Ben Strong 5K

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The 3rd Annual Ben Strong 5K is an annual event inspired by and dedicated to Ben “Strong” to help a local family battling Leukemia. Please join us in the race against Leukemia.  Enjoy live music, raffles, auctions and plenty of fun at the after party!  Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

Brittany’s Wish
We are very proud to partner with Brittany’s Wish to offer the Wagon’s Run-Walk-Push-Pull at this year’s race. Learn more at

The Ben Strong" 5K course starts on Main Street Titusville east of US -1 and runs east to Indian River Ave. Runners turn south on India River Ave and east on St. Johns to Riverside.  Turn around (U-turn) at Terrier Way on Riverside and head north on Riverside to St Johns, north on Indian River Ave and west on Main Street finishing in The Commons parking lot behind Playalinda Brewing Company.

Playalinda Brewing Company
305 S. Washington Ave
Titusville, FL 32796

Registration and packet pickup at Playalinda Brewing Company
Fridy, March 17, 5:30 -7:30 pm

3:30 pm – Registration Opens
5:00 pm – Race Start
6:15 pm –  Awards

Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment process by March 11th are guaranteed a free race shirt.

Overall Male & Female
Top Female and Male Masters (40+)
Top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 8 & under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Proceeds benefit a local family with a child suffering from Leukemia

This is a chip timed event where all participants receive a chip that is attached to the back of the bib. It’s very important that you wear your bib.

QUICK FACTS                         

How long is the course?             
5K is 3.1 miles

How will I be timed? 
There will be a clock and all participants will have a chip attached to the back of the bib number. There will also be a clock at the finish line to view your time.  

Can I participate in the event with my dog? 
Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.

I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration. As the race brochure states, we are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks. 

Will the race be held if it’s raining?
The race is a “rain or shine” event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.   



Top 3 Overall Males & Females

Top Master Male & Female

Top 3 Males and Females in the following age groups:

9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19 and 5 Year Age groups thru 75+

Event Benefits

Titusville resident Ben Swanson was diagnosed with with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Philidelphia Chromosome Positive. Unfortunately Ben passed away in December.  Prior to his passing, Ben’s wish was to keep the Ben Strong 5K alive and raise funds to support other cancer vistims within Brevard County.  

Please select the PDF below to read about TRAVIS

 If you cannot support the Ben “Strong”  5K, please consider making a donation to support TRAVIS.  You can make a donation here on line or make a check out to Space Coast Event Management and mail to 7 Indian River Ave #605, Titusville, FL 32796  

The Course

The folowing map shows the start and finish of the Ben Strong 5K.  The rest of course runs down Indian River Ave left on St Johns to Riverside.  U-turn on Riverside near Terrier Way and return along that same route.


This is Travis.  Let’s support him!


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


5K Run/Walk

March 24, 2018 (Saturday) - 17:00
5 kilometers

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