Edison Festival of Light 5K

Sat February 19, 2022 Fort Myers, FL 33901 US Directions
Events

5K

5:45PM EST
Place
2500 Edwards Dr
Fort Myers, FL US 33901
Race

Start Time: 5:45pm

Race Day Packet Pick-up & Registration: 4:00pm

Description
This race proceeds the Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade. Participants run along the streets of downtown Fort Myers that is lined with 200,000 (est.) cheering spectators gathered for the Grand Parade. The starting line will be South of Edwards Drive on Jackson Street.
 
Proceeds go to the Edison Festival of Light, a non-profit 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization that works with many other local non-profit and profit organizations to promote the arts, culture and history of Fort Myers and Southwest Florida. Through scheduled and sanctioned events, the Festival helps to promote and support local groups.
 
Event Parking (No Parking at Race Site)
Monroe Street Parking Garage (Directions)
Main/Jackson Street Parking Garage (Directions)
Pricing
Adult: $30 on or before December 31, 2021
Late Adult: $35 January 1 - February 18, 2022
 
Youth: $15 on or before December 31, 2021
Late Youth: $20 January 1 - February 18, 2022
 
Race Day: $40 All ages
 
**20% FMTC Membership discount applies to pre-race registration. NO discounts on RACE DAY .

Click HERE to volunteer.

Packet Pick-Up & Registration
A QR code for quick registration will be provided at pre-race packet pick-up. Please BRING YOUR PHONE to register. Credit Card ONLY accepted.
 
Date & Location (Pre-Race):
February 18, 2022 | 3-6PM (Friday)
Run Florida on McGregor, 13101 McGregor Blvd., 33919 (Directions)
 
Date & Location (Race Day, On-Site):
February 19, 2022 | Starting at 4PM (Saturday)
Campo Felice, 2500 Edwards Dr., Downtown Fort Myers, 33901 (Directions)
Event Parking

Monroe Street Parking Garage (Directions)

Main/Jackson Street Parking Garage (Directions)

Give Away

The first 400 participants guaranteed a Unisex Dry-Fit shirt.

Awards
OVERALL AWARDS (Top Male & Female) based on GUN TIME:
Overall
Masters (40 & Over)
Grandmasters (50 & Over)
Senior Grand Masters (60 & Over)
 
AGE GROUP AWARDS 3 DEEP (Male & Female) based on CHIP TIME:
9 & Under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over
 
TEAM AWARDS (Top Male & Female) based on aggregate team CHIP TIME:
Male Team: Must have at least 3 MALE members, but no more than 5.
Female Team: Must have at least 3 FEMALE members, but no more than 5.
 
Elementary School Team
Middle School Team
High School Team
Course Map
Heat Warning

Temperatures/humidity can be high in South Florida. Participants should drink plenty of fluid (non-alcoholic) for 48 hours prior to, during and upon finishing the race. Beware of heat-injury symptoms (dizziness, no sweating, nausea, cramps, redness, incoherent speech and thoughts). Seek immediate assistance if symptoms occur. Wear loose, light-colored clothing.

Strictly Prohibited

Unregistered participants, unauthorized vehicles, bicycles, roller blades, skates, skateboards, strollers and pets are strictly prohibited.  Baby joggers are allowed but participants must start and remain at the back of the runners/walkers, thereby not interfering (passing, swerving between) with the other participants.

Chip Timing

This event will be timed with the ChronoTrack Bib Tag Technology by the Fort Myers Track  Club. Your Timing Strip is attached to your race number.  Do not remove this tag, fold or wrinkle your race number. Do not cover your race number (Tag) with a jacket.  Simply pin all four corners to the front of your running shirt.

 
Sanctioned by
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.edisonfestival.org/.

Race Contact Info

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Directions
MapMyRun Map

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