ocala strawberry jam 5k
Back for our 3rd sweetest race ever!! A deliciously sweet addition to the Annual Strawberry Festival in Ocala. The Strawberry Jam 5K along with the Habitat Strawberry Festival are fundraisers to raise enough funds to build the 2019 Strawberry House for a qualifying family.
Welcome to the 3rd annual Strawberry Jam 5K scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8:00 am being held prior to the Habitat Strawberry Festival at 601 SE 25th Ave. Ocala.
Registration begins at 6:30 am (near DMV building)
Race will begin at 8:00 am
Awards will be presented on stage at Habitat Strawberry Festival
Race Route- The 5K will start/end at McPherson complex (by the DMV building) and wind through the beautiful neighborhoods. The course is 100% asphalt with water stations provided at 1.5 miles and at the finish line located at the Habitat Strawberry Festival.
T-Shirts/Finisher Medals - T-shirts are guaranteed to the FIRST 200 registered participants and custom FINISHER medals provided to the first 200 runners to cross the finish line. Register early to reserve your shirt !
Awards- Winners will be announced and receive their medals on stage at the Habitat Strawberry Festival which is located near the finish line. Plan to stay after the race and enjoy all the sights, sounds and taste that the Habitat Strawberry Festival has to offer! Awards for given to both Men & Women from each age group
Packet Pickup- Packet pickup will be on Friday, March 1st from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the McPherson Complex under the big tent. A FREE pancake breakfast ticket will be given to all participants who ATTEND the PRE- RACE PACKET PICK UP on March 1, 2019. The ticket can be redeemed at the Habitat Strawberry Festival beginning at 7:30 a.m on Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Registration- Early registration is $30. After February 22th and Day of registration is $35. Groups of 10 or more is $25/runner. Start a team from your office or with your friends!
Habitat for Humanity goal is to eliminate poverty from Marion County and provide a safe and secure place to raise their children. The Home-ownership Program offers families, who meet the criteria, the opportunity to have a decent home with affordable monthly mortgage payments.
Below is last years medal!!! WOW!!
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