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2nd Annual SW Florida 5K Sunset SCADaddle for Research 

Friday, March 29, 2019 6:30 PM

Our Cause

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is a little known and poorly understood type of heart attack. Most patients are younger healthy women who do not have the typical risk factors of heart disease. Although less common, it can affect men too. SCAD can recur and can be fatal. Research is needed to identify the cause(s) and the best treatment options.

SCAD is the #1 cause of heart attacks in women under age 50, pregnant women & new moms.


The chip timed SCADaddle Sunset Run/Walk will take place at Payne Park in Sarasota, a vacation destination! The two lap course runs through and around the park on a varied terrain of crushed cinder, concrete sidewalk and grass. 

All runners will be timed. Awards will be given to overall winner male and female. Medals/recognition will be given to 2nd and 3rd place male/female overall and to the top three males/females for age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 and older.

Award ceremony will take place at approximately 7:15 pm.

Other activities include a raffle, kids run, a live Island-style band, hula-hoop fun, and massages from Massage Envy will round out a fun Friday night for the entire family!  The Farmhouse food truck will be on site with fresh homemade doughnuts!  Registered participants receive (1) complimentary pasta dinner, doughnut, and beer.  More can be purchased!  

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Thank you!

Countdown to event

Registration fees

5K Run

Registration closes in 16 hours 43 minutes
    1. $30.00
      Now registering Dec 12 – Mar 24

1 Mile Walk

Registration closes in 16 hours 43 minutes
    1. $30.00
      Now registering Dec 12 – Mar 24

Kids Run

Registration closes in 16 hours 43 minutes
    1. $15.00
      Now registering Dec 12 – Mar 24

SCAD Events

Overnight Accommodations & Airport Information

We have reserved a block of rooms March 25 - April 3, 2019 at the Aloft Sarasota Hotel, which is located near Payne Park. Last day to book is February 28 at a rate of $192 per night.  

Book your group rate for SCAD Research, Inc

There are a number of other accommodations in the area as well.

If you are flying, the airports in Tampa & Ft. Myers are approximately a 1 hour 15 minute drive to Sarasota. Several airlines also fly into Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

SURVIVORS, SUPPORTERS & FAMILIES IMPACTED BY SCAD!  Join us at 5:00pm on race day near the tent for snacks & drinks!

Race Details

WALKERS & KIDS FUN RUN:  1 mile course for walkers and kids fun run will begin at 6:45pm.  

Chip Timing:  We use a disposable chip timing tag that runners receive at packet pick up on their race bibs. It is lightweight and remains attached to the race bib. Runners must wear their race bibs on the front of their clothing in order to be timed accurately.  Please do not layer over the bib.  

Runners MUST wear their race bibs on the front of their clothing in order to be timed accurately. The bib cannot be covered, holding it in your hand or putting it in your pocket will NOT read the chip. Do not bend the chip.  Smart watches such as Garmin and smart phones can interfere with the timing chip frequency.  Please do not adjust your watch or phone as you cross the finish line and come through the chute.  Disputes for times on Smart watches and smart phones will not be taken into consideration. 

Early Packet Pick-Up for Runners AND Walkers: 

Wednesday March 27 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at NEW BALANCE 1872 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota 941.921.3696 

Thursday March 28  5:00  - 7:00 pm    FLEET FEET SPORTS 711 S Osprey, Sarasota 941.894.3338

Please bring waivers to early packet pick up or race day. 

Race Day Registration: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm.  Cannot guarantee a race shirt for race day registration. Please note, online registration closes at midnight on Tuesday, March 24. Registration will be taken at early packet pick-up and on race day. 

Proud sponsors of the 2nd Annual SCADaddle 5k sunset run & fun walk!


Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Trade Mark Interiors $10,000.00
2 Insula Companies $1,598.35
3 Catalina Marketing $1,500.00

Top Teams


Purnell Sisters and crew

Raised: $107.35


Erin Harvey

Raised: $81.58


Team Sherlock

Raised: $54.10

Top Fundraisers


Shawn Sherlock





Merete Hermansen

Raised: $107.35


Elizabeth Pinkert

Raised: $107.35

Contact Information

Event Location

2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

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