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Additional race information can be found at http://floridaairshow.com/5K/.
The Florida International Air Show has been delighting spectators with the history of aviation since 1981, this year they are pleased to announce a one-of-a-kind experience that will thrill the aviation and running enthusiast alike…
The Inaugural Florida International Air Show 5k!
This unique race will get you flying high as you circle around an active airport, through a spectacular static display of military, vintage, and civilian airplanes, and finish in true Top Gun fashion right on the runway!
After you make your final approach, fly through the finish line, receive your wings (finisher medal) and taxi over to the Tarmac After-Party to celebrate! Enjoy live music, yummy food, an ice-cold beer (first one is on us), and up-close viewing of all the aircraft on static display! Stick around for the rest of the day to view all the jaw dropping aerial performances at Florida International Air Show (air show ticket is included with registration)!
The Florida International Air Show (FIAS) organization is a 501(c) 4 Florida “not for profit” corporation and staffed entirely by volunteers. Monies raised by the Air Show and this event are distributed to local working charities, which directly support the show. To date, the Air Show has distributed $2.9 million to Southwest Florida working charities.
Additional Race Info
Early Packet-Pick-up & Registration:
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 4:30-7:30 pm
Location: Punta Gorda Air Show Main Gate
Golf Course Drive & Henry StreetPunta Gorda, FL 33982
Parking: Located on Golf Course Drive across from Mooney Ave
Race Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Event Address: Charlotte County Airport
28000 Airport Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982
Parking: Golf Course Drive across from Mooney Ave
Race Course: Race course consist of predominantly asphalt roads & runways surrounding the Charlotte County Airport with a portion on a graded hard packed shell trail.
Race Requirements: Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome but you must be able to finish the 5k route in 1 hour or less, those left on the course after an hour will be picked-up and transported to the finish line!
4:30-7:30 PM - Friday, October 13th - Early Packet Pick-Up
6:00 - 7:15 AM - Day of Race Registration & Packet Pick-Up
7:30 AM - Race Start
8:45 AM - Awards
Overall Male & Female Award
1st, 2nd & 3rd Age Group Awards
Bib Exchanges and Deferrals: If you would like to transfer your bib to someone else or defer this race to the following year there will be a $10 fee, changes to registration can be made yourself through Run Sign Up, please contact registration at 123RunnersInc@gmail.com if you have any questions.
What’s Included with Registration:
-Gender specific race shirt (size is not guaranteed if registered after September 15, 2017).
-Air Show themed finisher medal.
-Exclusive viewing of FIAS military, vintage & civilian aircraft static display.
-Entry into the Florida International Air Show on Saturday, October 14th
- Tarmac After-Party* entry & one complementary beer.
-Commemorative awards for overall male and female & 1st, 2nd & 3rd awards in all age groups.
-Pre & post-race entertainment.
*Entry into the Tarmac After-Party & FIAS aircraft static display are ticketed event, guest of runners can purchase a “Saturday Air Show” ticket for entry at www.FloridaAirShow.com or at the ticket booth on race morning.
If you are registering a group or team of 5 people, we have special discount for you!
FIAS 5.4.5 Group Discount - Five member groups/teams receive $5.00 off each registrant!*
* To receive this discount, please have your group/team captain send a 5.4.5 Group Discount Request with your group/team name & number of members to email@example.com. A coupon code will be issued for each member of your group/team to use at the time of registration.
Host Hotel Information:
The following hotels are offering a discounted rate for airshow/race attendees. Please mention the "airshow" at the time of booking.
Attendee rate: $79.99; $89.99 suite
Attendee rate: $74
Attendee rate: $89
Attendee rate: $119
Attendee rate: Single-Triple $115; Quad $120
Attendee rate: $129
Attendee rate: $69.99
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
To guarantee your size for this special Inaugural Florida International Air Show 5k race shirt, register before the t-shirt deadline on September 15, 2017!
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