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

 

OCTOBER EVENTS

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

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

We're starting an adult swim program! 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!

  

Sunny Runners Kids Run Club~ Sundays, Oct. 6th - Nov. 10th from 2:00 - 3:00 PM

We're teaching kids great running form to be an efficient runner and making it fun! This will be a fun, action-packed class that will help your little ones an appreciation and life-long love of running. The experts at St. Pete Running Company (with the help of Healthy St Pete and St Pete Run Fest) want to inspire your kids (ages 4-12) to live an active and healthy lifestyle. We will teach your little sunny runners the necessary skills for running such as cadence, stride length and pacing, using our FAST system: Frequency, Alignment, Stability, & Timing are the keys to their success.

Training Schedule:
October 6 – Lake Vista Park - 1401 62nd Ave. S.
October 13 – Fossil Park - 6635 Dr MLK Jr. St. N.
October 20 – Northwest Park - 5801 22nd Ave. N.
October 27 – Campbell Park - 601 14th St. S.
November 3 – Gladden Park - 3901 30th Ave. N.
November 10 – Crescent Lake Park - 1320 5th St. N.
(NOTE: Nov 10th will be our CELEBRATION RUN, with a race for the kids)
SATURDAY - November 16 – St. Pete Run Fest PeliKids Races *If you include this in your registration*PeliKids Finisher's will also receive a Medal and a race T shirt to celebrate their accomplishment
FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER, VISIT
Link: https://stpeterunningco.com/products/kids-sunday-runday-running-club

  

Running with a Twist ~ Saturday, Oct. 12th at 7:45 AM

@ The Body Electric Yoga Company (3015 7th St N, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33704)

Running + Yoga = Perfect start to your weekend! Join St Pete Running Company for a group run (or walk) followed by a yoga class led by The Body Electric Yoga Company.

Cost: Run is free! Yoga class is free IF you participate in the run. (Yoga class is NOT free if you don't run!)
Pre-registration is highly encouraged, to give us an idea of how many people are coming. Here is the link to pre-register:
https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=35808&stype=-8&sTG=4&sVT=42&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=10/12/19
TIMELINE
- 7:45am: Runners meets at The BE and make accounts/sign waivers if they haven't pre-registered.
- 8:00am: RUN starts, led by St Pete Running Company
- 8:45ish: Runners return to The BE
- 9:00am: Yoga flow class begins.
- 10:15am: That's a wrap!

This event is for people of all abilities - walkers, skippers, joggers and runners. Bring a yoga mat if you have one!
Yoga flow class: Enjoy a creative vinyasa, sequencing postures from all the families of asana. We'll take our time building up a standing series, generating good heat and flow, and then take it to the floor. Expect long, strong holds and deep stretching.

 

Kona Watch Party ~ Saturday, Oct. 12th from 12:30 - 6:00 PM

It's the world championship race of Ironman Triathlon and we will be streaming it live in store. Stop by the store during the day and watch the Ironman with other triathletes and runners. We will have beer on tap and a few light snacks for you while you hang out. Feel free to bring your own chairs, blankets, pillows and make your self comfortable.

We will start showing the race at 12:30 in the afternoon. Discounts for those who hang out and watch the Ironman event with us.

 

Saucony + Goodr Launch Party (It's 5 o'clock Somewhere) ~ Monday, Oct. 14th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM

We are proud to announce that we have a special release shoe and pair of sunglasses which was done in collaboration with two awesome vendors - Saucony running shoes and Goodr sunglasses.

IT DOESN'T GET MORE LIMITED EDITION THAN THIS!! We are one of only four stores in Florida who are carrying these!

This LIMITED EDITION collaboration is called Sauc' It, Squawk It, Rock It and features Saucony Kinvara 10 running shoes and Goodr sunglasses in one fabulous purchase. We cannot sell this product online or over the phone, and it's first-come first-serve, in-store only so we hope you'll come out to our launch party and get your pair! The items are also sold as a package (not sold separately), and once they are gone, that's it!

We'll see you on Monday, Oct. 14th at 5 o'clock where we'll have cocktails for you, too!

 

Sunset Beer Run ~ Tuesday, Oct. 15th at 7:30 PM

Love running and Beer? Join us for our monthly Mastry's Run Beer Run! This social run (or walk) is for every one and then after hang out and enjoy a nice cold beer. After all nothing beats a cold refreshing brew after a great run. Come run with Mastry's Brewing Co and St Pete Running Company on Tuesday, October 15th at 7:30 pm. We run just under 3 miles and walkers are welcome.

All participants will receive a FREE BEER - complimentary of our friends from Destination Miles. Destination Miles will also be handing out sunglasses to all runners and talking about a fun and upcoming Atlanta Marathon excursion.

 

Run & Roll ~ Thursday, Oct. 17th at 6:30 PM

Join us for a Roll & Run! We'll start with some foam rolling led by our expert staff in the store so you can see the benefits of using a roller before your workout. Then we'll head out on the Pinellas Trail for an out and back route- we will do a 30 minute run. All levels are welcome, including walkers. Then after the run our expert staff will lead an after-the-run foam rolling session Foam Rolling is great after a run to help with recovery. You can bring one of your own foam rollers or use one of ours. Let's Roll Out!

 

Beach Training Fun Run ~ Saturday, Oct. 19th at 8:00 AM

Caddy's (9000 W Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL)

This is a Beach Training Run just for you! After the run/walk we will enjoy a delicious breakfast. Come learn how to run properly on the sand with a fun, friendly group. We'll be doing an out and back route on the beach. This event is open for everyone walkers, joggers and runners. The run is free. We'll cover technique and training for proper beach running and walking methods. You'll learn how to strengthen intrinsic muscles, including the added benefits of beach running for knees, hips and ankles. All levels welcome, and running shoes are recommended.

Caddy's will provide an awesome breakfast for $10 that includes a Mimosa or orange juice. You'll also have the opportunity to sign up for the Race For the Cupcake 5K.

Sweat Test Run ~ Monday, Oct. 21st at 6:30 PM

At this group run our expert staff will share the importance of hydration and electrolytes. Those who are interested can find out their Sweat Rate. All are welcome to take the test before and after the run. We will head out on the Pinellas Trail together for an out and back route. All levels welcome including walkers and joggers. This is a free event! You'll leave with an understanding of how much you sweat, plus a hydration plan for running. And at this event we will include special one night discounts on all hydration products! 

 

Book Club ~ Tuesday, Oct. 22nd at 6:30 PM

Our book club meeting is every other month and all are welcome to join us for this social event! For our October meeting we are reading 26 MARATHONS by the great Meb Keflezighi. We are excited to read this one!!!

This book is available to purchase in store now. Then we will meet on October 22nd to discuss the book. There will be light snacks and beverages for your enjoyment. It's okay if you don't finish the book or even read any of the book, you can still join us to hang out and socialize.

 

The Mural Scavenger Run (during SHINE St. Pete) ~ Friday, Oct. 25th at 6:30 PM 

MEETING LOCATION TBD

Join us for a fun run downtown! We'll be meeting in downtown St Pete for a fun Scavenger Run where you'll be in teams of 2-4 and looking for mural street art throughout St. Pete. Each team will follow clues and earn points, and the team with the most points at the end wins a prize! This will correspond with the SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival. Bring your friends out for a a fun event! Free Community Group Run for all ages and abilities- walkers and runners.

 

FAST Running Clinic ~ Saturday, Oct. 26th at 8:00 AM

Introducing FAST run clinic. There was tons of interest and participation at the last class we are doing this one again! This is a class designed for intermediate runners who want to take their running to the next level. You’ve already got a grasp on running. You understand how hard it is to make improvements. This class is for you. This one-morning seminar will equip you with an understanding of the skills required to become a faster, more efficient athlete.

Participants can expect to learn:
- Daily warmups
- FAST Drills (Frequency, Alignment, Stability, Timing.)
- Principals of progression & athletic development
- Concept of training specificity
- Structuring your training wheel
- 2 exercises that make you much faster
- Running the perfect race

The cost of this program is $20 per person. Each Athlete receives a special 20% discount on all purchases in our store. The clinic should should last around 90 minutes in duration.

 

Trick or Trail Halloween Costume Run ~ Monday, Oct. 28th @ 6:30 PM

Do you love Halloween as much as we do? We are hosting a group run and costume contest which starts at 6:30. So bring your kids, family, pets or whoever has a costume and head to St. Pete Running Company for what's sure to be a blast. We will go for a casual run or walk from the store and there will be some yummy treats for all when you return.

 

 

NOVEMBER EVENTS

Unofficial St. Pete Turkey Trot...details soon...

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