When: Saturday, March, 2020 at 9:00am (Run/Walk 5K) and 8:55am (Dog/Owner 2k)
Flagler Ave Boardwalk – Beach
101 Buenos Aires St
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Schedule of Events
8am Packet Pickup & Day of Registration Opens
8:55am St Patty’s Paws 2K walk, Leashed-Dogs and Owners, start north
9am 5K Run/Walk (no animals allowed, south route) Begins
Award Ceremony following the races at Flagler Tavern. Flagler Tavern coupon given on race bib. Restrictions apply. Ask your server for details. One per participant.
** St. Patty PAWS 2K Walk — Restrictions – Dogs MUST be Leashed at all times. This activity is restricted to well-behaved dogs only. A vet will be on site, and each pup will get a poop bag. There will be a dog water station, however bringing your own is recommended. This is a fun run/walk (bib required, 2k is not chip timed). Prizes given to best dressed/themed.
This is a BEACH run/walk in the sand. Sand may be soft, wet, or hard packed.
The race will Start and Finish on the beach; in front of the Flagler Ave Boardwalk in New Smyrna Beach.
Entry Fees – 5K Run/Walk
Present- March 13th – $25.00
March 14th, at Race Start - $30.00
Entry Fees for PAWS 2K Run/Walk – Pre-Registration – until March 13th : $15.00 & March 14th, Day of Event : $20.00
*Online Registration will close Friday, March 13th @ 1pm
There is no early packet pickup. There WILL be day of registration and packet pickup near race start. $30 Cash or check only.
**Registration is non-refundable.
5K & 2K — Race Specific Shirt (sizes not guaranteed for late registrations)
5K Only – Age Group Medal Awards – Given out at Flagler Tavern following the race. Estimated 10:15am start.
2K Only – Costume Prizes
5K Only – Chip-Timed 2K Only – Custom Bib
5K & 2K – Water Stop on route (pass twice); Water Refill Station at Start/Finish Line
5K & 2k – Bag Drop Off at Race Start Tent
5K & 2K – Post-Race Party at Flagler Tavern
5K & 2K – Free, Professional Race Photos – Available for free download after the event
Awards for 5K only, include:
Top male and female overall
Top Masters male and female overall
Top 3 male and female in the following age groups:
9 & under, 10-14
15 – 19
20 – 24
25 – 29
30 – 34
35 – 39
40 – 44
45 – 49
50 – 54
55 – 59
60 – 64
65 – 69
70 – 74
** 2020 Top Finisher Benefit — The people awarded the Overall Female, Overall Male, Masters Female, Masters Male, and Top 3 in each age group Male/Female will automatically be entered into the CHAMPIONS’ RACE on Saturday, Dec 5th. *This race registration can not be transferred.
For More Information about events produced by the Flagler Avenue Business Association, please visit their website at: FlaglerAve.com
Race Timing/ Scoring
The 5K race will be professionally timed and scored. Disposable, electronic chips will be attached to the bib number. In order to get the best read possible, you need to wear your bib number unaltered on the front of your shirt pinned at all four corners. Do not have any clothing covering your bib number.
Results will be posted onsite of the race and also online concluding the event.
Rules & Frequently Asked Questions:
Where does the race take place?
This is a Beach Run/Walk in the sand. The race course begins on the beach near the boardwalk at the Flagler Avenue Beach Approach in New Smyrna Beach. Registration opens at 8am. 2K Paws starts at 8:55am and 5K Race start time is promptly 9am.
When is Packet Pickup?
All packets (race bib number & event shirt) can be picked up near the start line before the race. The Day of Registration and Packet Pickup tent will be clearly marked on the Flagler Ave Boardwalk and opens at 8am. Please have your registration number (email confirmation) with you for easy pickup.
Will there be results posted at the race?
Yes. Official results are posted near the finish line for all finishers in every age group. On-site times are refreshed and reposted throughout the event. Results will also be printed for any questions at the post-race awards celebration. Following the event, results will be posted on this site on the RESULTS tab.
Will there be a Finisher Medal?
No, this race does not have a finisher medal. 5K Registration includes an event shirt, chip-timed bib, awards, free professional photographs, and a beautiful route along the beach.
Who gets the event T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the online registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. 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 registrations are available until they run out. Quantities and sizes are not guaranteed for day-of registrations.
Are dogs/animals allowed to participate in this event?
Leashed, Well-Behaved dogs with Owner are allowed to participate in the PAWS 2K route going north. Vet will be at 2K. Each owner will need a poop bag, and must clean up after their dog. 2K route will go north on the beach, out and back.
No animals are allowed on the 5K route. As much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Pets are not allowed on the 5K beach run/walk going south.
What do I do with my personal items while I’m running?
You can leave your items at the Gear Drop-Off Station, located near the start line.
Should I bring my own water?
Water is provided at a few “Water Refill Stations” near the start/finish area, as well on the 5K route (2 times). These stations have water jugs and small paper cups for use. If you feel you need more water or would like to carry a water bottle while you run, please bring your own. While on the beach, we try to limit our waste and pollution that may blow into the ocean. We encourage renewable and sustainable methods of water distribution at events to reduce our litter impact.
How much does it cost?
Early registration is $25 per person for 5K and $15 for Paws 2K. There is an online processing fee for each.
In person registration on March 14th is $30 5K and $20 2K, cash or check only (made out to Flagler Ave Business Association).
Registration fees are non-refundable. We have a strict No Transfer policy. No race items will be mailed.
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.
Will there be an awards ceremony?
An awards ceremony will take place after the race at Flagler Tavern (located near the start/finish line on Flagler Ave)
Where is parking?
There is a FEE to park at the Flagler Ave Boardwalk lot at beach. There is free parking along Flagler Ave. The boardwalk parking at Flagler Ave Boardwalk has times and fees posted. Obey all parking signs for locations for free and day-fee parking.