Luau 5K, 10K & Half Marathon at Shamrock Park

Saturday, September 2, 2023 Venice, FL

Luau 5K, 10K & Half Marathon at Shamrock Park in Venice, FL

Get ready for a tropical escape right in the heart of Venice, FL, with the Luau 5K, 10K & Half Marathon at Shamrock Park on September 2nd, 2023. This event promises a perfect blend of fitness, fun, and a touch of aloha spirit.

As the sun rises at 8:00 AM, participants will embark on a journey through the lush landscapes of Shamrock Park, surrounded by the vibrant colors of nature. This year’s race comes with a unique twist as all finishers will be adorned with a themed medal, a special keepsake to commemorate their island-inspired achievement.

Ensuring a smooth start to the day, packet pickup opens 30 minutes before the race, concluding just in time for the energetic commencement. To secure your spot in this tropical paradise run, make sure to register on RunSignup in advance, as on-site registration won’t be available.

Navigating the course is an adventure in itself. The 5K and 10K races feature an out-and-back route, with the 10K doubling the excitement by covering the course twice. Meanwhile, the Half Marathon promises a four-fold exploration of the picturesque path.

This month’s Hydration Sponsor, Island ENT, adds a refreshing touch to the event, keeping participants energized throughout the race. The awards ceremony awaits the top male and female finishers, with additional age group awards adding to the competitive spirit.

While entry fees are non-refundable, the organizers maintain the flexibility to cancel in extreme circumstances. A friendly reminder: leave your furry friends at home, as no dogs are allowed on the course. The Luau Extravaganza welcomes walkers with open arms, ensuring everyone can be part of this tropical celebration. Lace-up, embrace the aloha spirit, and join us for a memorable day of running in paradise.

Race Weather & Climate

Venice, situated on Florida’s Gulf Coast in Sarasota County, is approximately 20 miles south of Sarasota. Known for its charming downtown, cultural events, and beautiful beaches, Venice offers residents a coastal lifestyle with access to urban amenities.

September in Venice, FL, brings 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 Shamrock Park Race Results

Luau Half Marathon at Shamrock Park Course Map

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

Starting Time

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

There is a 4 hour time limit on the course.


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

Race Fees

Online registration is now closed for this race.

Luau Half Marathon at Shamrock Park Race Website

Luau Half Marathon at Shamrock Park Website

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