Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

2019 Florida 5K Sunset SCADaddle© for Research

2019 Sarasota SCADaddle for Research

2nd Annual SW Florida
5K Sunset SCADaddle© for Research!
Friday, March 29, 2019
6:30 PM
Payne Park
Sarasota, Florida

Quick Links to 5K Weekend

5k Location and Registration  |  Frequently Asked Questions

Sponsors and Sponsorship Opportunities

SCAD Reunion Events  |  Donation

Join us at our 2nd annual timed run/walk to raise money for much needed research on the #1 cause of heart attacks in women under age 50 – spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

The chip timed SCADaddle© Sunset Run/Walk will take place at Payne Park in Sarasota, a vacation destination! The two lap course runs through and around the park on a varied terrain of crushed cinder, concrete sidewalk and grass. The run starts at 6:30 pm and all runners will be timed. Awards/recognition will be given to top male & female overall finishers and by age categories.

Walkers & Kids Fun Run: The 1 mile course for walkers and Kids Fun Run will begin at 6:45pm.

Award ceremony will take place at approximately 7:15 pm.

In addition to the 5K, Walk and Kids Fun Run there are great activities planned afterwards including a complimentary pasta & salad dinner, live entertainment and fun for the whole family!

Location and Registration

payne park map

Payne Park

2050 Adams Lane
Sarasota, FL
Start time: 6:30 pm
Payne Park is a multi-use park with beautiful landscaping to enjoy
Note: Start and finish are on the School Avenue side of the park


Register for the 5K, Walk & Kids Fun Run by March 1, 2019 to guarantee this year’s 5K t-shirt.

When you register, please consider forming a team and/or creating a personal fundraising webpage with a fundraising goal. You can ask your family, friends, and co-workers to support you by making a donation.

5K Registration

Awards & Recognitions

All runners will be timed.
Awards will be given to overall winner male and female.

Medals/recognition will be given to 2nd and 3rd place male/female overall and to the top three males/females for age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 and older.

Additional Fun after the 5K

Following the 5K, you won’t want to miss:

  • Complimentary dinner of pasta & salad
  • Special dessert food truck and craft beer/wine slushes for purchase.
  • Entertainment for the entire family
  • Raffles

Click Frequently Asked Questions for answers to common questions.

For additional information about the 5K & other activities, please follow us on our Sarasota SCADaddle© Facebook event page or email 5kflorida@scadresearch.org

5K Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 5K by businesses, organizations and families is key to raising additional money for research on the causes and best treatment options for SCAD. We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities. If you know of a potential sponsor and would like assistance in securing them, please contact Tracee Murphy, SW Florida/Sarasota 5K Organizer at traceemurphy@gmail.com


Thank you to the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors

Fleet Feet Sarasota
New Balance Sarasota
 Trade Mark Interior Design

Patron Sponsor

St. Petersburg, FL

Partner Sponsor


Octex & Westman Family Fund

Oh My Gauze

Pecky Interiors

Solstice Health & Wellness

Toast & Tassel Boutique

Benefactor Sponsor

SRQ Locations & SRQ Productions


Special Events for Survivors & Families Impacted by SCAD & Accommodations

In addition to the 5K, there are events planned especially for SCAD Survivors, their supporters and families of loved ones who did not survive (our SCAD Angels).

Details coming soon!

Overnight Accommodations & Airport Information

We have reserved a block of rooms March 25 – April 3, 2019 at the Aloft Sarasota Hotel, which is located near Payne Park. Last day to book is February 28 at a rate of $192 per night.

Book your group rate for SCAD Research, Inc

There are a number of other accommodations in the area including.

If you are flying, the airports in Tampa & Ft. Myers are approximately a 1 hour 15 minute drive to Sarasota. Several airlines also fly into Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

Unable to Attend and Want to Support

If you are unable to join us in person at our Southwest Florida/Sarasota 5K there are other 5Ks.

And, of course, you can Donate directly to SCAD Research, Inc.