THE 5K FLAMINGO RUN
KICKS OFF THE MELBOURNE ART FESTIVAL
The 30th Melbourne Art Festival 5K Flamingo Run will be held Saturday, April 22nd starting at 7:30a.m. The 5K Flamingo Run is one of the largest 5K races in Brevard County and has established the reputation as one of the best executed and most fun runs in Central Florida. As the opening act for the annual Melbourne Art Festival (MAF), this premier event will host runners and walkers for the 30th annual run. The proceeds from the race are used to promote and encourage artistic endeavors and education in Brevard County. Come join us for a great time and a great cause.
Last year's best times and records are below. Recent times can be found at the links on this website.
After the race, runners can enjoy a huge spread of mouth-watering treats including an array of fresh fruits, breads, juices, sandwiches, and all the bottled water you can drink as part of a spectacular post race celebration that is unequalled on the race circuit. For those daring runners, complimentary beer is also provided after the run. Included in the festivities will be a DJ playing everyone's favorite tunes and prize giveaways that are always a crowd pleaser. Awards are provided in 15 age categories as well as for overall, master, and team challenge (101 in total).
Entry fees for the 2017 race:
- $25 by April 14th, 2017
- $30 after April 14th and day of race.
- $20 by April 14, 2017 for runners 9 and under or 65 and older.
- $25 after April 14, 2017 for runners 9 and under or 65 and older.
- $23 per person for teams (special corporate rate available, contact the (Race Director))
Entry fees include the pre and post run festivities, your commemorative race shirt, guaranteed if registered by April 14, 2017, a souvenir race packet, and an incredible raffle of gift certificates and prizes for all runners while race results are tallied..
Register by Friday, April 14th, 2017 at either:
- On-line at Running Zone.com
- In person at Running Zone located at 3696 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne
- Download and complete application and Mail to:
Attention: Art Festival 5K Run
3696 N. Wickham Rd.
Melbourne, FL 32935
(Please Make Checks Payable to Melbourne Art Festival)
Race packet pick-up will be available at Running Zone on Friday, April 21st from 10am - 6:30pm. Given the number of runners, we highly suggest you visit Running Zone to pick up your race packet. Day of race registration & check-in for packet pick-up begins at 6:00 A.M. until about 7:15 A.M.
This is a “can’t miss” event that fills up every year. Contact our Race Director with questions or to volunteer.
||1st Place Overall Male
||1st Place Overall Female
||Male Masters Champion
||Dr Tina Kraver
||Female Masters Champion