December 11, 2021 Sandy Claws Beach Run on Siesta Key

The 45th annual Sandy Claws Beach Run on Siesta Key Beach has been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 11, Sarasota County staff has announced. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome for the 1-mile or 5K fun runs and are encouraged to participate in the holiday-themed costume contest.

Each participant in the 1-mile fun run will earn a ribbon, while each person in the 5K run will receive a finisher medal, the release points out. The run will be chip-timed, the release says. Custom awards will be distributed to those who finish in first through sixth places in all age categories, the release adds.

Following the races, runners and their families are invited to stay for music, food and raffle prizes, the release notes.

Event proceeds will benefit the Summer in the Parks Adopt-A-Camper scholarship program, the release points out.

Siesta Key Beach View