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SUP & RUN 5K event attracts many athletes in Sarasota

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) – Do you like to run or paddle board, or both? If you answered yes, there is an event this weekend that is perfect for you!

At Nathan Benderson Park, the 3rd Annual SUP & RUN 5K event will be on Saturday.

The event provides a few race options for participants:

  1. Just Run a 5K
  2. Just stand up paddle (SUP) a 5K
  3. Run a 5K then paddle a 5K

Also, boards can be rented for those wishing to participate in the SUP 5K or the RUN & SUP 5K.

The race begins at 8 a.m. but packet pick-up is from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m.

Parking is free and on-site. Also, this event is spectator friendly for anyone that would rather just watch.

All participants will receive finisher dog tags and Operation Second Chance Challenge coins.

Awards will be begin at 9:30 a.m. and cash prizes are given to the top male and female in each race event.