For the active couples that love to stay healthy, we’ve got something for you! There are a variety of 5ks and other runs you can go to for your next date. From food to holiday themed, these runs will be sure to make for a date to remember.
Dec 9 Fit Foodie Festival and 5k
This 5k has it all! Starting at 8am, you’ll be in for a whole lot of activity. At the Fit Foodie Festival and 5k, you can participate in the race, then enjoy all that the post-race John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival has to offer. This post-race party will have treats from local restaurants, a beer and wine garden, mini workout classes and more. Registration is $45 and includes a bib, a finisher’s medal, bites at each mile, goody bag, meet and greets with John Hancock ambassadors, and more. Part of your registration will even go to No Kid Hungry.
301 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33755, United States
Dec 9 Lake Jovita Reindeer Run
The Lake Jovita Reindeer Run is back for the 11th year! Join in on the race starting at 8am for a morning of fun, music, snacks, and even a raffle. The winners in each age category will receive medals at the end of the race. There is also a costume contest. Registration is $40 through the day of the event. Proceeds from this 5k will benefit Sunrise of Pasco Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Center.
12330 Lake Jovita Blvd, Dade City, Florida
Dec 9 YMCA Reindeer Run 5k
Start your morning off on a bright note by participating in the YMCA Reindeer Run 5k and 1-Mile Run/Walk. Registration is $30 for the 5k and $15 for the 1-Mile Fun Run. The race will begin at 8:30am. Proceeds from this run will benefit YMCA MASH, a program for special needs adults and their families.
2200 E Lake Rd S, Palm Harbor, Florida 34685
Dec 9 Tampa Bay AIDS Walk and 5k Run
For the 14th year in a row, the Tampa Bay AIDS Walk & 5k Run is back to increase awareness and education about AIDS. This walk/run will begin at 8am and registration is free for walkers! To receive a shirt, however, walkers must raise $35. For runners, registration is $35.
701 Bayshore Dr. NE, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701
Dec 10 Florida’s Greatest Seafood 5k
If you want more than an average 5k 5k, this could be perfect for you. Registration for the 2nd annual Florida’s Greatest Seafood 5k is $70 for two and includes a 5k run through the historic sponge docks of Tarpon Springs as well as a shirt, a finisher’s medal, and a post-race party with free beer and a seafood sampler. You can also donate a new toy for the Boys and Girls Club Toy Drive while at the race.
937 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Dec 16 Tampa Jingle Bell Jog 5k
A 5k in Santa suits? Sounds like a whole lot of holiday fun! The Tampa Jingle Bell Jog is a 5k that gives you a Santa suit instead of your average shirt. Registration is $40 and includes the Santa suit, a finisher’s Holiday themed medal, and a post-race party including water, food and more holiday themed refreshments.
4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, Florida 33610
Dec 16 Say No To Drugs Holiday Classic 5k/10k
The Say No To Drugs Holiday Classic 5k/10k is a race with much to offer! For the 5k, registration is $35 for the 5k and $45 for the 10k. This registration includes a long sleeve shirt, a finisher’s medal, a post-race breakfast with pancakes and hot chocolate, and more post-race fun, including raffles.
Coachman Park 301 Drew Street, Clearwater, FL 33755
Dec 17 Santa & Suds 5k Run and Fun
Another great holiday run, the Santa & Suds 5k Run and Fun is perfect for a night of themed fun. Registration is $20 and includes a finisher’s medal, a wristband, a drinka nd slice of pizza, and more post-race fun. Dressing up with holiday cheer is encouraged as the best dressed man, woman, and child will receive a cash prize.
428 Cleveland St, Clearwater, Florida 33755
Dec 17 Hot Chocolate 15k/5k
With the cooler weather fast approaching, a warm drink is always nice. The Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is a hot chocolate themed run with much to offer. Registration is $54 for the 5k and $79 for the 15k and includes a goody bag with a quarter zip sweater, Sweet Stations, a post-race celebration and a Finisher’s mug with hot chocolate and other treats.
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, Florida 33602
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