Events Calendar

Dec
7
Sat
Jingle and Jog 5k @ The Haven
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Haven’s Jingle and Jog 5K Run/Walk is turning 21! What better way to celebrate the Jingle and Jog’s 21st Birthday than with BEER!!!   Even if you are not a runner come celebrate and say CHEERS to our Race turning 21!!!!

From our humble beginnings in 1997 with a little over 200 runners, the Jingle & Jog 5k has been a festive marquee event in the Sarasota community for two decades. With over 6,500 finishers of the event – we want you to add your name to the list!

All funds raised by the event benefit the mission of The Haven, an established non-profit with a 64-year legacy of providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

Sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club, this family-friendly road race is for every athlete and fitness goal. Starting at The Haven’s beautiful campus nestled on 32-acres of lush Florida scenery; participants will experience a smooth course under the canopy of established oak trees.

A special Thank you the Fry Family Foundation for donating $20 for every finisher for this year’s race! The Haven is aiming to have over 700 participants!

Join us on Saturday December 7, 2019 for a Sarasota holiday tradition. Register by November 7, 2019 for Early Registration Pricing.  Entry fees subject to increase after November 1.

Click here to register online or click here to download a registration form.

Dec
14
Sat
Sandy Claws 5k @ Siesta Beach
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The 43rd Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run takes place Saturday, Dec. 14 on beautiful Siesta Beach, #1 beach in the USA! Set a fast pace on the hard-packed world-renowned white quartz sands or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shore. This race, co-sponsored by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources and Dr. Heidi K. Anderson-DOCS, is sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club and chip-timed. 5K participants receive a custom finisher medal. Enjoy the post-race party with music, holiday-themed costume contest, raffle prizes, holiday photo op and food and beverages.

Click here to register or here for more information.