Unleash your inner Superhero and run, walk or stroll in support of the kids at Mainspring Academy, and exceptional school for exceptional students! Grab your superhero costume, cape and mask and come out in support of our students and educators! All ages and abilities are welcome. It’s sure to be an exciting event!
3rd Annual Mainspring Superhero 5k & Fun Run
Behind Publix in Nocatee - Village Lake Drive & Town Plaza Avenue.
The address for the Nocatee Publix is 120 Marketside Ave, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
Saturday, September 24, 2016
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
9:30am – 5k Run/Walk Start
Friday, September 23rd, 2016 – 3:00pm
All proceeds from the 3rd Annual Superhero 5k & Mile Fun Run will directly benefit students at Mainspring Academy by raising funds for student hardship scholarships, teacher advancement and education, and capital improvements. Mainspring serves students ages 5-22 with a variety of challenges including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Speech/Language Disorders, ADHD, and Anxiety Disorders, to name a few. Mainspring is proud to sponsor this special event on behalf of our amazing students. They truly are superheroes!
To learn more about Mainspring Academy visit www.mainspringacademy.org
All online registration fees are included in the amounts below
$23.00 5km / $12.50 Fun Run – through 7/31/2016
$28.00 5km / $12.50 Fun Run – 8/1/2016 through 9/17/2016
$33.00 5km / $15.00 Fun Run – 9/18/2016 through 9/23/2016 at 3:00pm
Registration will close at 3:00pm on 9/23/2016 and then re-open at the race on 9/24/2016
$40.00 5km / $18.00 Fun Run – Day of Race – Cash or Check preferred
Awards will be given to the top three males and females in the following categories,
Top 3 Male & Female Overall Finishers
Top Male & Female Masters (Over 40) Finisher
Top Three finishers in each of the following age groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over.
Best Superhero Costume – Adult, Child, and Team Costume.
All runners will receive a custom shirt. All kids will receive a medal at the finish line.
Everyone is encouraged to stay after the race, as there will be an award ceremony and fun activities for the whole family.
The race is run entirely on the streets and paved trails of Nocatee.
5km Course – For a map of the course, follow this link: http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=FL16030EBM
Fun Run Course – The run run will follow the same route as the 5k, for the first 1/2 mile then will turn around and return to the finish line.
8:00am to 8:45am – 1 Mile Bib Pickup & Day Of Race Registration
8:00am to 9:15am - 5km Race Bib, Chip, and Packet Pickup & Day Of Race Registration
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
5km Race Start
10:30am +/ Awards Ceremony
Runners will pick up their bib and timing chip prior to their race at the race check in area. PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED RACE START TIME.
The 5km race will be chip timed using a shoe chip system. Chips will be distributed at the packet pickup. All runners must cross the mat at the finish line with their chip properly attached to their shoe to score in the race. Chips must be returned at the conclusion of the race at the finish line. Runners not returning chips will be charged a fee of $30.
Parking as well as the start and finish are behind the Publix on Crosswater Parkway. The cross streets nearest the race start and finish line are Town Plaza Avenue and Village Lake Drive. The address for the Publix is 120 Marketside Ave, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081-0574 however the race is not at Publix, it is behind the building.
Race times and dates are subject to change without notice at any time for any reason. In the event the race time or date is changed or if the race is cancelled, for any reason, there will not be any refunds under any circumstances. In the event of bad weather every effort will be made to conduct the race, however it may be moved to an alernate date, time, or cancelled within hours of the starting time. Please be sure to check the PRS Race Timing website and Facebook page for updates prior to departing to the race for any last minute changes or instructions.