REGISTRATION IS OPEN......The Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Run/Walk comes to Virginia Beach for a 9th year at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Neptune Park / 31st Street and Atlantic Ave). Registration opens at 07:30am, and the race begins at 09:00am. The Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K welcomes runners and walkers (competitive and leisure) of all ages and anyone with a patriotic spirit who wants to show support for the troops and veterans who have served our country.
The goal of the Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K is to raise awareness and show support for the men and women in the United States Military, and raise funds for the Spartyka Foundation. For more information about the Spartyka Foundation, please visit www.spartykafoundation.org.
We hope you’ll join us in making the 9th Annual Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K a huge success!
To ensure a positive experience for all, please see below for a few important details to help make your race more enjoyable....
REGISTRATION: Athletes may pre-register for $30 to avoid delays during race day registration. Online registration is open through Thursday, March 23, 2017. The entry fee will increase to $35 on race day.
Race day registration and check-in begins at 07:30 a.m. REGISTRATION WILL END PROMPTLY AT 08:40 a.m. T-shirts will not be guaranteed for registrations received after Friday, March 17,2017.
NO REFUNDS FOR EVENTS ENTERED AND NOT RUN.
SPECIAL GROUP RATE FOR A LIMITED TIME... Save $5 per participant when you register a team of 10 or more people to participate in the 9th Annual Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K Run/Walk on 25 March 2017 in Virginia Beach. Register your team PRIOR TO 17 MARCH 2017 to take advantage of this offer!
PACKET PICK-UP: Will be available on Fri afternoon and Sat morning
FRI - 24 MAR (3-7pm) RUNNING ETC 1940 Laskin Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23451
SAT - 25 MAR (07:30-08:45am) 31st Street Neptune Park Virginia Beach, VA 23451
ALSO: You may pick up packets for other race participants; HOWEVER, in effort to avoid miscommunication, we ask that you bring a copy of the participant's registration confirmation email and written permission of the person.
RACE ROUTE: This is a run/walk at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, on the Boardwalk, beginning at 31st Street Park. Participants will head South on the Boardwalk to 1st Street, and then the race course will double back on itself, ending at 8th Street Park.
AWARDS: Overall Male & Female 1st, 2nd & 3rd along with all runners will receive a Finishers Medal.....more award categories will be released soon.
BABY JOGGERS, STROLLERS & PETS: As a safety precaution, stated in the waiver for this event, baby joggers and pets are on a case by case basis for this race. Should you choose to bring a baby jogger or a pet you do so at your own risk; and we ask that you yield to all other runners and walkers and begin the race in the back.
PARKING: You will be responsible for your own parking - there is NO RESERVED PARKING for this event. There is a public parking garage located at 30th Street. Also, there is a public parking lot at 25th Street and street parking where ever you can find it. The lots and street parking should be free.
WEATHER: This event is rain or shine (NO REFUNDS)... Let's all hope for lots of SHINE!
FUNDRAISERS: For individuals who have raised funds with the goal of earning Spartyka Swag, all donations will be FINAL at midnight on Saturday, 25 March 2017. Donations received on Race Day will be added to your online donations, and Spartyka Swag earned will be MAILED to you the following week.
DONATIONS: Race participants are encouraged, but not required, to collect additional funds by requesting donations from family, friends and co-workers. Donate online, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for sample donation letters and forms. If you'd like to make an additional donation, join our fundraising team or start your own, please visit the fundraising page for the Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K
Fundraising URL: https://www.raceit.com/fundraising/?event=39420
Top fundraisers can earn Spartyka swag as a reward for their efforts! $250 earns a Spartyka water bottle... $500 earns a Spartyka cinch bag... $750 earns a Spartyka Wounded Warrior 5K sweatshirt... $1000 earns a Spartyka fleece blanket!
AFTER-PARTY: Please join us at the Official After Party, immediately following the race on Saturday, 25 March 2017, at CP Shuckers on Pacific Ave in Virginia Beach (2407 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451) Join us for the celebration and enjoy refreshments and an afternoon of live music!
HONOR AND REMEMBER - TBA
WARRIOR OF THE DAY - TBA
SPECIAL GUESTS - TBA
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For more information about opportunities to become a sponsor, participant or volunteer, contact Jimi Partyka at email@example.com or 757.515.6538.
ABOUT SPARTYKA NATION
The vision for Spartyka Nation is fueled by founder and owner Mr. Jimi Partyka, a warrior himself, who is active duty in the United States Navy, having already served more than 21 years, with multiple deployments and leadership positions. Mr. Partyka is using his entrepreneurial energy to reach out to others with a fighting spirit... the warriors of our time.
Spartyka Nation is a proud supporter of the troops and veterans throughout the world.
For more information about Spartyka Nation, visit www.Spartyka.com. Apparel will be available for purchase on Race Day.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS: ADS, VT MilGroup, BestLife Therapy, LuLuRoe - Tabitha, Mission BBQ, VPT, GNC, Shorecom and CP Shucksers
SPARTYKA NATION APPAREL will be available for sale on Race Day! Be sure to pick up a shirt, fit for the Modern Day Warrior! Also available online at www.spartyka.com.
THANK YOU again for your support of this charity event and helping us honor our Nation's Wounded Warriors and Gold Star families!
Text or call Jimi Partyka (757.515.6538) with any additional questions or concerns.
- See more at: http://www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=39420