Paint the Town 5k & Family Fun Walk/Run for the Arts!

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Apr 18, 2015


Brandon, FL


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$30 $30 Closed

Family Fun Run/Walk-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

The Paint the Town 5k & Family Fun Walk/Run with Children’s Obstacle Course is the 31st Annual Patron Event/Memberships Drive for Center Place Fine Arts! It starts off of Vonderburg Drive, behind the Center Place & Brandon Regional Library and loops around the beautiful Clayton Lake! It gives the runners an opportunity to appreciate the small town of Brandon! That’s just where the fun begins! During the Family Fun Walk/Run stop at the many children’s obstacles! Hurdle over some hay bales, duck through a tunnel and sprint through a relay, just to name a few all while complete your 1-mile course! You finish the 5k and 1-mile course at celebration of the arts, a live DJ will be there to motivate you through your last lap and drinks & food will be waiting for you as you cross that finish line!

The fun doesn’t stop here! Enjoy music, food, drink and games for the whole family to enjoy! There will be a caricature artist, balloon bending, marble art and more hands on activities! Then stroll through our Buy It Now! Auction where you can purchase amazing baskets to benefit the arts filled with airline tickets, tickets to Disney World, Lego Land, massages, gift cards and more!

Event details and schedule

Join us for our "Paint the Town 5k" Run & Family Fun Walk/Run with Children's Obstacle Course.

5K Registration begins at 7:00 am. Paint the Town 5k start time 8:00 am.

The Paint the Town 5k will begin at Center Place Fine Arts and loop around Clayton Lake. This is not a timed event. T-shirts will be provided to the first 50 Pre-Registered 5k runners.

The Family Fun Run/Walk with children's obstacle course will be around Clayton Lake located next to Center Place Fine Arts. Registration will begin at 9:00 am then begin promptly after the completion of the 5k race. There will be 6 obstacles along the Family Fun route for the children to complete.

T-shirts are available for purchase at the event.

Don't forget to stick around after the race for all day family fun at Center Place. Games, sand & marble art, balloon bending, photo booth, face painting, food, drinks & more! Music by Big Beats Entertainment! Plus a BUY IT NOW!- Silent auction baskets inside that include tickets to Walt Disney World, airline tickets, and more!

This "FUN"draiser will help to keep the Arts Alive in our community!

5K runners have a chance to win $100. Children who raise $50 in sponsorship dollars have a chance to win 4 Walt Disney World Tickets!

Center Place Fine Arts has been a part of the Brandon Community for over 30 years!

Center Place is the Art of the Community, the Heart of the Community!

Sponsorships are also available.

For more information visit: or call 813-685-8888

Commonly Asked Questions:

How can I register?

Online Registration is open! Click on any of the green buttons that say “Register for Paint the Town 5k & Family Fun Walk/Run with Children’s Obstacle Course!

Can I Register on Race Day?

Early registration is encouraged, but you can register on race morning. Additional race entry fees will apply. Remember the first 50 5k runners to pre-register will get a free race shirt!

When can I pick up my packet?

Registration for the race begins at 7:00 am day, there will be a separate line for those who have pre-registered to pick up their packets.


Are Jogging Strollers Allowed?

Jogging strollers are not permitted to run in the 5k race, but we welcome all strollers to walk the 1-mile course Family Fun Walk/Run. We do ask that strollers line up near the back.


Do I need to register my child if they are in a stroller or wagon?

Yes, EVERYONE four years old and over, who will be participating in the Family Fun Walk/Run with children’s obstacle course must register.


What Time Should I get there on race day?

Participants are encouraged to arrive early – by 7 a.m. to pick up their race packets and get ready to run! Participants for the Family Fun Walk/Run are encouraged to arrive between  9-10 a.m.
The Family Fun Walk/Run will start promptly after the 5-k is completed.


Can I bring my Pet?

Or  Sorry – no pets allowed in Center Place Fine Arts or out on the course.


Where should I park?

The Center Place Fine Arts & Library parking lot, All Person’s Park and off-site parking is available at the end of Bowing Oak Street. (Follow the Blue signs!)Please do not park in doctor’s office parking lots, you will be towed!

Where is the start finish line?

The Start and Finish line is off of the deck area behind Center Place Fine Arts next to Clayton Lake. 


What happens if it rains?

Sorry no rain dates or refunds, remember this race is to help fund the arts in your neighborhood! It is benefiting a great non-profit that provides children’s art classes, live theater, and scholarships for the youth in your community!


What happens after the race?
Adults: Stay after the race and join us at Center Place for our famous silent auction inside, games, photo booth and enjoy a drink at the bar!
Children: Enjoy children’s art activity area, games and lunch!
Don’t forget to support the arts by purchasing a Paint the Town T-shirt!
(Tickets available for purchase for food, drinks, games)

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