Run for the Gecko "Hawaiian Luau" 5K


Event Date

Sat, May 9, 2015


Melbourne, FL

About This Activity

Run for the Gecko "Hawaiian Luau" 5K

  • Hawaiian Luau with hula dancers!
  • Festive Leis for all Finishers
  • Dress in your favorite Hawaiian Attire
  • Fun Gecko Awards
  • Zippy the Gecko Mascot to lead the Kids’ Run
  • Hawaiian Breakfast catered by Pizza Gallery & Grill
  • Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training          
  • Random giveaway of a Stand Up Paddleboard from Paddle Board House!


All races provide participants with awesome technical (moisture 
wicking/non-cotton) tee shirts, Chronotrack timing and a festive 
post-race party. In addition, there will be a guest appearance by 
Zippy, our Gecko mascot, to start each of the free kids’ runs and 
to help with the awards presentation. Our standard overall and 
age group awards will be presented for each race along with 
door prizes and giveaways.

There is a $10,000 purse in prizes and gift certificates for the top finishers of our Race Series!


Day of race registration opens 1 hour before all races. Late registration closes 10 minutes before each race begins. Award ceremony will begin immediately following each race.

Please mail all registration forms to:

Running Zone, 3696 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32935

Make checks or money orders payable to: Running Zone.

Fees (Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.)

Individual Registration: $30.00 (before Race Day)

Gecko Club Members: $25.00 (before Race Day)

Individual Registration: $35.00 (Race Day)

Gecko Club Members: $25.00 (Race Day)

Team/School Registration: $25.00 (No Race day registration)

Kid’s Registration:** $15.00 ($20 Race Day)

**Children 12 years old or under will receive a cotton shirt. You may upgrade to a technical shirt by electing an individual or team registration. (Youth Medium & Adult Small sizing only in cotton)

Corporate/Organizational Group Rate:

Put together a group of 10 or more participants and receive a group rate.

Call Running Zone for more details.

Start A Team

Being a part of a team can be very rewarding. All you need is a minimum of 5 people (1 person of the opposite sex) that want to be part of the team. Everyone on the team saves $3.00 on the entry fees and you may be able to start training together for one or all of the upcoming races.

Team Competition

Gather your family, friends and co-workers! Teams must participate in at least four series races to be eligible for the series award. Awards will be given to the top three teams. Each team consists of at least five members with one of the members being the opposite sex. The top four of the same sex and the 1st member of the opposite sex will be scored.

School Team Challenge: (Elementary and Middle Schools Only)

An award will be given to the top three elementary or middle schools that have the largest participation. The School Team Challenge applies to each race as well as the series. Schools must participate in at least four series races to be eligible for the series award. Students only count towards participation challenge. Parents and teachers can form an open team.

(No Team Race Day Registration)


Series races are scored for runners and walkers in all age categories. Participants in the series must complete a minimum of FOUR series races to be eligible for the series awards.

Standard Race Series Age Divisions

8 & Under 9-11 12-14 15-19 20-24 25-29

30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59

60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80+

Scoring & Points

The first 10 runners/walkers overall will receive 100, 90, 80, 70,

60, 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 points in the open competition. The

first 10 runners/walkers within each age group will receive 10, 9,

8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 point in their age group competition.

Race Drop 

Scoring will be based on 6 races. If you participate in all 7 events,

your lowest score will be dropped.

Note: Your age group for the Series is determined by your age in

the first series event in which you participate in during the


At the end of the series, individuals who accumulate the most

points receive awesome cash, gift certificates and prizes, and are

recognized by Running Zone in June 2014.


The standings after each race will be calculated and displayed on

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