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Sat February 15, 2025 Sarasota, FL 34241 US Directions
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$30 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Club Membership Discount does not apply to $30 registrations (either Early Registration or Special Age-Based Pricing) or the Family Pack.
Suggested donation $20


$0 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Starts approximately 30 minutes after 5K with rolling start every 10 minutes


Lakeview Elementary School 7299 Proctor Road
Sarasota, FL US 34241


Come join a really fun crew for the Fourth Annual 5K RUN FOR THE DONUT on Saturday, February 15, 2025.  Have a blast on a professionally chip-timed, flat, out-and-back course 5K course that travels through a beautiful wooded neighborhood. Feel free to run the .5K FUN RUN as well, or stay and listen to music while you enjoy your coffee, donut and other breakfast items!


Costumes encouraged, the crazier the better.

Saturday February 15, 2025 

  • 8:00 am start for 5K
  • Fun Run starts 30ish minutes after 5K race start

Location: Lakeview Elementary School, 7299 Proctor Rd in Sarasota through Bent Tree Woodlands II

All parking and indoor bathrooms are at the Sarasota Baptist Church across the street.  Port a Potties available at Lakeview.

This is an In-Person Run/Jog/Walk - THIS RACE WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR the case of lightning, there may be a delay.  If unsafe conditions (for example a serious storm) the race may need to switch to a virtual race.  

Other things to know

  • Strollers and dogs are welcome.
  • 1 water stop halfway through the course.
  • EMS will be on site at the school campus.

Your Race Registration Includes:
● Awesome Race Shirt - this is a lightweight,100% cotton, soft spun fitted shirt. MUST REGISTER BY FEB 1 TO BE GUARANTEED A SHIRT IN YOUR SELECTED SIZE! All shirts not claimed by the start of the race will be forfeited and be made available for size-swapping and giveaways.
● Special Finisher Medal
● Chip Timing
● Award Levels- 6 deep in 17 age categories, Overall awards including male and female Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters and Veteran Grand Masters
● Child Care in the Kid Zone while you run
● Post Race Coffee, Donut and other breakfast snacks - even a vegan option!
● Young Life Signature Humor

***We are making every effort to have this be a NO WASTE RACE.  If you don't like your award or the shirt doesn't fit, you are welcome to exchange it for something else after the race.  (Look for the Award Exchange table in the race village.) You can take a picture with your medal and then turn it back in, and we will reuse it next year.  At our sponsors tables, take only what you like: coupons, bags or any other giveaways.***  

This will always be a small, family feel event - race will be capped at 500 registrants.

No refunds, all registrations are donations to keep growing YL in the Sarasota Community

 *Bib Pick Up* will by held on Friday February 14th from 4pm to 7pm at New Balance of Sarasota located at 1872 Stickney Point, Sarasota, by the South Bridge of Siesta Key (NOT at the New Balance near UTC mall.) Yes, you can pick up a bib for someone else while you are there. You can also pick up your bib on the morning of the race.

Race morning bib pick up and registration will be available from 6:30am until 7:30am. 

Awards will be available for two weeks at New Balance Sarasota, 1872 Stickney Point Rd starting on Monday the 17th if you are unable to stay for the ceremony.  

This is a fundraiser for Young Life Sarasota.

What is Young Life? Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school, and college students in all 50 of the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A SPONSOR OF THIS RACE, PLEASE CONTACT US BELOW!  All money raised by this 5K stays in Sarasota.  

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