On Saturday, April 8, 2017, The Space Walk of Fame 8K run, the 9th of 10 races in the Space Coast Runner of the Year Series, ,will be held at Space View Park in Titusville. The 8K is USA Track & Field Certified Course (FL14001TY). The 8K course runs through old, mostly shaded, residential Titusville along the indian River. The 8K course is a double loop course. Loop 1 is a 2 mile loop and Loop 2 is a 3 mile loop. The 2 mile course is the first loop of the 8K.
All 4 races, the 8K Run, 8K Walk, 2 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk start concurrently.
Space Coast Runner of the Year Series - Space Walk of Fame Finisher medals will be presented to all finishers in 8K Run & Walk and the 2 Mile Run & Walk.
A $5.00 discount is offered to Space Coast Runner members for early registration.
Plans are to have Space Shuttle Astronaut Mike McCully start the race and hellp with the awards presentation. Mike will be available for photograph opportunities as well as to ask questions.
Awards wll be presented to the top 3 overall males and Females, the top male and female Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters. The top 3 male and females in the following age groups: 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, and 5 year age groups starting with 15-19 through 80+, and the top 3 Clydesdale (200+ lbs) and top 3 Fillies (150+ lbs).
Awards will be presented to the top 5 males and females in the 8K Walk, 2 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk.
Prize money will be offered for the top male and female that sets the cerified course record for the Overall ($100), Master ($75), Grand Master ($50) and Senior Grand Master ($25).
The Space Coast Runners Youth Series runs (1/4 Mile, 1/2 Mile and 1 Mile) will atart at 9:15 near the award ceremony site. Parents must sign a waiver at the race site. Participation awrds will be presented to all children participating in the run/s.