Python Run '18

April 14th

Event Information

Saturday, April 14, 2018, Pine View School

Packet Pickup @ New Balance

4/12/18 from 4-7PM
New Balance (Stickney Point) -- Google Maps Link
Come by to get your bag, number, shirt, and browse the store. Free pizza and drinks.

Packet Pickup @ Pine View

4/13/18 from 2-5PM
Pine View School -- Google Maps Link
Packet (bag, shirt, number) pickup only. School ends at 3:52 PM.

Race Day Schedule

6:30 - 7:15 AM PACKET PICKUP

7:30 AM 5K RACE START

The 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 track, where your friends and family can cheer you to the finish! This is a Manasota Track Club sanctioned event. Police will be stationed along the route, and there will be two water stations. Route map.

8:00 AM 2.10k START

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! All finishers will receive medals.

8:15 AM POST RACE PARTY

9:00 AM AWARDS

Questions & Answers

What's the 5-2-1-0 thing about?

It's a message which emphasizes eating right and being physically active. Eat fruits and vegetables at least 5 times a day. Cut screen time to 2 hours or less a day (TV, computers & video games). Be physically active at least 1 hour every day. No (0) soda or sugar sweetened sports or fruit drinks. Learn more here...

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.

Where can I find last year's results?

Click here for the 2017 Python Run 5K results.

Have another question?
Ask us on Facebook or email pvpythonrun@yahoo.com.

Event Photos

See more photos on our Facebook page.

Healthy Initiatives Funded

  • 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
  • Occupational Therapy resources 
  • Donated nearly $3,500 to All Faiths Food Bank to support their Campaign Against Summer Hunger
  • County-wide shirts for Walking School Bus program 
  • Support for PV Community Garden (soil, plants, fertilizer) 
  • Monetary support for local school run clubs, including Cranberry Elementary

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