Event Details


Join the fun to help families in need through the holidays at the 30th 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 includes a long-sleeve logo T-shirt, food, and giveaways. Early Registration for the 10K Family Bike Ride, Family Fun Run, or 25-Mile Bike Ride is $40. Early Registration for the 5K Chipped race is $45. The registration fee will include a logo T-shirt, food ticket, giveaways, and more. The Fort De Soto daily parking fee of $5 will be WAIVED during the event.

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

Grand Prizes: High-quality bicycles.

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

Date: December 2nd, 2023

Location: Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County (All events start and finish at North Beach near shelters 1 and 2). Daily parking fee of $5 will be WAIVED during the event.

Events: Ride and Run With The Stars Event Schedule:

Event Timeline

  • Registration Opens 7:00 a.m.
  • 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
  • 5K Chipped Race 8:30 a.m. (Downloadable 5K Map
    (Best times for runners in designated age groups will be recognized.)
  • 1 Mile Fun Walk 8:30 a.m. (Downloadable 1 Mile Map)
  • K-9 Demonstration 9:30 a.m.
  • Santa, Mrs. Claus & Elves Arrive at 10 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.

Contacts: For information about Ride and Run With The Stars sponsorship opportunities, registration, and giveaways, call Sandra Garcia-Olivares at 727-582-6465.


Thank you for providing help and creating hope to those we server. God bless you for your kindness – Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc.