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Saturday, May 12th, 2017 at 7:00am, Wickham Park Community Center

Race #7 of the Running Zone Foundation Race Series: This is the race that started it all. Join us and Zippy the Gecko for the 15th annual birthday celebration!



Online registration will close on Thursday, May 10th. After that, registration will be available at Running Zone on Friday, May 11th from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm or on race morning – Saturday, May 12th – from 5:45 am – 6:45 am.



To find out more about our beneficiary: Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training (Brevard County Chapter)

Participant Perks

  • 15th Anniversary Celebration

  • Pancakes for all finishers after the race by Pizza Gallery & Grill

  • Strawberries & Champagne (21+) for finishers

  • Birthday cake and hats for all finishers

  • Free Kids' run with Zippy the Gecko

  • Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training

  • Random giveaway of a Dell laptop

Course Map 

RFTG Course Map 2017
Click here to see Course Map

Race Packet Pickup

Race Packets will be available for pickup starting Tuesday, May 8th through Friday, May 11th at Running Zone from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Running Zone is located at 3696 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne between Parkway and Post Road. Visit Running Zone’s website for directions at or call (321) 751-8890.


Wickham Park Community Center, 2815 Leisure Way, Melbourne, FL 32935.  Turn on Leisure Way off of Wickham Road and the Community Center is 1/4 mile on the right.

Thank You Race Partners!

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