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27th Annual Canes Cross Country Classic 5K & 1K
Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019 at G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton, Florida 34209
PLEASE NOTE THAT PACKET PICK UP AND RACE DAY REGISTRATION END AT 7:30 A.M. THIS YEAR! Some parking lots and roads will be closed by 7:20 a.m. for the start of the high school races at 7:30 a.m. so please arrive early.
Packet pick up and race day registration will be 6:45-7:30 a.m. at the GT Bray amphitheater. There is NO early packet pick up. Thank you.
** Race day registration is cash or check only payable to Manatee High School with your phone number on the check. We cannot accept credit cards. $40 for 5K and $10 for 1K. We are unable to process any refunds.
5K run/walk at 8:00 a.m. This awesome cross country course takes you over trails, grass, and road. Flat and fast!
1K family fun run/walk at 9:00 a.m. The 1K course is on trails all within the park and great for any age. Our goal is to help fight childhood obesity. Get your kids interested in running or walking early!
Both races are open to all ages and abilities. 5K awards to Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters, and Veteran Grand Masters plus 3 deep in age groups. All 1K finishers receive a ribbon and the overall female and male who registered for the 1K receive a medal.
Rockin' door prizes, chip timing, and unique shirt designs....some of the coolest race shirts you'll find! Shirt sizes only guaranteed by 8/12/2019. After that, we'll do our best to get you the size you'd like.
We are Manatee County's oldest running tradition!
Schedule of Events:
6:45-7:30 a.m. - packet pick up and race day registration
7:30 a.m. - high school boys cross country team start
7:32 a.m. - high school girls cross country team start
8:00 a.m. - Canes Cross Country Classic 5K start on 33rd Ave Dr W at 51st St W
8:45 a.m. - high school awards ceremony
9:00 a.m. - Canes Cross Country Classic 1K start in 51st Street Park parking lot near restrooms
9:15 a.m. - start of door prizes followed by awards for the 8am 5K
PARKING: Please use both main entrances for GT Bray Park on 51st St W and 59th St W. There are many parking lots within GT Bray Park. Overflow parking is at the Colonial Baptist Church at 2616 51st St W. The parking lot at the finish line (2900 51st St W) will be closed very early and will not reopen for you to leave until after 9:30 a.m. The road that cuts through GT Bray Park will be closed at 7:20 a.m. for the 7:30 a.m. cross country races to start and will not reopen until all runners have cleared the road so please arrive early.
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