RACE DETAILS

Join us for our 11th Annual 5K Run/Walk May 6, 2022

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 23rd & T-Shirt Guaranteed) 
$25 (April 24th thru May 5th & T-Shirt not Guaranteed)
$30 (Race Day & T-Shirt not Guaranteed) 
$15 Kids 12 & Under (T-Shirt included thru April 23rd)
*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
Click here to print paper registration form 

REGISTER A TEAM
Team Captain’s must register the team first, before team members can join. 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 during the 5K.) Race shirts are guaranteed for all team members that have pre-registered by April 23, 2022. (If you have any questions about registering a team, please email us at smm@sendmemissions.com)  
 
PACKET PICK UP
Teams & Individuals can pick up their packets (which includes race t-shirt) on Wednesday, May 4th 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 29th - May 6th.
 
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