RACE DETAILS

Join us for our 10th Annual 5K Run/Walk May 7, 2021

COURSE

5K night race will go through Historic Downtown Wauchula. Finish line & awards ceremony will be held at Heritage Park on Main Street.

1 Mile Fun Run & Kids ½ Dash will loop around Downtown Wauchula and finish on Main Street.

 

RACE WEEK SCHEDULE

5:30pm - 6:45pm Check-in & late registration @ the Hardee County Courthouse (417 West Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873)

6:00pm Kids ½ Dash 

6:15pm 1 Mile Fun Run (for all ages) 

7:00pm 5K Timed Race

Awards - Approximately 8:30pm at Heritage Park Pavilion

*See Virtual Race below for additional information about this option.

 

ENTRY FEES

$20 (Pre-Registration thru April 24th & T-Shirt Guaranteed) 

$25 (April 25th thru May 6th & T-Shirt not Guaranteed)

$30 (Race Day & T-Shirt not Guaranteed) 

$15 Kids 12 & Under (T-Shirt included thru April 24th)

*Special Rates apply for Track Team (email us for details)

*1 Mile Fun Run is same price as 5K

 

REGISTRATION

Register online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Wauchula/SMM

or mail entries to the following address:

SendMeMissions

303 West Main Street Suite#3

Wauchula, FL 33873

 

REGISTER A TEAM

Team Setup Fee is $25 per team. Team Captain’s must register the team first, before team members can join. Minimum participants required is 5. Team Awards will be given out this year to: Team with the most people and the Fastest Team (aggregate time for the first 5 runners to cross the line for a team.) Team names will be printed on the sleeve of race shirts, for all team members that have pre-registered by April 24, 2021. (If you have any questions about registering a team, please email us at smm@sendmemissions.com

*Teams are not available for Kids ½ Dash or 1 Mile Fun Run 

 

PACKET PICK UP

Teams & Individuals can pick up their packets (which includes race t-shirt) on Wednesday, May 5th from 10am - 6pm at 215 W Orange Street, Wauchula. Packets can be mailed for an additional $5

 

VIRTUAL RACE

Last year’s virtual race was a huge success and we recognize that some of you can’t make it on Race Day. Therefore, participants in the virtual race can run or walk in their neighborhoods, at home on a treadmill, in a park, or even on church grounds. There will not be a set route; you can run wherever you’d like and submit your times online between April 30th - May 7th.

 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

While headphones & baby strollers are permissible, pet animals are not allowed on the race route.

 

AWARDS

5K - Overall male & female, masters, grand masters, senior grand masters, veteran grand masters, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd - 8 & under, 9-12, 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 & above

*Kids ½ Dash, 1 Mile Fun Run, & Virtual Race - Everyone will receive a medal

ROUTES

Kids 1/2 Dash

1 Mile Fun Run

5K

 

ADDITIONAL RACE DAY INFO

Restrooms are located in Downtown Wauchula at the following locations: ​

  • Hardee County Board of County Commissioners Annex (located behind the Courthouse at registration)

  • Heritage Park (located behind Giovanni's Restaurant)

*There are no restrooms along the race route

Food at Registration - Water & Bananas are provided to all race participants prior to the race

Food at Finish Line - Water, Gatorade, Granola Bars & Bananas are provided to all race participants at the end of the race. There are a few restaurants in Downtown Wauchula to Dine In or Dine Out:

  • Giovanni's Main Street Kitchen 

  • Main Street Grille & Pub

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