Join the fun to help families in need through the holidays at the 25th Annual Ride and Run With The Stars.

To Benefit: Ride and Run With The Stars proceeds benefit the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Christmas Sharing Project, which helps crime victims, children, and families through the holidays.

Cost: The registration fee for all participants is $25. ($35 starting November 1) The fee includes a long-sleeve logo T-shirt, food and giveaways, 10K Family Bike Ride, 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk/Skate or 25-Mile Bike Ride. The 5K Chipped race is $30 ($40 starting November 1) The 2018 Challenge – 5K Chipped Race and the 25-Mile Bike ride is $40. (Maximum of 25 participants) The Fort De Soto Park daily parking fee of $5 will be WAIVED during the event.

Please Note: *Children registering for the 5K Chipped Race must pay entry fee.

Grand Prizes: High-quality bicycles.

Silent Auction: Bid on great sports gear, getaways, and gift baskets

“Everest Challenge” Climbing Wall: For all ages. Test your skills on the 25 foot “Everest Challenge” climbing wall.

Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Location: Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County (All events start and finish at The Fort picnic area.) Daily parking fee of $5 will be WAIVED during the event.

Events: Ride and Run With The Stars Event Schedule:

December 1st, 2018

  • Registration Opens 6:30 a.m.
  • 5K Chipped Race 7:30 a.m. (Downloadable 5K Map) (Click here to view 5K age groups)
    (Best times for runners in designated age groups will be recognized.)
  • 2018 Challenge 7:30 a.m. – 5K Chipped Race and 25 mile bike ride. 5k Chipped Race portion starts at 7:30 a.m. (Downloadable 5K Map– Bike helmets are required
  • 25-Mile Bike Ride 8 a.m. (Downloadable 25 Mile Ride– Bike helmets are required
  • 10K Family Ride 8:15 a.m. (Downloadable 10K Map) – Bike helmets are required
  • 1 Mile Fun Walk/Skate 8:30 a.m. (Downloadable 1 Mile Map)
  • K-9 Demonstration 9:30 a.m.
  • Santa, Mrs. Claus & Elves Arrive 10 a.m.
  • Silent Auction Closes 10:30 a.m.
  • Special Drawings & Awards 10:30 a.m.

Entry Forms: Ride and Run With The Stars entry forms will be available through the Sheriff’s Office, or you can click here to download the 2018 registration form.

Contacts: For information about Ride and Run With The Stars sponsorship opportunities, registration, and giveaways, call Lieutenant Joe Gerretz at 727-582-6287. For information on the Sheriff’s Christmas Sharing Project or to “adopt a family,” call Sandra Garcia-Olivares at 727-582-6465.