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Best Damn Race Orlando

Sat 2nd Mar 2019 • by Best Damn Race
Orlando, Florida, US

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Tickets $25–$95

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The 6th Annual Best Damn Race Orlando features a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 5K + 10K Challenge on March 2, 2019. Best Damn Race is a running series created for runners by runners. Our goal is to provide a big race experience at a local race price. It doesnt matter if you are an elite runner, first timer, walker, or using a baby jogger, we want you to have the best DAMN race experience.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    7:25am Sat 2nd Mar 2019
    $75–$95
    Tickets available
  2. 10K

    Run 10km
    7:05am Sat 2nd Mar 2019
    $50
    Tickets available
  3. 5K

    Run 5km
    9:00am Sat 2nd Mar 2019
    $25–$40
    Tickets available
  4. 5K + 10K Challenge

    Run 15km
    7:05am Sat 2nd Mar 2019
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What’s Included

Half Marathon Participants

  • USATF Certified Course
  • Best Damn T-Shirt (Women’s & Men’s Cut)
  • Best Damn Finisher Medal (Half)
  • Best Damn Goodie Bag
  • Best Damn Post Race Party & Health & Fitness Expo
  • Free Food & Drinks at the post race party
  • Free Race Photos!

5K Participants

  • USATF Certified Course
  • Best Damn T-Shirt (Women’s & Men’s Cut)
  • Best Damn Finisher Medal (5K)
  • Best Damn Goodie Bag
  • Best Damn Post Race Party & Health & Fitness Expo
  • Free Food & Drinks at the post race party
  • Free Race Photos!

10K Participants

  • USATF Certified Course
  • Best Damn T-Shirt (Women’s & Men’s Cut)
  • Best Damn Finisher Medal (10K)
  • Best Damn Goodie Bag
  • Best Damn Post Race Party & Health & Fitness Expo
  • Free Food & Drinks at the post race party
  • Free Race Photos!

Challenge Participants (Run the 5K and 10K as a challenge)

  • Best Damn T-Shirt (Women’s & Men’s Cut)
  • Best Damn Finisher Medals (5K, 10K, and Challenge)
  • Best Damn Goodie Bag
  • Best Damn Post Race Party & Health & Fitness Expo
  • Free Food & Drinks at the post race party
  • Free Race Photos!
Course Details

Half Marathon Course:

The Half Marathon will start and finish at the southeast corner of Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando. The course will take you through parts of  downtown Orlando and will have 9 aid stations with water and multiple with NUUN Hydration and Honey Stinger energy gel.

10K Course:

The 10K will start in front at the southeast corner of Lake Eola Park and run through downtown Orlando. The Course will feature 4 aid stations along the course and finish back at the park.

5K Course:

The 5K will start in front of the beautiful Lake Eola Park and run though downtown Orlando.

Raceday Logistics

10K Awards:

8:45 am Age Group: Overall/Masters/Grand Masters

Half Awards:

9:45 am Age Group: Overall/Masters/Grand Masters

5K Awards:

10:15 am Age Group: Overall/Masters/Grand Masters

Challenge Awards:

Top 3 Male/Female immediately following the 5K ceremony

  • Age group awards will be presented 3-deep in all divisions for the Half Marathon,10K & 5K.
  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female will win overall awards for the Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Challenge
  • Top Male & Female Masters (40+) & Grand Masters (50+) will also win award medals for the Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K
Travel

Parking

Parking Garages: There are numerous city owned and privately owned parking garages throughout downtown. The City owned garages are $2/hr. There are also a few privately owned garages that are close (rates may vary)

1. Library Parking Garage – 112 East Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801 ($2/hr)

2. Central Parking Garage – 20 N. Orange Ave, Orlando, FL ($2/hr)

3. Lanier Parking – 15 S. Osceola, Orlando, FL (Private Lot – Rates vary)

4. Standard Parking – 302 E. Pine St., Orlando, FL (Private Lot – Rates vary)

Street Parking is available at $1 per hour and starts at 8am. There is a 2 hour max so use street parking carefully.

FAQs
  • You must be at least 12 Years old to participate in the Half Marathon and at least 8 years old to participant in the 5K or 10K.
  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenge of a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or Challenge
  • You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip.
  • Race numbers are required to participate.
  • No coaches, hand cycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, or dogs will be allowed on the course. (Baby Joggers will be allowed in the back of the starting coral.)
  • The Challenge participants will line up at both the 10K start and the 5K start. They will run each event separately, and receive a medal for each. Then they will receive a medal after completing both at the registration tent.
  • Before you enter your assigned corral, drop-off your pre-race/post-race clothing and belongings at the Gear Check. While you run, your gear will be held at Gear Check. Please note: DO NOT leave valuables, cash or jewelry in your gear bag. The event is not responsible for any lost items. Gear bags must be claimed before 12:00 pm on race day.
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