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"Igniting the Flame" Domestic Violence Awareness 5K Run/Walk

Sat October 12, 2024 Tampa, FL 33614 US Directions


Igniting the Flame - 5K Run/Walk

$30 8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after September 22, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Igniting the Flame - 1 Mile Walk/Fun Run

$20 8:15AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Igniting the Flame 5k -Virtual Runner

$35 Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


4810 N Himes Ave
Tampa, FL US 33614


"Igniting the Flame" represents Domestic Violence Awareness and we will always work to reduce domestic violence by educating our community. This flame will burn continuously in our hearts which symbolizes our loved one's death was not in vain.


Enjoy a beautiful course at AL Lopez Park. All registrants receive a race t-shirt, custom race bib, chip timing, finisher medal, quality refreshments, and camaraderie in the Tampa community.


All proceeds benefit Restoration & Purpose Community Outreach, Inc 


Restoration & Purpose Community Outreach, Inc is designed to collaborate, coordinate, and challenge the community to reduce public health issues, provide resources to individuals, and families, and build strong relationships among our community and families. “Caring and Connecting” are our mission.


This organization also plays an important role in improving and extending service through different outreach activities, such as (1) advocating for public health issues, (2) obtaining resources through partnerships, (3) connecting with the community, and (4) caring for individuals and families.



We will be giving awards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place men and women in each age group category. Age groups are below.

10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79


Packet Pick-Up Location and Times

Friday, October 11, 2024

9:30 AM- 1:30  PM 

Restoration and Purpose Community Outreach

1085 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511

*Please bring a photo ID to pick up your packet. You can also pick up other people’s packets with a copy of their ID.  


There will be parking available on site at no charge. Carpooling is encouraged. 


Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start time of the race if you are picking up your packet. Day-of registration will be available. 


Toiletry or Gift Card Donations for Restoration and Purpose Community Outreach

We're asking all participants and spectators to please donate travel-sized personal toiletry items or gift cards on race day. Your donation can help provide much needed support for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and/or homelessness. Please take all donations to the registration area.


Race Day Schedule

 6:30 AM - Registration Opens

7:20 AM - Anthem, Welcome, Purpose, Butterfly Release

7:45 AM - Warmup & Stretch

8:00 AM - 5K Run/Walk

8:15 AM - 1 Mile Fun Run

9:15 AM Awards/Recognitions Ceremony 



We encourage you to invite your friends and family to cheer you on. 


Course Route

The 5k course starts with one full lap around the park (blue lap on map), you will pass through the start line again and the complete a second “half” lap (pink lap on map) when you will veer to the left just before the basketball court in the cul-de-sac. 

One-mile participants will only complete the one pink colored lap. 


***Please note that the trail will be open for regular use, which means that there will be runners and bikers on the trail who are not participating in the race. Keep your eyes and ears open for runners/bikers who may be trying to pass.  Example: If someone yells, “On your left!,” you should glance back and step to your right to allow them room to pass. 


Race Contact Info

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

Race Swag

All Runners will receive a Custom Die-Cut Medal, T-Shirt, Bag, Coozie, & More!!!!

And don't forget to join us for the Health Fair starting at 11AM



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