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Extra Yard 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run
Sun, Jan 8, 2017
About This Activity
DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO THE EXTRA YARD 5K, THE AMOUNT OF REGISTERED RUNNERS HAS NOW EXCEEDED THE AMOUNT OF FINISHERS MEDALS ORDERED. PLEASE REST ASSURED, IF YOU PARTICIPATE IN THE RACE AND THERE ARE NO MEDALS AVAILABLE AT THE FINISH LINE, YOU WILL STILL RECEIVE A MEDAL. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO OUR INFORMATION TENT WHERE YOU CAN FILL OUT A FORM AND A MEDAL WILL BE MAILED DIRECTLY TO YOU FOLLOWING THE EVENT. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE EXTRA YARD 5K AND FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING IN THIS MATTER. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS!
ALSO, WE HAVE REACHED OUR FIRST 1,000 PARTICIPANT CAPACITY FOR RACE SHIRTS. ANY RACERS REGISTERING MOVING FORWARD WILL NOT RECEIVE A RACE SHIRT.
DATE: Sunday, January 8, 2017
TIME: 5K - 8:00 AM, 1 Mile Family Fun Run - 9:00 AM
The 2017 Extra Yard 5K is a family friendly 3.1 mile race hosted in conjunction with the College Football National Championship weekend in Tampa, Florida. The race will be held on Sunday, January 8th, 2017 in the heart of Downtown Tampa's Championship Campus and will incorporate a scenic route down a portion of iconic Bayshore Boulevard. In addition to the 5K, a 1 mile Family Fun Run will also be held along a portion of the course.
All proceeds will benefit Extra Yard for Teachers, the College Football Playoff's primary initiative that goes the "extra yard" by honoring, celebrating, inspiring and empowering teachers.
Special Teacher Discount: Teachers receive $10 off registration by entering the promo code “TEACHER” when registering through www.EY5K.com. Discount eligibility restrictions apply. Valid faculty or school staff ID and photo identification required at packet pick-up. Limit one discount per faculty/staff ID and offer is non-transferrable.
Race day will include live entertainment, activities with several race sponsors, FREE food for all registered racers from The Columbia Restaurant and a post-race awards ceremony.
Awards will be given to the Top Overall Male finisher, Top Overall Female finisher, Top Male Master (40+), Top Female Master (40+) and then the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group:
15 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 - 64
65 - 69
70 - 74
*Paid registration for the 5K race includes a participant shirt (for the first 1,000 only), a finisher's medal, a chipped race bib, one (1) ticket to Playoff Fan Central at the Tampa Convention Center and an entry for one (1) into the drawing to win two (2) tickets to the College Football National Championship.
*Paid registration for the 1 Mile Family Fun Run includes a chipped race bib, one (1) ticket to Playoff Fan Central at the Tampa Convention Center and an entry for one (1) into the drawing to win two (2) tickets to the College Football National Championship.
*You must be present to win the tickets to the College Football National Championship
NOTE: If you register for both the 5K and the 1 Mile Family Fun Run, you will only get one entry into the drawing for tickets
Please visit our FAQ page for more information about the race