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Kids' Summer Beach Runs return June 4

Free Kids' Summer Beach Runs return June 4

Post Date:05/28/2019

The annual Kids' Summer Beach Runs return to Siesta and Brohard beaches this June. The one-mile fun runs are an opportunity for kids and families to participate in healthy activities together over the summer.

The free Kids' Summer Beach Runs are offered weekly this summer:

  • Tuesdays, June 4 through July 30, at Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road, Siesta Key. 
  • Wednesdays, June 5 through July 31, at Brohard Beach, 1600 Harbor Drive, Venice. 
  • No runs are scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, at Siesta Beach or Wednesday, July 3, at Brohard Beach.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. near the playground at Siesta Beach and near the Venice Fishing Pier at Brohard Beach. Races start 6:30 p.m. for both locations.

Kids who complete four runs receive a free T-shirt. The runs can be completed at either location. All runners receive a finisher ribbon after every race.

Kids' Summer Beach Runs are presented by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, Sarasota Crew, New Balance of Sarasota and Kiwanis Club. Additional sponsors include Sharky's on the Pier, Manasota Track Club and Mommy Magazine.

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.