Have you been searching for the perfect half marathon to train for? There are so many options out there, which one will you choose?
If you are looking for a professionally directed half marathon and 5K run, the Naples Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5K in Naples, Florida is one that you should take a closer look at. This race is put on by an organization that has well over 25,000 Facebook friends, and 17,000 Instagram followers. Elite Events is one of the most popular event companies in all of the United States. The quality of the events are what has made Elite Events so popular.
One event that is growing in popularity every year is the Naples Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5K. This event features something for everyone. All runners start and finish inside of Sugden Regional Park. The start and finish line area has ample parking. This is an added bonus because a lot of races do not have enough parking near the start and finish. Not only do you not have to worry about where to park, any spectators you might bring along will have a great view. The race finishes inside of the lakefront stadium of like Avalon. You will be able to be seen running your final mile before you finish on the handset pavers between the stadium and the beach.
The course goes through the beautiful neighborhood of Isles of Collier Preserve. The brand new neighborhood features miles of scenic views that are sure to offer something to look at as your run. You will not find a course like this in all of Florida. Not only do you have miles of water views, the luscious landscaping provides something to look at every step of the way.
The race also has top five in each age group awards so you have a great shot of getting something! Most half marathons only go top three. Elite Events also has some other nice features including free finish line video, free finish photos, awesome dry fit Technical T-shirts, and big beautifully designed finisher medals.
The post race snacks and refreshments are always very plentiful. The wide variety of refreshments and snacks after the race is always something that is appreciated by runners. The overall atmosphere of the event is something that you will surely remember. If you are looking to run a half marathon anytime soon, the Naples Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5k in Naples, Florida is a great race that you want to check out.
If Naples 5k races are something you are looking for this weekend or anytime soon, Elite Events puts on many 5k runs throughout the year. If you have been looking for a road race to run in Naples, Florida, Elite Events produces many quality running races, triathlons, duathlons, and mud races. Our races feature some of the best dry fit tech shirts, awards and courses. Nearly all of our courses are USA Track and Field Certified which means you know you’ll run an accurate distance.
We carefully design each course to give the athlete the best experience. Carefully thought out start lines and finish lines are important to the overall experience. We also attempt to design our courses to be as spectator friendly as possible. Our road races in Naples and Southwest Florida are intended to not only be a race, but a great experience.
The courses are at some of the most beautiful venues in South Florida. We have several 5k courses in Naples that are fully closed the whole distance. They are also located in beautiful Collier County Parks.
Our Naples 5k races feature the latest bib chip timing technology. The small bib chip is attached directly to the bib so you don’t have to wait in lines the morning of the race to pick up a timing chip.
Our Naples 5k runs started in 2010 and have been growing in popularity each year. Our 5k runs attract some of the best athletes in not only the state of Florida, but also the world. Some of our 5k runs in Naples have course records that were set by either an Olympian, or a multiple time state champion. Our races attract not only some of the most elite runners around, but beginners too. The friendly atmosphere at an Elite Event is something that attracts all kinds of runners.
Some of our 5k races in Naples include the Sugden Stride 5k Run and Walk at Sugden Regional Park which is typically held in the later part of June, the Eagle Lakes 5k Run held at Eagle Lakes Community Park toward the end of July, and the North Collier Regional Rampage 5k takes place at North Collier Regional Park toward the end of August. All three of these Elite Events 5k races are part of the Elite Events Summer 5k Series. We also have the Naples Fall Classic 5k Run which is held in conjunction with the Naples Fall Classic Half Marathon in November. Another option is the Paradise Coast 5k Run which is held at the same time as the Paradise Coast Marathon and Half Marathon in February.
If you are looking for races other than 5k runs in Naples, Florida, we also offer mud races, triathlons and duathlons. Our triathlons, duathlons, and 5k mud runs feature all of the same things as our Naples 5k races. We have events all year so pick some races and put them on your schedule. We’ll see you and your running buddies soon at our next Elite Event!