The 5.4 Funky Run!!
Get ready for the funkiest run around! Celebrate the iconic disco era and the music that makes us shake our booties with this exhilarating, brand new 5.4 mile course! The 5.4 Funky Run is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director!
Saturday, August 21st @ 7:30am
Vista View Park
4001 SW 142nd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL US 33330
Schedule of events:
- 6:00AM - Vista View Park opens for participants to arrive
- 6:00AM - Packet Pickup opens
- 6:45AM - Packet Pickup closes
- 6:55AM - National Anthem and final race instructions
- 7:00AM - Gun start
- 7:30AM - First finishers across the finish line (approximately)
- 7:35AM - The music cranks up and the after party begins!
- 8:20AM - Awards presentation (approximately)
- 9:30AM - Last dance as the music fades until next year
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 for last minute pickups. There is no on-site registration, however, online registration will remain open until 7:15AM. Online registration is mobile device friendly!
The course is a 5.4 mile route around and over the two hills in the park (Two 2.7 mile 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). (Virtual participants are not eligible for awards)
Male and female age groups are:
(Age based upon years old on race day)
Don’t worry if you are not a competitive runner, we will be offering special awards for the funkiest outfits too! And make sure to get down to the music…there may be something special for the best dancers we see in the crowd!
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 swag items 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.
Pre Race Day Packet Pick-Up:
Packet Pickup will be offered in two locations on Friday, August 20th from 2:00PM until 6:00PM.
Runner’s Depot - Davie
2233 S University Drive
Davie, FL 33324
Runner’s Depot - Weston
1378 Weston Road
Weston, FL 33326
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.