Join the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale as we run or walk along the New River and the historic neighborhood of Rio Vista during the 17th annual Riverwalk Run! This year's theme will be "80's for 80" encouraging runners and walkers to dress in 80's dress to celebrate the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale's 80th anniversary. There will be prizes for best dressed runner, team and pet! Join us afterwards for a light brunch and kids acitivities. This amazing race experience supports the Junior League’s efforts to raise funds for important community causes such as Human Trafficking Awareness, Transiting Independent Living for Foster Care Adolescents, Childhood Fitness and Nutrition, and more! All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale's current projects.
About the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Riverwalk Run is the signature fundraising event of The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Inc., an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable, and its members work tirelessly to support important community causes impacting women and children throughout Broward County.
The 17th annual Riverwalk Run will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8:00am.
Riverwalk Run will take place at Huizenga Plaza, located at 32 East Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
Start Times & More
6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. – Race Check In, Packet Pick Up & Race Registration
8:00 a.m. – Race Starts for 5M and 5K Run/Walk
9:15 a.m. – Kids’ Fun Run starts
9:30 a.m. – Brunch begins for all Riverwalk Run participants and volunteers
About the Run
The beautifully designed USATF certified course highlights the best of Fort Lauderdale. Beginning at Huizenga Plaza on Las Olas Boulevard, the course runs along the South Bank of the New River, wanders through the shady neighborhood streets of breathtaking Rio Vista, cuts through Smoker Park with view of the New River and the historic Stranahan House, and finishes on the signature brick path of the Riverwalk.
Riverwalk Run is more than just a simple run. For the “big kids”, we offer a 5 mile course as well as a 5k course, both of which are perfect for running or walking. This year, Kids’ Fun Run will feature a 40 yard fun dash, great for kids of all ages.
The top finisher in each category will receive an award. More details to come! Overall M/F, Masters M/F, Grand Masters M/F, Wheelchair M/F, Age divisions: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-25 and each ten-year interval thereafter through 80.
From I-95: Take the Broward Blvd Exit. Go East on Broward Blvd. Turn right onto Andrews Avenue. Turn Left onto East Las Olas Blvd. Huizenga Plaza is on the right. From US-1: Turn West onto Broward Blvd. Turn left onto Andrews Avenue. Turn Left onto East Las Olas Blvd. Huizenga Plaza is on the right.
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