Skip to main content

2019 GARDEN OF LIFE SUN RUN 5K CHALLENGE 

Benefiting Special Olympics

DATE: April 13, 2019 

TIME: 7:30 a.m. 

WHERE: PGA National Champion Course, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

WHAT: Garden of Life® presents its fourth annual Garden of Life Sun Run 5K Challenge, a race for runners and walkers of all ages, at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. 

The race, which benefits Special Olympics, features a 5K (3.1 mile) scenic route along the famous Champion Course, home of the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic.

HIGHLIGHTS: All registered runners will receive a Sun Run 5K T-shirt, Garden of Life goody bag valued at $300, personalized race bib and post-race breakfast.  All race entrants will be entered-to-win a BRAND-NEW HONDA® FIT vehicle!

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Male and Female Finishers of the Elite Heat will each receive a CASH PRIZE ($3,000, $2,000, $1,000, respectively)!

There will be a $100 prize for each Age Group winner and all finishers will receive a Finishers Medal. 

ADVERTISING DISCLOSURE: 
GOL 2019 Sun Run Sweepstakes Advertising Disclosure
OFFICIAL RULES:
GOL 2019 Sun Run Sweepstakes Official Rules 

A portion of your registration fee will be donated to Special Olympics Palm Beach County and runners can collect donations to support this cause.

Dogs are NOT allowed in the race.  

HEATS

Heat 1: Elite Runners*
Heat 2: Runners and Walkers

Runners who hope to qualify for the fastest start group (Heat 1) need to do the following:

  1. Register as “Elite Heat Qualifier” AND
  2. Submit proof of fastest 5K time (January 1, 2018 or later) to madeleine@pbrace.com.
  3. Proof of time must be from a certified 5K race with an official results page.

Spots are limited. Athletes who register as "Elite Heat Qualifier" are not guaranteed a Heat 1 start. Elite heat runners are eligible for age group awards. Elite Heat Registration closes on Sunday, April 7 at 11:59PM. 


FUNDRAISING - SPECIAL OLYMPICS: 

Personal Pledge Pages

Each participant is given the option to create a custom pledge page. Participants can edit their photo and write a unique message to greet their donors. A unique pledge link can be shared to their network via all the popular social media channels and email.

Top fundraisers will be highlighted on an event leaderboard for all participants and visitors Participants can fundraise alone or with a team. The top fundraiser's prize is an iPhone XR!


VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.gardenoflife5k.pbrace.com


Registration fees

5K

  1. $50.00
    Jan 15 - Apr 12
    Register

5K Elite Heat

For elite runners who wish to be considered for a first wave start.

  1. $50.00
    Jan 15 - Apr 12
    Register

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Darren Barber $100.00
2 Anonymous $100.00
3 Arnold Husemann $100.00

Top Teams

1

The Wickwire Group

Raised: $50.00

2

Garden of Life

Raised: $25.00

3

Heart & Sole

Raised: $25.00

Top Fundraisers

1

Sarah Jane Husemann

$150.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
2

Vicki Ray

Raised: $50.00

3

Larabee Johnson

Raised: $50.00

Event Schedule

  • January 15 5:00 AM EST - Registration open!

  • April 13 6:00 AM EDT - Race Day Packet Pickup

Contact Information

Event Location

PGA National Resort & Spa, Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, United States

Click here to view map