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The Big Run 5K: A Celebration of Running and Community

Join us for The Big Run 5K, presented by Fleet Feet Flatwoods, on Saturday, June 1st, 2024, at Al Lopez Park in Tampa, Florida. This event, held in honor of Global Running Day, is more than just a race—it’s a celebration of running and the vibrant community it fosters. Whether you’re an avid runner, a casual walker, or somewhere in between, we invite you to participate and celebrate with us.

Event Details

Date and Time:

  • Saturday, June 1st, 2024
  • Race start: 7:30 AM
  • Packet pickup: 6:00 AM at Al Lopez Park

Registration and Inclusions. The in-person race entry fee includes:

  • Chip-timed 5K run
  • Technical shirt
  • Finisher medal
  • Post-race food and beverages

For those who prefer to participate virtually, you can still join the fun and receive a technical shirt and finisher medal. Virtual participants can pick up their items at Fleet Feet Lakeland, Fleet Feet Brandon, or Fleet Feet Flatwoods on Monday, June 5th, or opt for mailing at an extra fee.

Early Packet Pickup
Avoid the race day rush by picking up your packet early at Fleet Feet Flatwoods:

  • Thursday, May 30th, 2024, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday, May 31st, 2024, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Awards and Recognition
The awards presentation will take place around 8:45 AM, where we’ll celebrate the achievements of our participants. It’s a moment to acknowledge not only the fastest runners but also the spirit and camaraderie that make events like this so special.

Supporting a Worthy Cause
The Big Run 5K proudly supports Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay, our official charity partner. This non-profit organization is dedicated to fostering confidence and promoting physical and emotional health in young girls. Donations collected will go towards supporting their mission and empowering the next generation of runners.

Join the Celebration
Come out and be part of this exciting event at Al Lopez Park. Whether you’re running, walking, or cheering from the sidelines, The Big Run 5K is about celebrating the joy of running and the community that surrounds it. For more information and to register, visit our website. Let’s make Global Running Day 2024 an unforgettable celebration of health, happiness, and togetherness.


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