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Florida Hospital DeLand and Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, soon to be Advent Health, present The House Next Door Family 5k
One Event, Two Options!
Calling all families, runners, and walkers! Join us for our Second Annual House Next Door Family 5K
This year is the first year in a three year series, featuring a Playhouse. The next two in the series include a Firehouse and a Greenhouse. Start your medal collection now!
Bring your imagination because this year we will be playing in our playhouse! You can dress up your inner child as your favorite character or hero!
Join us as we enjoy a wonderful day to benefit the families in our community! Our services include: Mental health services, school-based services, in-home services and parenting, our agency has had a positive impact on families since 1976.
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:00am
The beautiful paved trail (part of the Volusia Spring to Spring Trail) at Gemini Springs
Start is located in the “OK Corral” at Gemini Springs. No charge to enter the park and plenty of parking.
37 Dirksen Dr.
Debary, FL 32713
One Event, two options:
Timed Run – West trail
Un-timed walk – East Trail
Dressing up as your favorite playhouse character or hero is encouraged and welcomed at this family-focused charity event.
Schedule of Events
6:00 am Event Check-In & Registration begins
7:00 am 5K begins Runners and Walkers (timed)
7:15 am Family/Kid Fun Run (un-timed)
Award Ceremony immediately following the events.
The two course options are part of the Volusia Spring to Spring Trail initiative. The Gemini Springs trail is beautiful with a wide, paved path and wonderful natural surroundings. We will have two great options for the morning. Timed runners and walkers will use the trail going West, going out and back. Families with small children and/or strollers, etc. can go on the East side of the trail for a more casual, kid friendly run/walk out and back.
5K timed Run $30
Price increases to $35 per individual after February 28, 2019.
1 mile Family Run/Walk, un-timed $10 per person. (Participants will receive a shirt and enjoy a morning of family focused activities)
All proceeds benefit The House Next Door
“Playhouse” Race medals for the timed 5K runners! Snacks and drinks will be available.
Race shirts guaranteed to all participants who register in advance. Sizes range from S – XL. Please Note - Shirts and race packets are not guaranteed to late registrants. So please register by February 11 to make sure you get your size.
Join us after the run/walk for all kinds of family centered activities! Fire Department displays, bounce house, race cars and much more!
For the timed-run, finisher trophies will be given to the top, over-all female and male runners. Finishers in the different age categories will receive first, second, or third place lanyard medallions. All finishers will receive a medal!
Top 3 male and female in the following age groups:
14 and under
80 and over
We will be hosting pre-packet pickup on Friday, March 1 from Noon - 6:30 p.m. at
804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Race packets (bibs, etc) will be available.
Race packets will move to Gemini Springs on race day for pick up beginning at 6:00 am.
Race Timing/ Scoring
The race will be professionally timed and scored by Red Pointer Productions. Disposable, electronic chips will be attached to the bib number. In order to get the best read possible you need to wear your bib number unaltered on the front of your shirt pinned at all four corners. Do not have any clothing covering your bib number.
Results will be posted onsite of the race and also online concluding the event at www.redpointerrunning.com
Race Contact Information
P: (386) 734-7571 ext. 1101
Additional Race Info:
All participants receive a finisher medal upon completion of the event.
There is plenty of parking at Gemini Springs, with “spill-over” parking close by.
Can I participate in the event with my dog?
Sorry, pets are not allowed to participate in the event.
Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, you are welcome to participate with a stroller. The East trail will be the better option if you have a stroller.
What do I do with my personal items while I’m running?
There will not be a drop off station at the event.
Should I bring my own water?
We will have water stations on this course and water available at the finish line as well.
I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned?
Sorry, we cannot issue refunds for the event. We appreciate your registration as it contributes to vital programs fostering The House Next Door’s mission to nurture and empower families to help build strong communities.
Will the race be held if it's raining?
The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.
What will be provided after the race?
Snacks and water will be available at the finish line. An awards ceremony will take place immediately following the race and there will be a variety of family activities.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.
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