Florida Holiday 10K


10K START TIME: 7:30 a.m.

Directions to 10K Start Line

On Pinellas Trail next to:
Seminole City Park
7464 Ridge Road
Seminole 33772

Athletes may be dropped off at Seminole City Park prior to the race start, but there is NO PARKING at the start line. Please park at Taylor Park, Largo, and take the free shuttle bus to the start line.

10K Parking

Free parking will be available at Taylor Park prior to the race starting at 6:15 a.m.
1100 8th Ave SW
Largo, 33770

Free Shuttle Buses Before The 10K

Buses leave at 6:30, 6:45, 7:00 from Taylor Park to the 10K start line at Seminole City Park BEFORE the race.

Course Highlights

  • The course is predominantly on the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail, the longest “rails-to-trails” linear park in the country.
  • Lakeside Taylor Park is a beautiful setting to finish the Florida Holiday 10K.
  • Click here for a “Mile by Mile” overview of the course.

10K Course Time Limits

Because the Holiday 10K takes place in conjunction with and on the same course as the Holiday Halfathon, there is no time limit for the 10K.

Packet Pickup

There will be no packet pickup at Taylor Park, nor Seminole City Park, on race morning for the 10K participants. You MUST pick up your packets prior to race day, or at Madeira Beach City Hall early on race morning, or have friends pick them up prior to race day. See packet pickup schedule.

No Strollers, Bicycles, or Dogs

All our races are sanctioned and insured through USATF for runners, joggers, and walkers ONLY. Strollers, skaters, skateboards, bicycles, or dogs are NOT allowed on the course during our races.

USATF Certification

Both half marathon and 10K courses have been precisely measured and documentation provided according to USATF requirements, certifying our courses as accurately measured.


All official results will be based on “Gun Time” as per USATF rules. Chip times will be posted for our athletes’ review, but NOT used for scoring.

Weather Info

Average Low – 52°
Average High – 72°
Average Monthly rainfall – 2.15″
Sunrise: 7:14 a.m.

Post-Race Pasta Party!

Celebrate your success at our super-fun post-race party. Replenish with our delicious pasta and meatballs (vegetarian option available), beer, breakfast foods and fruits. Enjoy live music while you mingle with other runners. Stay around for Santa’s awards ceremony in case you win in your age group. You just may receive another medal or trophy!

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“Florida Road Races have been the most memorable and amazing races I have run locally! Year after year I have participated in all of them and not once have I left feeling unaccomplished nor disappointed in the way these races are put together. I highly recommend them to any one as they welcome ALL Athletes, from Elite to Beginners. Rya and Chris are the Best Race Directors in the area – Come join them, you will not “run” away disappointed…I guarantee you that!!!”
– Pila Cadena

Our 2021-22 Season

Fort De Soto Distance Classic
15K, 10K, 5K & Virtual

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Fort De Soto Park

Florida Halloween Distance Classic
Halfathon, 10K, 5K & Virtual
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Fort De Soto Park

Florida Holiday Distance Classic
Halfathon, 10K & Virtual
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Madeira Beach to Largo (Taylor Park)

St. Petersburg Distance Classic:
Marathon, Halfathon, 10K, 5K & Virtual
Sunday, February 13, 2022
Downtown St. Pete

Florida Shamrock Distance Classic
Halfathon, 10K, 5K & Virtual
Sunday, March 20, 2022
Fort De Soto Park