Enjoy the single-loop course starting from Twin Lakes Park, through the adjacent neighborhoods, and finishing on the path around the lake with bling for all finishers. Then relax and join the festive post-race celebration beneath the trees at Twin Lakes Park.
Premium Registration Option. For 2017 you can choose either the NEW custom embroidered Frosty 5K "Run Dri" Running Hat or the Frosty 5K Tech Shirt (youth and gender specific sizing) or you can select the Premium Registration to get BOTH.
Custom Frosty finisher's medal for all finishers.
Costume Contest with prizes for the most creative interpretations.
Professional Chip Timing
Premium Post-Race featuring chili from Gecko's Grill & Pub, fresh frozen Culver's custard and more!
Oodles of Drawings for Door Prizes (must be present)
Custom Frosty 5K Awards
Packet Pick-Up Info
To pick up your own race packet, you will not need a copy of your confirmation email. Knowing your bib number will help packet pick-up flow more smoothly for you; however, bib numbers will be posted at packet pick up and race morning.
If "WAIVER" is indicated by your name on the "Bib Lookup", your online waiver is not signed. You can either 1) Log in to active.com to electronically sign your waiver or 2) Download the Frosty Form , write you bib number in the "office use" box, fill in your name (no other personal information is necessary!), sign the waiver, and bring the signed waiver to pick up your packet or provide it to whoever is picking up your race packet along with the "Packet Authorization Form" (see below)
You can have another individual pick up your Participant Packet, please:
1) Be sure your waiver is signed (see above)
2) Download and complete the Packet Authorization Form (form will be turned in at packet pick up)
3) Advise the person picking up the packet that they might be asked to present their ID to pick up the packet
Advance Packet Pick Up
Endurance House, Lockwood Ridge Rd at SR70 Bradenton
Wednesday, December 13th, 2018
Gecko's Grill & Pubs Palmer Crossing location, Clark Rd near Honore - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 14th, 2018
Fleet Feet Sports Sarasota, 711 S Osprey Ave - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fit2Run University Town Center (near Dillard's) - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Race Morning Schedule
Race morning packet pick-up for pre-registered participants: 6:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
Frosty 5K: 8:00 a.m. Start
Post-Race Celebration: Begins with the first Frosty 5K finisher until 10:00 a.m.
Costume Contest: 9:15 a.m.
Awards: 9:30 a.m.
Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota, FL I-75 Exit 205, SR 72/Clark Road, 1/2 mile east of I-75
Parking & Venue: Enter off Clark Road and follow parking director signals OR continue 0.2 miles east of the Clark Road entrance, turn right on Ibis Street, 0.3 miles to the entrance on right and follow parking director signals.
Download PDF Course Map
The course is 84% smooth road surface; 10% crushed shell path and 6% smooth, packed, grassy terrain. The course begins on solid, smooth road surfaces at Twin Lakes Park. After approximately 1/2 mile, there is a step up and over a curb onto approximately .16 miles on well-packed, smooth but plush grass surface. The race continues on paved roads until the last 1/3 mile. The final portion will transition over a brief smooth, packed, stretch with short grass onto the crushed shell path for a scenic finish around the lake.
Awards & Age Groups
Special Category Awards: Overall male/female; Youth (14 & under) male/female; Masters male/female; Grand Masters male/female; Sr. Grand Masters male/female; and Veteran Grand Masters male/female.
Age Groups: 3-deep male and female in 7 & under, 8-10, 11-12, 13-14 then 5-year age group 15-19 up to 80-84, and 85 & over.
Want to Bring a Group to Frosty?
If you would like to bring your training group, co-workers you convinced to join in the fun with you, a school group, your large or extended family, etc. to enjoy the Frosty 5K with you, please contact us to coordinate a group registration.
Have family or friends running or just want to help out and join the fun? Be a course monitor (direct the runners), help at the start/finish line or at the post race party. No matter where you're volunteering, when your job is finished, you're invited to join us at the post race party!
If you would like to join our team of volunteers for the Frosty 5K, simply e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "Frosty Volunteer" in the subject line or phone 941.312.4955.