Race Details


photoboothv2The Great Father’s Day Race is a 5K run/walk that the whole family can do together to create a unique and lasting family memories. We offer free race pictures, dry-fit shirt, race medal, custom bib with timing, goodie bag, awards and prizes, food and drinks, and much more! There’s even music and a photobooth. Imagine, the fun you and your family could have!

The event is family-friendly and focuses on health, wellness, and competition. We want families and friends to get off the couch, get moving, and create exciting memories of fun and adventure! If you want an unbeatable experience, then this is the race for you!

DSC04547v2Sarasota – Saturday, June 16, 2018

Best beach in the world. Beautiful water. Running barefoot on the beach. Priceless.

Siesta Key Beach
948 Beach Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34242

Visit the Sarasota info page here.

Click to Register for the Sarasota race.


DSC05971Tampa – Sunday, June 17, 2018

Gorgeous park. Playground. Lake with wildlife. Doesn’t get more peaceful or serene!

Al Lopez Park
4810 N. Himes Ave
Tampa, FL 33614

Visit the Tampa info page here.

Click to register for the Tampa race.

DSC04567*Virtual 5K*
The Virtual 5K is for athletes around the United States who can’t make the Tampa or Sarasota Great Father’s Day Race. You will register and run/walk the 5K at your favorite scenic route that you choose. You will receive an official bib, dry-fit t-shirt, medal, and custom bib. Most importantly, you’ll be able to participate in the fun where ever you are! You’ll be able to rep the Great Father’s Day Race in your hometown!

We encourage registering your entire family and friends, no matter where where you live! You can run the Virtual 5K, take photos, and share on social media. It’ll create awesome memories that you’ll cherish forever! We’ll even put your photo on our Facebook page and make you famous. We’ll send out the goodie bags with all items and ship directly to you.

Virtual options are listed under the Tampa and Sarasota pages.

General Race Info
Race Packet and Shirt Pick Up
You will be able to pick up your race number, chip timer, goodie bag and Dry-Fit T-Shirt at the registration table on race day. There will also be an email that goes out to all registrants prior to the race with all pertinent information.

Performance T-Shirt
Great Father’s Day Race Dry-Fit T-Shirts will be given to all registrants.

Prizes for The Top Age Finishers
There will be amazing prizes for the top age finishers in the male/female age groups. You don’t want to miss out!

Official Bib Timing
See how fast you are!

Finisher Medals
Some Father’s Day bling!

Snacks and Drinks
Snacks and beverages will be provided prior to the race and after the run. We’ll also have plenty of water on site as well for the thirsty participants!

Social Media

Make sure to follow The Great Father’s Day Race on Facebook and on Instagram! Also, use #GFDR when tagging and sharing your pictures and stories!

Join our Ambassador Team

As a  brand ambassador, you will be an essential member of our team! Help promote our races at local running events, at your gym, on social media, and to your co-workers, friends, and family. You can earn awesome prizes along the way!

Learn More!