Race Morning Schedule
Festival Grounds gates open 6:30 a.m.
Race Morning Registration & Packet Pick-Up begin at 6:30 a.m. on-site at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds.
Packet Pick-Up & Registration close at 7:45 a.m.
Race start at 8:00 a.m.
Awards approximately 9:15 a.m.
Advance Packet Pick-Up
Plus PDQ Family Night! PDQ will donate 15% of your total meal purchase if you dine Thursday, February 28, between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and let them know you are there for Active Suncoast!
Verify That You're Registered
To confirm you are registered you can use "Find a Participant" on RunSignUp https://runsignup.com/Race/RegistrationLookup/?raceId=57112 and enter your name and date of birth as used during registration.
Find My Bib Number
Bib Assignments - Available at RunSignUp "Find a Participant"
Enter your name and date of birth as used during registration
Alphabetical lists will be posted at packet pick up
Guide to the Bib Numbers:
If "WAIVER" is indicated by your name on the Bib List your waiver was still unsigned as of the date listed. You can either (1) log in to your registration online and sign electronically (2) download the Registration Form, print, include your name and bib number on the form (no other information is required), sign the waiver, and turn it in when your packet is picked up (3) or we will have forms available for your to sign when you pick up your packet.
The family friendly course begins on the Venice Airport Festival Grounds with a dogleg and loop on the grounds, exiting to run along the Venetian Waterway Trail to return the Festival Grounds with one aid station midway on the course serving water manned by OutRival Racing.
Download PDF Course Map
Directions to Venice Airport Festival Grounds
Arriving by bicycle or on foot: Continue along the Venetian Waterway Trail, beyond the Festival Grounds main gates, use the bicycle/pedestrian gate approximately 1/4 mile beyond the Airport Avenue parking lot trailhead (distance presently unverified) Bike racks are conveniently located on the Festival Grounds inside this gate!
**Be sure to take Business US 41 onto the Isle of Venice and follow the signs for the Festival Grounds**
For your mobile device, Google Maps, or GPS use "Approach Trail Venice Airport, Venice FL" or "610 Airport Ave E, Venice FL" to get you in the vicinity.
I-75 from the south:
I-75 from the north:
US-41 from the north:
US-41 from the south:
There is plenty of free and available parking on site and parking directors to guide you.
Categories and Age Groups: Overall male/female; Youth (14 & under) male/female; Masters male/female; Grand Masters male/female; Sr. Grand Masters male/female; and Veteran Grand Master male/female, plus male/female 3-deep age group awards in 12 & under, 13 & 14, 15-19, ...then 5 year age groups to 80-84, plus 85 & over.
Shark Fin 5K will be chip timed; however, per USATF rules, overall awards (Overall, Youth, Master, Grand Master, Sr. Grand Master, and Veteran Grand Master) and the Walker category awards will be based on gun time. Age groups awards will be based on chip/net time.
Have family or friends running or just want to help out? Be a course monitor (direct the runners), help at the start/finish line or at the post race party. Just for being part of the team, you'll get a custom volunteer t-shirt and no matter where you're volunteering, when your job is finished, you're invited to join us at the post race party! If you or your group would like to join our team of volunteers for the Shark's Tooth 10K, simply e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the "Volunteer" in the subject line or phone 941.312.4955
Custom medal for all finishers
Chip timing on a scenic, family-friendly course on the Festival Grounds and Venetian Waterway Trail without going on the roadways
Technical race shirt in gender-specific sizes or custom embroidered Run-Dri hat or both
Premium post race party featuring Applebee's and Starbuck's Coffee
Music all morning
Door prizes from our Sponsors & Supporters
Custom Awards for Overall, Youth (14 & under), Master, Grand Master, Senior Grand Master and Veteran Grand Master plus 3-deep age group awards for 12 & under, 13-14, 15-19 then 5-year age groups to 80 & over
New this year-Megalodon Challenge
Register & complete both Saturday's Shark's Tooth 10K & Sunday's Shark Fin 5K and receive the Megalodon Mega-Medal in addition to both finisher's Medals