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19th Annual Boca Grande
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19th Boca Grande 5k

Boca Grande 5k

$25 7:30AM EST - 11:00AM EST 7:30 a.m. SHARP - 5K Run & Fun Walk Start
Description

19th Annual Boca Grande

Date & Location Sunday, February 23, 2020
7:30 a.m. sharp – 5K Run & Fun Walk Start
Boca Grande Community Center
Door Prizes

The grand prize is a two person, two-night accommodations including deluxe room, breakfast daily, and one round of golf with cart at the historic Gasparilla Inn and Club. The grand prize is valued at $1500. Lots of door prizes will be given away but you must be present to win.
The Run & Walk

Join us for an island run through historic Boca Grande. Start your run at the Boca Grande Community Center (on the National Register of Historic Places), see beautiful views of Charlotte Harbor, pass the famous Gasparilla Inn, along scenic Gilchrist Avenue (lined with palm trees) and finishes on Banyan Street (named for the very large trees that line both sides of the street). Refreshments will be available during the post-race activities at the Community Center.

Fee
19 & up – early registration until 2/3/20 – $25.00 (includes shirt)
Active Zoomers Running & Triathlon Club Member-early registration until 2/3/20  $20.00 (includes shirt)
18 & under – early registration until 2/3/19 – $15.00 (includes shirt)
After 2/3/20,  registration for all runners and walkers is $30.00 and WILL NOT include a shirt
Day of the event registration is from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. (Packet Pick-up ONLY Day-of Event)
No refund of race entries. Please note that Gasparilla Island is accessed by a toll bridge.

Age Divisions & Awards
Awards will be given to the first, second and third place male and female winners in each age division: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75+. Special awards will be given for the male & female overall, master (40+), grandmaster (50+), senior grandmaster (60+), veteran master (70+) and Youth Elementary (10 & under) & Youth Secondary (11 – 14).  

SHIRTS
Shirts will be given to all participants who register by 2/3/20. Shirts will not be given to participants who register after 2/3/20.

Registration
You can either: Register and pay on this website until 2/20/20 or complete the registration form, make checks payable to F.B.G.C.C. and mail to Boca Grande Community Center, Attn: Boca Grande 5K, P.O. Box 429, Boca Grande, FL  33921.  Mail-in and walk-in registrations accepted until Wednesday, 2/20/20.

Race Proceeds
A portion of the proceeds goes to help support programs offered at the Boca Grande Community Center.
Information
For more information go to friendsofbocagrande.org, email rwier@leegov.com or call 941-964-2564.

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the 19th Annual Boca Grande 5k.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The 19th Annual Boca Grande 5k is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

The 19th Annual Boca Grande 5k has a course map available.

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Directions

DIRECTIONS
SOUTHBOUND I-75
Exit at River Road (#191) turn right and head south, turn left onto Pine Street, crossover McCall Road, Pine Street turns into Placida Road (S.R. #775), turn right at the sign for Boca Grande (Boca Grande Causeway), go through first and second stop signs. The facility is located on left at the third stop sign (corner of Park Avenue and First Street).

NORTHBOUND I-75
Exit at King’s Hwy. (#170 )and turn left and head west, turn right onto Veteran’s Blvd. (S.R. #776), turn left onto Gasparilla Road (S.R. #771), turn left at the sign for Boca Grande (Boca Grande Causeway), go through first and second stop signs. The facility is located on left at the third stop sign (corner of Park Avenue and First Street).