Tampa International Airport 5K Runway Fun Run

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Tampa  International Airport 5K Raffle

Race Day

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Race Course

Runway 1L/19R: The perfect platform for first timers and experienced athletes to reach their personal bests. 5k of wide open runway!


The 5K Runway Fun Run is open to 1,500 runners this year. Registration is now closed – we’ve reached maximum capacity. On-site registration will not be available.

Packet Pick-up

AVOID THE CROWD – pick up your race bag before the run! All you need is your Active.com registration confirmation or your driver’s license. (Bag pick up will also be available day of the run.)

Where:Tampa International Airport Cell Phone Waiting Lot
From the George J. Bean Parkway, follow the signs for the Cell Phone Waiting Lot
Look for balloons, 5K Bag Pick-Up signs & a tent in the lot
Tuesday, April 22
Wednesday, April 23
Thursday, April 24

Friday, April 25          8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Airline Raffle

As if having the opportunity to run down runway 1L–19R isn’t cool enough! You can enter to win roundtrip tickets on the following airlines:

* 2 roundtrip tickets anywhere Southwest Airline flies

* 2 roundtrip tickets non-stop from TPA to Panama City, Panama plus a 2 night stay at the Hilton Panama

* 1 roundtrip ticket non-stop from TPA to Zurich, Switzerland

*2 roundtrip tickets anywhere Spirit flies

The details:

  • Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at packet pick-up and day of event
  • $5 each or $20 for 5
  • Credit cards, cash or checks accepted
  • All proceeds benefit United Way Suncoast
  • You choose which tickets you'd like to win
  • You don't need to be present to win
  • Raffle is open to anyone; drawing will be at the conclusion of the 5k

Airplane trophies will be presented to:

  • Overall top three men
  • Overall top three women
  • Overall wheelchair participant
  • Youth division 9 & under; top three girls, top three boys
  • Youth division 10-13; top three girls, top three boys
  • Youth division 14-18; top three girls, top three boys

Certificates & gift cards will be awarded to top three women/men in each of the following age divisions:

And, everyone who crosses the finish line will receive a finisher medal!

Tampa  International Airport 5K Raffle
About the Beneficiary

There is a “new” United Way and one very different than the one our parents and grandparents knew. This visionary organization is creating programs designed to make lasting and positive change in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties with a strategic focus on education, income, neighborhoods and safety net services to people in need.

United Way Suncoast has evolved from a traditional fundraising role to that of a strategic community impact organization. They have retooled their work to create lasting change through a Community Impact Agenda. To create real and lasting change requires a strategy that does not react with short-term fixes. Rather, United Way approaches critical regional issues with long-term, solution-oriented thinking and action.

United Way works on behalf of the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Focusing on education, income, a safety net of services and vibrant neighborhoods they provide families and individuals hope for the future.

For more information visit unitedwaysuncoast.org

Rules of the Road Runway
  1. Please register the kids to run but no strollers, skateboards, rollerblades, bikes or pets allowed.
  2. Stay on the course. Anyone deviating from the course will be removed from the race.
  3. All participant registrations are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Please call (813) 554-1499 or e-mail TPAevents@TampaAirport.com

The 5K; perfect for runners of all ages and abilities. Come out, join the fun, support United Way Suncoast and see Tampa International Airport in a whole new way!

The 5k Runway Fun Run is sponsored by Tampa International Airport. 100% of the proceeds go to United Way Suncoast.

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