Kiwanis Midnight Run LIVE and Virtual 2023

Mon July 3 - Tue July 4 Dunedin, FL 34697-0041 US


One Mile/Run/Walk - LIVE

07/03 11:15PM EDT - 11:45PM EDT

5K Run - LIVE

07/03 - 07/04 11:40PM EDT - 2:00AM EDT

10K Run - LIVE

07/04 12:00AM EDT - 3:00AM EDT






2023 Star and Stripes Sponsor and friend:

Laura & Scott Tobe

T. Dulaney

Rick and Karen Bouchard








Current Race UPDATES

Thank you for supporting the Kiwanis Midnight Run!

To view the photo gallery, go to:

I am sorry for the delay in race starts which complicated the times for many runners in the 10K.  Our timer has worked out the issue.  If you have any questions about your time, please contact the timer at

VIRTUAL RUNNERS - If you have an out of town mailing address, we have mailed your tee shirt.   If you have any questions please contact: / subject line- Midnight Run.

Thank you!!!  The children thank you too!

Ele Fox, 2023 Race Director




2023 Kiwanis Midnight Run Photo Gallery

by: Silent J Studio - Dunedin, FL

View all photos:

OR Go to 2023 Kiwanis Midnight Run Photo Gallery - click on start line

Where to pick up your runner packet

The packet pickup window has closed.

If you have any questions, please contact / subject line Midnight Run














Become a sponsor in 2024

By becoming a sponsor your business will be part of the LIVE run.

This section has the sponsor sign-up sheet for the LIVE run.    Deadline for Eagle and above is June 1st to be on the tee shirt.

Our event has been a consistent part of the running scene and the community for 43 years. We consistently draw on the average of 1,000 participants annually not to mention the supporting crowds and volunteers, plus our virtual runners.  The Kiwanis Foundations of Dunedin dba the Kiwanis Midnight Run for tax deductions. 

This year our LIVE run will take place in front of Frenchy's Outpost Bar and Grill.  

If for some reason the live run is cancelled for reasons beyond our control.....we will shift to the virtual run and your sponsorship will be honored in the 2025 LIVE run as well.

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Age Divisions for LIVE 2023

AGE DIVISIONS for our LIVE July 3, 2023 runs on Dunedin Causeway.

Join us on July 3, 2023 to compete for the top 3 awards in each age division and overall winners.

There are no age divisions for One Mile Run.- top 5 men and top 5 women will receive a commemorative certificate.

The 5K and 10K top three male and top three female times in each age division will receive a commemorative certificate.

Overall winners of the 5K and 10K male and female will receive a prize along with their framed certificate.

The 5K and 10K Run age divisions are:

   MALE & FEMALE 5K                        MALE & FEMALE 10K

   9 & under                                          13 & under             

   10-11             35-39                          14-15                40-44

   12-13            40-44                           16-17                45-49

   14-15            45-49                           18-19                50-54        

   16-17            50-54                           20-24                55-59

   18-19            55-59                           25-29                60-64

   20-24            60-64                           30-34                65-69

   25-29            65-69                           35-39               70 and over                                                    

   30-34            70 and over


2023 Medal Sponsor Level - for LIVE runs

Picture your business name on our finish medals!  All live runners receive this finish medal.

If you decide to be our Title sponsor, your business name will be on the ribbon and part of our Kiwanis - (your name) Midnight Run logo.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.



Sponsors will be part of our LIVE run advertising.

All logos for the tee shirt needs to be in vector format and jpg for the website.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Would you like to be a Vendor in 2024?

Our race has been a steady presence on the local run circuit for over 40 years and draws more than a thousand participants and spectators a year.

If you will be providing a service or product to our runners, your space is free.

If you are selling a product, there is a $100 vendor fee.



Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.



We hope that you will continue to join us in the spirit of supporting the children in our local communities. We will have the LIVE or VIRTUAL choice in 1 Mile, 5K and 10K  options.   Register before June 1, 2023 to be guaranteed a commemorative tee shirt.

The live races will start and finish in front of Frenchy's Outpost Bar and Grill, 466 Causeway Blvd.  Pre registration and Race night registration will begin at 9:30 pm.

The live runs are on Dunedin Causeway.  The 10K run turns around in Honeymoon Island.  July 3rd will have a full moon!  The course will have lanterns and directional signs, but we recommend that you bring a head light to improve your visibility for the bridges.  Bug spray is also suggested.  Honeymoon Island is a beautiful natural park. 

In case of another pandemic situation, you will have the option of going virtual OR defer your registration to July 3, 2023.  Sorry no refunds.

For our virtual runners, the opening date for the virtual runs is Monday, June 26, 2023 through Monday, July 3, 2023 and we are happy to announce that we have teamed up with RaceJoy. It's an app for your smartphone that will make it far easier to track and submit your run. Click on RaceJoy if you want more information and instructions. In summary, download the app, search for your race, follow the prompts for proper set up, and carry your phone during your run.  

Our timer, Endurance Sports Management, has confirmed that you can run anywhere.  You can either run the distance and post results to the registration site or use the RaceJoy app on your cell phone to auto submit.  If using RaceJoy:   Once you complete the distance of the event, it will auto complete and then send the result to the registration site under results.  Of course, anyone can run and use their watches, etc., then just submit it manually below.;perpage:10  

After the runs closes at 11:59 pm on July 3rd....your packet will be available at a location to be announced.




Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Parking Map and site plan for LIVE runs on July 3, 2023

Public parking in surrounding areas.  


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2023 Kiwanis Midnight Run Winners

Both 5K and 10K runs were certified through Endurance Sports Management.

Female 5K Overall Winner - Nella Petersen  -  20:43.5                         Female 10K Overall Winner  -  Abigail Williams  -  41:45.1       

Male 5K Overall Winner  -  Chris Toomey - 16:58.2                                   Male 10K Overall Winner  -  Benjamin Goldberg - 36:03.2

For more race results, click the "Results" link here or in the heading of the main page. 



Kiwanis Midnight Run Records

Female 5K  -  2021  -  Haley Thornton  -  17:23                        Female 10K  -  1990  -  Judy Mercon  -  36:23

    Male 5K  -  2005  -  Kevin Lyon  -  15:41                               Male 10K  -  1985  -  Irwin Batten, Jr.  -  31:01

For more race results, click the "Results" link here or in the heading of the main page. 

Registration Paper Application

Paper/mail in registrations need to be received by Tuesday, July 1, 2023

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Join Kiwanis and make a difference for children in your community.

Kiwanis is a world wide organization that has one purpose.....changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Each city has a Kiwanis Club full of caring volunteers who make a difference.  Our division has a club in Largo, Clearwater, Countryside/Oldsmar, Dunedin, Palm Harbor, Safety Harbor, and in New Port Richey, Pasco County.  

For more information contact: Ele Fox, 2020-21 Lt. Governor of Division 12 and the Midnight Run race director - of call/text me at 727-647-3365.

Make a difference in a child's life and have fun making new friends!

Thank you


PO Box 41
Dunedin, FL US 34697-0041


In 2023 the Midnight Run in partnership with Dunedin Cares Food Pantry will continue the tradition of having a raffle.  When you make a donation of food or money, you will receive a raffle ticket.  The winner will be announced at 11:30 pm.  Must be present to win.

Dunedin Cares wish list:
Pasta Sause!!!, Canned Chicken!!!, Canned Fruit!!!, Dry Pasta-rotini (shells, lasagna, penne) Stove Top Stuffing, Instant Oatmeal Packets, jelly, instant mashed potatoes, Tomato soup, baked beans, white/brown rice, Vienna sausages, Mayo/Salad Dressings, Ground coffee (regular & decaf), Cooking oil, Paper towels, Ramen noodles, cake brownie, cookie mixes, canned chili & stews, Toilet Paper, and Gravy (jars or packets)
Thank you for supporting our community!

If you forget to donate at the run, you can also drop your donation to their facility, 1630 Pinehurst Rd in Dunedin.

Sunday - Closed
Monday - 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Tuesday - 10 AM - noon
Wednesday - Closed
Thursday - 10 AM - noon
Friday - Closed
Saturday - 10 AM - noon

Top of the Bay Kiwanis Club supports FEAST food pantry on Nebraska Ave. in Palm Harbor.   Monday evenings 4:30pm to 6:30pm, and Tuesday through Friday 9AM until 12 Noon.

Most Needed Items Currently:
 Peanut Butter
Canned Fruit
Canned Meat

If you don't live nearby, check out the food pantry in your community.

Thank you !!!!!!!

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