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Home Stretch 5K

$30 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Registration Opens February 28, 2024 at 9:00am EST

Home Stretch 5K (Team)

$25 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Registration Opens February 28, 2024 at 9:00am EST

Home Stretch 5K (Active Military/ Vet)

$25 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Registration Opens February 28, 2024 at 9:00am EST

Place

Eau Gallie Square
1453 Highland Avenue
Melbourne, FL US 32901

Description

To Benefit:  National Veterans Homeless Support (NVHS)

Mission: To Eliminate Homelessness Among Veterans in Central Florida. 

Providing street level outreach, homelessness prevention, and supportive services for homeless, at-risk, and low-income Veterans and their families since 2008.

 

Participant Perks:
  • Cool Race Shirt (First 400 runners) 
  • Finisher Medals (First 400 runners) & Placement Medals 
  • Beer after the race for 21+ from Grills Seafood
  • Raffles
  • Music by DJ Yves
  • Pineapples EGAD: $19 Breakfast Buffet after the race - $15 Discounted for all race participants. Breakfast Buffet will be free for ALL Veteran participants!
 
Early Packet Pickup & Registration @ Running Zone (3696 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL)
Friday, November 10th: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday, November 11th: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
 
Race Day @ Eau Gallie Square (1453 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL)
Sunday, November 12th –  Timeline:
6:30 AM:  Packet Pickup & Late Registration Opens
7:45 AM:  Packet Pickup & Late Registration Ends
8:00 AM:  5K Start!

AWARDS:
(Immediately following the race)
  • Top 3 Overall M&F
  • Top Masters (40+) M&F
  • Largest Team
  • Fastest Team (must have 5+ participants)
  • Top 3 Fastest Limb-Impaired Veterans
  • Age Groups (Top 3 M&F): 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
 
 

DASH - HOME RACE CHALLENGE

Join us for the DASH - Home Challenge!  Sign up and run both the DASH 5K on November 11th and the Home Stretch 5K on November 12th to receive an extra special challenge medal!

You will be supporting both the ongoing special projects for and care of veterans through palliative and hospice care, as well as homeless veteran housing, and homelessness prevention of at-risk veteran families in Brevard County. You must sign up individually for each race. You will receive your special challenge medal at the Home Stretch 5K, along with recognition on each race day. Don't delay- spaces are limited to the first 90 participants!

CLICK HERE to register for the Dash 5K

Manual Registration Form

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Course Map

Race Management & Timing Services

Race Management & Timing Services provided by Running Zone Race Management, Inc


 

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