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Race for Education

Sat April 6, 2024 Tampa, FL 33607 US Directions

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8:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT

1 Mile

9:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT


Blake High School
1701 N. Blvd.
Tampa, FL US 33607


The Race for Education 5K, a Run/Walk for Hillsborough County Public Schools in partnership with Hillsborough Education Foundation, will proudly take place on April 6, 2024 

We are excited to pick up the pace for public education as we prepare students for life in Hillsborough County Public Schools. In partnership with Hillsborough Education Foundation, join us for our 3rd Annual Race for Education 5K on Saturday, April 6, 2024, as we move to improve mental and physical wellness while celebrating and supporting our students, teachers, and school district initiatives. Runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels are invited for a fun-filled race down North Boulevard and over the Hillsborough River. Join us for giveaways, snacks, refreshments, student performances, and music to amp you up as you race through downtown.

There is also an untimed 1-mile race option available for families, children, and walkers. 

Registration will include a swag bag with a race-day bib, freebies from our partners in education, a *t-shirt, and a finisher medal. 

  • T-Shirt for all participants*
  • Post Race Food and Drink
  • Goodie bags for all participants
  • Finisher medals to all participants 5K/1 Mile
  • Awards to Overall Male / Female in 5K
  • 5k Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in standard five-year age group 

*Please note, close to race day, shirt size choices are available on a first come, first served basis.  

You won't want to miss the post-race award ceremony and celebration!

Registration for 5K - $35 Thru January 31st*
Registration for 5K - $40 from February 1st to March 31st
Registration for 5K - $45 Race Day
Registration for 1-Mile - $20 Thru Race Day

*5K - $25 for Hillsborough County Public Schools employees and students (with discount code, valid through March 31, 2024)         


Packet Pickup Opportunities:        

Packet Pickup before race day is strongly encouraged!

Wednesday, April 3

Spurlino Family YMCA | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 9650 Old Big Bend Road, Riverview, FL 33578
Spurlino Family YMCA | 5 - 7 p.m. | 9650 Old Big Bend Road, Riverview, FL 33578

Thursday, April 4

Fit2Run International Plaza | 12 – 2 p.m. | 2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, Fl 33607
Fit2Run International Plaza | 6 - 8 p.m. | 2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, Fl 33607

Friday, April 5

Blake High School | 4:30-7:30 PM | 1701 N. Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Packets may also be picked up at the race site on the morning of the event! Registration will be available on race morning, so it’s not too late to invite your friends and family.

Saturday, April 6 – RACE DAY!

Blake High School | Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.               
Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration for BOTH the 5K and 1-Mile starts at 6:30 a.m.

Race Day Registration for 5K is $45. (5K Registration closes at 7:45 a.m.)

Race Day Registration for 1-Mile is $20. (1-Mile registration closes at 8:45 a.m.)

Race Start Times:

5K - 8:00 a.m.  (chip timed)
1 Mile Run/Walk - 9:00 a.m. (running time clock)

Awards (5K only) - approximately 9:00 am
Awesome Custom Finisher Medal for all 5K participants and a special medal for the 1 Mile Mini-Trotters.

Advance Race Packet Pick-Up:  Details to come.


The race will begin on North Boulevard just north of Julian B. Lane Park. Parking is available for free at Blake High School in the parking garage, as well as Stewart Middle Magnet School and Riverwalk STEM Academy at Just Elementary. Due to the road closure on North Boulevard, we recommend all participants access these three parking options via Spruce Street.

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