About the event
Early Packet Pickup is Thursday August 17th at Subway located in the Murdock Carrousel Plaza from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Full Address is 1900 Tamiami Trail, Unit 105, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. RaceDay Packet Pickup will begin at 6:00am on the morning of the race at Port Charlotte High School.
This 5K race is held as a fundraiser to benefit the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams at Port Charlotte High School.
The 5k course is flat and winding, multi-surface, with the start and finish on the paved track. The course includes some grass fields, paved sidewalks, parking, and driveways on and surrounding the Port Charlotte High School campus and the Charlotte County Technical Center.
The 1-mile fun run is intended for kids, but anyone that signs up for the 5K is welcome to run it too (parents are also welcome to run along-side their children). The 1-mile course will follow the final mile of the 5k course around the Port Charlotte High School campus.
Trophies are awarded to the Male and Female Overall, Masters (40+), Grandmaster (50+), Senior Grandmaster (60+), and Veterans (70+).
Medals are awarded to the top 3 in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over.
This year's race shirt will be made from a microfiber performance material. Only those runners and walkers that pre-register in the 5K (on or before August 1st) will be guaranteed these shirts. Be sure to sign up early! Runners and walkers that register online on or before August 17th can get a shirt until supplies run out, but they are not guaranteed. 1-milers that pre-register may purchase shirts for $5 online (guaranteed on or before August 1st, until supplies run out through August 17th) or on race day until supplies run out.
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