October 7-8, 2023 • Clearwater, FL
Get ready for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater Half Marathon, a thrilling and scenic race that takes place every October in the stunning seaside town of Clearwater, Florida. This event is one of the newest additions to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series and promises to deliver an unforgettable experience for runners of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a first-time racer, you’ll love the combination of beachfront views, live music, and energetic atmosphere that this event offers.
The half-marathon course takes you on a beautiful journey through Clearwater, starting adjacent to Coachman Park and showcasing breathtaking views of the bay. Along the way, you’ll also run on miles of white sand and crystal-clear waters, giving you the chance to soak up the sunshine and enjoy the ocean breeze. The course is challenging yet exhilarating, with eight aid stations fully stocked with water, Gatorade, and The Feed Gels for a quick energy boost. It also has the unique addition of a “Biofreeze Pain Relief Zone,” which is available on-course to help you finish strong – and cool down sore muscles.
To keep you motivated and on pace, the race offers a range of pacers and special features to help you push yourself to your limits. You can choose from pacers with finish times ranging from 1:45 to 3:30, and keep track of your progress with mile markers and digital clocks along the way.
After crossing the finish line at Coachman Park, you’ll get to enjoy an unforgettable after-party with live music, cold beverages, and amazing local food trucks. There’s no better way to celebrate your achievement than with fellow runners, supporters, and friends in the beautiful coastal town of Clearwater.
Whether you’re looking to beat your personal best or simply get outside and have fun, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater Half Marathon has everything you need for an awesome race experience. And with a variety of activities, restaurants, and places to stay, you can extend your stay and make the most of this gorgeous beachy town. Don’t wait – sign up today and get ready to rock your run!
Race Weather & Climate
Clearwater is a coastal city located in Pinellas County, Florida, situated in the western part of the state. It offers residents and visitors a beachfront lifestyle with access to the stunning Gulf of Mexico shores and a vibrant tourism scene. Clearwater is approximately 22 miles west of Tampa.
Clearwater enjoys favorable weather in early October. Expect an average high temperature of around 85°F, offering a warm and sunny atmosphere, perfect for relaxing on the city’s renowned beaches. The average low temperature drops to approximately 69°F, providing comfortable evenings for dining out and enjoying the nightlife. Rainfall is generally moderate, with an average of about 3.5 inches for the month, making it an excellent time to visit and make the most of Clearwater’s coastal beauty and outdoor activities.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater Half Marathon Race Results
Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM.
There is a 4 hour time limit on the course. *Times subject to change*
To reserve your spot in the 2023 Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
2023 ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED.