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Saturday, May 11th, 2019 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 16th annual birthday celebration!



Online registration will close on Thursday, May 9th. After that, registration will be available at Running Zone on Friday, May 10th from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm or on race morning – Saturday, May 11th – from 5:30 am – 6:45 am.


To find out more about our beneficiary: Melbourne High Band Parents Association Inc.

Participant Perks

  • 16th Anniversary Celebration

  • Light breakfast provided by BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

  • Birthday cake for all finishers

  • Free Kids' run with Zippy the Gecko

  • Benefits Melbourne High Band Parents Association Inc.

  • Random Giveaway: Dell Laptop!

Course Map 

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Race Packet Pickup

Race Packets will be available for pickup starting Tuesday, May 7th through Friday, May 10th 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. The community center is located next to the Senior Center in Wickham Park off Wickham Rd.

Thank You Race Partners!