Heroes for Education 5K ...
ABOUT THE EVENT
***DUE TO OVERWHELMING RESPONSE, WE HAVE EXCEEDED OUR GUARANTEE FOR SHIRTS & MEDALS. REGISTRATION AFTER SUN/OCT 27 WILL NOT RECEIVE A SHIRT OR MEDAL.**
Join more than 1,000 enthusiastic runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters of education who come together annually to help promote health and wellness while making an impact in Palm Beach County’s public schools.
Who do we invite to join us?
- 190,000+ students and families throughout Palm Beach County
- 22,000+ county school district employees
- Dedicated individuals who believe in preparing tomorrow’s leaders
- Education partners, local business and community leaders who share our mission and message
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Bryant Park, Lake Worth
6:00am Race Day Registration
7:30am Race Start
8:00am Kids Races Begin
8:45am Heroes 5K Awards Ceremony
- Awards for Overall Male & Female Runners
- AccuChip Timing | Race Tech Shirt | Food
- Finishers Medal | 5 Year Age Group Awards
BECOME A SPONSOR
It’s a good business investment to support their dreams as you invest in the future of Palm Beach County!
Elevate your sponsorship and become a Champion of Education today.
Heroes Awards* will be presented to Palm Beach County Public Schools:
$1,000 Top Participating Team
$ 750 Top Participating Elementary School Team
$ 750 Top Participating Middle School Team
$ 750 Top Participating High School Team
$ 500 Fastest Race Team - Elementary School
$ 500 Fastest Race Team - Middle School
$ 500 Fastest Race Team - High School
*Each award will be presented to the designated PBC public-school of the registered team(s). One award per school. Private and Charters Schools are not eligible.
The TRUE WINNERS are our STUDENTS! Won’t you BE THEIR HERO?
See YOU at the Start Line on Saturday, November 2nd!
Heroes 5K Awards
Qualifying Rules and Regulations
Participating Team Awards
Show your School Spirit with the largest team at the race!
Heroes Awards to be presented:
$1000 Grant to the Overall Top Participating Team
$750 Grant to the Top Participting Elementary School
$750 Grant to the Top Participting Middle School
$750 Grant to the Top Participting High School
Fastest School Race Team Awards
Will your school have the fastest runners?
Heroes Awards to be presented:
$500 Award to the Fastest Run Team from an Elementary School
$500 Award to the Fastest Run Team from a Middle School
$500 Award to the Fastest Run Team from a High School
Rules and Regulations:
- Any school competing for the Fastest Run Team Awards must ensure their participants are connected to their schools’ team and registered in the Heroes 5K Run for timing purposes. All students & runners in the team awards will also be put in their respective age groups and can compete for both the overall and age group awards. (Kids Mile Fun Run and 100 Yard Dash are not timed and does not count towards Fastest Run Team awards but will count towards Top Participating Team awards).
- The winning schools will be determined by industry standards - the fastest combined time of the top three runners from each team (elementary, middle school and high school).
- Race results as posted by Accuchip Timing will be used to determine each runners’ time and overall winning team. These times are official and final.
- Students and runners 12yrs and under have the option to participate in either the 5K Run/Walk or 1 mile Fun Run. The 5K Run/Walk is timed and results are used for the Fastest Race Team award; the 1 Mile Fun Run is not timed and does not count towards the award.
Heroes awards will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on race day and check presentations will take place at a scheduled date after the event.
Questions? Let's see if we can answer them here under Frequently Asked Questions
If not, let us know how we can help:
YOU are our Hero!
Thank you for supporting Education with your donation as part of our special event.
Your donation will make positive, measurable changes in Education in Palm Beach County:
- Supports programs for students to excel academically
- Provides Grants for teachers to expand their creative methods of learning in the classroom.
- Equips teachers and students with essential school supplies to help imaginations flourish.
Connect with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County to learn more about volunteer opportunities and others you can help our future leaders grow.
The Education Foundation Team
Lake Worth, FL 33449
Race will proceed Rain or Shine.