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Sat December 14, 2024 Tampa, FL 33611-5500 US Directions
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Arutisuse Run 5K

$30 7:30AM EST - 9:30AM EST Registration ends December 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

Arutisuse Run Virtual 5K

$30 Registration ends December 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EST


Gadsden Park
6901 S MacDill Ave.
Tampa, FL US 33611-5500


***Yes, we're still running****Arutisuse (pronounced Ah-rut-tee-SUS-see) means arise in the traditional Foundational Black American TUT language.  This year Arutisuse Run highlights excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, (STEM), along with freedom fighters.  Arrive by 7:30am to get your groove on and participate in our line dance warm up.  All registered participants will have access to our Wall of STEM Excellence and virtual Arutisuse Run STEM Excellence Museum.  Dr. Anthony E. Dixon, Ph.D., author and historian will lead discussion about the contribution of our posthumous honoree George Washington Carver and Benjamin Banneker. All registered participants will receive a t-shirt, bib, finisher medal and photo at this timed event.

Arutisuse Run is an event for EVERYONE to enjoy! Families, businesses, strollers and wheelchairs are welcome!  Virtual and in-person registration options are available. Find us on social media using the hashtag #ArutisuseRun.                                                                          

Proceeds from the event benefit Nyan Cares Corp. 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. 


Unable to make race day? You can participate when convenient for you by registering for the virtual option.

In Person Race

Arutisuse Run is a 5K run/walk available for families, children, walkers/strollers, athletic & social organizations on Saturday, December 16, 2023. Spaces are limited for the in person event.

Virtual Race

This option has unlimited registration for participants anywhere in the United States starting December 16, 2023 to December 31, 2023. Participants will use a timing app to document his/her timing and distance. Photos and results can be uploaded to social media using the hashtag #ArutisuseRun



  • T-shirt
  • Race bib
  • Finisher medal
  • Finisher race photos*
  • Post race energy refuel*
  • Opportunity To Take Pictures In 'Arutisuse Run' Photo Center*

*In person race only                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The In person race will be timed and chipped


In Person Race 

Packet pick up will be the morning of the event only.

Virtual Race   

The packet will be shipped to the address you provide during registration.


Arutisuse Run 5K is an in-person event in Tampa FL, 12/16/23, and virtual throughout the United States from 12/16/23-12/31/23. Depending on the level of sponsorship  your organization would be recognized locally and worldwide via our social media platforms (including Twitter space discussions), event website, advertisements and t-shirts. 

All Payments and artwork (NAME or LOGO for T-shirts and/or promotional material) must be collected by October 31, 2023.

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