Join us for the Annual Fort Hamer Bridge Run. Run Live or Virtually!
The 2021 race benefits The Parrish Foundation, Manatee County Youth Rowing, and Parrish Community High School Athletic Boosters. These 3 community organizations have a mission to bring together our community and support local businesses. The Fort Hamer Bridge represents a bridge to the heart of our community, and the benefitting organizations are proud to connect local runners to the businesses that make up and support our community.
- Join us for the 5th Annual Fort Hamer Bridge Run. This healthy, family-oriented event features a 5k run/walk over the Fort Hamer Bridge, or a virtual run! Participants can opt to run live on race day or participate virtually and run anywhere. The 5K runners and walkers will traverse over the 4,544 foot Fort Hamer Bridge into the Waterlefe subdivision to their signature circle, and then back over the bridge. The 5K run AND walk finishes at the Fort Hamer County Park. Finishers will be awarded a commemorative medal at the finish line.
Race Festivities include:
A sensational after party that features food samplings from area restaurants as well as adult beverages with proper ID is open to all registrants. Sponsors and vendors will have booths with giveaways and information on their products.
Parking and Start Information:
Parking for the event will take place at Parrish Community High School - 7505 Ft. Hamer, Parrish, FL 34219. Participants will be bussed to and from the start line at Ft. Hamer Park. The first bus will depart Parrish Community High School at 5:30AM and the last bus will depart at 7AM. Participants are strongly encouraged to arrive at PCHS before 6:30AM to ensure a timely start. There will be no parking at the race site.
Packet Pickup Information:
We'll have multiple packet pickup dates available race week. Participants will be required to pick up packets in advance of event day. There will be no packet pickup at PCHS on race morning.
**We'll continue to monitor pandemic requirements and make adjustments to the race experience as necessary.
Countdown to event
Early Registration PricingJun 1 – Aug 30
$30.00Now registering Aug 31 – Sep 30
$35.00Oct 1 – Oct 30
$40.00Oct 31 – Nov 5
- November 3 4:00 PM EDT - Packet Pickup at Conley Subaru 4PM-6:30PM
- November 4 3:00 PM EDT - Packet Pickup at Fit2Run Ellenton Premium Outlets 3PM-6:30PM
- November 5 3:00 PM EDT - Packet Pickup at Fit2Run Ellenton Premium Outlets 3PM-6:30PM
- November 6 5:30 AM EDT - First Shuttle Bus Departs PCHS
- November 6 7:00 AM EDT - Last Shuttle Bus Departs PCHS
- November 6 7:45 AM EDT - Race Starts
- Event contact
- Fort Hamer Bridge Run