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2019 Joey's Wings 5K and Fun Run

Westside Park
1001 NW 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32605
United States
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Event Description:

When you run/walk with us, you will be creating awareness and give HOPE to the 46 children and their families that are diagnosed every day. The obstacle course represent the obstacles that children with cancer have to overcome during treatment: chemo, radiation, pills, testing... 

Joey's Wings Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit charity, was established in 2014 in the memory of Joey, a 10-year-old boy who loved to run, but was taken from us by childhood cancer on Nov. 26, 2014. 100% of all donations made will be used towards research and treatment options, parents support and advocacy. This year, proceeds will go to Jada, who is fighting Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Read more about her story below.

Race day registration and packet pick up begins at 7:30 AM. T-shirts will be first come first serve for race day registrants.

The 1-mile obstacle course fun run and 5k are two separate routes. Fun run starts about 10 minutes after the 5k.

Registration fees will increase $5 after pre-registration (Feb 23) 

  • 5k (chip timed, ages 12+):                  $25 
  • 5k (chip timed, 12 and under):            $20 
  • Kids 1 Mile Obstacle Fun Run:            $20