Join us and run the 41st Annual Space Walk of Fame 8K and 2 Mile Run and Walk on April 6, 2019. This years event will be honoring Project Apollo and the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing men on the moon for the first time (Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin) and returning them safely to Earth. Commemorative T-shirts finisher medals and awards will be Apollo 11 themed.
Shuttle Astronaut Bob Springer, STS-29 aboard Discovery and STS-38 aboard Atlantis will be present to take pictures with, sign autographs and present awards at the 8K and 2M awards ceremony’s.
The Space Walk of Fame 8K run will be held at Space View Park in Titusville. The 8K course is USA Track & Field Certified (FL14001TY). The course runs through old, mostly shaded, residential Titusville along the indian River. The 8K course is a double loop course. Loop 1 is a 2 mile loop and Loop 2 is a 3 mile loop. The 2 mile course is the first loop of the 8K.
All 4 races, the 8K Run, 8K Walk, 2 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk start concurrently.
Space Walk of Fame Finisher medals honoring Apollo 11 and will be presented to all finishers in 8K Run & Walk, the 2 Mile Run & Walk and Virtual Run.
A $5.00 discount is offered to Space Coast Runner members for early registration ( trough March 31, 2018)
Awards wll be presented to the top 3 Overall males and Females, the top male and female Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters. The top 3 male and females in the following age groups: 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, and 5 year age groups starting with 15-19 through 80+, and the top 3 Clydesdale (195+ lbs) and top 3 Fillies (165+ lbs).
Awards will be presented to the top 5 males and females in the 8K Walk, 2 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk.
Prize money will be offered for the top male and female who sets the cerified course record for the Overall ($100), Master ($75), Grand Master ($50) and Senior Grand Master ($25). Course Records: Overall Female – Holly Davis, 29:48 2017; Overall Male – Derek Beckett, 27:12 2018; Master Female – Julie Hannah, 32:49 2016; Master Male - Shane Streufert, 28:06 2016; Grand Master Female – Angela Wells, 35:35 2016; Grand Master Male, Joe Hultgren, 32:24 2016; Sr Grand Master Female – Anne Dockery, 38:15 2017; Sr Grand Master Male – Sal Farino, 32:47 2017
The Little Astronaut Fun runs,1/4 Mile and 1/2 Mile, will start at 9:15 near the award ceremony site. Parents must sign a waiver at the race site. Participation awards will be presented to all children participating in the run/s.
Ride the American Space Museum Rilix Virtual Roller Coaster. The ride is FREE by showing your race bib. Although the ride is free we will accept donations that will be used to help replace the museum roof.
FREE admission to the American Space Museum (Space Walk of Fame Foundation) during the month of April. Just show your Space Walk of Fame race bib. Children under 12 are always FREE. The museum is located at 308 Pine Street, Titusville (on the corner of US 1 South and Pine St).
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Information about the event is available in : English