Sponsor an Athlete 5K Run/Walk
Sunday, April 7th, 2019
6575 North Kendall Drive
Pinecrest, FL 33156
On your Mark, Get Set, Go!
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):
Q: What is the Annual Sponsor an Athlete 5K Run/Walk?
A: The Sponsor an Athlete annual run/walk event in Pinecrest, Florida is an event that raises funds and awareness for Special Olympics Florida – Miami-Dade County.
Q: What happens if it rains on race day?
A: This is a rain or shine event!
Q: How can I participate?
A: Register early for $35, but same-day registration is available for $40. Multiple registrations can be processed at one time. Registration opens at 7:00am, and the race begins at 8:00am.
Q: What is Breakfast Mania?
A: We know how tiring completing a 5K can be; just thinking about it is getting us hungry! Let Special Olympics Florida--Miami Dade help you refuel your body with our Breakfast Mania tent.
We have vendors from some of your favorite local restaurants including Diced Food, RAW JUCE, Einstein Bagels, Monster Energy and Bang Energy! And for our true breakfast-lovers there will be a pancake station brought to you by Johnson & Wales Students!
Last year, our Breakfast Mania was a complete hit and we know this year will be even more satisfying! The pancake station features a variety of toppings so that you may customize your breakfast to your liking. What could be better than that?!
We know you love breakfast food, and we know you love Special Olympics Florida, so purchase a $10 ticket to our Breakfast Mania tent and get energized while supporting a great cause!
Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
It's so easy!
Grab all your friends and family and get registered. You can run or walk the 5k route, or volunteer. Don't forget to register the kids too, so they can participate in their own special race. The Annual Sponsor an Athlete 5K is fun for the whole family!
Increase your impact and fundraise to Sponsor an Athlete!
Special Olympics does not charge a fee to the athletes or families who participate. The costs associated with trainings and competitions average $350.00 per athlete.
Our goal in 2019 is to raise enough money to sponsor 300 new athletes.
We need your help!
The heart of this event is you, its participants!
100% of the proceeds will sponsor Special Olympics Athletes in Miami-Dade, Florida.