Take me to the Music!

2017 – 20 Bands. 42 Locations. 1 Great race.

Run by bands 42 times!
The famed Ringling Bridge is lined with the Lakewood Ranch Marching Mustangs, rocking you twice over the Bridge. Wild Root welcomed the runners to St. Armands Circle and the Kara Nally Band provided energy at Selby Gardens. Hope you enjoyed our rockin’ finish band, Mighty Mongo! Full Listing Below

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Course Locations


Lakewood Ranch Marching Mustangs Band

On top of the Ringling Bridge
Need we say more?

Aural Alchemy
10th Street & US-41
You may recognize their tribal rhythms because they are the backbone of the legendary Sunday night Siesta Key Drum Circle. The perfect boost to get you started and to bring you home to the PR finish.

Cherry Bombs
US-41 & Gulfstream
Bringing you the best of everything. A rock band at heart, they’ll have you dancing all day!

Lesa Silvermore Band
US-41 & Mound
A 24 year old, singer/songwriter from Sarasota, Florida. She has been independently managing her music and playing gigs since she was 16. Lesa’s style is a cross mixture of Indie-pop and Folk-blues.

Spark Notes
US-41 – Marina Jack/Olearys
Passion, energy, audience-insight and our ability to deliver a fun and professional show makes Spark Notes the band for those with the most diverse of musical tastes!

RJ Howson
St. Armand’s Circle
Sarasota’s quintessential Blues man.

Wild Root
Selby Gardens
Wild Root, is A power house high energy soulful Jam Rock Funk 3-piece band that invites guest artists in from around the area to play their unique blend of funky jams that are irresistibly danceable.

DJ Tony
Orange Ave and Mound
Tony Foradini-Campos brings you the hottest world beats with a transcendent vibe.

Andres Colin
Orange Ave. & Waldemere
Andres Colin, is a Mexican songwriter, born in Delicias, Mexico.
He has a passion for life. He is captivated by astronomy, philosophy, and science; which he tries to incorporate into his lyrics. He mixes Latin American rhythms and American beats together to create one of a kind, eclectic songs.

Sandi Grecco
Gulfstream – Golden Gate Point
Sandi Grecco is the jack of all trades, drummer, guitarist, bassist, band leader, you name it, she can do it. Her live looping skills are something to write home about!

McClellan Pkwy
The Hatley Band can best be described as a country band infused with a touch of southern rock.

John Ringling Blvd – Bird Key Park
Conscious World Reggae Music Fusion w/ Soull, Souk, R&B n’ more..

Someday River
John Ringling Blvd – Coon Key East
As they put it “come for the folk… stay for the funk.”

John Ringling Blvd – Coon Key West
Winners of this years Rock for a Cause Battle of the Bands, these young ladies are true harmonie masters. They blew us away with a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s Landslide. You’re in for a treat!

US-41 & Fruitville Rd.

Babyl is a high energy alternative band from Sarasota, FL comprised of Ben Jacobs (Chuck) vocalist/piano, David Cornecelli (Duff) on bass, Amonte on drums, and Ryan Thompson on guitar. Each member displaying great on stage chemistry in a unique way. Their passion and enthusiasm shown through their catchy melodies and lyrics will keep you babbling on.

Kid Red
US-41 & Blvd. of the Arts
This Caribbean influenced roots rock singer/guitarist has a voice that you’ll never forget!

Jen & Ray
Osprey Ave. – Southside Elementary 
The Sarasota local plays regular acoustic gigs all over town bringing you classic favorites of Americana as well as some stellar originals.

Over The Line
Under Ringling Bridge – Hart’s Landing
Playing everything from Van Halen to Tom Petty, these guys rock tunes from the modern era to hits from decades before they were born.

Del Couch Music Foundation
Cherokee Dr. & Cherokee Terrace
The Del Couch Music Foundation All-Star Band is composed of some of the top students coming out of the Del Couch Music Program. Enjoy these young talents before you hear them on the airwaves!