Wellen Park to Host Second Annual Half Marathon and 5K Presented by Hotwire Communications

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Pictured: The half marathon is open to runners 15 and older.

Calling all runners and walkers – Wellen Park will host its second annual Half Marathon and 5K, presented by Hotwire Communications, Saturday, March 16, 2024. The 13.1-mile course is certified by USA Track & Field. Both races start and finish at Solis Hall in Downtown Wellen, with an awards ceremony to recognize male and female winners in the following categories: overall, masters, grand masters, senior grand masters, veterans’ grand masters and top three finishers in each age group. Runners and attendees are encouraged to dress up and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with festive green gear. Attendees will also enjoy live music from Solis Hall’s outdoor stage, as well as beverages and food from different Downtown Wellen restaurants and The Yard eateries. The half marathon is open to runners 15 and older and starts at 7:30 a.m. The 5K run starts at 7:45 a.m. and is open to runners and walkers of all ages, with strollers and leashed dogs permitted. The half marathon and the 5K have also been cleared for disabled runners. The course is flat, paved and will be well-marked. Entry fees are $80 for the half marathon and $30 for the 5K. Entry fees increase Jan. 1, 2024, and spots are limited. Registration and event details, such as race packet pick-up, are available at runsignup.com/Race/FL/Venice/WellenParkHalfMarathonand5K. Hotwire Communications has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the Half Marathon and 5K run. Additional sponsorships are available. For more sponsorship information, contact events@wellenpark.com.

Pictured: The half marathon is open to runners 15 and older.

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