Parrothead 5K

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Parrothead 5K
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Runners and walkers alike will enjoy the sun and sand at their feet for this Jimmy Buffett themed beach 5K and Fun Run! You'll enjoy the sounds of the surf from the "World's Most Famous Beach" and great Trop Rock Music while you bring your best Parrothead themed hats and attire for our morning race. A portion of the race proceeds benefit the Marine Science Center and their efforts to help sea turtle rehabilitation. It's fins up following the race at LandShark Bar & Grill for the awards ceremony where you'll enjoy food, fun and a complimentary beverage...because it's always 5 'o clock somewhere!
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Sat 21st Sep 2019
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Daytona Beach, United States
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Where and when
LandShark Bar & Grill Daytona Beach, 471 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118, USA
Start times
Sat 21st Sep 2019
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Parrothead 5K
$25 - $35
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Shirts for all registered finishers
  • Awards for the top 3 men and women in each age group
Chip timing of the event is also included. The race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib
How to get there
LandShark Bar & Grill Daytona Beach, 471 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118, USA
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Parking is available next to the race start location, at the LandShark Bar & Grill parking lot. Parking is also plentiful directly next door to LandShark Bar & Grill at the Sun Splash Park Parking lot located at 611 South Atlantic Ave. In addition, bathrooms are available at the south side of Sun Splash Park as well as LandShark Bar & Grill.
Event day logistics
  • 8am – Registration Opens
  • 9am – Race Start
  • 10:15am – Awards Ceremony at LandShark Bar & Grill
When and where does the race take place?
Saturday September 21st, 2019. The race course begins on the beach in front LandShark Bar & Grill. Registration opens at 8am. Race start time is promptly 9am. TV coverage may affect the start time of the race by a few minutes if a live cut-away of the start is scheduled.
How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.
How will I be timed?
The race uses an electronic timing system that records race time and place via a transponder chip that will be given out at registration. Each individual competing in the 5K is required to use the race chip. Official times will not be recorded without a chip. There will be a clock at the finish line to view your time.
When and where do I pick up my registration materials?
Registration starts at 8am for all participants – pre-registered, walk-up, voucher – Pre-registered runners have a separate registration station that is further split into three lines based on the first letter of the runner’s last name. Walk-Up and voucher holders have their own registration station.
How will I receive my results?
Official results are posted for the top runners in each category, race staff has all results for on-site inquiries and results are posted on the race website.
Can I use my own race chip or tag rather than utilizing the one that is provided?
No, for this year's race, we are not equipped to utilize individuals’ personal chips or tags.
Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. Several hundred additional shirts are printed for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size. The remaining shirts for walk-up and voucher runners are available for free until they run out. Also, day-of and voucher participants may face limited sizes and availability.
What if I need help along the way?
Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.
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.
Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners. What do I do with my personal items while I’
m running?
You can leave your items at a drop-off station, located near the start line. Look for the "Gear Tent" sign near the registration booth.
Should I bring my own water?
No, four water stations are available on the course. They are at the start, third-in, two thirds in and at the finish.
How do I register?
You may register online (preferred method). Go to You can also text “Parrot” to 62582 on your smart phone and the registration link with be texted to your phone. In-person registration is available on the beach in front of LandShark Bar & Grill. Both cash and checks are acceptable.
How much does it cost?
Early registration is $25 per person. In person registration is $35 per person.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.
What will be provided after the race?
An awards ceremony will take place after the race at LandShark Bar & Grill.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.
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