Wellen Park Half Marathon & 5K – Presented by Hotwire Communications

Saturday, March 16, 2024 Venice, FL

Wellen Park Half Marathon & 5K - Presented by Hotwire Communications in Venice, FL

Wellen Park proudly presents the 2nd Annual Half Marathon and 5K, an exhilarating event presented by Hotwire Communications. Set against the scenic backdrop of Wellen Park’s new downtown area in Venice, Florida, this race promises a remarkable journey for runners of all levels.

Race Day Details:

Date and Time: Saturday, March 16, 2024, with the Half Marathon starting at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K at 7:45 a.m.

Location: Solis Hall, Wellen Park, Venice, Florida.

Parking: Ample parking is available around the downtown area, with friendly volunteers to guide you.

Race Features:

Inclusivity: Walkers, strollers, and leashed dogs are not just welcome but encouraged, starting at the back of each race for everyone’s safety.

Additional Highlights:

Shirt Guarantee: Secure your race shirt by registering before 2/18/24. Opt-out for a $5.00 discount if shirts aren’t your preference.

Medical Support: Peace River K9 Search & Rescue will provide medical triage near the finish line for participants in need.

Club Discounts:

Active Runsignup running/triathlon club members enjoy an automatic $5.00 discount. Local non-Runsignup club members can avail a $5.00 discount using the provided code.

Course Details:

USATF certified, the course is flat, paved, and thoughtfully marked.

Aid stations, offering water, Gatorade, and GU energy gels, are strategically placed every 2 miles.

The 10K split times will be recorded for participants, with porta-potties near the 10K mark.

A three-hour and thirty-minute (3:30:00) time limit ensures an achievable average mile pace.

Don’t miss out on this vibrant and inclusive event that promises not only a challenging run but also a celebration of the running community amidst the picturesque setting of Wellen Park. Register now for an unforgettable experience.

Race Weather & Climate

Venice, Florida, is a coastal city located in Sarasota County, situated on the southwestern coast of the state. It’s celebrated for its beautiful beaches, charming historic downtown, and a lively arts and culture scene.

In Venice, Florida, on March 16th, the average high temperature is around 77°F, and the low temperature is approximately 59°F. It’s a pleasant early spring day in Venice, with comfortable temperatures for outdoor activities. Rainfall during March in Venice is usually around 2.8 inches.

Wellen Park Half Marathon Race Results

Wellen Park Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Wellen Park Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM EDT.

The course closes at 11:00 AM EDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Wellen Park Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $85.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $35.00 fee for the 5k.

Wellen Park Half Marathon Race Website

Wellen Park Half Marathon Website

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