Date & Time: Race Start time is 7:30am – the Saturday before Easter.
This is a 5K fun run/walk. The 2016 event will take place on March 26 along the beautiful downtown Sanford Riverwalk.
The race will begin and end at Fort Mellon Park on Seminole Blvd.
The race will be followed by the City of Sanford’s annual Easter egg hunt in the park.
Kids run (free) – 8:30am – 10 and under – all registered kids will receive an Easter gift.
Proceeds from the race help to fund middle and high school students for participation on mission trips. The Church Challenge continues- list your church with your registration or add it race morning. See details below.
Registration and Entry Fees (All race fees are non-refundable)
- Register Online - Adult registration only – $25 through March 15, then $30.
- Register by mail - Click Here for Form – Adults $25 through March 15, then $30.
Ages 17 & Under $20 (Youth registrations by mail only)
- Register day of race starting at 6 a.m. – Registration fee $35
- Kids Run registration – Day of Race only – Free
Early packet pickup will be at Front Running Sports, 1061 South Sun Drive, Unit 1097 in Lake Mary. For registrations made by Tuesday prior to race, packets may be picked up from 10:00am to 6:00pm on the Thursday or Friday of race week. For registrations made on Wednesday or Thursday of race week, packets may be picked up Friday of race week.
Race Day packet pickup starts at 6 a.m. at the starting line.
All pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt, though sizes are only guaranteed for registrations made at least 10 days prior to race day. T-shirts are not guaranteed for race day entries.
For safety reasons, earphones, baby strollers, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates and dogs are prohibited from the race course. Jogger strollers are allowed but must start at the back of the race.
Directions to Race/Parking -
From the east. Take SR 46 west to Mellonville Avenue. Turn north (right) on Mellonville Av, turn left on Second St, turn right on Sanford Av. There is a parking lot at First Street.
From I-4. Take Exit 98 (SR 46) and go west on SR 46. At 17-92, turn right onto 17-92 and get in the left lane. At the first light, turn left onto 3rd Street. Head east eight blocks and turn left on Sanford Avenue to 1st Street. There is a parking lot between Palmetto Av. and Sanford Av. at 1st Street.
From SR 417. Take Exit 49 (Lake Mary Blvd/427) and turn north on CR 427. This becomes Sanford Av. Follow Sanford Av. to Ninth Street. Follow Ninth Street to Park Avenue and turn right. Go three blocks and turn left on Sanford Avenue to 1st Street. There is a parking lot between Palmetto Av. and Sanford Av. at 1st Street.
List your church or mission organization with your registration or add it race morning. The two churches or qualified organizations with the greatest number of registered runners/walkers will receive $1,000 or $500 for their youth mission trips in addition to any individual sponsorships that are awarded.
Make our 5k, YOUR 5k.
List your church or mission organization with your registration or add it race morning. We will give each qualified organization $10 for each of their registered runners over 10 (we keep first 10 registrations to cover costs and maintain award opportunities) for their mission fund. We do the work, you bring the runners/walkers and everybody wins! Sign up now.