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Arts and Entertainment Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 10 years ago

Sarasota Half Marathon

by: Uriel Quiles


First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Finish-Together 2-Person Relay Race


With a four-hour course time limit (18 mins/mile average) and two person relay team options with distances of 5.5 and 7.6 miles respectively), the 2012 First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon and Finish-Together 2-Person Relay race on March 11, 2012 can accommodate all levels of fitness, be it walkers or runners. To help first-timers up to veterans get to the finish line within a projected time or goal, local running stores, charity organizations and coaches are offering a variety of training programs, for walkers, runners or a combination thereof. A list of known walk, run, teen and charity organization training programs for the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon follows or can be accessed at under training programs.

Let The Training Begin

Group training programs range from 12-16 weeks for first time runners and are starting up throughout the Sarasota/Bradenton area as well as the state. Whether it’s your first step in getting off the couch or you are preparing for a more fit look in 2012, get off to a healthy start and begin your New Year’s Resolution early by joining a training program. Visit our website to find a group near you that’s got the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon on their race calendar by visiting

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