Thank you to everyone who made this event such an amazing event!!! Our participants, our sponsors, and our volunteers!!
Sunday, September 27, 2015 7:30 AM – 11:45 AM
The awesome Roger Dean Stadium in beautiful Abacoa, Jupiter
This was SO much more than a race! This awesome event to honored and celebrated the cancer journeys of brave young cancer warriors. This beautiful certified 5k course through downtown Abacoa ended at home plate in Roger Dean Stadium! The flat and fast course was lined with superheroes (bring your camera!). Bring your friends and start a team.
There’s a prize for Best Team Name, Best Fundraiser, Best Fundraising Team, Best Superhero Costume (Adult), Best Superhero Costume (10-18), Best Superhero Costume (10 & under), and Best Dog Costume.
During the 5k course, athletes will earn beads along the way that honor a child’s cancer journey:
Blue Beads for HOPE
Red Beads for STRENGTH
Green Beads for RESILIENCE and TENACITY
GOLD Beads for BRAVERY at the Finish Line. Gold is the color of childhood cancer and Sept is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! Show your colors!
Participants of the 1 mile Fun Run (or Walk) will also get GOLD Beads at the Finish!
This family-friendly event also has an amazing Kidz Fun Zone for the young and young at heart. Kids between ages 4 and 10 can run the 100 yard Young Hero Dash, while kids under 4 can participate in the 10 yard Diaper Dash. Those will take place on the warning track inside Roger Dean Stadium. A select number of kids will be chosen randomly to run the bases at Roger Dean Stadium.
Please remember to visit our Honor Wall where you can leave a message of inspiration on the Survivor Celebration Wall or the Loving Memory Wall. COURAGE CAM Returns! Make your sign and then go on video with your story! Inspire us.
6:30 am – Registration opens: Breezeway at Roger Dean Stadium
6:30 am – Honor/Memory Tent is open for your messages of hope and inspiration (at amphitheater)
7:10 am – “Why we walk/ Why we fight” Moment of inspiration at the amphitheater,
announce Coolest Team Name, Best Team Fundraiser, Best Individual Fundraiser
7:30 am – 5k start for both runners (up front) and walkers – at University and Crescent
(between Roger Dean and amphitheater)
7:45 am – 1 mile start – same start line as 5k
8:00 am – Courage Cam Opens!
8:30 am – Kids Fun Zone opens in breezeway at Roger Dean Stadium and is open until 11 am
8:30 am – Start 10 yard Diaper Dash (kids 3 and under) on the warning track inside Roger Dean Stadium
8:50 am – 100 yard Young Hero Dash (kids between 4 & 10) on the warning track inside the stadium
9:00 am – 5k and 1 miles Courses close 9:10 am – Announce Best SuperHero costumes & Best Dog Costume
9:15 am – Base running for invited kids (raffle at the event)
Honor/Memory Tent is open until 11 am
Kidz Fun Zone is open until 11 am
Thank you to last year’s SPONSORS!