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Space Walk of Fame 8K & 2 Miler

Sat April 6, 2019 Titusville, FL US 32796 Directions
Events

8K Run

$30 8:00AM EDT Price increases after March 24, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

8K Walk

$30 8:00AM EDT Price increases after March 24, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

2 Mile Run

$25 8:00AM EDT Price increases after March 24, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

2 Mile Walk

$25 8:00AM EDT Price increases after March 24, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

8K Run Clydesdale - Filly

$30 8:00AM EDT Price increases after March 24, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Run

$30 8:00AM EDT - 12:01PM EDT Registration ends April 5, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://americanspacemuseum.org.

Place
Space View Park
Broad St
Titusville, FL US 32796
Description

Join us and run the 41st Annual Space Walk of Fame 8K and 2 Mile Run and Walk on April 6, 2019.  This years event will be honoring Project Apollo and the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing men on the moon for the first time (Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin) and returning them safely to Earth. Commemorative T-shirts finisher medals and awards will be Apollo 11 themed. 

Shuttle Astronaut Bob Springer, STS-29 aboard Discovery and STS-38 aboard Atlantis will be present to take pictures with, sign autographs and present awards at the 8K and 2M awards ceremony's.

The Space Walk of Fame 8K run will be held at Space View Park in Titusville.  The 8K course is USA Track & Field Certified (FL14001TY).  The course runs through old, mostly shaded, residential Titusville along the indian River.  The 8K course is a double loop course.  Loop 1 is a 2 mile loop and Loop 2 is a 3 mile loop.  The 2 mile course is the first loop of the 8K.

All 4 races, the 8K Run, 8K Walk, 2 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk start concurrently.  

Space Walk of Fame Finisher medals honoring Apollo 11 and will be presented to all finishers in 8K Run & Walk, the 2 Mile Run  & Walk and Virtual Run.

A $5.00 discount is offered to Space Coast Runner members for early registration (through March 31, 2019)

Awards wll be presented to the top 3 Overall males and Females, the top male and female Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters.  The top 3 male and females in the following age groups: 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, and 5 year age groups starting with 15-19 through 80+, and the top 3 Clydesdale (195+ lbs) and top 3 Fillies (165+ lbs).  

Awards will be presented to the top 5 males and females in the 8K Walk, 2 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk.

Prize money will be offered for the top male and female who sets the cerified course record for the Overall ($100), Master ($75), Grand Master ($50) and Senior Grand Master ($25).      Course Records:                                                                                                                 Overall Female - Holly Davis, 29:48  2017;   Overall Male - Derek Beckett, 27:12  2018; Master Female - Julie Hannah, 32:49  2016; Master Male -  Shane Streufert, 28:06  2016;   Grand Master Female - Angela Wells, 35:35  2016; Grand Master Male, Joe Hultgren, 32:24 2016;    Sr Grand Master Female - Anne Dockery, 38:15  2017;  Sr Grand Master Male - Sal Farino, 32:47 2017

The Little Astronaut Fun runs,1/4 Mile and 1/2 Mile, will start at 9:15 near the award ceremony site.  Parents must sign a waiver at the race site.  Participation awards will be presented to all children participating in the run/s.  

Ride the American Space Museum Rilix Virtual Roller Coaster.  The ride is FREE by showing your race bib.   Although the ride is free we will accept donations that will be used to help replace the museum roof.  

FREE admission to the American Space Museum (Space Walk of Fame Foundation) during the month of April.  Just show your Space Walk of Fame race bib. Children under 12 are always FREE.  The museum is located at 308 Pine Street, Titusville (on the corner of US 1 South and Pine St).

 

 

 

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Aid Stations & Splits

8K split times at all mile marks. Aid stations near the 1, 2, and 4 mile marks.

Course Information

Distance: 8K
Flat, double loop course. First loop is 2 miles and second loop is 3 miles. The course follows the Indian River and is mostly shaded.  USAT&F Cerification:  FL14001TY

Distance: 2 miles
First loop of the 8K course. The 8K and 2 mile runs and walks will start together.

Restrictions

Per the Road Runners Club of America, for safety reasons, roller blades, roller skates, skateboards, bicycles, baby joggers and animals are PROHIBITED.  Also, portions of Indian River Ave and Riverside has a fair amount of broken/cracked roads.  This makes the course unsafe for the above mentioned wheeled vehicles.

Packet Pick Up

Early packet Pick-up is encouraged and will be available at Space View Park, Friday, April 5, from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM.  Late registration will be available during this time

Day of Race Packet pickup and registration will be at the Space View Park on Broad Street from 6:30 am to 7:45 am.  SHIRT SIZE ONLY GUARANTEED TO THOSE WHO REGISTERED PRIOR TO 3/31/2019

Awards

All 8K, 2 Mile runners and walkers and Virtual finishers will receive a Space Walk of Fame Finishers Medal honoring Project Apollo

The Space Walk of Fame 8K Course is USATF certified. Set the certified course record this year in the following catagories and receive a cash award:

1st place Overall Male & Female, $100; 1st place Master Male & Female, $75; 1st place Grand Master Male & Female$50; 1st place Sr Grand Master Male & Female, $25.

8K Run - Top 3 Overall - Male & Female; Top Master (40+) - Male & Female; Top Grand Master (50+) - Male & Female; Senior Grand Master (60+) - Male & Female

Top 3 Males and Female Age Group Awards: 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19 & 5 Year Age Groups through 80+

Top 3 Finishers age group - Male & Female; Top 3 Clydesdale (195 lbs) Top 3 Fillies (165 lbs)

8K Walk - Top 5 Male & Female

2 Mile Run - Top 5 Male & Female

2 Mile Walk - Top 5 Male & Female

 

 SHIRT SIZE ONLY GUARANTEED TO THOSE WHO REGISTER PRIOR TO 3/31/2019

ALL proceeds go to the American Space Museum / Space Walk of Fame to support the replacementof the museum roof.
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