Seaside Sprints

Free Kids' Summer Beach Runs Return to Sarasota This Month

June marks the return of the family-friendly and free Sarasota youth beach runs at Siesta Beach and Brohard Beach.

06/02/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Gotta Run

Run One Of These Fun Races in Sarasota This March

From Mote Marine's Run for the Turtles to a Lucky Leprechaun Race at Nathan Benderson Park, these races are sure to keep you fit.

03/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

world-class multitasker

Local 'Joggler' Barak Hirschowitz Is Training to Compete in the Chicago Marathon

Barak Hirschowitz juggles is training to run and juggle in the 2022 Chicago Marathon, and so is his 76-year-old father, Jack.

02/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Suds 'n Spokes

Grab a Beer and a Bike at This New Bradenton Bike Shop

The bar sells beer, seltzers, energy drinks and CBD water.

02/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can Runners Avoid Plantar Fasciitis?

Running experts at Fit2Run in downtown Sarasota share their tips for healing plantar fasciitis, plus ways to prevent it.

02/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Runner's High

Run For a Good Cause This Weekend at Nathan Benderson Park

The race supports survivors of childhood cancer as well as bereaved siblings.

01/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Which Sarasota Fitness Group Is Right for You?

Looking for fun ways to exercise and meet other Sarasotans? Here are some free and low-cost groups to check out.

01/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Race for the prize

Sarasota Brewery Hosts Running Club With Ice-Cold Rewards

Big Top Brewing Company is home to a running club that meets at 6 p.m. every Monday.

09/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Do You Find the Perfect Running Shoe?

Fleet Feet Sarasota and Fit2Run offer some fitting suggestions.

07/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Competitive Edge

Doctor-Athletes Tell Us How They Fuel Their Workouts

“I’m a physician first and then, in my other time, I get to be an athlete.”

05/28/2021 By Susan Burns

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Lace Up Our Running Shoes to Help Sea Turtles

Mote's 34th annual Run for the Turtles has gone virtual, meaning you can participate anytime, anywhere.

07/15/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fantasy Fitness

We Tried It: Running With Zombies

"Zombies, Run!" presents an unusual and engaging storytelling approach to a fitness app.

07/16/2019 By Hannah Wallace

And They're Off!

Free One-Mile Beach Runs Begin This Month

Hundreds of families turn out for the free weekly one-mile fun runs.

05/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Profiles

Tri Sirena Sun Protective Clothing Keeps Triathletes Safe in the Sun

After being diagnosed with stage II melanoma at age 25, triathlete Stefani Schuetz needed to find sun-protective clothing to continue competing. So she made her own.

12/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Tourism

Half Marathon Returns Sunday

The First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon returns Sunday, March 19, for the 12th year. Last year's race drew 3,000 participants and added almost $3.5 million to the Sarasota economy.

03/16/2017 By staff

Tourism

Study Shows Economic Impact of Sarasota Half Marathon

Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center recently released an economic analysis of the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay.

04/19/2016 Research by staff

Living Well

The Zombies, Run! App

The running app that mixes fitness with fiction.

05/19/2015 By Hannah Wallace