#Be A Buddy 5K

Sat October 21, 2023 West Melbourne, FL 32904 US Directions


Individual 5K

8:00AM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.theparkerfoundation.com.


Space Coast Field of Dreams
3053 Fell Road
West Melbourne, FL US 32904


To Benefit:  The Parker Foundation and Bullying Prevention in Brevard County:  The Parker Foundation provides free resources to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities and their families through funding education, sports and arts programs. Our #BeABuddy 5K celebrates our bullying prevention initiatives, empowers our Peer Buddy Program, and unites the community in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.


  • Cool Race Shirt (or save $5.00 with the No Shirt Option)
  • Post-Race Family Health and Fitness Expo highlighting local vendors and sponsors
  • DJ/Entertainment
  • Post-Race Local Food and Beverages
  • Win Prizes


Friday, October 20th - Running Zone
(3696 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32935) 
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM: Packet Pickup & Registration
Saturday, October 21st - Space Coast Field of Dreams
(3053 Fell Road, West Melbourne, FL 32904)
7:00 AM: Packet Pickup & Late Registration Opens
7:45 AM: Packet Pickup & Late Registration Ends
8:00 AM: 5K Start!
*9:00 AM: Free Kids 100 yard dash fun run
*9:15 AM: Awards Ceremony
*Approximate times




Top 3 Overall M & F
Top Masters (40+) M & F
Top 3 in each age group M & F: 10 & Under, 11-14, 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+
Fastest Team, Largest Team and Most Team Spirit!


Adult - $35 ($40 10/20 - race day)
Child under 16 - $20 ($25 10/20 - race day)

Course Map

Manual Registration Form

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Sponsors and Vendors Registration

Sponsor form Coming Soon!

Race Management & Timing Services

Race Management & Timing Services provided by Running Zone Race Management, Inc

Race Contact Info

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