HCC Hawk Run 5K--GLOW RUN Virtual Event!

Sat October 24 - Sat October 31 Tampa, FL 33619 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
Anytime, Anywhere
Tampa, FL US 33619

We are going Virtual in 2020!


WALK or RUN. Get Your Glow On.

  • The HCC Hawk Run 5K & 1 Mile is going VIRTUAL for 2020!
  • If you previously registered, your registration is still valid for the Virtual event.

Here is how it works:

Step 1: Register to run/walk the virtual 5K or 1 mile, and invite your friends to join!

Step 2:  Pick up your t-shirt & other race swag at the HCC Brandon Campus on designated dates--see details below. If unable to pick up your shirt at HCC Brandon Campus, we will ship it to you in the US for a fixed $7.50 fee.  You can also select to participate without receiving race swag which donates more back to the HCC Foundation for student scholarships.

Step 3:  Download the free RaceJoy App to track your time!

Step 4:  Run/walk the distance on your own, either on the official HCC Hawk Run course or on a course of your choosing and then submit your time to be added to the HCC Hawk Run results leader board. Post a picture of your run to Facebook or Instagram using #HCCHawkRun5K .

Step 5: Enjoy a meal at Moe's Southwest Grill with your $5 coupon!


  • All race proceeds will go to the Hillsborough Community College Foundation for student scholarships!


  • Race Week:  Saturday, October 23-Saturday October 31.
  • Print out your Virtual Race Bib, participate through the RaceJoy App & then upload your results.
  • Post your pic on social media & enter special social media contests!
  • Visit our Facebook page for pictures from past events.


Your entry fee includes:

  • Glow accessory
  • Sportpack
  • Race t-shirt
  • Finisher's medal
  • $5.00 Moe's Southwest Grill Coupon
  • First 200 registrants guaranteed a t-shirt and medal

For 5K Run: Standard 5 year groups, 14 and under, and 65 and over. Certificates for top three finishers in each age group.

There are awards for the top three male and female finishers in the following groups (one prize per person):

  • Non-students (1st, 2nd and 3rd Places)
  • Masters (1st, 2nd and 3rd Places)
  • Student participants: 1st Place-$250, 2nd Place-$100 and 3rd Place-$75 Book Scholarships

Social Media Contests

Upload your photos to our Facebook page to win prizes (Winner receives $25 Amazon gift card); more details will be sent to registrants!

  • Family Fun Prize for most family members participating together!  Submit a picture of your family before, during or after the event!
  • Get Your Glow On Prize for participant that "glows" the most during the race. Submit a picture of yourself participating in the event!
  • Most Colorful Prize for participant that has the most colorful race outfit.  Submit a picture of yourself participating in the event!
  • Cutest Pet Prize!  Submit a picture of you and your pet (in costume or not) participating together!
  • Get Spooky Prize for participant who wears the "spookiest" costume while participating in the event.Submit a picture of yourself participating in the event!
  • HCC Student Spirit Award specifically for HCC students who show the most HCC spirit during the race!  Submit a picture of yourself in HCC apparel while participating in the event!



Financial Sponsors:  Suncoast Credit Union, Humana, & HCC Brandon SGA

In-Kind Sponsor:  Moe's Southwest Grill


For HCC Employees with Humana Health Insurance

  • You can earn points for participating in the 5K Run/Walk.

Packet Pick-Up

  • Location:  Outside the HCC Brandon BADM 101, 1st floor, next to Admin. building from 3:00 - 6:00 PM (with appropriate social distancing)
    Thursday, October 22nd and Friday, October 23rd.
  • There will be an additional packet pick up at same location on Thursday, October 29th from 3:00-6:00 PM.
  • HCC employee departments can arrange for packets to be delivered to their campus.

HCC Student Health & Wellness Poster Contests

  • Scientific Research Health and Wellness Poster Contest for students.
  • General Health and Wellness Poster Contest for students.

Prizes for each Contest:

  • 1st Place: $100 cash
  • 2nd Place: $50 cash
  • 3rd Place: 2 Movie Passes
  • Honorable Mention

Click here for contest registration.

Parking Information for packet pick-up

There is FREE Visitor Parking by the flagpoles on the south side of campus entering from the Columbus Drive entrance.


For event-related questions, please contact the Organizers.


Race Contact Info

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


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the HCC Hawk Run 5K--GLOW RUN Virtual Event!.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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