An EPIC 5K Memorial

Sun April 16 - Sat May 6, 2023 Plant City, FL 33563 US Directions

5K Walk, Run, Race

$35 05/06 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
75 spots left. Price increases after April 20, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5K Walk, Run, Race

$35 Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

120 North Wilder Road
Plant City, FL US 33563

Are you looking for an outdoor activity for the whole family? One that allows you to help others while you help yourself? Then the 3rd annual EPIC 5K Memorial Run/Walk is just the thing for you! Everyone is welcome to participate!  The EPIC 5K Memorial Run/Walk event is inclusive to anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race!

Each participant will have a great race experience, a fabulous EPIC 5K Memorial Run/Walk, race bib and bag filled with goodies supplied by local businesses. 

**********Location: Ellis - Methvin Park Tennis Center | 120 North Wilder Road | Plant City, Florida 33563**********

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 28o 01' 23.00" N Long: 82o 05' 48.70" W

Directions: From I-4, exit Number 22 Park Road. South on Park Road 1/2 mile to the first light at Cherry Street (Hillsborough Community College). Turn left (east) onto Cherry Street and go to the dead end at Wilder Road. Turn right (south) onto Wilder Road and go to the Tennis Center entrance on your right.

Online registration closes on April 13th at 10 AM.


START TIMES:  There is currently one 2 hour-long time slot at 8:00am. This will allow for social distancing at the start. This is a chip timed event, so your time starts when you cross the starting line and ends when you cross the finish line. You can start any time during the time slot you choose. (We will add additional time slots if the 1st slot fills up.) There is also a virtual option for those that want to run an EPIC 5K Memorial Run/Walk at their own time and place!

AWARDS:  Live race participants will be eligible for awards in both Male and Female divisions - Overall, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+) and age groups (5 yr increments) starting at 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19... up to 80+. (Sorry but virtual runners will not be eligible for awards.) Virtual runners will be able to submit their times to see how they placed against other virtual runners. Since the race is held over the course of 2-3 hrs, a results email will be sent out with final results and awards will be available Monday, April 18. Arrangements can be made to have awards mailed to the participants address. 

EARLY & VIRTUAL RACE PACKET PICKUP:  Will be held at Ellis - Methvin Park Tennis Courts | 120 North Wilder Road | Plant City, Florida 33563 on Friday, April 15 from 4:30-7PM.

DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICKUP:  Will be available but shirts will not be guaranteed. Packets will be available to pick up, starting at 6:15am on race day. It is encouraged that you to pickup your packet before race day, so you can just come to the event and start your run.

COVID REQUIREMENTS:   We ask that runners please wear masks while within 6 feet of other runners not living in the same household, both before and after the race. You are not required to wear a mask during the event. 


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