9th Annual Heroes for Education 5K Run/Walk

Sat October 28, 2023 Lake Worth, FL 33461 US Directions
Reduced Rate for students, teachers & district employees.


Get This Year's Collector's Finisher Medal!

5K Run/Walk

$35 7:30AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT Price increases after October 19, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Get this year's Collector's Finisher Medal

5K Run/Walk - School District Students, Teacher & Employees - ID Required

$25 7:30AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Free Shirt & Special Finisher Medal!

Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

$15 8:15AM EDT - 8:25AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:45am EDT
Free Shirt and medal!

Kids 100 Yard Dash

$10 8:30AM EDT - 8:35AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:45am EDT
Win $250 for your school!

School Mascot Dash

$0 8:35AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:45am EDT


John Prince Park
4756 S Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL US 33461


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2023 AT JOHN PRINCE PARK, 4756 South Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL  33461


*Reduced rate for student, teacher & school district employees. ID number required. No other coupons apply.*

Early Packet-Pickup information is available on 10/1/2023

Participate in the 5K or Kids Fun Run. Join enthusiastic runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters of education who come together annually to help promote health and wellness while making an impact in Palm Beach County’s public schools.    Frequently Asked Questions

AccuChip Timing | Race Event Shirt |  Finishers Medal | 5 Year Age Group Awards

HEROES AWARDS* to Palm Beach County Public Schools:
$   1,250 TOP Participating Team
$   1,000 TOP Participating Team: Elementary School
$   1,000 TOP Participating Team: Middle School
$   1,000 TOP Participating Team: High School

$500 1st Place
$300 2nd Place
$200 3rd Place
1st, 2nd, and 3rd, place prizes awarded for Elementary School, Middle School, and High School

*Each award will be presented to the designated School District-operated Palm Beach County public school of the registered team(s). Fastest Run Team awards are based on the 5K Run.  One award per school. Private and Charter Schools are not eligible.  CLICK HERE for Rules & Details


Join your school's fundraising team! 50% of the funds raised by teams will be donated back to the school or department for wellness initiatives!
You MUST be part of the school's fundraising team for the donations to be applied to that school or department.

The School Mascot Dash 
It’s a dash to the finish line for our Palm Beach County school mascots to claim the Fastest School Mascot Dash title.
Will your school be there?  $250 prize for the fastest mascot on the move!  
Registration is Free & will count towards the Heroes Awards participation goal only.  
This is separate from registering for any of the Heroes for Education Run Walk races. (Answer NO to joining a team).
The School Mascot Dash is not associated with the Heroes Awards.  Schools that win a Heroes Award are eligible to win the Mascot Dash.

Age Group Awards
The awards will be given out by age groups.
Age group awards are presented in 5-year increments starting at age 9 and under to age 70 and over in the 5K race. First, second and third place winners will be awarded as well as Overall Winners and Masters for both male and female.
Race results will be posted the morning of the race and updated every five minutes until all runners are finished. Final race results will be posted on the AccuChip Timing website after 2:00pm the day of the race.

Race Day Schedule:
6:00am  Race Day Registration
7:05am  Kids 1-Mile Fun Run
7:25am Warm-Up
7:45am  5K Run Walk (chip timed)
8:40am School Mascot Dash
8:43am  Kids 100 Yard Dash 
8:45am  Awards Ceremony

This special event helps to raise vital funds & awareness for public education, therefore, no refunds are available. 
Thank you for supporting students in Palm Beach County public schools. 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Presenting Sponsor

Finisher Medal Sponsor

Finish Line Sponsor

Registration and Bib Sponsor

Thank A Teacher Sponsor

Kids 1 Mile Fun Run Sponsor

Volunteer Sponsor

Water Station Sponsor

Heroes Awards Sponsor

Nutrition Sponsor

Booth Sponsorship

Heroes for Education Run Walk Highlights

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