Citrus Grove is proud to host its 8th annual Groovin’ at the Grove 5K and Family Fun Run Presented by Stetson Baptist Church and Walmart! We are looking forward to running, walking and strolling with our school family and community members. A 5K foot race and a 1-Mile family fun run/walk will start from our beautiful school and wind through the community of Heritage Place.
Citrus Grove Elementary; 729 Hazen Road, DeLand, FL 32720
5K ENTRY & REGISTRATION (per person)
Through February 1st: $20.00 (Students 12 & under $15)
February 2nd – February 20th: $25.00 (Students 12 & under $20)
AFTER February 20th: $30.00 (Students 12 & under $25)
Family Fun Run/Walk (Up to 6 people) 1-Mile
Before February 1: $20.00
February 2nd – February 20th: $25.00
AFTER FEBRUARY 20th: $30.00
Citrus Grove Elementary on Friday, February 28th from 2pm-5pm
Please allow school attendees to pick up at 2pm and allow school traffic to leave the area. Best traffic time is after 3pm.
*packet pick-up will be available on race day
DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE
7:00 am – Registration Opens – Packet Pick-up Opens
8:00 am – 5K Run/Walk
9:00 am – 5K Awards
9:10 am – 1 Mile Fun Run
Each Registered 5K Runner will receive a race shirt. Sizes are not guaranteed for registrations received after February 19, 2020. Family Teams and Individual 1-Mile events DO NOT receive a Shirt with registration but may purchase one (1) for an additional $10.00 per shirt.
TIMING & SCORING
The 5K Foot Race will be professionally managed and timed and awarded for Overall Female & Male and Overall Master Female & Male. Also awarded are the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place runners in the following age groups:
9 & under, 10-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49,
50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
The 1 mile Fun Run/Walk will start immediately following the 5K at
9:00 a.m. Race “Dog Tags” are awarded to all children ages 16 and under.
PAPER REGISTRATION Citrus Grove Elementary School
729 Hazen Road
Deland, FL 32720
When and where does the race take place?
Citrus Grove Elementary; 729 Hazen Road, DeLand, FL 32720 – February 29, 2020 at 8 a.m.
How long is the course?
There is a 5K course, which is 3.1 miles and there is a 1 mile course
How will I be timed?
There will be a clock and chip timing at the finish line to view your time.
Who gets a shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment process are guaranteed a free race shirt. Several additional shirts will be printed for the race. Those participants who have pre-registered by February 14, 2018 are first to receive their shirt and preferred size.
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.
I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration. As the race brochure states, we are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks.
Will the race be held if it’s raining?
The race is a “rain or shine” event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.