Events

At St. Pete Running Company we host a variety of events from themed fun runs, to informational clinics, to running classes. Most events are FREE! Our events are open to Runners and Walkers of all abilities and we encourage you to come out and join us for an upcoming event. You can get up to date information on our events by following our Facebook Events Page or subscribing to our Email Newsletter.


One of our themed runs: Luau Run

Group Run every Monday and Thursday at 6:30 PM

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

JANUARY 2020 EVENTS

 

CoreyStrong 5K Run & Walk for Pancakes ~ Saturday, Jan. 4th from 9:00 - 11:00 AM

We will be running for pancakes! Join us for a run or walk as we raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer families in our local community. CoreyStrong was started by a local family who lost their son/brother to cancer. They are now working to spread awareness! (And they are family friends of the store) The run will be 5k in distance, it is an out and back course on the Pinellas Trail. The event is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Bring your kids, family, friends and dogs out to this fun event! Then once you get back we will be serving some hot fresh pancakes for you!

 

Community Group Run & Walk ~ Every Monday and Thursday, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

1/6, 1/9, 1/13, 1/16, 1/20, 1/23, 1/27, 1/30

Looking for a fun, friendly group to start running with? Need some support and accountability for your New Year Resolutions? We have FREE Group Runs from our store every Monday and Thursday Night at 6:30 PM. This friendly and casual group run contains runners and walkers of all ability levels. If you’re looking to start running, or just want a few people who run your speed, this is the group for you! We’ll help you find a running partner of your ability level. You WON’T be intimidated by this group!
All FIRST TIMERS receive a $10 Gift Card to our store as our way of rewarding you for joining us!
WHAT: A relaxed Group Walk/Run. During fall and winter, we run to and around Azalea Park and back. We have a 5K route, but feel free to run whatever distance you’re comfortable doing. We will start with a group dynamic warm up and then put you into groups with people of similar paces.
WHO: YOU! This Running Group is for everybody! You don’t have to be fast or skinny. You don’t have to look or act a certain way. You just have to be YOU!

 

Bridge Training Info Night ~ Thursday, Jan. 16th at 6:00 PM

We're getting ready to kick off our Bridge & Hill Training Program. Join us for this information seminar just prior to our 6:30 PM Thursday Group Run to learn more about the training program. Get your questions answered and meet some of the coaches. You can sign up for the program at the store. Then you're welcome to join us for the walk/run at 6:30!

 

Public Holiday Run ~ Monday, Jan. 20th at 9:00 AM

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! We're celebrating the holiday with a Group Run for everyone. Meet at St. Pete Running Company at 9:00 AM and we'll head out for an easy walk/jog on the Pinellas Trail. If you're looking to do a 5K, we'll let you know where to turn around on the trail, or you can turn around at any time. Bring family, friends, and enjoy the holiday. Afterward, enjoy a beer from our kegerator and some special store discounts.

 

Bridge Training Program Kick-Off ~ Saturday, Jan. 25th at 8:00 AM

Are you looking to improve your overall fitness? Bridge and hill training is for you! If you're signed up for the Skyway 10K, this training group is for you! (Please note we are not affiliated with the race). You don't have to be signed up for a race to join this group. All are welcome to come out and train with this fun and inclusive group! This is a 5 week program which kicks off on January 25th and ends on February 22nd. The location will vary with each session, but there will be hills and/or bridges at each one! Each workout is different and will focus on a specific skill for hill running guaranteed to improve your fitness and do so without causing injury to your body.
The cost for the program is $50 for the 5 weeks or $15 for a single workout. If you register for the whole program you will receive 10% Discount in store purchases until March 5. You'll get a 10% Discount in our store for the duration of the program, our on-site Athletic Trainers will provide you with a free one-on-one injury prevention screening, and you'll receive free products from Gatorade Endurance. Here is a link to sign up for the program: https://stpeterunningco.com/products/bridge-run-training

 

My First Group Run ~ Monday, Jan. 27th at 6:15 PM 

Have you thought about coming to our Free Group Runs but decided not to because you didn't know what to expect? Or you just haven't had the time yet? Then we've got the perfect Group Run just for you! My First Group Run is a guided tour of what takes place at our typical group runs. You'll meet other runners/walkers just like you, and we'll help you partner up before heading out on your first group run or walk together. This will be a casual and fun time! Every first-time Group Runner will receive a $10 Gift Card to the store. Walkers, joggers, and all levels of runners welcome.

 

Swim St. Pete ~ Tuesdays & Fridays at 5:30 AM

@Walter Fuller Pool (7883 26th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710)

Our adult swim program is bi-weekly! Looking for a fun, informative and motivational group to swim with? We have exactly what you're looking for. Swim St. Pete has been developed to help you maintain and increase your endurance and proficiency in the swimming pool. We’ve assembled a coaching team of experienced swimmers and accomplished triathletes to take your swim training to new depths. Attendees should expect to become more efficient and stronger swimmers. Bring your own goggles, a towel, a swim cap, a water bottle. (If you have your own kick boards, flippers and paddles- bring those too)
Cost: $40/month. Drop-in rate is $10. Passes are purchased at Walter Fuller Pool: 7883 26th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
What: Bi-weekly pool workouts led by expert coaches for adult participation. (This is not swim lessons but more of an adult swim training group)
When: Tuesday and Friday mornings at 5:30 am sharp!
Who’s it open to?: Swim St Pete is open to competent swimmers looking to become more proficient and efficient with their technique.
What to bring: Goggles, swim cap, towel. Also bring water/sports drink, and a snack to eat on the way home after training.
What to expect: The workout will be broken down into warm-ups & drills, a main set and a cool down. The coaches will break you into pace groups and lanes and you’ll complete your specific workout. Expect to share lanes with your pacing group!

 

 

 

COMING IN MARCH...

RACE FOR THE CUPCAKE 5K

Saturday, March 7th at 8:00 AM @ Hurley Park in Pass-A-Grille Beach

LOVE RUNNING? LOVE CUPCAKE? SO DO WE!
Join us as we RACE FOR THE CUPCAKES!
St. Pete Running Company's Race For The Cupcake 5K is a fun run on the beach at Pass-A-Grille Beach. We'd love for you to join us! Runners, joggers, and walkers welcome. All registrants will receive a finishers medal, refreshments, and a cupcake!!!! (with a gluten free option available from Craft Kafe).
Cost of the race:
Jan 2 - Feb 22 $35
Feb 23 - March 4 $40
March 5 - March 7 - $45 (In store Only and at race site)
We offer a FREE Kids Race!
Also we have a virtual option if your not able to attend the day of the event.
To register follow this link --->
https://stpeterunningco.com/products/race-for-the-cupcake-5k-2020

Race for the Cupcake helps benefit Girls on The Run. Girls on The Run is a non-profit program that teaches girls self-respect, to be joyful and confident, and to live a healthy lifestyle through interactive lessons, running games, and a culminating celebratory 5k run. Run our race to help support there awesome programs!

 

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