Super popular Skyway 10K run returns this March

The celebrated Skyway 10K officially returns March 12, 2023. For a set number of hours the iconic Sunshine Skyway Bridge is closed to traffic as runners run up and down the gorgeous bridge. Note: Registration for this race fills up fast. Registration for the 2023 run officially opens to the public October 24 and ends October 31. You can enter the registration lottery for the event online.

Registration for the lottery provides the entrant with an opportunity to win one of the remaining 7,500 spots available for the 2023 Skyway 10K.  Lottery Winners will be announced on Friday, Nov 4, 2022.

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Once a year 8,000 runners have the opportunity to race 6.2 miles across three beautiful counties 200 feet above Tampa Bay. Behind the race is a reason. From its inception, the Skyway 10K has raised more than $2.6 million for the Armed Forces Families Foundation, contributing 100% of its profits to the mission of funding infrastructure projects that support military families throughout the nation. To date, the AFFF overall has contributed more than $4.2 million into infrastructure projects for communities across the United States.

Spectators and volunteers are always appreciated during the event. Those hoping to participate outside of the race can learn more and sign up on the Skyway 10K’s website.

The annual run begins on I-275 at the rest area just south of the Skyway Bridge and ends at the rest area on the North side of the bridge, which equals 10 kilometers or 6.2 miles. Only the northbound lanes of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge are scheduled to be closed from 3:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. 

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