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Runway to Hope Sparkle and Shine 5k

$35 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after August 25, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Sparkle & Shine Kids Run

$15 9:15AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Registration ends September 21, 2024 at 10:00am EDT
Open to ages 3 - 10.

Runway to Hope Sparkle and Shine Virtual 5k

$35 Price increases after August 25, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


Get your glitter on with Runway to Hope on September 21st, 2024 at Harbor Park at Lake Baldwin, where friends & families from all over Central Florida come together to raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer. 

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 18th, 2024 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 & Virtual 5K Entry fees:
$35.00 - Through August 15th, 2023

$45.00 - August 16th, 2023 through September 10th, 2023

$55.00 - September 11th, 2023 through September 16th, 2023

Kids Run sponsored by Nemours Children's Health SystemEntry fees (10 years old and under):
$15.00 - Through September 16th, 2023

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Harbor Park and Lake Baldwin


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