Saturday October 1st
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Registration 8am, Race 9am
HOG JOG Bacon 5K Beach Run
What better way is there to celebrate completing a 5K than by rewarding yourself with the king of all breakfast foods!? Come join your favorite DJs from 95.7 the HOG Classic Rock station at the HOG JOG Bacon 5K Beach Run at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort! This chip-timed race, celebrating the wonder and majesty of bacon, takes place on the beautiful, hard-packed beaches of Daytona Beach.
Runners, walkers, joggers, families are all welcome to participate, with registration starting at 8am and race start at 9am. Medals in 84 categories and two overall plaques will be awarded, as well as prizes for the best costumes and free t-shirts! Be sure to grab some strips of bacon after the race and enjoy a BLT (emphasis on the BACON) sandwich after the race! Our post-race social and award ceremony on the pool deck of the Hilton Daytona Beach also features a Bloody Mary Bar, with (you guessed it!) bacon garnish!
Stay after the race for 19th HOG Birthday Party on the pool deck of the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort! Celebrate with your favorite DJs as the 95.7 the HOG turns 19! Complete with food specials, drink specials, corn hole and horseshoe tournaments, casino games, door prizes, giveaways, and live music!
Race proceeds benefit Southern Stone Charities so don’t miss this 5K race like no other! Bring your friends and family out to celebrate the deliciousness of bacon with your friends at 95.7 the HOG Classic Rock station, and stay after to celebrate the radio station turning 19 years old!
Southern Stone Charities distributes collected funds to local community non-profits. Funded projects are support services and programs that promote education, health, wellness, and community building efforts as well as projects that support historical, environmental, cultural assets in the communities Southern Stone Communications serves. Recent recipients include Boys and Girls Club of Volusia-Flagler, local food banks, professional firefighters’ funds, and community policing efforts.
When and where does the race take place?
Saturday Oct 1st, 2016. The race course begins on the beach in front of the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort in Daytona Beach; 100 N. Atlantic Ave. Registration opens at 8am. Race start time is promptly 9am. TV coverage may affect the start time of the race by a few minutes if a live cut-away of the start is scheduled.
How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.
How will I be timed?
The race uses an electronic timing system that records race time and place via a transponder chip that will be given out at registration. Each individual competing in the 5K is required to use the race chip. Official times will not be recorded without a chip. There will be a clock at the finish line to view your time.
When and where do I pick up my registration materials?
Registration starts at 8am for all participants – pre-registered, walk-up, voucher – Pre-registered runners have a separate registration station that is further split into three lines based on the first letter of the runner’s last name. Walk-Up and voucher holders have their own registration station.
How will I receive my results?
Official results are posted for the top runners in each category, race staff has all results for on-site inquiries and results are posted on the race website.
Can I use my own race chip or tag rather than utilizing the one that is provided? No, you will be provided with a custome bib and chip.
Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. Several hundred additional shirts are printed for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size. The remaining shirts for walk-up and voucher runners are available for free until they run out. Also, day-of and voucher participants may face limited sizes and availability.
What if I need help along the way?
Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.
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.
Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.
What do I do with my personal items while I’m running?
You can leave your items at a drop-off station, located near the start line. Look for the “Drop-off” sign near the registration booth.
Should I bring my own water?
No, four water stations are available on the course. They are at the start, third-in, two thirds in and at the finish.
How do I register?
You may register online (preferred method). Go to RunSignUp.com. You can also text “BACON” to 40691 on your smart phone and the registration link with be texted to your phone. In-person registration is available on the pool deck at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort starting at 8am. Both cash and checks are acceptable.
How much does it cost?
Early registration is $25 per person. In person registration is $30 per person. Look for additional multi-race discounts at RunSignUp.com
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.
What will be provided after the race?
An awards ceremony will take place after the race on the pool deck at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, 100 N. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.
Where do I park?
Valet parking is available for a fee at the hotel and free parking is available behind Hog Heaven B-B-Q and along side streets.