ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SCENIC 5K & 10K RACE COURSES IN FLORIDA
ABOUT THE ROBINSON PRESERVE
The 637 acre preserve contains 6 miles of kayak and canoeing trails, 12 acres of open water, 56 acres of marshland, 20 acres of uplands, 2 docks, a 500' boardwalk on the course, 6 flat bridges, 10 miles of coastal, 7 miles of shell jogging trails, 2 miles of paved tails, fishing piers, observation tower, bird observation loactions! The Robinson Preserve 5K & 10K offers an authentic coastal Florida experince through a remarkable restoration and conservation property. If you are looking for a challenging and eye opening event this is it. It is not uncommon to see Eagles nesting and other birds, jumping fish, unbelievable vistas while running over the several boardwalk bridges. There are over 110 colorful directional signs and (18) course marshals to spirit you along.
There are five race coralls based on your estimated (5K) finish time so you can run at your pace without interuptions. You will finish to the famous Fit2Run after party featuring catered food, refreshments, live music, and adult beverages (with proper I.D.) Crafted awards including ($1,250) in prize money distributed to top three M/F finishers in each race.
ABOUT EVENT BENEFICIARY- FELT Feeding Empty Little Tummies and the Manatee County Resorces/The Robinson Preserve.
Funds generated from the 9th Annual Robinson Preserve race go to the continuing mangement and improvement at Robinson Preserve, NW Bradenton's largest conservation property and F.E.L.T. Feeding Empty Little Tummies a backpack program designed to meet the beeds of Manatee County's homeless children during the weekendsl
3:00 pm on site registraion commences
5:00 pm Dr. Mac's Childrens races for (12) and under. Children 12 and under also registered for the 5K and 10K can run in the Children's races for free:
- 5:30 pm 3 to 4yrs run 100 meters
- 5:32 pm 5 to 6yrs run 200 meters
- 5:35 pm 7 to 9yrs run 400 meters
- 5:40 pm 10 to 12yrs run 800 meters
- All children recieve a finsihers medal and trophies for B/G 1st through 3rd each age group
6:30 pm 5K/10K commences in five corrals based on estimated finish time for a 5K
- 6:30pm 28 minutes and under
- 6:32pm 35 minutes and under
- 6:34pm 45 minutes and under
- 6:36pm 55 minutes and under
- 6:40pm 55 minutes and over - plus walkers, runners with strollers, and runners with pets
7:00 pm after party commences with buffet and adult beverages with proper I.D.
8:00 pm Award ceremony begins
Event details and schedule
Free parking is available before the Palma Sola property on 99th Street and in sub divisions on 99th. Shuttle buses are running continueous. There will be a parcel drop at the FELT tent by the Valentine House
Attempt to arrive prior to 5:30 pm if possible