Rockin Run & Roll 5K

3/26/2022 North Port, FL 34291 US Directions
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Rockin Run & Roll 5K

03/26 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Kids Fun Run

03/26 11:00AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT
Rockin’ Run & Roll 5K Postponed to March 26

New Date: 03/26/2022

Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and for the safety of our participants, staff, volunteers, and sponsors – the annual Rockin’ Run & Roll 5K scheduled for January 15, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. has been postponed.  The event has been rescheduled to take place on March 26 at the Morgan Family Community Center (6205 W. Price Blvd.)

Staff from the Parks & Recreation Department will be contacting individuals who have already registered for this event to provide them with the option of transferring their registration to the new date or receive a full refund. Attendees also have the option to complete the 5K virtually from home (please note, virtual participants will not qualify for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals from the age categories awards ceremony). More information and registration is available at www.RunSignUp.com/NP5K.

“We appreciate the patience and understanding of our registered attendees and we look forward to walking, running, or rolling together in March after the spring break,” said Laura Ansel, Marketing and Engagement Coordinator with the Parks & Recreation Department. “We’d also like to thank all of our sponsors for their unwavering support: Beach Bum Timing, Do The Happy Bounce, Publix, Sarasota County, and Sarasota County Schools.”

The Department will continue to follow the guidance of the CDC and local health authorities as the situation evolves and encourage our community to follow the science, implement the recommendations of public health agencies, and continue to participate in the activities that make our world connected. You can stay informed by visiting www.CityOfNorthPort.com/Alerts or by hitting the "Alerts-COVID-19 Latest" button inside the "North RePort" City app, which can be downloaded from your favorite app store for free.

For more information, please call 941-429-PARK(7275) or email Parks@CityOfNorthPort.com.

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Place
6207 West Price Boulevard
North Port, FL US 34291
Description
Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and for the safety of our participants, staff, volunteers, and sponsors – the annual Rockin’ Run & Roll 5K scheduled for January 15, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. has been postponed.  The event has been rescheduled to take place on March 26 at the Morgan Family Community Center (6205 W. Price Blvd.)

You are invited to the Fourth Annual Rockin' Run and Roll for a Rockin' Good Time!

This inclusive event is open to all with the goal of getting people from all ages and ability levels to participate and have fun. The flat, fast 3.1 mile race is well marked with water stations along the route. This is a recreational running event for runners and walkers of all abilities. This event will be held on Saturday, January 15th March 26 and commence at 8:00am. The race will take place on the grounds of the Morgan Family Community Center, Butler Park, and Heron Creek Middle School. The course will be coned off through the parking lots and roadways of the center and park. Runners will begin arriving on location approximately one and a half hours prior to the start of the race. Registration and post-race ceremonies will take place at the Morgan Family Community Center and adjacent open spaces.

Virtual 5k: Want to run/walk/jog the 5k on your own time wherever you like? Check out our virtual 5k option. For participating you will receive a participation medal and a Rockin' 5k shirt. Please submit your time between Friday March 25th and Sunday March 27th. Virtual participants will not qualify for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals from the age categories awards ceremony.

Race packet bags, shirts & participation medals guaranteed for the first 200 combined entrants from both virtual and in-person 5k's.

Entry Fee (in-person and Virtual): Pre-Registration prior to 12/14, $20; 12/14-1/14, $25; 1/15-Race Day $30.

A portion of the proceeds help fund the Parks & Recreation Youth Scholarship Program, providing youth age 17 years and under from income eligible families with exposure to positive recreation experiences that promote physical, mental and social well-being

Packet Pick up(in-person 5k): Participants pre-registered before Tue., 3/22 can pick up race packets at the Morgan Family Community Center on Thu.,3/24  and Fri., 3/25, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Awards Ceremony(in-person 5k): Awards will be presented immediately following the race to the top male finisher and top female finisher in the following categories; Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Master, Veterans. Age group awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in the following groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 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+. Largest team award will be given to the team/organization with the most participants registered.

 

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