Are you ready for departure? Frequent flyers and newcomers alike are invited to the third annual 5K Runway Fun Run to benefit United Way Suncoast. This event, like no other in the Tampa Bay area, gives participants the rare opportunity to run on the airport’s longest runway, Runway 1L-19R. The run benefits United Way Suncoast, an organization that supports community outreach programs and provides direct and significant impact to improve the lives of thousands of people in the Tampa Bay area.
Runway 1L-19R: The perfect platform for first timers and experienced athletes to reach their personal bests. 5K of wide open runway!
Gates open at 7:00 a.m. Event entrance is off of Hillsborough Avenue. Turn South on Hoover Blvd. Follow signs.
This will be a chip timed event.
Airplane trophies will be presented to:
* Overall top three men
* Overall top three women
* Overall wheelchair participant
* Youth division 9 & under; top three girls, top three boys
* Youth division 10-13; top three girls, top three boys
* Youth division 14-18; top three girls, top three boys
Top three women/men in each of the following age divisions will be recognized:
19-24 30-34 40-44 50-54 60-64 70+
25-29 35-39 45-49 55-59 65-69
Event details and schedule
5K Runway Fun Run Starts: Saturday, April 25, 2015 @ 8:30 AM (EDT)
5K Fun Run - 5K Race - United Way Suncoast Fundraiser - Chip Timed Event
All proceeds benefit United Way Suncoast.
Waivers must be signed prior to race.
Chip timed race results will be posted on Cool Running.
Airline raffle tickets sold on race day (do not need to be present to win).
Bag Pickup @ Cell Phone Lot: Wednesday, April 22: 12pm - 4pm; Thursday, April 23: 7am - 3pm; Friday, April 24: 10am - 7pm.
Tampa International Airport