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De Soto Grand Parade 5k
April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm$25.00
Come run the 5k that boasts over 75,000 spectators! Runners will race an out-and-back course along the route of the Hernando de Soto Historical Society Heritage Festival Grand Parade on Manatee Avenue down to around 37th St W and back to downtown Old Main. This is one of the most spectacular parades in the southeastern United States.
-Located on Downtown Main St
-Runners & Walkers Welcome!
-Pre-race warm-up provided by Anytime Fitness
-Port-o-lets & pre-race water available in race area prior to start
-Awards for overall finishers and all age Group Awards (available for pick-up as results post): Overall, Masters 40+, Grand Masters 50+, Senior Grand Masters 60+, Veteran Grand Masters 70+; 3 deep in age groups 9 & Under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19 & 5 year age groups 20-24 to 80+
-Premium Shirts (Unisex, Ladies)
-Great post-race food, Water, SHAVED ICE!
-DJ to pump you up, play great music and announce winners
-Very Good Door Prizes!
-Lots of Parking (3rd/12th Lot, Parking Structures and More)
-Water misters on the course and at the finish line!
After party will be located again at Darwin Brewing Company and Taproom. All runners of age will receive a free craft beer with the special tear off from their bibs. They will have great food and live music so come on out and enjoy!