4th Annual Purple Pride 5K
Orlando City Stadium
655 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32805, USA
Purple Pride 5K - Saturday, February 24, 2018 - Race Start 8 am
The 2018 Kickoff to Soccer will get off to a running start with the fourth annual Purple Pride 5K presented by Orlando Health, SunPass, JetBlue, Publix and Environmental Painting Alternatives. This year’s annual running of the City Fan’s will take place at Orlando City Stadium and features a new route with one lap through the concourse of Orlando City Stadium!
The Purple Pride 5K will be capped at a maximum of 2,500 runners. Each runner will receive a race t-shirt and one ticket to a select Orlando City match during the 2018 MLS season.
Be sure to stick around for the post-race celebration taking place within the West Lot of Orlando City Stadium. Post race activities will include a race DJ, complimentary runner refreshments, interactive games for the entire family and food trucks.
Additional partners include Academy Sports + Outdoors, Grand Bohemian Hotel and Advocare.
GENERAL INFORMATIONSaturday, February 24, 2018 – Race Start 8 amLocation:
Orlando City Stadium655 W. Church StreetOrlando, FL 32801
$25.00 for Orlando City Season Ticket Members (Does not include MLS Ticket option)
$29.00 for LionNation Premium Members (Discount Code has been emailed, enter the code upon registration)
$32.00 until February 16
$35.00 from February 17 to February 23
$40.00 at Packet Pick-up on Race Day
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 2018 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, March 10, 7:30 pm vs Minnesota United
Saturday, April 21, 7:30 pm vs San Jose
Thursday, July 26, 8:00 pm vs NYCFC
An exclusive promo code will be sent out to the email you have provided in registration a week prior to the match you have selected. This promo code will allow you to redeem your match ticket from this registration.
In addition, you will have the ability to purchase additional tickets to the match you choose at a price of $25, TicketMaster fees will apply.
Race Number and T-Shirt Pick-Up Information & PoliciesIn addition to race day, City Fans will be able to come and pick up their race number and t-shirt prior to race day. Runners will receive an e-race packet (to the email with which you registered) with race information, course map, special offers, partner discounts and more.
You must present a form of government issued photo ID in order to pick up your race number and t-shirt. The only exception to this will be parents picking up for their children, however the parent will still need to present a photo ID.
You may pick up a race number and t-shirt 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 picture/photocopy of that person’s government issued photo ID.
Race Number and T-shirt Pick-Up Dates & Locations:
Thursday, February 22nd
Lake Eola Publix: 12 PM - 7PM
Address: 400 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801
Notes: Parking garage located underneath Publix
Friday, February 23rd
Lion’s Pride Orlando: 12 PM - 7 PM
Address: 123 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801
Notes: Parking located off of Central Blvd. and 55 West off of West Pine Street
Saturday, February 24th
Orlando City Stadium: 6 AM - 7:30 AM
Address: 655 West Church Street, Orlando, FL 32805
Notes: This will be located within the West Club of the Stadium. Enter through Gate D of Orlando City Stadium and proceed upstairs or use of the elevators to reach the West Club.
E-Race Packet Information
This years race packet will be delivered to you virtually to your email inbox. This packet will include race information, course map, exclusive partner discounts, club promotions, and much more! Please expect this to arrive the day before the race.
Face of City Costume Contest
Think you’re the Face of City? Prove it by entering the Face of City Costume Contest. We want to see your passion for City or Pride at the Purple Pride 5K. Face paint, crazy hats, tutu’s, you name it.
To enter the Face of City Costume Contest. Stop by our table at number pick up within the West Club of Orlando City Stadium. We will record your number as well as take a picture of your costume. You then must run the race in your costume. Winner will be selected and announced just before our awards ceremony on the steps of the Gate D entrance.
Winners to receive an exclusive Orlando City prize pack and two cases of Heineken!
Day of Event Schedule6-7:30 am – Registration & Packet Pick-up Open8 am – 5K Race Start8:15 am - 10:00 am - Post-Race Party9:30 am (approx.) - Awards Ceremony
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.
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?There will be a total of two water stops along the course where water will be provided. Water will also be provided at the Finish Line. Please refer to the course map above for a better idea of where the location of the water stops.
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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