I Love My Island 5K

Sat September 17, 2022 Merritt Island, FL 32953 US Directions

Individual 5K

($17: Ages 0 - 12)
7:30AM EDT Registration ends September 15, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Team 5K

($17: Ages 0 - 12)
7:30AM EDT Registration ends September 15, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
5555 N. Tropical Trail
Merritt Island, FL US 32953

4th Annual A Run Through Paradise!

Take a run through beautiful "old" Florida.  Your journey begins at St. Luke's Episcopal Church where the chapel, built in 1888, is still in use.  Made of old pine and showcasing the original stained-glass windows, this chapel is available for worship, weddings and community activities.  Continue up North Tropical Trail under majestic live oak and pine trees covered in Spanish moss.  You'll pass Sam's House, the oldest home in Brevard County and one of the original orange groves and to the finish line around the historic cemetery where members of the Island's pioneer families are buried to the finish line. The tree lined course shows the beauty of the Island and is filled with historical significance.  After the race, members of the St. Luke's family will answer questions about the cemetery and give short tours of the chapel. This is a run to remember!
To Benefit: I LOVE MY ISLAND, INC. a non-profit dedicated to helping children, seniors and families in the Merritt Island, area.

Race Amenities:

* "A Run Through Paradise" performance T-Shirt (guaranteed size if registered by August 28th)
*  All participants will be eligible for drawing for a "Runner's Basket" including a $100 gift certificate from Running Zone
*  Refreshments after the race
*  Family friendly - bring the kids!
*  Vendor booths, chapel tours and historic cemetery tours.

Time Table: 

Friday, September 16th, 2022: Running Zone (3696 N. Wickham Rd, Melbourne)
10 AM-6:30 PM: Early Packet Pickup and Registration 
Saturday, September 17th, 2022: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (5555 N. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island)
6:30 AM: Registration & Packet Pickup Opens
7:15 AM: Registration & Packet Pickup Closes
7:30 AM: 5K Start!
* Awards Ceremony Following 5K


Top 3 Overall M & F
Top Masters (40+) M & F
Top Grandmasters (50+) M & F
Top Senior Grandmasters (60+) M & F
Age Groups (Top 3 M & F): 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Fastest Top Team (1) – must be co-ed; min of 5
For additional race information, please contact CJP.ilmi1@yahoo.com 
Course Map
Manual Registration Form

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Race Management & Timing Services provided by Running Zone Race Management, Inc

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