The Great Gay 5K

Event Details

The Great Gay 5K is a great way to create memories  with your friends and family! The event highlights and supports the LGBT+ community, and focuses on health and wellness, plus competition. Whether you are part of the community, or want to show your support, this race is for you!

Saint Pete Beach (Pass-A-Grille) – Saturday, September 15, 2018

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Hurley Park
1501 Gulf Way
St. Pete Beach, FL 33701

*Virtual 5K*
The Virtual 5K is for athletes around the United States who can’t make the Great Gay 5K. You will register and run/walk the 5K in the location of your choice. Virtual participants receive an official bib, dry-fit t-shirt, and medal. Most importantly, you’ll be able to participate in the fun and represent the Great Gay 5K where ever you are!

General Race Info

Race Packet and Shirt Pick Up
You will be able to pick up your race bib, goodie bag, dry fit t-shirt, and special gift at the registration table on race day. There will also be an email that goes out to all registrants prior to the race with all pertinent information.

Performance T-Shirt
Great Gay 5K dry fit t-shirts will be given to all registrants.

Special Finisher Medal
Unlike anything you’ve ever seen!

Snacks and Drinks
Snacks and beverages will be provided prior to the race and after the run. We’ll also have plenty of water on site as well for the thirsty participants!

Social Media
Make sure to follow The Great Gay 5K on Facebook and on Instagram! Also, use #GreatGay5K when tagging and sharing your pictures and stories!

Join our Ambassador Team

As a  brand ambassador, you will be an essential member of our team! Help promote our races at local running events, at your gym, on social media, and to your co-workers, friends, and family. You can earn awesome prizes along the way!

Written by Robin Gow

Robin Gow is an English Major at Ursinus College with minors in Creative Writing and Spanish. He’s an out bisexual trans man and also works as his campus LGBT+ resource coordinator. In his spare time he also runs his own poetry blog.

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