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What is the 20th Annual Riverwalk Run?
The Riverwalk Run is a charity race benefiting the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, a nonprofit organization committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving our community. We invite you to join us virtually from May 8–15, 2021, for our annual 5K (3.1 miles) and 5 mile race and, for the first time ever, a half marathon.
When can you complete the virtual experience?
Complete the virtual 5K, 5 mile or half marathon any time between May 8–15, 2021.
Where can I complete this virtual marathon?
You can complete your run anywhere! We encourage participants to get out there and get creative with family and friends. You can also run the actual Riverwalk Run course through the Rio Vista neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We just ask that all participants follow COVID protocols and safety precautions!
Is this a USA Track & Field Certified Course?
Yes, the 5K and 5 mile are USATF certified courses.
What if I signed up for Riverwalk Run 2020 and never got to participate due to the COVID pandemic?
We will honor all participants who did not get the chance to run last year. Please email us directly at email@example.com.
How much is it to register?
It depends on the race. Registration fees are as follows:
Virtual 5K - $35
Virtual 5 Mile - $40
Virtual Half Marathon - $50
How does this fundraiser benefit the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale?
Proceeds from the Riverwalk Run support the mission of the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, one of our community's longest serving non-profit organizations. This signature event sustains the Junior League's commitment to key issues, such as:
Human Trafficking Awareness
Diversity and Inclusion
Childhood Fitness and Nutrition, and more!
Is there a specific app I need to use to keep track during this virtual experience?
Yes, we will be using the RaceJoy app. Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers! Learn more here.
Will I receive a medal for participation?
Participants will receive participation medals, T-shirts, and swag bags before the race. You can pick up your items at the kickoff event om May 6th at Township FTL @ 6pm.
Can anyone register for this race?
Yes, we encourage anyone to register.
Can I register as a team?
Yes, teams are encouraged to register. You can run together virtually or in person. For teams of 10 or more, each team member will receive $5 off their registration fee.
Where can I find more information regarding the Riverwalk Run?
Please join our Riverwalk Run Facebook Event page for the latest updates. You can also follow us on Instagram @JuniorLeagueFTL to stay up to date.