Thu September 15 - Sun September 25 Directions



We are happy to host our 3rd Annual Sparkle & Shine 5k after two years of rescheduling and cancellations in order to commit to the safety of our runners, supporters, and kids. Join us on September 24th at Lake Baldwin Park, where our friends & families from all over Central Florida come together to raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer.  Get your glitter on!

By participating in the Runway to Hope Sparkle & Shine, you will receive a t-shirt, race bib, medal, and some glitter, so you can still get your sparkle on! If you plan on competing in the race, you will need to register by September 21st in order to receive your race materials on time! If you have a child wanting to participate in the Kids Run, they will receive a race bib and some glitter!

Don't forget to take photos and tag @runwaytohope in your Sparkle & Shine gear! Here are some of the hashtags you can use: #sparkleandshine5k, #pediatriccancerawarenessmonth, #pediatriccancer, #runwaytohope, #gogold, and #hopeisnotcanceled, so that we can see your post. The photos with the most sparkle and shine will be featured on our Runway to Hope social media story! 

Thank you for supporting Runway to Hope and our mission to support children battling pediatric cancer in Central Florida while seeking a cure. Happy Running!

Event Timeline

Day of Registration/Packet Pickup Begins: 6:00AM

Glitter Stations Open: 6:00AM-7:50AM

Group Stretch: 7:30AM

5k Race Start: 8:00AM 

Kids Run Start: 9:15AM

Award Ceremony: 9:30AM


Harbor Park and Lake Baldwin

Event Highlights

All Sparkle & Shine 5k participants will receive:

  • Race Medal
  • Short-Sleeve Shirt
  • Race Bib
  • Glitter 

Kids Run Participants will receive:

  • Race t-shirt
  • Race bib
  • Glitter

Make sure to tag us at #sparkleandshine5k, #virtual, #pediatriccancerawarenessmonth, #pediatriccancer, #runwaytohope, #gogold, and #hopeisnotcanceled!


Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

5K Entry fees:
$25.00 - Through August 31st, 2022

$35.00 - September 1st, 2022 through September 23rd, 2022

$45.00 - September 24th, 2022

Kids Run sponsored by Nemours Children's Health SystemEntry fees (10 years old and under):
$10.00 - Through September 24th, 2022

Race Contact Info

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Packet Pickup

Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2022, and Friday, September 23rd, 2022
Time: 11:00AM - 7:00PM
Location: Bloomingdale’s at the Mall at Millenia (4152 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839)
Location Within Bloomingdales: We will be located on the first floor near the entrance of Bloomingdale’s by the Cosmetics Section Parking Lot
Parking: Free parking is available in the Bloomingdale’s parking lot.

***If you cannot make it to either of the above Packet Pick-up days, you will be able to pick up your packet on the morning of the race at our Runner Registration/Packet Pick-up tent.


Harbor Park and Lake Baldwin


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