When and Where
April 8, 2017
Pine View School
Start Times: 5K at 7:30 AM,
2.10K Fun Run/Walk at 8:00 AM
Where: Pine View School, 1 Python Path, Osprey, FL 34229
Wed. 4/5 from 4-7 at Fit2Run Downtown Sarasota
Thursday 4/6 at New Balance (Stickney Point) 4-7pm
Friday 4/7 from 2-5pm at Pine View School
Race Day 6:30-7:15am
Thank you for supporting health and wellness! PV Python Run proceeds will be used to implement the 5-2-1-0 health initiative here at Pine View School and in our community. The following Healthy Initiatives were made possible by last year's sponsors and participants:
- Team shirts and financial assistance for Team Pine View Run Club/Team
- Funding healthy snack initiative PV Pantry-feeding families in need
- Training for staff in order to implement a morning yoga class for students
- County-wide shirts for Walking School Bus program
- Support for PV Community Garden (soil, plants, fertilizer)
- Donated $1,000 to area school run clubs (Bay Haven, Cranberry, Wilkinson)
- Occupational Therapy resources
NEW! The 2017 Python Run Will Donate 1/2 Proceeds
The 2017 PV Python Run will be donating half of all registration proceeds to All Faiths Food Bank's Campaign Against Summer Hunger. More about this.
About the Events
Food & Beverages
Post-race party with DJ, Photo booth, popsicles, frozen yogurt, fruit, and other snacks.
Shirts and Schwag
Dri-fit tech t-shirts for for those that register by March 20th. Youth and adult (men's and women's) sizes available.
The PV Python 5K is chip timed. The route travels from Pine View School, through an adjacent neighborhood, back to the school along a short trail, and wraps-up on the Pine View track, where your friends and family can cheer you to the finish (see photos from last year)! This is a Manasota Track Club sanctioned event. Police will be stationed along the route, and there will be two water stations.
5K Trophies: Overall Youth & Adult Male and Youth & Adult Female, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Master and Veteran; 5K Age Group: 5 Year Age Groups - Male & Female (6 Deep)
2.10K Fun Run
The 2.10K Fun Run/Walk is a great family event that invites all athletic levels. Walk or run with friends and family or cheer them on!
2.10K Awards: All finishers will receive medals.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any other questions, please ask us on Facebook or send an email for more help. Thank you!
Are strollers allowed on the course?
Although it's not recommended, the course is stroller friendly. We ask that anyone with a stroller please stay to the back of the pack.
Are pets allowed?
No, county regulations prohibit pets on school property.
Where do I park?
Parking will be allowed in the school’s staff/visitor lot until 7:15. Enter Python Path off of Old Venice Road and veer to the right. Parking will also be allowed in the shell lot until 7:30. The entrance is just south of Python Path off of Old Venice Road. After the start of the 5K at 7:30 no cars will be allowed to enter either lot.
Will there be water stations?
Yes. There will be 2 water stops along the 5K route. The first is at the 1.5 mile mark. The second will be at the 2.5 mile mark and will also serve as a water stop for the 2.1K.
How will the race be timed?
The race will be chip-timed. A timing strip will be attached to the back if each runner's race bib. You must run with your assigned bib number. Timing strips will record each runners time at the start and at the finish.
What are the age groups for the awards?
The awards will be given to the top 6 finishers in each age group both male and female: 0-7, 8-9,10-12, 13-15, 16-19,
and 5-year increments.
If I am registered for the 5K can I also run the 2.10 Fun Run?
Yes, but only those registered for the 2.10 Fun Run will receive finisher’s medals.