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CityHouse River Run 5K - Run For A Reason

Sat December 9, 2023 Boca Raton, FL 33431 US Directions
You can help break the cycle of homelessness by running today!


Presented by McKinnon-Wright Wealth Management !


Help break the cycle of homelessness in your community.

Say YES and help support the CityHouse families when you register for the River Run 5K.


The CityHouse River Run 5K is great for all ages!  We have timed runner categories

as well as a walker category so EVERYONE can join in on the fun!


Run for a Reason!

All proceeds will go towards CityHouse!

CityHouse is a long-term program that offers safe and affordable housing, wrap-around services, daily mentoring, educational opportunities, mental health support, and skill-building opportunities for single mothers and their children experiencing homelessness in Palm Beach County, Florida. CityHouse focuses on empowering our mothers to live healthier lives through education, community, and career development while offering a holistic approach to each family's multifaceted needs. 

The organization currently has 14 mothers and 24 children in the Residential program, 7 mothers and 10 children in the Community care program, and 25 mothers and 37 kids in the Alumni Care program. Since 2014, CityHouse has served over 100 clients in Palm Beach County as they continue to break the cycle of homelessness and prevent children from entering the foster care system. 


For more information, please visit our website:




$40 - Early registration

$45 - December 1st

$50 - Day of the event

Free Kid's Fun Run




Spanish River Church
2400 Yamato Road
Boca Raton, FL US 33431

Chip Timing

Timing will be recorded by Accuchip Race Timing.  The runners will be chip timed and will be on your racing bib.  All runners must cross the start and finish mat with their chip properly attached to their clothing to score in the race.  Awards will be given based on chip timing.  

Race Day Details

Doors Open: 6:00 AM
Race Starts: 7:30 AM
The race starts and finishes at Spanish River Church.

Packet Pick Up

Pick up your race packet early and avoid the lines Saturday morning!


Runner's Edge

Saturday, December 2 - Friday, December 8th
10 AM - 6 PM
3195 N. Federal Hwy. Boca Raton, FL 33431


Tarpon River Brewing

Tuesday, December 5th - "Two Mile Tuesday"*
6:00pm - 8:00pm
280 SW 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
*Free Group Fun Run & Social / River Run 5K Registration & Packet Pick Up Hosted by Running Wild


Wednesday, December 6th
4:00pm - 7:00pm
9536 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434

Spanish River Church

Sunday, December 3rd
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday, December 8th
10 AM - 5 PM
Connect Center
2400 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Event Parking

Participants can park in the north and west parking lots of Spanish River Church.  Parking volunteers will direct you to the appropriate parking areas.  NOTE: The St. Andrews entrance will close shortly after 7am as we get ready for the race. 

Post-Race Awards Ceremony

Food will be served to participants following the race and there will be an award ceremony for the top three finishers in each age category. All after race activities and sponsor displays will be outside. Raffle prizes will be given after the race. 

Volunteers Needed

Clarifying The Need


We are looking for volunteers who can help with the following areas:


  • Crossing guards along the course at community entrances (6:30-8:30 AM)

  • Cheering runners on the race course 

  • Giving directions at the directional posts

  • Help with post-race cleanup

  • Help at registration tables (6:30-8:30 AM)

  • Help at food service tables (6:30-8:30 AM)

  • Help at water tables (6:30-8:30 AM)


The Next Steps


Please contact Laura Barr at if you want to help or for any questions in regard to the opportunities. 


We want to thank each of you wholeheartedly for being willing to serve in this way which is so hands-on and essential for our families and community. 









Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Race Website

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