Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Space Race 3K Walk/Run

Fri January 19, 2024 Merritt Island, FL 32953 US Directions

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3K Run/Walk

7:00PM EST
Guest Entry is full and is now closed.

Guest Entry

7:00PM EST

Place

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Space Commerce Way
Merritt Island, FL US 32953

Description

One Small Step to Build a Stronger Community!
The Space Race 3K is a walk/run throughout Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex that benefits United Way of Brevard. The walk/run journeys participants through the historic Rocket Garden featuring nine authentic rockets, the booster stack that graces the entryway to Space Shuttle Atlantis® and to Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®.
Winners in each category will receive their award from a veteran NASA astronaut. After the race, enjoy a beer at the after-race party!
This family-friendly event is open to guests of runners for a suggested donation of $5 to the United Way.
 

LOCATION:

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is located on Space Commerce Way, Merritt Island, FL
 

3K ENTRY FEES:

Early Registration (until December 31, 2023)
Adult - $35
Child (12 & under) - $20
 
Registration (January 1, 2024 - January 18, 2024)
Adults - $40
Child (12 & under) - $25
 
Race Day Registration (No Race Day Registration Available - Race is FULL)
Adults - $45
Child (12 & under) - $30
 
 

GUEST ENTRY FEE:

Online Registration - Suggested donation of $5 to the United Way
 

SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 @ Running Zone (3696 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL)
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM: Packet Pick Up
 
Thursday, January 18, 2024 @ Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Packet Pick up
 
Friday, January 19, 2024 @ Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex 
5:30 PM: Packet Pick up, & Guest Spectator Check-in Opens
6:45 PM: Packet Pickup, & Guest Spectator Check-in Closes
7:00 PM: 3K START!
 

AMENITIES:

  • Complimentary race shirt (Guaranteed shirt if registered by December 17, 2023)
  • Race Medal for the first 1000 registrants
  • The walk/run guides participants through the historic Rocket Garden featuring nine authentic rockets, the booster stack that graces the entryway to Space Shuttle Atlantis® and by Heroes & Legends with a larger-than-life portrait of the Mercury 7 astronauts.
  • Enjoy a beer at the after-race party
  • This family-friendly event is open to guests of runners with a suggested donation of $5
 

AWARDS:

Presented by veteran NASA Astronaut!  
Top 3 Overall M & F
Top Masters (40+) M & F
Top 3 M & F Age Groups: 14 & under, 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+
 

SHIRTS:

Only pre-registered participants that complete the registration by December 17, 2023 are guaranteed a complimentary race shirt.

 

PARKING:

Complimentary parking is available in parking lots 4 and 5 beginning at 5:00 PM.
 

PROCEEDS:

Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Brevard. More than 82,000 people live in poverty in Brevard, experiencing challenges with hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and health. United Way knows that prevention is key! They leverage resources and partnerships to improve the efficiency and capacity of services in our region. These services create measurable impact in our communities.

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