8:00 am – 8:45 am
15100 Gulf Boulevard, Madeira Beach
The course will be in the sand/along the shoreline
KIDS under 12 are FREE - Please DO NOT Register kids under 12
REGISTRATION (T Shirts with EARLY Registration ONLY & pick up at check in)
Early Registration (Race T shirt)
June 1 – September 12th $35
September 13 – October 1st $35
October 2 - October 20th $40
Walk up registrations day of race are welcome $45 CASH/VENMO Only
KIDS under 12 are free
ENTRY Fees are NON-Refundable, no exceptions.
Limited Quantity of Race Shirts Available for Purchase at the Event $25
Madeira Beach Fire Department will donate all proceeds from the 5K to the Emilio Rivera Foundation. The Foundation offers a scholarship program for upcoming recruits wishing to become a firefighter. It also serves as an advocate for education on suicide prevention and PTSD in veteran and first responder communities.
WHO WAS EMILIO? Emilio joined the United States Marine Corps in 2009 and was assigned to artillery in the 5th battalion 11th Marines unit where he specialized in HIMARS. After four honorable years of service, Emilio returned to his family in Pasco County, Fl. While serving Emilio and his battalion/unit broke two military records while overseas. After a few short months after his discharge, Emilio had the urge to continue his service. Emilio attended the Florida State Fire College and received the “Top Dog” reward which is earned by having the overall best physical shape and dedication among his classmates.
After fire academy, he was hired on by Marion County Fire Rescue, he served 5 years as a Firefighter/EMT. A current Madeira Beach Firefighter worked with Emilio and his brother Gary for several years in Marion County before his position with MBFD. Emilio was 29 years young, he left behind his 3 year-old son.
To learn more about the Emilio Rivera Foundation please visit https://theemilioriverafoundation.org
To watch a video from Legends Never Die 5K 2021 https://www.facebook.com/MadeiraBeachFD/videos/932720397351619
or to learn more about Madeira Beach Fire Department visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MadeiraBeachFD
Paid Parking @ Archibald Beach
Free Parking - Madeira Beach City Centre Complex, 300 Municipal Drive or along Rex Place in front of Sports Complex - Both properties are in walking distance to Archibald Beach
Participants are not authorized to park in the lots of CVS, WinnDixie and other private businesses. You may face parking violations and/or be towed.
Contact Trish Eaton via email: [email protected] or call 727-391-3400
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