In Person 5K: 9.17.22 / 26.2 Virtual Marathon: 9.1-30.22 Lakeland, FL 33805 US Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.bcfcf.org/power-in-pink.

Place
Tiger Town at Joker Marchant Stadium
2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL US 33805
Description

2022 POWer in Pink 5k

Early Packet Pick-Up:
Beat the rush and long lines on race morning and come to the packet pick-up on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the GNC in Lakeside Village - 1322 Town Center Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803, between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

Day of Race Packet Pick-Up:
Packets can also be picked up race morning (Saturday, September 17th) at the packet pick-up tent. Expect longer lines on race morning. Onsite registration will be open from 6:30am until 7:30am.

The POWer in Pink committee has been carefully monitoring the COVID-19 cases in our area and have the following COVID-19 protocols set in place:

  • Hand sanitizers at every table/station
  • Water station attendants will wear gloves and have sanitizer available for distribution
  • Finish Line attendants and medal distributors will wear gloves and hand sanitizer will be available for distribution
  • Social Distancing is encouraged throughout the event

AFTER RACE:
Once the participants cross the finish line, they will be greeted by several foundation volunteers (gloved) who will hand out participant medals (First 200 participants). There will be water, orange juice and bananas at the finish line as well. The awards ceremony will start after the completion of the race and participants are encouraged to assist us in practicing social distancing after completing their run.

PARKING:
The parking areas for the event will be in the south lot of the TigerTown at Joker Marchant Stadium. Handicap parking will be in the north lot. Volunteers will be in the parking area to assist.  If you arrive after 7:30am, you will have to enter the Joker Marchant Stadium location via the Bella Vista entrance on the south end of TigerTown. From Lakeland Hills Boulevard, you will take East Bella Vista to Gilmore Avenue to enter the parking lot.

MEDALS:
5K Live Event: The first 200 participants to cross the finish line will receive a finisher medal.
Awards will be given out to the 1st place Male and Female Overall, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), and Great Grand Masters (60+) winners, and top three Male & Female in the standard 5-year age groups (9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19... up to 80+). Best "pink-i-fied" dressed male and female participant will also receive a special award! 

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The Breast Cancer Foundation of Central Florida holds another 5k this year at Tiger Town Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, FL on September 17, 2022! As well as challenging YOU to join the POWer in Pink – 26.2 Virtual Month-Long Marathon Challenge during the month of September! Together we can help breast cancer patients, and their families, pack a POWerful PUNCH to situational hardship stemming from a breast cancer diagnosis! 

5K In Person

The In-Person 5k will be held on September 17, 2022 at 8am and start in the Tiger Town parking lot near the front gates of Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, FL. The course will take a quick loop around the parking lot then head out to run some of the shaded paved trails in Lake Parker Park then head back and finish at the same place you started.

There will be vendor and sponsor booths to browse while awaiting the awards presentation. Awards will be given out to the 1st place Male and Female Overall, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), and Great Grand Masters (60+) winners, and also top three Male & Female in the standard 5 year age groups (9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19... up to 80+). Best "pink-i-fied" dressed male and female participant will also receive a special award! Registered participants will receive event specific swag, shirt and custom race bib. Shirts for In-Person 5k participants are guaranteed if registered by August 31st. The first 200 In-Person 5k registrants to cross the finish line will receive a finisher medal. 

In-person 5k participants we encourage you to share your experience in a short video or selfie on your social media pages (tag us using the handles below) and use the hashtags #BCFCFPowerInPink and #BCFCF5K in your description!

  • Facebook: @BreastCancerFoundationCFL
  • Instagram: @BreastCancerFoundationCFL
  • Twitter: @BreastCancerCFL

26.2 Virtual Month-Long Marathon Challenge

For the 26.2 Virtual Month-Long Marathon Challenge, you can run/walk, bike, swim, or skate/rollerblade to complete the marathon; you choose HOW and WHERE you want to do the miles—just log and keep track of your miles! Complete the challenge indoor, outdoor, in your neighborhood or in your backyard! Miles must be completed September 1-30, 2022. Registered participants will receive event specific swag, shirt and custom race bib, and downloadable print-at-home mile log.

Prizes provided by local sponsors will be awarded for the following categories: first breast cancer survivor/current breast cancer warrior to complete the 26.2 mile challenge, first participant to complete the 26.2 mile challenge via cycling, first participant to complete the 26.2 mile challenge via walking/running, participant to complete the most miles individually logged (over the 26.2 mile mark), oldest participant to complete the most miles individually logged (over the 26.2 mile mark), and participant with most workout posts on the POWer in Pink – 26.2 Virtual Marathon Challenge Facebook Group page. Shirts for virtual participants are guaranteed if registered by August 31st.  The first 100 virtual registrants are guaranteed a participant medal. 

Virtual participants, we encourage you to share your experience in a short video, a map of your workout, or a selfie on your social media pages, (tag us using the handles below) or the POWer in Pink – 26.2 Virtual Marathon Challenge Facebook Group Page and include the following hashtags: #BCFCFPowerInPink and #BCFCF262Challenge.

  • Facebook: @BreastCancerFoundationCFL
  • Instagram: @BreastCancerFoundationCFL
  • Twitter: @BreastCancerCFL

We cannot wait to celebrate your accomplishment with YOU! We applaud you for being an active part of providing #onelessworry to local, Central Florida breast cancer patients and their families!

* For sponsorship inquiries, questions, or more information email powerinpink5k@gmail.com.

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