Event Details

The 3rd Annual Live Like Jake 5K Run/Walk will be held at Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter on Saturday, May 13, 2017. More details will be posted soon!
Your participation will help us continue to raise funds for ISR self-rescue swim lessons and financially assist families who have lost a loved one or have a child with critical care needs.

ADDRESS
Abacoa Town Center, 1260 University Blvd –  Jupiter, FL
Directions and Map

LIVE LIKE JAKE 5K RUN
This 3.1 mile flat, asphalt course is located in the beautiful Abacoa Community of Jupiter, and is a USATF Certified Course #FL12055EBM. 5K runners will be electronically chip-timed by Accuchip USA, Inc.

JAKE’S MILE
Join us for this 1 mile family walk in honor of Jake Roarke. All ages welcome.

VIRTUAL 5K RUN/WALK
Register and Run/Walk your distance from anywhere then post your results on our Facebook page. You can use your training log, a picture of your GPS, or almost anything that indicates you completed your goal. Approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the race date, we will send you your finisher medal and shirt.

MEDALS
Finisher medals will be awarded to all runners (First 750 registered)!

There will be awards given to the overall, Masters and Grandmasters male and female winner. In addition, there will be 5-year age-group awards starting with 10 & under going up to 70 & older.

T-SHIRTS
Commemorative Performance T-shirt included in the 5K Run (to be guaranteed shirt please register by 4/1/17) .

Children’s fun races are FREE (does not include T-shirt).

There will be bagels and fruit served for all registered participants (runners/walkers) on race day.

Fees for Runners and Walkers
Please see Registration Details for more information on fees.

Race Day Schedule
6:00 am  Onsite registration
7:00 am  5K Run/Walk
7:55 am  Kids FREE 100 yard dash
8:00 am Jake’s Mile – 1 Mile Walk
8:45 am  Awards for 5K Age Group Winners

Timing
Only the 5K Run participants will be chip timed. Electronic timing and scoring provided by Accuchip USA, Inc.

Race Course Specifics
LIVE LIKE JAKE 5K RUN:
Start on University Blvd by Amphitheatre; proceed east and turn north (left) onto the southbound lane of Central Blvd, staying on the east side of the road; continue north and go around the west side of the Central Blvd/Fredrick Small roundabout, continue north and turn around approximately 25 yards south of the Central Blvd/Indian Creek roundabout; proceed south on the west side of the southbound lane of Central Blvd; continue south and go around the west side of the Central Blvd/Fredrick Small roundabout; continue south and turn west (right) onto University Blvd.

JAKE’S MILE – 1 MILE WALK:
Start on University Blvd by Amphitheatre, proceed east and turn north (left) onto the southbound lane of Central Blvd, staying on the east side of the road; continue north and turn around at the corner of Central Blvd and Promenade Blvd, proceed south on the west side of the southbound lane of Central Blvd; turn west (right) onto University Blvd; continue west to the finish line.

FREE FUN RACES FOR KIDS
Age groups: 2-4, 5-8, 9-12. RIBBONS GIVEN TO ALL CHILDREN IN THE FREE FUN RACES.

Packet Pick Up – TBD

 

Proceeds
Proceeds from this event benefit the Live Like Jake Foundation. The Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 organization committed to funding scholarships for survival swim lessons as well as providing financial support to families who have lost a child or have a child with critical care needs.

Race Restrictions
Dogs, rollerblades, skates, skateboards, bikes, or scooters are not permitted on the 5K Run or Jake’s Mile race courses.

Hotels Near the Event
For our out-of-town participants, there are several hotels near the Race site. Here are just a few.

COURTYARD MARRIOTT
4200 Main Street
Jupiter, FL 33458
(561) 776-2700
*Special rate for Live Like Jake 5K Run/Walk participants if booked by April 14, 2016.
Click for hotel website

HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON
4700 Donald Ross Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
(561) 622-7799
Click for hotel website

COMFORT INN & SUITES
6752 West Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL 33458
(561) 745-7997
Click for hotel website

Frequently Asked Questions

ARE THERE RESTROOMS AVAILABLE AT THE RACE?
Yes, public restrooms are available by the amphitheater.

IS THIS RACE TIMED?
Yes. Each participant in the 5K run will receive an official race time at the completion of the race. Computerized “chip” timing will be conducted by Accuchip USA, Inc. All participants in the 5K run will be required to pick up their bib, t-shirt, and chip prior to the race start time. Any participant who does not wear the chip or who fails to pick up the chip prior to the race start time will not be timed or scored in the results.

WILL THERE BE WATER STATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE RACE?
Yes, there will be a water station on the course around the half way mark as well as at the finish line and at the food and beverage tent.

WILL THERE BE MEDALS AWARDED?
Yes. Finisher medals will be awarded to 5K race participants. Please refer to the Event Details section, under Medals.

WHERE CAN I PARK?
You can park in the Abacoa parking garage across from Roger Dean Stadium. Please refer to the map located under Directions.

IF I AM FROM OUT OF TOWN, ARE THERE HOTELS CLOSE BY?
Yes, there are several to choose from. Please refer to the Event Details section, Hotels near the Event.

Connect on Facebook

For live, up-to-the minute updates about race day events, activities, and early registration/packet pick up locations, please visit “Live Like Jake 5K” on Facebook.

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