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!