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Fort Desoto Half Marathon

January 6, 2024

Saint Petersburg, FL

Get ready to race your way through sunshine and palm trees at the Fort Desoto Half Marathon in Saint Petersburg, FL! This thrilling event on January 6, 2024, will have you running like a Floridian flamingo in a marathon of fun and excitement. Don't miss your chance to flock to the starting line!
Get ready to race your way through sunshine and palm trees at the Fort Desoto Half Marathon in Saint Petersburg, FL! This thrilling event on January 6, 2024, will have you running like a Floridian flamingo in a marathon of fun and excitement. Don't miss your chance to flock to the starting line!
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About The Fort Desoto Half Marathon

The Fort Desoto Half Marathon is a must-do race for any avid runner. Taking place on January 6th, 2024, this race promises an unforgettable experience in the stunning city of Saint Petersburg, FL.

Starting and finishing at the Historic Fort in Fort Desoto State Park, the course offers picturesque views of the surrounding natural beauty. As you run, you’ll have the opportunity to earn finisher awards, whether you complete the Half Marathon or the 10K. Age Group awards are also up for grabs, adding an extra element of competition to the race.

One standout feature of this race is the availability of custom Aerobottles for all registered athletes. These bottles will not only keep you hydrated throughout the race, but they also serve as a memento of your accomplishment. Additionally, there are snack stations, fruits, and sports drinks along the course to keep your energy levels high. Water and gel can be found at specific markers, ensuring that you have everything you need for a successful run.

If you’re worried about logistics, fret not! Package pick-up takes place at Fort Desoto Park on race morning, making it convenient for participants. Plus, the park offers a mobile parking app for easy and hassle-free parking, eliminating any stress before the race.

As for the weather in Saint Petersburg in early January, you can expect mild temperatures with an average high of around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius). This makes for ideal running conditions, allowing you to fully enjoy the race and the stunning surroundings.

So lace up your running shoes, embrace the challenge, and get ready for an incredible experience at the Fort Desoto Half Marathon. This race is your chance to conquer new heights, create lasting memories, and ultimately, cross the finish line with a sense of triumph and joy. See you at the starting line!

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