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Blue Jacket Park2501 General Rees Ave Orlando, FL 32802
Race Start time: 7:45 AM
Chasing the Dream 5K is an opportunity to support equality, unite the Orlando community, and celebrate the life of a great man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Chip timing & age group awards!
All participants will receive a shirt, medal, and race packet.
Proceeds from this event will benefit the New Image Youth Center. Their dedicated staff and volunteers provide year-round services to students of all ages, and have helped many of their students achieve their dreams of going to college.
There will also be a Zumba warmup, music, great vendors, and free raffle for all runners. Enjoy this fast and flat USATF certified course route at a beautiful park!
You can do even more to help your community on MLK Day by volunteering with the Urban League of Central Florida or another charitable organization after the race. Let's keep chasing Dr. King's dream by actively working to improve our community!
Event details and schedule
Race Day Schedule
6:30 a.m.- Registration/Packet Pick-up Opens
7:35 a.m.- Pre-race Zumba Warm-up
7:45 a.m.- Race Start Time
8:45 a.m.- Awards Ceremony
Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration
Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the start time of the race to pick up your packet or register on race day. Registration will be located near the flag pole and statues within the park.
*Please bring a photo ID to pick up your packet
Day of Registration
You can still register your friends and family on race day!!!
$40 Adults; $30 Kids (Cash & Credit Accepted)
There is parking at the park on General Rees Avenue and on the surrounding streets. We encourage you to carpool and arrive early.
Donations for the New Image Youth Center
Our charity partner, New Image Youth Center, will be accepting new socks, toiletries (toothpaste, deodorant, lotion etc.), and gently used children’s clothing and books for children ages 5-17. Please take all donations to the registration area.
We will be giving awards to the first man and woman to finish in each age group category. Age groups are below.
15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79
There will also be awards given to the top three men and women overall.
Race Start Time: 7:45 AM