Come and join the fun Saturday, April 18th! Tampa International Airport's 5K on the Runway welcomes you back to the tarmac! Celebrating 8 years of community, teamwork, and giving back.
Not in Tampa? Sign up for our Virtual 5K. You pick the path you run and run when it's convenient for you. We will mail you an awesome TPA 5K shirt with our new finisher medal at the end of April.
This event, like no other in the Tampa Bay area, gives participants the rare opportunity to run on the airport's Runway 10-28. The run benefits United Way Suncoast, an organization that supports community outreach programs and provides direct and significant impact to improve the lives of thousands of people in the Tampa Bay area.
Runway 10-28: The perfect platform for first timers and experienced athletes to reach their personal bests. 5K of wide open runway!
Gates open at 6:00am. Free parking will be available only in designated areas of Hillsborough Community College, located at 4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33614. There will be signs and Event Staff to guide you to the race site.
This will be a chip timed event.
Airplane trophies will be presented to:
* Overall top three men
* Overall top three women
* Overall wheelchair participant
* Youth division 9 & under (top three girls, top three boy
* Youth division 10-13 (top three girls, top three boys)
* Youth division 14-18 (top three girls, top three boys)
Certificates and with free registration for next year's race will be available to the top three women/men in each of the following age divisions.
19-24 30-34 40-44 50-54 60-64 70-74 80+
25-29 35-39 45-49 55-59 65-69 75-79
Event details and schedule
5K on the Runway starts: Saturday, April 18th @ 8:00am
5K Run - 5K race - United Way Suncoast Fundraiser - Chip Timed Event
All proceeds benefit United Way Suncoast.
Waivers must be signed prior to race.
Chip timed race results will be posted on coolrunning.com and secondwindtiming.com
All raffle tickets will be sold online @ Active.com; bag pickup and on-site race day (do not need to be present to win).
Packet pickup @ Cell Phone Lot: Wednesday, April 15 (11am - 7pm); Thursday, April 16 (7am - 1pm) (Avoid the crowd and receive an entry for a TPA gift basket.)
All participant registrations are non-transferrable and non-refundable. See more at www.TampaAirport.com/5K
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"You did it again TPA!!!! Third year in a row for me. I came all the way from LAX just to run TPA 5K on the Runway and every year it just gets better. Well organized, well run, great fun. Thank you." - Bianca
"I want to thank you for organizing such a wonderful event. The larger events like this are a little more difficult to organize but you did a superior job." - Dug, North Port
"I love your race! Unique and fun!" - Char, Orlando
"The 5K was absolutely incredible! It was amazing watching the airplanes take off right there in front of us. I can't wait to do it again. This was my first 5K in five years. Thank you for the attention to detail. Oh and the signs on the route were great to!" - Rachelle
"Thoroughly enjoyed the morning - very well put together and SO love the fun placards along the course!!!" - Robert