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Huzienga PlazaOne East Las Olas Blvd Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301
The 15th Annual Riverwalk Run takes runners on a beautiful USATF Certified course along the New River and through the historic neighborhood of Rio Vista in downtown Ft. Lauderdale. Choose to participate in the 5 mile run, 5K run/fitness walk, or enter the kids in the 1k Kids' Fun Run! We invite you to stay afterwards for brunch and the awards ceremony. Help us Run for the Future and make a difference in the lives of Broward County!
This event benefits the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale's current community projects. Our newest projects include: The FLITE Center to benefit adolescents aging out of the foster care system, Childhood Fitness and Nutrition (Kids in the Kitchen and Healthfully Ever After), and numerous done-in-a-day projects benefiting other nonprofits in Broward County.
Founded in 1937, the JLGFL has created several of Broward County's top charitable organizations including Kids in Distress, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Henderson Mental Health Center, Museum of Discovery & Science, Jack & Jill Children's Center and more! Over this 75 history, the JLGFL has invested over $1 million and provided over 1 million volunteer hours that have directly improved our community.
Event details and schedule
- Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
- Start Time: 5 Mile & 5K at 7:00 am, the 1K Kids' Fun Run at 8:15 am
- Location: Huizenga Plaza, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
- Awards & Age Divisions: The top 3 finishers in each category will walk away with a beautiful print of the Riverwalk by local artist Audrey Spitzmiller as it appears on the race t-shirt! Overall M/F, Masters M/F, Grand Masters M/F, Wheelchair M/F, Age divisions: 10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-25 and each five-year interval thereafter through 80.
- Packet Pickup Location: Early packet pick up will take place on 11am-7pm on April 8th and 11am-7:30pm on April 9th at Running Wild [must be registered online by April 6]. Running Wild- 2563 E Sunrise Blvd, Ft Lauderdale FL 33304. Race Day packet pick up is from 5:45 - 6:45 a.m. at Huizenga Plaza, Ft Lauderdale.
- Race Party: Need one last hoorah before race day? The Riverwalk Run Race Party will be held at Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill on Thursday, April 2, 2014. We hope you will join us for an evening of fun benefiting the many community initiatives that the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale supports.
- Kids' Fun Run: Register your child for the Kids' Fun Run! The path is lined by cheering adults and all kids receive a finisher's medal & t-shirt!