Whether you're 7 years old or 77 years old....the Running Through The Decades 5K Dash is just for you! It's a running Time Machine that takes you from the sounds and sights of the 60s all the way to the big hits of today! Maybe you're a child of the 70s? Maybe the 80s or 90s? No matter what your favorite decade was and/or is, this race is for you!!
We STRONGLY encourage you to get dressed up for the Decade of your Choice! Mullets and Legwarmers from the 80s? Sure! Bell bottoms or clogs from the 70s? Sure! Maybe it's a bouffant hairdo from the 60s....or maybe you want to go a little "Ga Ga" Or "Uptown Funk" with Bruno Mars...whatever the case, it's all good!
There will be a DJ at the Race Finishing Area playing the hippest and hottest songs from all the Decades. I'm mean really...who can run without music??? We got it covered!!
The Race Finishing Area will have Vendor and Sponsor Tables Set Up with food options and items to purchase, along with the Vibing music, water and sodas, and popcorn will be provided at no charge. Face Painting for kiddos will be provided. There will be two bounce houses and a ballon guy as well.
Awards will be given to race finishers, and Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed runners. The first 100 runners/walkers will receive a free race event shirt, so don't wait too long to sign up and risk the chance of missing out on the cool race t-shirt.
We Welcome Fun, Enthusiastic, Costume Wearing Individuals of All Ages!! Whether you are an Avid Runner, a Novice or Walker, this race is For You!! It's A Great Event For A Great Cause!!
Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up Location:
Friday, January 13th from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm at The Family Services Center Club located at 21450 Gibralter Drive, Suite 10, Port Charlotte, 33952.
Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up Time:
7:00 am to 7:45.
5K Run Start Time: 8:00 am
5K Walk Start Time: 8:05 am
Running/Walking through downtown Punta Gorda. Race route picture posted on race website. www.bgc5k.com
Please, no strollers or wagons to be used in the 5K Run/Walk.
Central NYC Stadium