communities of Lakewood Ranch. Click Here for Course Map
Volunteers and monitors from the local communities, Lakewood Ranch High School Honor Society, LeCom School of Pharmacy, Sarasota High School Honor Society, and Braden River High School Key Club will be onthe course to guide you as well as cones, flags and mile markers.
7 aid stations on the course, each with a port-o-let and serving water & lemon-lime Gatorade and crews from S2Timing & Suncoast Striders, Hancock Bank, Zoomers SW FL Running & Triathlon Club, Braden River High School Key Club, the Storm Tri Club, and the Running Chix to serve you.
Mile 7.5 aid station will feature Gu Energy Gel in vanilla, strawberry-banana and tri-berry flavors.
Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Lorraine Road and Legacy Blvd south of The Masters Avenue, and University Parkway will all have a lane coned for race participants. Hidden River Trail is closed to vehicles and all yours to enjoy. Look and listen for the Luna Village Drummers on the course. Law Enforcement Officers, course monitors, directional signs and caution signs will be posted on the roads within the communities for your safety but please use caution as you will be shariing the roads vehicles.
Join Us For a Scenic Finish and Premiere Post-Race Celebration on Lakewood Ranch Main Street starting at 8:30 a.m.
2014 Post Race Sponsors: