This 5K race is held as a fundraiser to benefit the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams at Port Charlotte High School.
The 5k course is flat and winding, multi-surface, with the start and finish on the paved track. The course includes some grass fields, paved sidewalks, parking, and driveways on and surrounding the Port Charlotte High School Campus and the Charlotte County Technical Center. The 1-mile fun run will be on the track and grass fields on the Port Charlotte High School Campus.
Trophies are awarded to the Male and Female Overall, Masters (40+), Grandmaster (50+), Senior Grandmaster (60+), and Veterans (70+).
Medals are awarded to the top 3 in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65 and over.
This year’s race shirt will be made from a microfiber performance material. Only those runners and walkers that pre-register in the 5K (on or before August 5th, 2018) will be guaranteed these shirts. Be sure to sign up early! 1-milers that pre-register and 5K participants that do not pre-register may purchase shirts for $5 on race day until supplies run out.