Chasing the Dream 5K -MLK Day Celebration

Mon January 15, 2024 Orlando, FL 32802 US Directions


Adult Registration

$30 7:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST
180 spots left. Price increases after December 16, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Child Registration

$20 7:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST
20 spots left. Price increases after January 6, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual Registration

$35 Price increases after January 5, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


2501 General Rees Ave.
Orlando, FL US 32802


Central Florida's only MLK Day Race!

Chasing the Dream 5K is an opportunity to support equality, unite the Orlando community, and celebrate the life of a great man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chip timing & age group awards!  1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place awards for all age groups and overall winners.

All participants will receive a shirt, custom race bib, medal, and race packet.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the New Image Youth Center.  They are an after-school and summer program for at-risk youth, helping students in a high-needs neighborhood obtain a "New Image" through positive and motivating learning experiences, character building, and the promotion of education and fun.

We will also be accepting food donations for the students of New Image Youth Center! Please bring individually wrapped snacks, fruit, and microwavable meals, such as chips, crackers, fruit cups, mac & cheese cups, fruit, ramen noodles, etc. 


We will be giving awards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place men and women in each age group category. Age groups are below.

10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79

There will also be awards given to the top three men and women overall.

Race Day Schedule

6:30 a.m.- Registration/Packet Pick-up Opens

7:20 a.m.- Pre-race Warm-up

7:30 a.m.- Race Start Time

8:45 a.m.- Awards Ceremony


There is parking at the park on General Rees Avenue and on the surrounding streets. We encourage you to carpool and arrive early.


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Route


The route consists of TWO LAPS through Blue Jacket Park. You will finish going in the opposite direction from which you started. Signs and volunteers will direct you.




Shirt, Medal, & Custom Bib



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