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. 

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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
  • Race morning packet pick up available
  • No race morning registration    

Each participant must provide photo identification at the time of Participant Packet Pick-Up, verifying their 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 participants must:
Download and complete the Packet Authorization Form (available for download here at a later date)
Provide copy (print, email or text okay) of their ID to the person authorized to pick up their packet
Advise the person picking up the packet that they must present ID to pick up the 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.

Toyota of Lakewood 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. 
Final finisher is the "balloon lady" at 3 1/2 hours. 

Local Accomodations:   :   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 

Click to view map of Race AM parking and how to get there

  • 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  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, serving water & lemon-lime Gatorade.
  • Mile 7.5 aid station will feature Gu Energy Gel.
  • 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. 

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