Get ready to run, St. Pete! The city is hosting its 3rd annual “Glow in the Park” 5K and 1 mile walk/run in North Straub Park on April 6. The run begins at 7pm, just as the sun goes down.
Runners are encouraged to dress in their favorite light up attire and costumes and add a bit of shine to the St. Pete night.
Healthy St. Pete glows in the dark
The run all goes back to the Healthy St. Pete initiative, which is designed to a foster an active, engaged and fit community. Registration for the race is $20 in advance, or $25 on race day beginning at noon.
It’s $5 to register for the 1-mile walk/run up until it begins on race day.
Official registration runs from 5-6:45pm on April 6. The 5K starts promptly at 7pm and the 1-mile begins at 7:10pm.
Have you registered yet? Fit City: Glow in the Park 5K + 1 Mile is right around the corner, St. Pete! 👟💫 St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation👉 http://bit.ly/FitCity3
Posted by City of St. Petersburg, Florida USA on Monday, April 1, 2019
Family-friendly events planned for after the race
The fun doesn’t end when the running does. Family-friendly glow activities will be held from 8-9pm in North Straub Park.
Want to sign up? Click here to register today.
Another major race is set to take place in St. Pete this May. The 2019 Run for All Children will take place on Saturday, May 18 from 7-11am.
Run for All Children returns in May
The 6th Annual Run for All Children benefits Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in the Burg. Participants can sign up to take part in the 10K, 5K or 1 mile fun run.
The starting line will be in front of the Hospital at 501 6th Avenue South and will end at Poynter Park downtown St. Petersburg where there will be a post race celebration and award ceremony.
Click here to register for the race for a good cause today.