Run for the Gecko 5K – Rescheduled for June 13th, 2020Facebook_FindUsOnFacebook-512

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Run for the Gecko 5k is rescheduled for Saturday, June 13th, 2020 at 7:00 am, Wickham Park, Melbourne

Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 7:00 am, 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 17th annual birthday celebration!



Online registration will close on Thursday, June 11th. After that, registration will be available at Running Zone on Friday, June 12th from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm or on race morning – Saturday, June 13th – from 5:30 am – 6:45 am.


To find out more about our beneficiary: Harmony Farms

Participant Perks

  • 17th Anniversary Celebration Party
  • Birthday cake to all finishers
  • Free beer provided by Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Co.
  • Free Kids’ Run with Zippy the Gecko
  • Benefits Harmony Farms
  • Random giveaway: $500 spa gift card

Course Map 

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Race Packet Pickup

Race Packets will be available for pickup starting Tuesday, June 9th through Friday, June 12th 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!