Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not “Race for Sea Turtles” at the 2017 Gumbo Limbo 10k, or take a relaxing jog or walk on the 1 mile course?

WHEN: Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7:15 AM

WHERE: Spanish River Park, Boca Raton
Click to Register! Registration is OPEN!

Race proceeds benefit Gumbo Limbo’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation and Conservation programs.

Gumbo Limbo 10k Race for Sea Turtles

Photo: Taylor at Run Girl Problems

The Gumbo Limbo 10K takes you through a 6.2 mile certified course that travels along A1A and the nearby Intracoastal neighborhoods. VIEW COURSE HERE. The top athletes in each age categories will receive awards and all finishers will receive medals!

Not a runner?

The 1 Mile run/walk is un-timed and is a way for the family to come out and participate. You can still help the sea turtles without the competition!

All pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt.

FAQs

Parking: Please park at Spanish River Park.

Want to participate or sponsor but not fond of running or walking?  Sign up to Volunteer or Sponsor!  Lots of Volunteers are needed to help make this event a success. For information about volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, please email events@gumbolimbo.org.

Packet Pick-up: Pick up registration packets at Runner’s Edge in Boca Raton, on Federal Highway at

Runner’s Edge
3195 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Course: 10K (6.2 miles) certified course, run/walk, which travels along A1A and the Intracoastal neighborhoods, finishing inside Spanish River Park. Top athletes of the various age categories will receive awards. Over 550 people participated in previous years’ events, so get your running or walking gear ready and get that group of friends together to have a great time this year and help programs to rehabilitate and conserve our native sea turtle populations!

Start Time: 7:15am

Awards: Top 3 male/female overall, top masters, 3 deep in 5 year age groups, 14 & under to 80+. New in 2017: Medals for the finishers!

10K race is chip timed  (Timing provided by www.accuchiptiming.com). Strollers are allowed. Time limit is 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Cost:  $20 – Students 19 years old or younger until 4/3
$30 – until 4/3 in store & online.
$35 – 4/4 through Race Day registration for all ages.

Sorry, we do not offer refunds for this event.
Register here for the 10k!

PACKET PICK-UP for online registrants (receive your bib and t-shirt – New Registrants Only):
April 1st through April 7th

Runner’s Edge
3195 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431

For new registrations, you can go to Running Wild

Running Wild
2563 E Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Registration and packet pickup also available on race morning from 6:00 to 7:00 am.



1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

This 1 mile fun run course is for those who just want to have fun; come and participate in the 1 mile Fun Run event that is untimed and can either be walked or run. This is a great alternative for families with little ones and others who may prefer a less strenuous or competitive atmosphere and feel good that you are helping endangered sea turtles!

Start Time: 7:20am
Awards: The 1 mile Fun Run is a non-competitive fun event with no chip timing or awards. Strollers are welcomed.

Cost: $15 to register .

Sorry, we do not offer refunds for this event.

Amenities

  • T-shirts are available to all who pre-registered!
  • Post race food and refreshments.
  • Post race raffle prizes and gift certificates – but you must be present to win!

Location

Spanish River Park is located at 3001 N. Ocean Blvd. (A1A), 2.5 miles north of Palmetto park Rd. Enter at North entrance. Parking is free for this event.

Registrations available here!

PACKET PICK-UP for online registrants (receive your bib and t-shirt):
April 1st through April 7th

Runner’s Edge
3195 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431

For new registrations, you can go to Running Wild

Running Wild
2563 E Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Registration and packet pickup also available on race morning from 6:00 to 7:00 am.



Gumbo Limbo 10k Race for Sea Turtles