Downtown Melbourne 5K Run/Walk

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It’s time to bust out your running shoes, your finest house colors, and maybe brush up your best spells for the Downtown Melbourne’s Harry Potter-themed 5K Run/Walk!!
Do you believe in magic?? I DO!!
The magic happens when a community comes together to support each other!
38th Anniversary of the Downtown Melbourne 5K Run and Walk
A Space Coast Runners’ Runner of the Year Event
A run for the children
Last race in the 2020 Run for the Kids Challenge
Proceeds benefit – THE HAVEN

The Haven is a shelter for abused, abandoned and neglected children.

 Time Table 

Co-Ed START:  7:30 AM

Youth Series:  9 AM 

Awards 9:15 AM


Male-Female: Top 3 Overall, Top Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), Senior Grand Masters (60+)
Each Race – Top 3 Teams, Age Groups (top 3 male & female): 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+

 Packet Pickup

Friday, March 20th from 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM at Running Zone

(3696 N Wickham Rd Melbourne, FL 32935)

Saturday, March 21st (Race Day) starting at 6:30 AM at race headquarters on Wizardly Race House Start on the corner of Municipal Lane between New Haven and Strawbridge.

School Challenge

All children under the age of 18 may register for a special reduced fee of $20. The School (public or private) that has the most registrations for the 5K will earn a special award to be presented at the results following the races.

Open Team Challenge

All teams must have a minimum of 4 members.  The fastest team in each category will receive an award:  Overall fastest All Male, All Female, Co-Ed & HOUSE CUP,  given to the best dressed House (minimum of four members).


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]
Last checked on 2020-04-11




March 21, 2020 (Saturday) - 07:30
5 kilometers
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising

Run for the Kids Challenge

March 21, 2020 (Saturday) - 08:00
5 kilometers
Road Solo Kids Charity/Fund raising

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