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Run for a great cause at the 14th Annual Five Points of Life Race Weekend on February 16 & 17, 2019 in scenic Gainesville, Florida!
The marathon course will begin at Celebration Pointe, 3528 SW 45 St, Gainesville, FL 32607. All Five Points of Life courses, (Full, Half, and 5K) have been USATF certified. USATF certification numbers FL19023TY( Half), FL19017TY ( Marathon) and 5K FL19018TY
Early Packet Pickup at Indigo Hotel at Celebration Pointe, 5020 SW 30th Lane, Gainesville, FL 32608
Friday from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm for all distances
Saturday from 5:30 am - 8:30 am for all distances
Saturday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm for Full and Half Marathon Distances
Sunday from 4:30 am - 5:30 am for Full and Half Marathon Distances
The race will feature an Expo on Friday and Saturday with special guest Jeff Galloway. A festive post race party welcomes you to the finish line where you’ll enjoy pizza, refreshments, live entertainment and awards.
This year, we would like to introduce our new 5K/half marathon challenge! You now have the option to run both the 5K on Saturday, February 16 and the half marathon on Sunday, February 17. Along with the items you will receive from both the 5K and half marathon, each participant will receive an additional medal and giveaway item. Challenge participants will receive one chipped bib for both the 5K and half marathon.
All proceeds from the weekend benefit the Five Points of Life Foundation, who raises awareness for the five ways to share life through the donation of blood, apheresis, marrow, organ/tissue and cord blood.
DISCLOSURE: All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable to another person. You may defer your entry to the following year up to two weeks prior to the race. There is no deferral option the two weeks prior to the race. There is a $15 fee to defer your entry.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Five Points of Life Race Weekend.
Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:
The Five Points of Life Race Weekend is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).
The Five Points Of Life Race Weekend has course maps available.
The Five Points of Life Race Weekend is the 3rd Super Race in the Big Hammock Race Series! Move one step closer to earning incredible bling and huge points by participating in our race! The Big Hammock Race Series is a 10 race series throughout North and Central Florida that allows runners/walkers of all levels to earn prizes and perks as they work to complete their fitness challenge. The year long series gives participants the ability to challenge themselves by acquiring points based on their race finish &/or simply complete each race at their own pace to achieve series prizes. There are 4 Super Races in the series. Check out more at BigHammockRaceSeries.com.
“America’s Coach” will cover it all in his running school. Jeff brings his tried in true method he developed in 1973 to Gainesville in a three hour seminar. Jeff’s training method has helped hundreds of thousands of runners run pain free and with nearly no injuries.
Some attributes of his program include:
Based upon the success of over 300,000 runners of all levels
Running three days a week
Pacing guidelines with walk breaks allows Galloway runners to carry on life activities–even after a marathon
Highly successful motivation techniques to set up Cognitive strategies
Specific guidelines on nutrition, heat, getting faster, running form and more
The Running School requires registration fee of $99. Each registered registrant receives the following:
Direct email access to Jeff afterward
How to gain over our attitude
How to break through mental barriers
How to run faster
Nutrition and eating for top performance
How to eliminate/deal with injuries How to run farther without stress
Personalized instruction on running drills
You don’t want to miss this opportunity to hear it from America’s Coach himself. Go to the website to register for this wonderful opportunity!
We have some great news! You now can get refunded up to $25 off your race entry by simply referring your friends and family.
Refer one or more people and get a refund of $5.00 for each one that registers for the 5K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon, 5k-Half Marathon Challenge, or Southeast Regional School Championship 5K race! The person MUST use the referral code you received in your email. Total refund will not exceed the amount of entry fee paid. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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