Run For Luck 5k

Sat March 27, 2021 Wesley Chapel, FL 33545 US Directions
Faces of Courage invites you to join us for some Luck in 2021!
Countdown to Race Day
Live Event!

1 Mile Walk for Gold

$20 8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after February 28, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Both Live Events - 1 Mile and 5k!

Warm Up for Luck Challenge

$40 8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after February 28, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Live Event!

Run For Luck 5k

$30 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after February 28, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Virtual Option!

Run For Luck 5k - Virtual

$30 Price increases after February 28, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

30651 Wells Rd
Wesley Chapel, FL US 33545

Join the Faces of Courage Foundation for this year's Run for Luck 5K and 1 Mile Walk for Gold or both in the Warm Up for Luck Challenge at Wesley Chapel High School. 

Faces of Courage Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cancer patient support organization, dedicated to providing, free of charge, programs emphasizing practical education; life coping strategies; and improved self-esteem; through non-threatening, engaging, and recreational outings and overnight camps, including culturally relevant programs for minorities, which encourage a sense of “community” rather than isolation, with a primary goal of helping the cancer patient navigate their way through the treatment process and to thrive as a  survivor. 

Race Contact Info

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



Shirts will be given to all participants in both races and will be guaranteed if pre-registered before March 10, 2021, After that the shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis based on availability. Some shirts sizes will not be available on race day. No shirt exchanges until after the race on race day, based on availability.


Run for Luck 5K Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female and top 3 finishers male and female in each age group. Divisions begin with 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80 and over. No duplicate awards. Please check your results email, Scan the QR codes to verify your finish time after your run to assure your name/time/results are showing up correctly on race day before you leave the area. Awards will be given out after each race. (Awards can be arranged to be mailed at an addition fee for shipping and handling)

1 Mile Run for Gold - Top Male and Female regardless of age will receive a special award


Finisher medals will be given to all participants of the 5k event only. (Includes Challenge participants)


Where do the proceeds go?
The run will benefit Faces of Courage which provides day outings and overnight camps for adults, children, and families touched by cancer and blood disorders. Our programs are made available at no cost to the participants and their families. (Since this is a fundraiser, there will be no refunds)

Is this a "Live" race event?
Yes this is a "Live" event and both the One mile and 5k will be chipped timed.

At this time we are planning to host a live race on March 27, 2021. We are continuing to monitor and will follow CDC Local and state Guidelines. If anything changes will will update this registration page and email pre-registered runners. (If CDC local and state, guidelines do not allow us to hosts a live event, all registrations will switch over to a virtual option and you will still receive your race packet items)

Can we register Day of Race on March 27, 2021?
Unfortunately, the will be no day of race registration. We will be avoiding long lines and congestion points set up by the CDC Local and State COVID guidelines

When and where can I get my packet?
You can pick up your packet at FITniche - Flatwoods location in The Village at Hunter's Lake
8604 Hunters Village Rd
Tampa, FL 33647
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 3 -7 pm

Other packet pickup dates and locations (TBD), This page will be updated. Please watch social media and your emails, close to race date for race week and race day instructions.

Race day packet pickup only starts at 7:30AM (No day of race registration)

Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
Yes, someone else can pick up your packet at packet pick up. If someone else is picking up, we will need some type of identification and your email confirmation number, so please make sure they have this when they come to pick your bib up.

What happens if there is bad weather on race day?
This race will be held rain or shine. In times of dangerous weather, like a hurricane, event will be transitioned to a virtual race. Registered participants will still receive there race packets. There will be no refunds.

What happens if the race is switched to Virtual?
Every attempt will be made to host a live event. If CDC local and state guidelines or weather prevent us from holding a live race, all registrations will be turned in to a virtual option. We will still hold the race packet pick up in person on the scheduled dates. If you were registered as live race registrant, and cannot make it to any of the race packet pickup places, times and dates, arrangements can be made to pick up or have your packet mailed for an addition charge (Approx. $7.00 for shipping and handling)


Please remain socially distant when participating in the Faces of Courage Run for Luck 5k and 1 Mile Run for Gold. Your understanding adherence to the CDC Local and State Guidelines will help ensure we can continue to hold races like this in the future.

There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and persons with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. If you choose to participate in the Faces of Courage Run for Luck 5k and 1 Mile Run for Gold, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

This live event will be conducted within guidelines established by CDC, state & local governments and subject to change. We are aware that the COVID-19 situation is continuing to evolve. Should guidance change and the live event not be allowed to take place as planned, we are ready to make necessary changes to follow by the revised guidelines, including changing to a virtual event if needed.


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