THE 2ND ANNUAL ST. PETE MILE! May 10, 2019 14:02 1 Comment
Friday, June 7, 2019
Join us for The St. Pete Mile! Whether you're looking to run your first ever mile or you're trying to crush your personal best, this is for you! Last year was a HUGE success, and we're making it even better this year. This is friendly, laid back, inclusive and above all it's FUN!
We meet on a Friday Night under the lights on the Track on June 7th at Northside Christian School (Address: 7777 62nd Ave North in St. Pete). The Run Distance is 1 mile.The cost to register is $10. The event commences at 6:45. There will be multiple heats of the mile so participants can run with people of comparable speed.
Provisional Event ScheduleArrival & Registration: 6:15 PM6:45 - Kids FREE 1 Lap - 400 Meters6:55 - Kids FREE 1 Mile7:15 - Believe Mile - 12:00 - 15:00 pace7:35 - Achieve Mile - 9:00 - 12:00 pace7:50 - Moxie Mile - 7:00 - 9:00 Pace8:00 - Championship Mile Female - Under 7:00 minute pace ($50 for the top female)8:10 - Championship Mile Male - Under 7:00 minute pace($50 for the top male)8:25 - Pace Your Race - Estimate finish time & closest finisher wins $50. This Race is open for everyone of all abilities to participate.8:40 - Awards
Ways to Register
- In store at St. Pete Running Company, 6986 22nd Ave North
- Online Click Here
- Sign up the day of the event at the track at 6:15 PM
Other Info:-$1 for every mile run will go to benefit the Athletic Department of Northside Christian School.- This event is for runners of all abilities.- Bring your family and friends out to cheer on the other runners- Be sure to tell us and others if you're running! Use #mystpetemile and #RunStPete and tell us WHY you're running.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q - Do I have to be fast or experienced to do this?
A - No! Our events and programming are for people of all abilities and paces.
Q - What if I'm not that fast?
A- We group participants into pace groups so you will run with people of your approximate speed. Example: All the people who run 8:30 per mile will be seeded in the Moxie Mile which is for those who run 7:00-9:00 pace. You won't be racing against someone looking to run 4:30.
Q - Will there be medals?
A - No, but you can take lots of pictures and catalog your experience on social media. This keeps your cost down and doesn't take up space in your closet.
Q - How do I know what pace I run?
A - We recommend timing yourself for a practice mile and using that. We also have track training on Wednesday mornings at 5:30 AM and Wednesday nights at 6:30 PM at Northside Christian Track. Training on a track can help you understand approximately what pace you'll be able to run during the race.
Q - Can my kids run this?
A - YES! Kids 12 & Under can participate for free! Children are our future and they deserve a healthy and active lifestyle. Toddlers/small children can do the 1-Lap (400 meters or 1/4 Mile) or the Kids Mile, depending on how much running they have been doing.
Q - Can I bring my dog?
A - No. We aren't allowed dogs on the track.
Q - How does Pace Your Race work?
A- Pace your race is for all participants. Even if you've run a previous mile. Before the event you'll need to predict your estimated mile finishing time. We'll hide all clocks & there's no watches for this event. The finisher who gets the closest to their estimated time will be the winner and get $50.
Q - Where can I sign up?
A - Sign up ONLINE by clicking the link, or come into St. Pete Running Company to sign up in store, or sign up at the track on Wednesday, June 5th, where you can register at 6:15 PM