AVDA's Race

Lake Worth, FL, USA
11 Nov, 2023 (Sat)


5 km

About the event

This fun event for all ages (and pets!) supports AVDA's programs and services for survivors of domestic abuse and their children. As one of two state-certified domestic violence shelters in Palm Beach County and the only one whose mission is solely focused on domestic violence, we're thankful that you are joining us as we race for hope to end violence for all.  Our VIRTUAL OPTION has been so well received that we're bringing it back again this year! If you are busy on November 11th, or prefer to run on your own time, please participate as a VIRTUAL runner/walker this year.  Whatever way you choose to get involved this year, please remember to take a photo of your participation and share to your social media using the hashtag #RaceforHope2023 Registration: Please register early to ensure you get one of the 500 t-shirts! Packet pick-up for all events TBA during store hours at Runner's Edge, 3195 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33431. Hours:  M-W and F (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM); TH (10:00 AM - 7:00 PM); and SUN (11:00 AM - 4PM). Day-of packet pickup is available. Packets will include race day bib, t-shirt, and finisher medal (for the first 500 registrants).  Awards: Awards will be given to first place overall open, masters and grandmasters, and five year age division three-deep for the 5K. Awards will be available for pick-up after the race (approximately 45 minutes after first runner cross the starting line).  Finishers medals to the first 500 registrants. Purple Party Awards: Awards will be given out to three individuals who are dressed in their best Purple Party attire on Race Day at the Award Pickup Table.Hometown Hero Awards: Awards to first place male and first place female police officers, firefighters, and military personnel in the 5K. To be eligible to receive the Hometown Hero Award, you must be a police officer or firefighter on active duty in Palm Beach County or an active or reserve duty military personnel AND register in the appropriate Hometown Hero category.Fundraising awards:  Given to first place individual fundraiser, first place fundraising team and team with the largest number of members. Pet Friendly Race: You are welcome to bring your pet along for the fun. Simply register for the 5K Race with Pet option. Registration includes a t-shirt for you and a bandana (small or large) for your pet!

Course, Timing and Scoring: The course is USATF certified. The 5K Run will be Net Timing by AccuChip Timing, USA. All participants will be issued a tag and bib number.  Failure to wear a tag during the event will disqualify the participant from being scored in the results.  There is a 90 minute time limit to complete the race.

AVDA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. Under the internal revenue code, this donation is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. A copy of the official registration #CH-01783 and financial information may be obtained from the florida division of consumer service by calling (800) 435-7352 or by visiting their website www.fdacs.gov/divisions-offices/consumer-services. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State. This organization retains 100% of all financial contributions received. Understand that there is a chance of cancellation, transition to virtual event, or shortening of the event due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Tax ID: 59-2486620 

Races offered by this event

5K Run/Walk

11 Nov, 2023 (Sat) - 07:30
5 km
On site

Virtual 5K

Virtual race
11 Nov, 2023 (Sat) - 07:30
5 km


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