3rd Annual Purple Pride 5K
Orlando City Stadium
655 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32805, USA
Purple Pride 5K - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Race Start 9 am
2017 marks the start of a new era for Orlando City, as we open our new home - Orlando City Stadium - in the heart of downtown Orlando. The 3rd Annual Purple Pride 5K will start and finish at the Stadium with a post-race party in the Fanzone and a portion of the Stadium concourse. After the race, be one of the first to get a look at the rest of the Stadium during our Community Open House.
The Purple Pride 5K will be capped at maximum of 2,500 runners and each 5K participant will receive a commemorative die-cast medal after crossing the finish line. Only 2,500 runners will get their hands on this one-year-only medal that will commemorate the Stadium opening.
Each runner will also receive a race t-shirt and one ticket to a select Orlando City match during the 2017 MLS season. In addition to the stadium Open House, the post-race celebration will include a race DJ, complimentary runner refreshments, interactive games for the entire family and discount food and beer offerings inside the stadium.
Purple Pride 5K is presented by Orlando Health, SunPass, jetBlue, Environmental Painting Alternatives and Floor & Decor. Additional partners include Publix, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Grand Bohemian Hotel and Advocare.
GENERAL INFORMATIONSaturday, February 25, 2017 – Race Start 9 amLocation: Orlando City Stadium, 655 W. Church Street, Orlando, FL 32801
Pricing Structure$32.00 until February 17$35.00 from February 18 to February 22$40.00 at Packet Pick-up on February 23 and on Race Day*Details regarding discounts available for Season Ticket Members and Lion Nation Members have been emailed. STMs can contact their guest experience representative or email email@example.com with any questions.
Entry fee and any additional match tickets purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Match Tickets & Additional Match Tickets:Each runner will receive one ticket to a select Orlando City match during the 2017 MLS season as part of this package. During the online registration process, you will have the ability to choose which match you would like to attend.
Match options include:
Saturday, June 17, TBD Time vs Montreal ImpactSaturday, August 19, 7:30 pm vs. Columbus Crew
In addition, you will have the ability to purchase additional tickets to the match you choose at a discounted price of $25. This will be available starting on February 15. Look for instructions in your confirmation email.
Packet Pick-Up Information & PoliciesIn addition to race day, there are 2 additional days and locations of pack pick-up for your convenience. See below for details.
You must present a form of government issued photo ID in order to pick up your packet. The only exception to this will be parents picking up packets for their children, however the parent will still need to present a photo ID.
You may pick up a packet for a friend, family member or co-worker, however you must present a written note (email or in handwriting) that indicates you have that permission AND a photocopy of that person’s government issued photo ID.
Packet Pick-Up Dates & LocationsThursday, February 234 - 7 pm, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Millenia location (3557 Gardens Ridge Way, Orlando, FL 32839)
Friday, February 2411:30 am - 2 pm, Orlando City Stadium, West side of Stadium (655 W. Church Street, Orlando, FL 32805)
Day of Event Schedule7-8:30 am – Registration & Packet Pick-up Open9 am – 5K Race Start9 am - 1 pm - Stadium Open House9:45 am (approx.) - Awards Ceremony inside Stadium
MedalsEach finisher will receive a commemorative die-cast medal after crossing the Purple Pride 5K finish line. With the race being capped, only 2,500 runners will get their hands on this one-year-only medal that will commemorate the Stadium opening.
T-ShirtsRegistered runners will receive a race t-shirt when they pick up their packet. (sizes not guaranteed)
Timing & ScoringThe race will not be timed this year, however clocks will be placed at the start and finish so that you can keep track of your time.
AwardsTop 3 Overall Male & Female Winners receive gift cards from Publix, along with other prizes. In addition, gift cards from Academy Sports + Outdoors will be randomly distributed to race participants.
GENERAL EVENT FAQHow long is the course?The 5K is 3.1 miles.
Will the race be timed? The race will not be timed this year, however clocks will be placed at the start and finish so that you can keep track of your time.
When and where do I pick up my registration materials?See schedule above.
Who gets a T-shirt?All runners, up to 2,500, that successfully complete the registration and payment processes are guaranteed a free race t-shirt, which will be given to runners at packet pick-up. (sizes not guaranteed)
What if I need help along the way?Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.
Can I participate in the event with my dog?Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.
Can I participate with a stroller?Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.
What do I do with my personal items while I’m running?You can leave your items in your car or have a family member watch over your personal belongings.
Should I bring my own water?Water will be provided on the course at approximately mile 1.5, as well as at the finish line.
Where do I park?Arriving 1 hour early is strongly recommended due to traffic congestion. Area parking garages available, hourly rates may apply.
For FAQs regarding match tickets, visit www.orlandocitysc.com/ockickoff/ticketFAQ.
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