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Sandy Claws Beach Run 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

The 43rd Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run takes place on 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, presented by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources and Dr. Heidi K. Anderson-DOCS, is sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club and chip-timed. Participants receive a finisher medal for 5K race and ribbon for 1-Mile run. Enjoy the post-race party with music, holiday-themed costume contest, raffle prizes, holiday photo op and food and beverages. Early packet pickup party, hosted by New Balance Sarasota, 1872 Stickney Point Road, is Thursday, Dec. 12 from 3-6 p.m.

Get your Sandy Claws on:
• Pre-registered runners receive the highly collectible long-sleeve performance event shirt and runner bag (no-shows forfeit items). Race day registrants receive event shirts while supplies last.
• All 5K participants receive a finisher medal and 1 Mile participants receive a ribbon.
• Custom awards to first-sixth place finishers in age categories.
• Holiday-themed costume contest.
• Holiday photo op - remember your camera!
• Raffle prizes.

Pre-registration prices as follows: (pre-register by Dec. 8)
-- 5K Adult: $30 by Nov. 20/$35 by Dec. 8
-- 5K Youth: $20 by Nov. 20/$25 by Dec. 8. Special pricing for youth groups of 20+ runners. Call 941-861-PARK (7275) for details.
-- 1 Mile: $20 by Nov. 20/$25 by Dec. 8
-- Family (2 Adults, 2 Youth): $80 by Nov. 20
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