February 29, 2020
Perry Harvey Sr. Park
The Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated invites your participation in our inaugural
Tutus and Tennis Shoes: Elevating ALL Children 5K Run/ Walk and Health Fair, to be held on February 29, 2020. This full-day of healthy events includes a scenic chip-timed 5K Run/ Walk through the historic Perry Harvey Sr. Park in Downtown Tampa, vendor booths conducting health screenings and providing educational information and child-centered post events including music, entertainment and fun. This event will promote healthy living for families and children in the Tampa Bay community. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jack and Jill of America Foundation, our national organization’s philanthropic arm, which provides donations to national non-profit partners and also awards grants to its chapters. The remaining proceeds will be directly donated to these five Tampa-based charities that serve children and families:
Won’t you join us for this wholesome community event and support our efforts to provide all children with the opportunities and advantages we desire for our own children!
Early Bird ($30): December 1st – January 15th
Regular ($35): January 16th – February 28th
Day of Registration ($40) – February 29th
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Perry Harvey Sr Park
1000 E. Harrison St.
Tampa, FL 33602
7:00AM- Registration Packet Pick-Up
8:00AM- 5K Run Starts
9:00AM- Kids Fun Run
10:00AM- Black History Celebration
Please consider becoming a sponsor at the Headline ($5000 or more), Marathon ($3000 or more), or Half Marathon level ($2500 or more). There are other levels available in our detailed sponsorship information which is listed below for your review. Thank you in advance for your support and partnership as we improve the lives of Tampa Bay Area children.
Joycelyn H. Henson
Dr. Joycelyn H. Henson
Leila Jerome Clay
Dr. Leila Jerome Clay
Promotional/Display Booth Only ($150)
• Company display booth at event
*GTC is a 501 (c) (4) organization and Jack and Jill of America Foundation is a 501 (c) (3).
A portion of your donations are tax deductible.
TO OUR SPONSORS
Phoebe Crenshaw with Johnson & Johnson
Dr. Traci Lynn Thompson
The McFarland Family
Integrity Alliance, LLC
Justin and Elena Day
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Theme of the 5k?
Tutus and Tennis Shoes: Elevating All Children 5K Run/Walk
How many miles is a 5K?
A 5K is 3.1 miles. You can choose to walk, jog or run it. All levels of fitness are welcome.
Is the event timed?
Are walkers welcome at the 5K?
Yes. We welcome walkers.
May I bring a stroller to the event?
Yes, strollers are allowed however we ask that families bringing strollers and participating in the 5K line up towards the end of the starting line as a courtesy to other runners.
Are dogs allowed at 5K?
As a safety precaution, we do not allow dogs to participate in the run unless they are service dogs.
Is there an age limit for this event?
No age limit, we welcome younger runners and encouraged them to participate. If the participant/runner is younger than 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign their waiver.
What is included with my 5K registration?
All pre-registered walkers/runners will receive a bib/race number and an official GTC Tutus and Tennis Shoes 5K T-Shirt. Finishers will also receive a medal. Participants who register on the day of the event may will receive a t-shirt as quantity lasts.
Is a medal included with my 5K registration?
All registered runners who complete the run, will receive a finisher medal.
Will there be awards?
First place finishers will receive a trophy award.
How can I help support the 5K?
You can continue to advertise the 5k to your family, friends, co-workers, neighbors. Encourage registrations, sponsors and vendors to participate and support this great cause.
Still have questions?