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Love in Action 5K & 10K

Sat October 26, 2024 Davie, FL 33330 US Directions

Events

5K

$35 $45 7:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 17, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

10K

$45 $55 7:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 17, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
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Virtual 5k

$30 Complete it anytime anywhere

Description

Let’s turn miles into relief and hope for children in need!

Carmela’s Heart Foundation is proud and humbled to host its second Love in Action 5K & 10K, a beautiful and fun family event where every step counts and makes a difference in the life of children who lack the basics in life.

For details about our projects or to read the story of the heart that taught us how to impact the life of others with small acts of love, visit carmelasheart.org 

Join us! With God’s grace we can put Love in Action to bring relief and hope to many children in extreme poverty, living circumstances of famine and disease.

 

Where

Vista View Park
4001 SW 142nd Ave
Davie, FL US 33330
Description
Love in Action 5k &10K

 

When

Saturday, October 26th @ 7:00am

 

Schedule of Events

6:00AM - Vista View Park opens for participants to arrive
6:00AM - Packet Pickup opens
7:00AM - Packet Pickup closes
7:25AM - National Anthem and final race instructions
7:30AM - Gun start
8:00AM - Race after party with music, refreshments and vendor exhibition begins.
8:45AM - Awards presentation (approximately)
10:00AM - The music fades until next year!
 

Details

Parking is to the right when you enter the park and is available on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. Once you are parked, the event is a short walk over a small foot bridge on the North side of the park.

There will be a designated Packet Pickup Area. There is no on-site registration, however, online registration will remain open until 6:55AM. Online registration is mobile device friendly!

The course is a (5k)  3.10 mile route around and over the two hills in the park, For the 10K we do 2 loops. 

Results will be available on-site, however, you are encouraged to sign up to have your results texted to you upon completing your event.

Awards will be offered to the top male and female finishers as well as the top three in each age group. Overall awards are based upon gun time (gun to chip). All other awards (age groups) are based upon chip time (chip to chip).  You must be present to receive the award. 

Male and female age groups are:
8-14
15–19
20–29
30–39
40–49
50–59
60–Up
(Age based upon years old on race day)

It is our intention to hold a safe and enjoyable race experience for all participants. Should anything come up that might compromise our ability to fulfill that commitment (severe weather, government restrictions, etc…), we will automatically transfer all in-person registrations to the virtual race.

Participants in the virtual event will have their running kit sent to the valid US-address used during registration within 2 weeks of the in-person event. Please allow for transit time. We ship via the United States Postal Service.

 

How to get there

Vista View Park is in western Broward County.

From the East: Take 595 West to exit 2&3 towards Hiatus Road. Keep to the left as you exit. Continue to Flamingo Road and make a left (south). In about 1.4 miles, make a right onto Orange Drive then make a right on SW 142nd Avenue. Vista View Park is 0.25 mile down on the left.
From the South: Take I75 North. Exit at Griffin Road and head east for about 0.5 miles. Turn left over Winkopp Bridge and then turn right on Orange Drive then make the first left (on SW 142nd Avenue). Vista View Park is 0.25 mile down on the left.
From the North: Take I75 South and exit at Griffin Road. Head east for about 0.5 miles. Turn left over Winkopp Bridge and then turn right on Orange Drive then make the first left. Vista View Park is 0.25 mile down on the left.


From the West: Take I75 South and exit at Griffin Road. Head east for about 0.5 miles. Turn left over Winkopp Bridge and then turn right on Orange Drive then make the first left. Vista View Park is 0.25 mile down on the left.
Please note: The entrance to the park can get backed up. We are covering the park entrance fee to help reduce the backup, but please plan to arrive early enough to allow for some delays entering the park.

 

Virtual 5K 

Register for the Virtual 5K before Oct. 25, 2024.
Complete a 5K (3.1 miles) at your convenience anytime and anywhere. 
Celebrate your accomplishment and help us create awareness by sharing on social media @carmelasheart  #LoveInAction or send us your photo via email at: loveinaction@carmelasheart.org
We provide the option to include the race kit (T-shirt and medal) for an additional fee of $12.00, including shipping costs. Please note that this offer is applicable only for addresses within the United States.

Race Contact Info

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Joy Fills Hearts Sponsors

Place

VISTA VIEW PARK
4001 SW 142nd Ave,
Davie, FL US 33330

About Carmela's Heart Foundation

Carmela’s Heart Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to assisting various charities focused on helping children in extreme poverty, living in circumstances of famine and disease. To learn more about our foundation, programs and how to get involved,  visit carmelasheart.org

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