The Florida Panthers are holding a 5K race in conjunction with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to support the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiatives. A portion of all race registrations will be given to the Florida Panthers Foundation. The 5K race will begin at 8:00 AM with race packet pick-up on site starting at 7:00 AM. The family fun run/walk will begin at 8:45 AM. All registered racers will receive 1 ticket to either the Florida Panthers vs. Colorado Avalanche game on October 22, 2016, with puck drop at 7:00 PM or the Florida Panthers vs. New Jersey Devils game on November 3, 2016, with puck drop at 7:30 PM. Each racer will also receive a special Viktor E. Dash T-Shirt and custom finishers medal, with the top 3 in each age group receiving special recognition.
If you are interested in participating in this event, but cannot make it on October 22nd a Virtual Running option will be available. All virtual runners commit to running a 5K on their own schedule and will receive a race goodie bag via mail. Game tickets for virtual runners will be available for pick-up at Will Call on the day of the game.
Registration: Registration will open on August 31st via Active.com. Early Bird registration for the 5K will be $37 and will run August 31st until September 15th. After this, all pre-registration will be $42. Day of Registration will be $47.
Race Packages Includes:
- A ticket to the October 22nd game vs. Colorado Avalanche at 7:00 pm , or November 3rd game vs. New Jersey Devils at 7:30 pm*
- A Finisher’s medal – 5K
- A Finisher’s award – 1 Mile Family Fun Run
- A commemorative Viktor E. Dash t-shirt
- Pre/post-race activities with food & drink on the Jet Blue Tarmac
- A Panther themed race goodie bag
- A donation to the Panthers Foundation and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Race Day Schedule:
6 am – Parking lots open
7 am – Packet Pick-up Begins on Jet Blue Tarmac
8 am – 5K begins
8:45 am – Family Fun Run/Walk begins
Packet Pick-up will begin at 7 am on the day of the race. Additional packet pick-ups may be added.
Parking will be available at the BB&T Center at no cost for the race. All vehicles must be moved by noon to prepare for the Panthers Hockey game that evening.
There are no refunds, transfers or credits for this race. This event will be held rain, shine or snow.
Registrants cannot change race event once they have completed registration.
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