33rd Annual FICPA Virtual 1040K Run (5K)

Race: 33rd Annual FICPA Virtual 1040K Run (5K)
Fri April 1 - Fri April 15 ANYWHERE, FL 32801 US
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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.ficpascholarshipfoundation.org/2022-1040k.


April 1-15, 2022
Since 1989, the FICPA Scholarship Foundation has hosted a 5K race in South Florida. This year, we will celebrate the 33rd annual race in April with a virtual race across the state. 

The annual event has had tremendous support and has become a great opportunity to end the tax season farewell, get out from behind the desk, exercise and contribute to a very worthwhile scholarship fund. 

​Proceeds from the event are awarded to deserving accounting students including 3 scholarships in memory of Lewis Davis, Miami-Dade County’s first African-American CPA, community leader, and co-founder of the Greater Miami-South Florida Chapter - National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.

​Since its inception, the 1040K race committee has raised more than $250,000 in scholarship funds.

​Submit your picture and we will post it on our social media channels or post it and use #1040k.

What is a Virtual Run/Walk?

A virtual race is one that can be run or walked at any location you choose. Our virtual run is staged completely on the honor system. By registering, we assume you will complete the 5K distance of 3.1 miles at one time/in one go.

Registration Fee

Registration is $30.00 per runner. This will include a t-shirt and a medal that will be mailed to you.

Run Dates

You have 15 days to choose from to complete your run or walk!  The run kicks off on Friday, April 1, 2022 and you have until 9:00 pm on Friday, April 15, 2022 to complete your run and record your time.

Run in the morning, the afternoon or any time you want! This is your chance to schedule your run around your time and the weather! No need to run in the rain!


Participants will be able to complete the 5K run or walk wherever they want during the fifteen days of the event! You can choose to run or walk in your neighborhood or at a park. If you want to get creative, you could even hike, walk your dog, or use your treadmill to complete the 5K distance of 3.1 miles.

Virtual 5K App
Safety Procedures

Sponsor the Run
Sponsoring the 1040K Run makes it clear to the CPA community that you care about tomorrow's leaders, and your support directly benefits young accounting students in need. 

​With our 70+ scholarships, three will be given in honor of Lewis Davis, Miami-Dade County's first African-American CPA.

​Sponsor the 1040K Run and make your brand a memorable part of the experience.

​Sponsor Levels


Platinum...........$ 5,000

Diamond..........$ 2,500

Gold.................$  1,500

Silver.................$  1,040

Bronze..............$     500

​Click the link above to get all the details for each level and sign up.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the 33rd Annual FICPA Virtual 1040K Run (5K).

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Social & Physical Distancing Procedures


We are taking the CDC guidelines and Broward County Health Department's rules very seriously and will have implemented various protocols to ensure your safety.

Please make sure you read them and follow these rules accordingly on event day.


Non-contact registration: We will employ a system that facilitates non-contact registration for participants, including the availability of online registration prior to the event and with electronic touch screen kiosks during the event. Kiosks will be wiped down with disinfectant wipes after each use.
Physical contact: We will request that participants avoid physical contact, such as handshakes and embraces, promoting alternative ways to greet fellow athletes and sponsors. The exchange of printed materials, such as business cards and sales brochures, will also be discouraged, with digital alternatives recommended.
Physical distancing: We will maintain a density of participants in line with local authority regulations and venue or other relevant guidance. This will be managed through one or more control measures such as pre-event communications to participants, a participant circulation path that maintains social distancing traffic system around the event venue, onsite signage and floor markings, and onsite social distance ambassadors/volunteers.
Food and beverage stations: Event teams & volunteers will work to employ the highest standard of food safety, minimizing self-service refreshments in favor of pre-packaged refreshment options in sealed bags which are prepared prior to the event. If any queuing is anticipated, social distancing will be maintained through the use of the outdoor event venue with ground markings and relevant event branded signage.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Participants will be asked to wear a face mask upon arrival. During the actual endurance competition participants will be advised to remove facemasks. Facemasks must be re-applied after the completion of the event. Further items of PPE, such as gloves and eye screens, will be used by participants and staff if appropriate and in line with local government and health authority advice.
First aid: We will have access to a qualified first aid responder and a separate quarantine area if possible. Participants will be asked not to attend if they are feeling unwell, and teams will follow local health authority guidance on detecting and managing anyone who displays symptoms of COVID-19.
Screening:The event will follow relevant health authority guidance on screening participants. This may include checking the temperatures of everyone on arrival via thermal scanning or other screening processes.
Enforce capacity limits as required by the city of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County.

Gross Square foot per person increased from Pre-Covid of 14 square feet required per person to 30 square feet per person.
Space out customer lines at registration kiosks and race starting corrals including an open start for a period of 90 minutes allowing for 10 participants to wave start every 5 seconds.
Increase the number of entrances to the starting corral.
Control participant lines and spacing with Stanchions and Floor Signs and A-Frame Signs.
Race course routes will be 1 direction out and 1 direction back in lanes separated by medians when possible. At other times, the runner direction will be separated by traffic cones. The start and finish line will never be at the same location so an open wave start line time of 90 minutes will be allowed.
Finisher medal distribution will be suspended at this time post event. We will hold post event packet pick ups or mail them out to participants.
Add additional staff for continuous disinfection of tables, chairs, port-o-potties and other high frequency touch-points using traditional cleaning techniques.
Hand cleaning stations will be placed throughout the facility.
Port-o-potties will only allow individual entry to each restroom.

Signage will note limited entry to each unit.
Add cleaning staff for continuous cleaning/disinfection of restrooms throughout the day.
Restroom areas will offer contactless hand sanitation option.


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