Race for the Planet

43281 Cypress Parkway
Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Running > 5k, Obstacle Race

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Event Description

Babcock Ranch is excited to announce our inaugural Race for the Planet 5K Trail Run.  Race is 4/22/23

All runners and walkers will receive a custom-designed Race for the Planet shirt, available in youth and adult sizes.  Shirt Cut off date is 4/14/23 11:59PM.  You will not be guaranteed a shirt if you register after 4/14/23  

EARLY PACKET PICKUP:  Thursday April 20th, 4-6pm at Babcock Ranch Residential Assn. 42911, Lake Babcock Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33982  . 

RACE DAY PARKING:  Free ample parking is available near the starting area.

RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP:  6:45 - 7:45am, at Babcock square. 

RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  6:45 - 7:45am, cost is $35.00.  

RACE START TIME:  8:00 am. 

There will be post-race food – 

The race is chip-timed by Beach Bum Timing.  

Bathrooms and Water Stations will be located at the start and finish area.  Water stop will be at the half way mark.  


Age group awards are based off-chip time.

There will be overall awards:

Actual Awards:

1st Place Overall Awards - Male & Female.

1st Place Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters - Male & Female

In-person awards to the top three M/F in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. 

Q: Is this a timed race? 
A: Yes the  5K is chip-timed. 

Q: What is the course surface like?
A: The course is a mixture of grass, hard-packed shell, dirt, and mulch.

Q: Are dogs allowed on the course? 
A: You may run with your dog, but you assume ALL responsibility for your dog. You must maintain proper social distancing and pick up after your pooch. 

Q: Are strollers allowed on the course? 
A: No

Q: Is the course good for spectators? 
A: Yes


If you have any questions about this race, please contact:

Aaron Pankau - Race Director

Tel: 941.676.7191Questions? Call: 941.676.7191

Email: apankau@ccmcnet.com

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