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The UPS 5K

  • 405 Biltmore Way Coral Gables, FL, 33134 United States (map)

Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at 7:30am
Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way

The UPS 5K Benefiting the United Way of Miami-Dade takes participants through the beautiful city of Coral Gables and will run on our new scenic course. The race still starts and ends at the City of Coral Gables Historic City Hall at a festive post-race party at Merrick Park. The park is across the street from City Hall at the intersection of Le Jeune Road and Miracle Mile.

2018 COURSE MAP

Run past the Church of the Little Flower, The Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables Congregational, Desoto Plaza, and Venetian Pool! Click here for the course map.

EVENT BENEFICIARY: UNITED WAY OF MIAMI-DADE

The beneficiary of the UPS 5K is United Way of Miami-Dade. We all have a stake in creating a healthy and prosperous community. That’s why the United Way of Miami-Dade works to create opportunities for a better life for all. They focus on the things that everyone needs for a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement and good health. Learn More

WANT TO CONTINUE TO HELP UNITED WAY BUILD A #STRONGERMIAMI?

Create your own UPS 5K fundraising page, raise $100 or more and you will automatically be entered into a drawing* for one of the following: 

  • Two-nights at the luxurious award-winning Mandarin Oriental Miami
  • Shopping spree with a $250 Target gift card
  • Family Membership to the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

MAKE A DONATION TO UNITED WAY OF MIAMI-DADE

DONATE

FUNDRAISERS

Click here to manage your Fundraising Page.

 

ENTRY FEES

June 25 through July 1: $20
July 2 through August 28: $30
August 29 to September 7: $35
September 8: $40

AMENITIES

Pre-race warm up, massages, music, food, and for the first the first 1,500 registrants – an awesome custom technical T-shirt. Plus finisher medals!

 

RACE DAY PARKING

Parking fees can be paid using the Paybyphone app.

Curbside or on-street parking fees are enforced 9am to midnight. Rates range from $1.00 per hour to $2.50 per hour.

Garage parking fees are enforced 24/7. The nearest garage is on Andalusia just east of Lejeune. There is a 2nd garage on Andalusia about a block further east.
Garages Hourly Rates 

• $1 per 40 minutes or any fraction thereof
• $2 per 40 minutes after hour 4 to a maximum of $15
• Lost Ticket $15.00

 

 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

6:15am to 7:15am: Registration and Packet Pickup
7:15am Pre-race Warm Up
7:30am – 5K Run/Walk Starts

AWARDS

Finisher medals for all! Awards for overall male & female. Medals for the top three in each age group: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & older

PACKET PICKUP

FootWorks
5724 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143

Starts: 10:00am Monday, September 3
Ends: until 6:00pm Friday, September 7

Packet Pickup Hours:
Monday to Thurs 9am to 8pm (Labor Day Monday 9am to 4pm)
Friday 9am to 6pm
Race Day: 6:15am to 7:15am at the Race Site

ELECTRONIC TIMING

Epic Sports will electronically time the race. For results and event photos, please visit www.teamfootworks.org.

EXCHANGES, TRANSFER, & REFUND POLICY

Absolutely no exchanges, or transfers. Refunds will be given only for the reason listed in the CANCELLATION POLICY below.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The Event is covered by cancellation insurance provided by Adventure Advocates which will ensure participants receive full refunds of their entry fees in the case that Race Management has to cancel the event for any of these reasons:

Adverse weather – means any adverse weather that involved conditions that posed a serious threat to the safety of those individuals attending or setting up the insured event or made it physically impossible to use the venue due to physical damage of the venue or complete inaccessibility to the venue. 

Natural Catastrophe – means earthquake, tsunami, flood, volcanic eruption, hurricane, tornado, forest fire and/or any other extraordinary meteorological event causing widespread damage. 

Terrorism – means an act or series of acts, including the use of force or violence, of any person or group(s) of persons, whether acting alone or on behalf of or in connection with any organization(s), committed for political, religious or ideological purposes including the intention to influence any government and/or to put the public in fear for such purposes. Notwithstanding the forgoing, this does not cover any loss, cost or expense directly or indirectly arising out of, contributed to or caused by, or resulting from or in connection with: 1. Any fear of a potential act of terrorism; 2. Any threat of an act of terrorism, except that this policy is extended to include loss or damage as a result of an threat of an act of terrorism in which such threat results in a public safety civil authority issuing a written order resulting in the inability to hold the insured event as scheduled; or 3. Any act of terrorism involving a nuclear weapon or device or the emission, discharge, dispersal, release or escape of any chemical or biological agent. 

Please note that refunds will not be provided should the Event be canceled once it has started. Refunds will also not be provided if the event is rescheduled to take place within 90 days of the original commencement date of the Event. Should the Event be canceled for any other reason than explicitly stated above, no refunds will be given.

HEAT WARNING

Temperature/humidity can be high in South Florida. Participants should drink plenty of fluids(non-alcoholic) for 48 hours prior to, during and upon finishing the race. Beware of heat-injury symptoms (Dizziness, no sweating, nausea, cramps, redness, incoherent speech and thoughts). Seek immediate assistance if symptoms occur. Wear loose, light colored clothing.

Earlier Event: September 1
Labor Day 5k
Later Event: September 22
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer