January 01, 2020

New Year's Day 5K At Caddy's Pub Indian Shores

January 01, 2020 The Caddy's Pub Inidian Shores On Gullf Blvd. • 20025 Gulf Blvd. Indian ShoresFL  33785 View Map Organized by XRM

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January 01, 2020

The Caddy's Pub Inidian Shores On Gullf Blvd.

20025 Gulf Blvd. Indian ShoresFL  33785
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Join us New Year’s Day January 1, 2020, for the "Let's Get Crabby at Caddy's"  5K on the most beautiful waterfront and beach front restaurant setting in Tampa Bay.   This year will kick off 2020 with a finishers medal competition between seafood and meat lovers!  Each 5K participant will get to select from either the all-American hot dog, the classic cheeseburger, or the crab finishers medal ....all of which are our largest selection of finishers medals in 2020! We will run or walk this gorgeous 5K and finish with the best selection of finishers medals in the world!!,The Caddy’s Pub is the perfect venue host to kick off the new year with our first 5K of the year. This run/walk is limited to 200 participants who will be electronically timed in your run or walk 5K up to 59 minutes, a free beer, our FUEL series technical shirt, and fun at Caddy’s Pub on Indian Shores. Check in opens race day as early as 8:15 a.m. at Caddy’s on Indian Shores. Just prior to 9 a.m. we’ll walk you across the road to hard packed sand of Indians Shores where we’ll enjoy and out and back 5K run/walk along the coast. Though the sand is firmly hard packed there is no barefoot running allowed. The terrain is much more like asphalt than vs. soft beach sand. After the run we’ll head back to Caddy’s Pub for a great post race party.  There is absolutely no race day registration.


Get a table early and order off the menu and enjoy mimosas and bloody marys offered at a special price for all participants! Bring the family and friends and plan to kick off New Year’s Day morning with 200 of our favorite people on Indian Shores off Gulf Blvd at Caddy’s Pub.

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Happy 2020 And Congrats On Starting Your New Year Healthy and Happy!


We will see you tomorrow morning at Caddy’s Pub! Happy New Year!!! You can check in at Caddy’s Pub 20025 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores, FL 33785, as early as 8:15 a.m. REMAIN ON THE CADDY’S PROPERTY after you check in as  Suzanne will walk you together as a group out to the beach start so we can begin our 5K run/walk at 9:00 am. As we walk to the crosswalk that we are permitted to use please remain in the pedestrian lane so that we avoid any cars along Gulf Blvd. Safety is paramount with this many people crossing over at once to head to our start/finish line on the beach. The run is a perfect 1.55 miles south out and back to your 5K finish line. When you head back to Caddy’s Pub use the EXACT same crossing path. It’s not too far out of the way and ensures a safe morning.

PARKING IS GOING TO BE TIGHT WITH A SOLD OUT RACE! Most of you will end up parking off of the Caddy’s property so prepare to walk up to a half mile to the venue. We will have check bags available. This race is PERFECT for an Uber or Lyft from a nearby location.

Parking of course is first suggested at Caddy’s Pub 20025 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785. For those who arrive a bit later, you can park either a half mile (.5) north of the Pub in the “narrows” which is the asphalt side of the roadway where there are clearly marked parking spaces. Another option is to park .75 miles just south the Pub off of Gulf Blvd. in the County’s Tiki lot. In this case you may want to drop off any passengers and use this as a short warm up run to the venue. Please abide by any pay stations or meters if you do not park in the Caddy’s lot which is free. 

Remember the race WILL NOT be responsible for towing or tickets so please read all signage and do not park in local businesses or in front of a residential property. Okay enough of that!

Your race bib number assignment is attached in this email with your waiver. Please print your waiver and write your bib number on top so we can expedite check in when you arrive.  We will have them on site if you don’t have access to a printer but you can also screenshot your bib number from this email attachment. This expedites morning check in greatly.

This race is in the FUEL series. This means we pride ourselves on turning whiskey, been, tequila and other fun libations into runs that benefit our teens from Finish Lines For Scholarship’s 501c3. You can choose from any of the long sleeve technical shirts we put out for you. Tomorrow we are using all unisex sizes.  You can make one of 3 choices from our largest medals of the year…choose from the amazing CHEESBURGER, HOT DOG OR KING CRAB. Be sure to only take one when you arrive back at the Pub after your run.  I will gather many of you together out front for a large group photo that we promote throughout the year.  You can find any race day photos taken posted on the Facebook group: Xanadu Race Management Photos (friend us now) We encourage you to post beautiful beach run pics here as well.

Though we do not issue age group or top finisher awards at this event, you are each being electronically timed so please wear your bib number on the front of the shirt you will be finishing the 5K wearing with the 4 pins available at check in. Your bib number must be visible as you come through the finish line as there are no timing mats on the beach and you are each keyed into timing as you reach the first cone of the finish line shoot. Results will be posted later in the day tomorrow at www.727CanRace.com  

SEE YOU LATER 2019 and good riddance! Tomorrow morning we ring in the new year with the first 2020 finish line in Florida. Enjoy our perfect running weather and the best scenery in the world!  Cheers 2020! HERE WE COME


Hugs, Hope, and Happiness From  Suzanne and Michael Mannino

Xanadu Race Management 727-CAN-RACE (727-226-7223)


 New Year! Check in opens on New Year’s Day morning at Caddy’s 20025 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785, as early as 8:15 a.m. and our sunrise beach run takes place at 9:00 a.m. This will be one of the most memorable Florida mornings you can enjoy in good health and cheer to the new year. The run is sold out so arrive early!  Parking is always tight at this venue so remember a Uber or Lyft are  great options on race day. 

An email will go out on New Year's  eve to all pre-registered runners and walkers with your bib number assignment and the parking and arrival instructions you need for a quick and efficient race day arrival.  Registration includes a finisher’s medal and one of the long sleeve technical FUEL race shirts as this is one of the most exclusive races held in our FUEL race promotions which ends this summer up in Chicago. We’ll see you New Year’s Day and thank you to each one of you for putting your health and happiness in the forefront as we enjoy a great start to the new year together January 1, 2020, at Caddy’s Pub 20025 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores, FL 33785

  There are no top finisher or age group awards presented at this particular run so have fun enjoy the finish line and celebrate the New Year with a great finishers medal

Times will be posted later on race day at www.727CanRace.com to maintain our non competitive crowd. Therefore, we do not post race results at the venue.  For questions please email Suzanne at XanaduRaceManagement@gmail.com


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