Festival 5K


Event Date

Sat, Mar 5, 2016


Miami, FL

About This Activity

  • The day of registration will open at 6:30 am and race will begin at 8 am. Pre- registered cost is $30; $20 for age 10 and under. Day of registration is $35 and $25.
  • Date of event is Sat. March 5, 2016
  • This course has been measured to USA Track and Field Specifications by Gene Witkowski, course Certifier
  • Location- 7270 SW 120th street, Pinecrest, Fl 33156 - St Louis Catholic Church
  • (Race will leave and finish from 72nd st entrance to the church)
  • Race will be through beautiful Pinecrest with road closures and safety managed by the Pinecrest Police Dept
  • Definitely a family-friendly race!
  • This 5K is part of the yearly St Louis Catholic Community's Festival for the Poor. 100% of the profits from the race and entire 2 weekend Festival are donated to the needy in Dade County. (2015 Festival profit was $95,000 and ALL of it was given to charities that feed, clothe, house, counsel and aid the homeless, handicapped and indigent in our community. Some of the recipients are:
  • Camillus House, Habitat for Humanity, St. Ann's Migrant Mission, JAM Foundation (prevention of adolescent suicide); KRISTI House; Project Cradle (AIDS prevention); Missionaries of Charity ( Mother Teresa's downtown homeless left); CC- Unaccompanied minors program and others. )
  • T-shirts will be given to each participant- youth med.; youth- lg.; youth XL. Adults sizes- S-Med- Lg- XL- XXL
  • We will have Whole Foods on site with free granolas, waters, fruits etc
  • There will be other vendors as well with products, Chiropractor with free evals
  • Awards will be : Trophies will be awarded to overall male winners (1st, 2nd& 3rd) and overall female winners (1st,2nd & 3rd)
  • Medals will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age division for both male and female racers
  • Age divisions will be:
  • 10 and under; 11-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 45-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80 and above
  • Awards will be given at completion of the race at the stage
  • Contact- Betty or Ken Quinn; Festival co-Chairs (305) 281-3014 or bettyq0629@bellsouth.net

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