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New Date: April 10, 2021
Thank you for your continued support and patience!
Out of abundance of caution, the 2020 Lace-Up to Buckle Up 5k scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2020 has been cancelled. We are already planning for the 2021 event!
If you are currently registered for the event, your registration will automatically roll over to the 2021 race. The NEW date is Saturday, April 10, 2021!
Thanks to a generous sponsor!
Always Wear Your Seatbelt Foundation
2021 LACE-UP TO BUCKLE-UP 5K Run/Walk for Laura & Eddie
Saturday, APRIL 10, 2021
Race Day Registration 7:00 a.m. - Race 8:00 a.m.
Location: 905 Waltham Ave
Orlando, FL 32809
RACE START Intersection of Waltham Ave & Randolph Ave
The Always Wear Your Seatbelt Foundation invites you to join us in raising seatbelt safety awareness at our upcoming 2021 “Lace-Up to Buckle-Up” 5K Walk/Run. This is our annual fundraiser and 100% of the net proceeds will go towards our mission. Our mission is to save lives through raising awareness and educating teens to Always Wear Your Seatbelt, if not for yourself, for Laura & Eddie. Our foundation was founded in memory of Laura Grant and Eddie Culberhouse, who lost their lives in a tragic car accident on February 6, 2011. For more information about our story, please visit our website at www.alwayswearyourseatbelt.org
Thru March 27th - $30.00
March 28th - April 9th - $35.00
Race Day - $40.00
*Free for youth Under 19, but must register online - Race t-shirts are included!
Online Registration Closes Friday, April 9th at 6pm.
ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A FINISHER MEDAL THIS YEAR!
Top Male & Female Overall finishers and the top 3 finishers in each age group for each gender will receive medals
EARLY PACKET PICK-UP - TBD
DAY OF REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK UP
Packet pickup and day of registration will take place on race day at race site from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE
7:00 a.m. – Registration Opens
7:40 a.m. - Race Program Kick-off at Starting Line
8:00 a.m. – 5K Race Start
9:15 a.m. – Awards Ceremony
Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants that register by Saturday, March 27th, 2021. Shirts sizes are not guaranteed after that date or on race day.
AWARDS & AGE GROUP AWARDS
Overall male & female finishers, and then the top 3 male and female finishers in each age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over.
TIMING & SCORING
Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib
When and where does the race take place?
Saturday, April 10, 2021. The race takes place in the beautiful city of Belle Isle, which is close to Orlando International Airport off Orange Avenue. The race course is in the beautiful residential area, surrounded by Lake Conway, one of Greater Orlando's largest lakes. The southern portion of Little Lake Conway, another large lake, is also in Belle Isle.
How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.
How will I be timed?
The race uses an electronic timing system that records race time and place via a transponder chip that will be given out at registration. Each individual competing in the 5K is required to use the race chip. Official times will not be recorded without a chip. There will be a clock at the finish line to view your time.
How will I receive my results?
Official results are posted for the top runners in each category, race staff has all results for on-site inquiries and results are posted on the race website at the end of the event.
Can I use my own race chip or tag rather than utilizing the one that is provided?
No, we are not equipped to utilize individuals’ personal chips or tags. Each participant will be provided with a custom chip and bib.
Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. We do print some additional shirts as well for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size.
What if I need help along the way?
Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.
Can I participate in the event with my dog?
Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.
Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.
Should I bring my own water?
Sure and we will have a water station approximately at the half-way point and it will be available on the course and after the race.
How much does it cost?
Early registration is $30 per person, depending on the date (price will increase before the event date). In person registration on day of race is $40 per person. Look for additional multi-race discounts at RunSignUp.com
I will be out of town on race day and unable to participate. Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration. We are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks.
Will the race be held if it's raining?
The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.
What will be provided after the race?
We will offer a great post-race experience with race refreshments and water and sponsors. We will also host an awards ceremony that will take place after the race.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.
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