Healthy St. Pete, Fit City 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Walk FAQ:
The mission of Healthy St. Pete is to build a culture of health in our city by making the healthy choice the easy choice through a collaborative community effort. This year’s theme is GLOW IN THE PARK; be sure to wear your favorite glow products or costumes. This family friendly event encourages everyone to come out and help us “Shine for Health”, in our Sunshine City!
What is the event date? Sat., April 6, 2019
Where is the race start/finish? North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
What is the race day timeline?
5:00 – 6:45 p.m. Family friendly activities, day of registration & packet pick up
7:00 p.m. 5K Start
7:10 p.m. 1-Mile Walk Start
8:00 p.m. Awards
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Family friendly GLOW activities
What is the price of the race and is it timed?
5K: $20 from 2/4/19 – 4/5/19 at 11:59 p.m.; $25 Race Day (4/6/19) beginning at 12:00 a.m.; 5K is chip timed!
1-Mile Walk: 1-Mile Walk: $5 until walk starts on 4/6/19; 1-Mile is not timed
What Is included in the participant registration price? 5K participants receive a cotton event shirt and “Glow Kit” (shirt size and glow kit only guaranteed if registered by 3/22/19) & a finisher medal. 1-mile participants receive a finisher medal (shirt not included for the 1-mile event). One medal per person not per event!
Are there awards? 5K awards presented to the 1st place overall M/F & 1st place M/F 12 & under.
When and where is pre-race packet pick-up? Thursday, April 4, 2019 11am-2pm: eisure Services Complex, 1400 19th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Thursday, April 4, 2019 4-7pm: St. Pete Running Company, 6986 22nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
How do I register? Registrations must be completed on-line at: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/SaintPetersburg/CityofStPeteFitCityCelebration5K
Where do I park on race day? Public Parking information can be found at: http://www.stpete.org/transportation/parking_management/public_garages_and_lots.php
Is gear check/hold available race morning? Gear check/hold is not available, please plan accordingly.
Are strollers permitted to participate in the 5K or 1-Mile events? Yes, for safety reasons, participants pushing a stroller/jogger will line up at the back of the starting area.
Are dogs permitted to participate in the 5K or 1-Mile events? Yes, for safety reasons, dogs must be on a non-retractable leash no longer than 6’. Owners must clean up after their pet(s) and line up at the back of the start area.
Are scooters, bicycles, roller blades or wheeled vehicles (except for strollers/baby joggers) allowed to participate? For safety reasons wheeled vehicles (including wheeled shoes) are NOT allowed on the race course.
Where can I find last minute info? All information can be found on the Healthy St. Pete website: www.healthystpetefl.com