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Like to run? Here are some upcoming 5Ks to check out

Runners are a tight-knit community. They support each other before, during, and after races. Five-kilometer (5k) races are a great way for them to get together, get some exercise, and win some medals.

Here are some upcoming 5k races. Even if you have never run a race, this might be a great way to join this community.

Melbourne Beach Moonlight 5K and Dolphin Dash –  Friday, May 3,  7:00 AM (Dolphin Dash) at Spessard Holland Golf Course, 7:30 PM (Moonlight 5k).

 The race fee is $35.00 adding on to the sign-up fee of $5.00 The prizes are medals and T-shirts to give to the top three winners. To enter the race the fee is $50, and to sign up it’s another $4.


The USA Beach Run, Cocoa Beach, April 28, Saturday at 6:33 AM (Sunrise).  The race fee $80

All runners and walkers are able to join. The race will be hosted at Shepherd Park, 200 East Cocoa Beach Causeway.

$80 for a 10k and $100 for a 10-miler. Follow the races there will be a party on the beach with live music. 5k races can be a lot of money but the outcomes are better. Earning money and prizes that are bigger than the racing price itself, and winning a spectacular blue and silver stingray medal.


EFSC Healthy Body Healthy Mind – Saturday, April 27,  6;30 PM – Melbourne. 

3K Running or walking. $30, Free to EFCS students, $20 for EFSC faculty members.

3865 N Wickham Rd. The top three male and female winners get prizes.


Team Up for Parkinson’s Disease 5k run or 1k walk – Saturday April 27 – $30.00 

1k stroll 10.00 AM, 5k race 8:00 AM

Brevard Veterans Memorial Center 400 S Sykes Creek Parkway, Merritt Island.


Eat My Crust  5k Run/Walk – Sunday, May 5th – Viera

Run/Walk starts 7:00 AM, $32 fee

6103 Stadium Parkway, Viera

The top three racers that carry a pizza box the entire race get a prize.


Believe and Achieve 5K – Saturday, May 18, Vero Beach

Walk/Run, $35 ($25 for kids up to 12), 7:30 AM

Riverside Park 3280 Riverside Dr., Vero Beach


The Love Run 5k Run/Walk – Saturday, May 18, Rockledge

$30, Race starts at 8:00 AM 

Rockledge Civic Hub 530 Barton Blvd., Rockledge





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