Fort Mellon Park
600 E 1st St., Sanford, FL US 32771
Cheetah's 5k, Presented by Blazing Speed Track Club
Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 7:00 am
Fort Mellon Park, Sanford Florida
The Cheetahs 5K Presented by Blazing Speed Track Club in Sanford, Florida. While COVID-19 has dramatically changed our world and the race industry along with it, we want to offer somewhat of a return to normalcy in the running world.
As of November 9, 2020, we are excited to announce that the City of Sanford has given us a FINAL permit approval to have a LIVE, IN PERSON race through downtown Sanford. The only thing that would cancel the live event would be an executive order from the State or Federal government and we don't see that happening. In the coming weeks, we will communicate with all participants as to the requirements for everyone attending. Face masks and social distancing will be optional and once you are through the start line, you can remove your face covering if desired.
We are also offering an option to participate in a virtual race any day that weekend from Thursday, August 26 to Sunday, August 29.
Schedule of Events:
LIVE RACE Early Registration: (all registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable)
$35 through August 20
$45 August 21-August 27
No Race Day Registration
Youth Registration: (ages 14 and Under)
$25 August 27
No Race Day Registration
VIRTUAL RACE Registration: (all registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable)
$35 through August 29th
For the Virtual Race, you will have the option for us to ship your t-shirt, bib and finisher medal to you via USPS Priority 1 Day Flat Rate Box following the completion of the event (August 29, 2021) for an additional $10 per registered participant. Please select this add on during registration. (Families or groups of 4 or more, please contact us directly for special shipping rates.)
Timing and Scoring:
The race will be professionally timed and scored by Red Pointer Productions. Disposable, electronic chips will be attached to the bib number. All registered runners will receive individual times. Times will also be posted on the results board onsite and posted online shortly after event. In order to get the best read possible you need to wear your bib number unaltered on the front of your shirt pinned at all four corners. Do not have any clothing covering your bib number.
All participants will receive a finisher medal.
All runners registered by Monday, August 16 will be guaranteed their requested shirt size. We will do our best to accommodate anyone registering after Monday, August 16th to get their requested shirt size, however shirt sizes may limited.
Top 3 Overall Winner Male & Female
Top 3 Masters Overall Male & Female
Top 3 male and female in the following age groups:
There is also an Award for the Biggest Team. During registration make sure you tell us if you are representing a team.
Race Course Map
Pre-Race Packet Pick Up
Pre event packet pick up will be Thursday, August 26th 12:00pm - 7:00 pm at Bright Light Consulting 2595 Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL 32773. If you are not able to make it to pick up early, you may have a friend or family member pick up for you. No I.D. required. Also, we will have your packet available for pick up the morning of the event at the event site starting at 6am.
Everyone is Welcome:
This is an event for ALL levels to participate. Runners, Walkers, and strollers and baby joggers are all welcome.