Run for the Gecko 5K

Sat May 8, 2021 Melbourne, FL 32935 US Directions

Run for the Gecko 5K Run/Walk

05/08 7:00AM EDT Adult - $30; Child (12 & under) - $15 *Age based pricing will be applied at checkout
Virtual Race

Run for the Gecko 5K VIRTUAL

Adult - $30; Child (12 & under) - $15 *Age based pricing will be applied at checkout

Run for the Gecko 5K

Saturday, May 8, 2021 @ 7:00 AM

Wickham Park Community Center, Melbourne, FL 


  • 18th Anniversary Celebration Party

  • Birthday Cake for all finishers

  • FREE Beer & Mimosas (21 & older)

  • Li'l Gecko Kid's Run with Zippy the Gecko

  • Benefits Eau Gallie High School Running Programs

  • Random Giveaway of $500 Gift Card

* Amenities subject to change at any time due to local and state restrictions. 

Our series races provides participants with an exceptional experience including:
- Series awards of $10,000 in prizes & gift cards
- Plenty of fluids along the course and finish area
- Split clocks at each mile and directional markers
- 1/2 mile, 1/4 mile, 200 meters & 100 meters signs to finish line
- Electronic timing with immediate results
- Personalized receipts with gun, net & split times
- Finisher certificates & finish line video
- Special appearance by Zippy, our gecko mascot
- Photo booth with props and free downloadable photos
- Free hi-res photos & event highlight video
- Unique race-themed awards
- Great post-race party & new this year, beer for 21 years+

Day of race registration opens 1 hour before all races. Late registration closes 10 minutes before each race begins. Award ceremony will begin immediately following each race.
Fees (Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.)
Individual Registration: $30.00 ($35 Race Day)
Kid’s Registration: $15.00 ($20 Race Day) 

- $5 OFF for No-shirt option!



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2815 Leisure Way
Melbourne, FL US 32935
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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Run for the Gecko 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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