Luau 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park

Saturday, September 2, 2023 Holiday, FL

Prepare for a tropical escape at the Luau 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon, hosted at the serene Anclote Gulf Park in Holiday, FL. Despite challenges posed by recent weather events, the park stands resilient, unaffected by hurricanes or flooding, ensuring that the race will proceed as initially scheduled. Embrace the Luau Bliss—a celebration of running, community, and the untouched beauty of Anclote Gulf Park.

The race day festivities commence at 8:00 AM, promising a vibrant start to your tropical journey. With packet pickup available 30 minutes before the race and closing just 10 minutes before the energetic start, participants are encouraged to ensure a seamless experience by registering on RunSignup, as on-site registration won’t be available.

The 5K and 10K adventures unfold along an inviting out-and-back course, providing participants with scenic views of Anclote Gulf Park. The 5K conquers the course once, while the 10K doubles the excitement with two laps of this picturesque route.

For those seeking an extended tropical journey, the Half Marathon beckons with an out-and-back course traversed four times, promising a dynamic and immersive experience in the heart of the park.

As a testament to your accomplishment, all finishers will be adorned with themed medals, creating lasting memories of Luau Bliss. Awards await the swiftest, recognizing the first, second, and third overall males and females, while age group awards add an extra layer of achievement, based on series points accumulated throughout the calendar year.

In the spirit of fair play, entry fees are non-refundable, with provisions for cancellation in extreme circumstances. While the park welcomes walkers, participants are reminded of the course rules, including a pet-free policy to ensure a safe and enjoyable race for all.

Join us for Luau Bliss at Anclote Gulf Park—a tropical celebration of resilience, community, and the joy of running in the heart of Holiday, FL.

Race Weather & Climate

Holiday, situated in Pasco County, Florida, is located approximately 35 miles northwest of Tampa. Known for its coastal charm along the Gulf of Mexico, Holiday offers residents a relaxed lifestyle with access to the amenities of the Tampa Bay area.

In September, Holiday experiences warm late summer temperatures, with an average high of 89°F and a low of 72°F. The weather is characterized by occasional rainfall, with an average of 6 inches, contributing to a tropical and humid atmosphere.

Luau Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park Race Results

Luau Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park Course Map

See the race route map for the Luau Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM EDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Luau Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

Online registration is now closed for this race.

Luau Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park Race Website

Luau Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park Website

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