St. Petersburg in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
For 10 Miles
— 45 Minutes 37 Seconds —
For 10 Miles
45 Minutes 37 Seconds
Set At This Location By
Southtrust Running Festival
October 18, 1997
St. Petersburg, Florida
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1838.
Location. 27° 46.029′ N, 82° 37.874′ W. Marker is in St. Petersburg, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is on Bayshore Drive SE north of Dali Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located at the Mahaffey Theater fountain, across from the Progress Energy Center for the Arts, and overlooking the St. Peterburg Municipal Marina and Tampa Bay. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World's First Regularly Scheduled Commercial Airline (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Demens Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); Peter Demens (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Soreno Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); The World's First Scheduled Airline (approx. half a mile away); St. Mary, Our Lady of Grace Church (approx. half a mile away); St. Petersburg Central Yacht Basin (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Petersburg.
Regarding World Record. The current record for the 10 mile run is 44 minutes and 24 seconds, set on September 4, 2005 by Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,156 times since then and 145 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 5. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.