REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR VIRTUAL RUN ONLY
Join IAP (Ingenuity and Purpose), our 2020 Title Sponsor and run the 42nd Annual Space Walk of Fame 8K and 2 Mile Run and Walk on April 4, 2020. This years event will be honoring Project Apollo and the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13 safe splashdown (Astronauts James Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise safe return to Earth following the oxygen tank explosion on the Service Module). Commemorative T-shirts finisher medals and awards will be Apollo 13 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 13 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 (through March 28, 2020)
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.
Results will be posted at the race site and on RunSignUp
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.
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