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Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center Promise Run is inspired by people who believe that a community can come together to conquer cancer. It’s a celebration of the lives of loved ones touched by cancer and a Promise to strengthen the health of everyone around us.
The Promise Run will take place rain or shine at the Lake Mirror Promenade in Downtown Lakeland. 121 South Lake Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be deferred to another runner or year.
Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 4:00pm-7:00pm - Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children - Mulaney Auditorium, 1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland FL 33805
Friday, March 1, 2024 from 4:00pm-7:00pm - Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children - Mulaney Auditorium, 1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland FL 33805
For Pre Race Day Packet Pick Up it's best to park in the lots at the intersection of Lakeland Hills Blvd and Garden Street then enter the pavilion on the first level by the outside fountain/ roundabout entrance.
Race Day, March 2, 2024 starting at 6:00am at the Lake Mirror Promenade Registration Tent - Lake Mirror Promenade, 121 S Lake Ave Lakeland FL 33801
Online registration will close Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 11:59pm. You may still register after this time at packet pickup on March 1 and 2, 2024.
If you are unable to register for the Promise Run in advance, you may register before the race starting at 6:00am on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the Registration Tent at Lake Mirror Promenade. Cash, checks and credit cards will all be accepted. Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed on race day.
The Promise Run 10k and 5k races start and finish in downtown Lakeland. The course will follow the historic streets of Lakeland as you navigate the scenic lakes. The Promise Run 10K and 5K are certified courses. See below for course maps.
The earlier you register, the more you save!
Thru December 2
December 3 - February 24
February 25 – March 1
March 2 (day of race)
What is Included
Each participant will receive a race packet with race bib. All bibs feature a ChronoTrack Race Timing Tag, a light-weight disposable timing device that remains on your bib. Please do not fold or wrinkle your bib, and be sure to wear it on the front of your torso, where it’s clearly visible.
For those that wish to honor someone in the fight against cancer, all registrants will also receive an Honor Bib with a space to write in the name of your choice. Please wear this bib on the back of your shirt, so that it does not interfere with your timing.
High quality performance shirt
Finishers medal upon completion of the race
Top finishers will receive an award. All are welcome to attend the award ceremonies and enjoy post-race refreshments at this professionally produced race.
Schedule of Events - March 2, 2024
6:00am Packet Pickup and Registration + Kids Run registration
7:00am 10k start
8:35am 5k start
8:45am* 10k Awards
Kids Run will begin after the completion of the 5k
9:50am* 5k Awards
*Tentative starts, based on race completion times
Join us for our Kid’s Run! It’s Free! Registration for the Kid’s Run will take place at the Registration Tent. Kid’s Run will start after the completion of the 5k.
Registered children will be divided into appropriate groups and distances on race day. Finisher’s Ribbons will be waiting for each child at the Finish Line. To enter, each child must be registered by a parent or guardian and each child must wear their runners race number.
Meet us at the Finish Line where further instructions will be announced.
Parking garages on Iowa Street and Main Street will be open and are free on the weekends. Iowa Garage is closest to the event start and finish line and other event activities.
The Summit Building parking garage located on Lake mirror on Massachusetts Avenue will be open.
There are several lots around the promenade that are free as well. Note there will be 1,500+ in attendance, arrive early to allow time for parking.
Please note: To guarantee your award, it must be picked up on race day.
Awards will be given for the following categories:
Shirts will be unisex sizes XS through 3XL.
Prohibited on the 5k race course are as follows:
Prohibited on the 10k race course are as follows:
Please note Stroller Policy for 5k:
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