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We are excited to pick up the pace for public education as we prepare students for life in Hillsborough County Public Schools. In partnership with Hillsborough Education Foundation, join us for our 2nd Annual Race for Education 5K on Saturday, April 1, 2023, and that's no joke, as we move to improve mental and physical wellness while celebrating and supporting our students, teachers, and school district initiatives. Runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels are invited for a fun-filled race down North Boulevard and over the Hillsborough River. Join us for giveaways, snacks, refreshments, student performances, and music to amp you up as you race through downtown.
There is also a 1-mile race option available for families, children, and walkers.
Registration will include a swag bag with a race-day bib, freebies from our partners in education, a t-shirt, and a finisher medal.
You won't want to miss the post-race award ceremony and celebration!
Registration for 5K - $35 Thru January 31st*
Registration for 5K - $40 from February 1st to March 31st
Registration for 5K - $45 Race Day
Registration for 1-Mile - $20 Thru Race Day
*5K - $25 for Hillsborough County Public Schools employees and students (with discount code, valid through March 31, 2023)
* Technical T-Shirt for all participants
* Finisher medals to all participants 5K/1 Mile
* Awards to Overall Male / Female in 5K
* Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in standard five year age group
* Post Race Food and Drink
* Goodie bags for all participants
Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration for 5K will be from 6:30 a.m. until 7:45 a.m.
Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration for 1-Mile will be from 6:30 a.m. until 8:45.
5K - 8:00 a.m. (chip timed)
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - 9:00 a.m. (running time clock)
Awards (5K only) - approximately 9:00 am
Awesome Custom Finisher Medal for all 5K participants and a special medal for the 1 Mile Mini-Trotters.
Advance Race Packet Pick-Up:
Wednesday, March 29:
1) North Brandon Family YMCA, 3097 S. Kingsway Rd., Seffner, FL 33584 (813-685-5402) Hours: 11:00am-1:00pm & 5:00pm-7:00pm
2) South Tampa Family YMCA,4411 S. Himes Ave., Tampa, FL 33611 (813-839-0210) Hours: 11:00am-2:00pm
Thursday, March 30: The Running Center,14427 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618 (813-908-1960) Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
Friday, March 31: Blake High School, 1701 North Blvd. Tampa, FL 33607 Hours: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Packets can also be picked up at the race site on the morning of the run, Saturday, April 1, starting at 6:30 a.m. Registration will be available on race morning too!
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PARKING
The race will begin on North Boulevard just north of Julian B. Lane Park. Parking is available for free at Blake High School in the parking garage, as well as Stewart Middle Magnet School and Riverwalk STEM Academy at Just Elementary. Due to the road closure on North Boulevard, we recommend all participants access these three parking options via Spruce Street.
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