Frequently Asked Questions


1. How do I register?

2. What are the different registration/race options? Are registration fees refundable?

3. How can I start a race team? How can I join a race team?  How do I get an EFPBC Cooling Sweatband?

4. How can I create a fundraising page and team so I can raise money for the Education Foundation?

5. What do my fundraising efforts support?

6. How can I donate to a team or registered race participant?

7. How does my school get credit for my registration?

8. How does my school win one of the Heroes Awards?

9. Where is the race?  What time does it start? What time should I arrive for the race?

10. Where do I pick up my packet?  Can I pick up my packet on race day?  Can someone else pick up my packet at early packet pick up?

11. I've signed up to be on a team, why am I not registered for the race?

12. Is there parking at race location?

13. Will there be any refreshments served after the race?

14. Will there be medals awarded? Will I be able to get a shirt?

15. Are baby strollers permitted?

16. What is the race course? 

17. How will the awards be given out? When will the race results be posted?

18. Who can I contact if my questions is not answered here?

 

1. How do I register?

Visit www.EducationFoundationPBC.org/Heroes5K to register online.

2. What are the different registration/race options? Are registration fees refundable?

This 5K is run on a certified race course and timed by Accuchip.  Click here to view course map.
If you are not able to attend but still wish to participate, you can register as a Virtual Runner. (Virtual Runners count as half a runner towards Heroes Awards totals.) Take a photo so we can see you on the go, #Heroes5K #VirtualRunner and we will send you a race shirt (while supplies last).  
All entry fees are non-transferable and cannot be refunded.

  Age

Price

Price Increase 8/1 Price Increase 10/15
  Heroes for Education 5K Run/Walk        

Runners/Walkers

All Ages $25 $30 $35

Students, Teachers, & School District Employees

All Ages $20 $20 $20
  Kids 1-Mile Fun Run        

Kids

12 and under $15 $15 $15
  Kids 100 Yard Dash        

Kids

7 and under $10 $10
$10
 
Virtual Runner        
          Virtual Runner All Ages $35 $35 $35

3. How can I start a team? How can I join a team?

During the registration process you have the opportunity to: 
Create a new team with you as the Captain of the team (Register Captain).
You then create the Team Name and continue with your registration.


Join an existing team (Register Teammate). A dropdown box will appear with options to registered existing teams. Highlight the team you wish to join and continue with your registration.

 

During registration, you will have the opportunity to purchase an EFPBC Cooling Sweatband.  Proceeds will benefit the Education Foundation of PBC programs and grants, so we can serve more students, teachers and schools in the 10th largest school district in the country. 

EFPBC Cooling Sweatband
$7.50 Each

Purchase during Registration
Will be distributed at Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. How can I create a fundraising page and raise money for the Education Foundation, and WIN a prize?

During the registration process you have the option to create a fundraising page.

Follow the prompts by clicking the "Create Fundraiser Team" icon.  **This is different than registering as a race participant and running/walking in the event.  Create a team Goal and challenge each other to meet and surpass that goal!**

5. What does my fundraising support?

Your participation helps to support Red Apple Supplies, a new free school supply store for high-needs classrooms, career education programs allowing students to excel academically and helps remove obstacles to graduation. Go Teach! Classroom Grants are also awarded to creatively teach in the classrooms as a result of your efforts. 

 6. How can I donate to a Team or Race Participant?
To donate to a team or race participant, follow this link: Donate to a Team or Race Participant. 

7. How does my school get credit for my registration?

When you register for the race, click 'Register Teammate' and find your school's team through the dropdown box. Highlight your school's team and then continue the registration process. 

CLICK 'Yes" when asked "Are you with a School?"  A dropdown box of all PBC public schools will appear.  Choose your school.  This will ensure you will be included towards the Heroes Award total team count.

8. How does my school win one of the Heroes Awards?

Physical Education grants will be awarded in several categories:  

$1,000  Top Participating team
$750 Top Participating Elementary School Team
$750 Top Participating Middle School Team
$750 Top Participating High School Team
$500 Fastest Track/Running Club Team from an Elementary School*
$500 Fastest Track/Running Club Team from a Middle School*
$500 Fastest Track/Running Club Team from a High School*



 

 

 



Each award will be awarded to the designated Palm Beach County public school of the registered team(s). Schools. Private and non district-funded Charters Schools are not eligible. *Fastest School Team Awards winning schools will be determined by industry standards - the Fastest combined time of the top three runners from each category (elementary, middle school and high school). (Virtual Runners count as half a runner towards award totals. To join a team, they will need to register as a virtual runner and associate with a school. Award winners to be announced during the awards ceremony. TOP Fundraising winners will be announced on Nov 15. Check presentation will be made on a scheduled date after the race at the winning school.  Click here for Rules and regulations.

9. Where is the race?  What time does it start? What time should I arrive for the race?

The race is located at Bryant Park, on the corner of Lake Ave. and Golfview  Rd., in Lake Worth, FL. The closest address to the park is 1 Lake Ave., Lake Worth, FL 33460.  Click here for directions.

6:00 AM - On-site Registration and Packet Pick Up
7:15 AM - A Heroes Welcome
7:30 AM - 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AM - Kids Fun Run
8:15 AM - Kids 100 Yard Dash
8:45 AM - Awards Ceremony

On race day, please arrive between 6:00am - 7:00am to give yourself plenty of time to pick up your race packet if you have not already done so and warm up before the race. The 5K race will start promptly at 7:30am

10. Where do I pick up my packet?  Can I pick up my packet on race day? Can someone else pick up my packet at early packet pick up?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
4:30-7:30 PM
Fit2Run
The Mall at Wellington Green (upper level between the Apple Store and Dillard's)
10300 W Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 261
Wellington, FL 33414
(561) 753-9343

4:30-7:30 PM
Delray Beach Running Company
101, 20 W Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 403-5191

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
4:30-7:30 PM
Run Appeal (in the Peter Glenn Store)
1900 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
(561) 622-7940

Packet pick up will be available race day beginning at 6:00 AM.

Yes, someone else can pick up your packet at early packet pick up but they will need either a copy of their driver's license or their race confirmation.

11. I've signed up to be on a team, why am I not registered for the race?

Make sure you registered on the race registration website and completed your registration thoroughly.  You can "Register Teammate" during the registration process to be added to an existing team.   Creating a Race Team is different than creating a Fundraising Team.  A fundraising team is not a registered participant for the 5K Run/Walk. 

12. Is there parking at race location?

There is free, limited parking in Bryant Park. Free off-the street parking is also available within walking distance of Bryant Park. Be sure to obey local parking regulations.

13. Will there be any refreshments served after the race?

Light refreshments will be provided following the race.

14. Will there be medals awarded? Who receives an event t-shirt? 

All finishers of the 5K and Kids race will receive a finisher's medal as they cross the finish line.
5K and Kids race participants registered for the event will receive a race shirt.

15. Are baby strollers permitted?
You can push a baby stroller but you must start in the back of the pack for the safety of the child as well as other participants.

16. What is the race course
You can find a map of the race course here. 

17. How will the awards be given out? When will the race results be posted?

The awards will be given out by age groups. Age group awards are presented in 5 year increments starting at age 9 and under to age 70 and over in the 5K race. First, second and third place winners will be awarded as well as Overall Winners and Masters for both male and female.

Race results will be posted the morning of the race and updated every five minutes until all runners are finished. Final race results will be posted at AccuChipTiming.com after 2:00pm the day of the race.

18. Who can I contact if my question is not answered here?

Contact the Education Foundation Heroes5K@EducationFoundationPBC.org