Lutz Campus

18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33548

Idlewild at The Springs

8209 N 19th St
Tampa, FL 33604

Iglesia Bautista Idlewild

Main Campus, Student Building, Hall 2
 

Run to benefit children in orphan/foster care in Tampa. Proceeds from this race will go to the following organizations:

Join us in bringing hope for the children! Register today.

 

Race Photos

Click here to view the gallery of last year’s race photos.

Race Maps

Parking Map

Hope 5K Course Map

Fun Run Course Map

Click here to register for the Hope 5K race.
Click here to register for the Fun Run
Click here to Volunteer
Click here to Donate
Registration Information
  • When is the Race? Saturday, September 1st Race begins at 8:00am.
    • HOPE 5K (3.1 miles) – 8:00am Start Line
    • FUN RUN (1 mile) – 8:15am Start Line

 

  • Where is the Race? At Idlewild Baptist Church, 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd. Lutz, FL 33548
    • Parking access from Exciting Idlewild Blvd. will close at 7:45am.
      Parking access from Van Dyke will close at 8:00am
    • Run course: Around Idlewild Baptist Church campus and surrounding roads.

 

  • Who can participate? Open to the public. Space is limited, register today!
    • Hope 5K – 8 years old and up
    • Fun Run – Anyone
    • All participants ages 18 and up must fill out Idlewild’s Liability Release.
    • All participants ages 17 and under must have parents fill out Liability Release in order to participate.

 

  • What is the Cost? Please note the dates and fees:
    • Hope 5K – Early Bird Registration – May 21-July 15 – $30
    • Hope 5K – July 15-August 15 – $35
    • Hope 5K – August 15- September 2 – $40
    • Fun Run – $20 per participant
    • Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed.
    • On or before August 30th a Registration Confirmation will be sent via email to all of those who registered for Hope 5k and Fun Run.

 

  • When is Packet Pick-Up? Packet pick-up will be on Friday, August 31st from 12-7pm, and Saturday, September 1st (race day) from 6:30-7:30am.

 

  • Award Ceremony & Continental Breakfast: Family Activities will begin outside the church’s “Gatheria” at 8:15am.  The Award Ceremony and Prize Raffle will start promptly after Fun Run is concluded. Breakfast will begin service at 8:30 am.
  • Breakfast Fee: All tickets must be purchased ahead of time upon registering.
    • Race Participant – Free
    • Participant + 1 guest – $5
    • Participant + 2 guests – $10
    • Participant + 3 guests – $15
    • Participant + 4 guests (or more) – $20

 

Important Notes:

  • BE ADVISED – Fun Run includes color powder, water balloons, assorted candies, and water sprays. Participants not wishing to get wet or dirty have the option of taking an *Easy Lane to bypass fun stations.
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT EVERY ADULT AND/OR CHILD MUST BE REGISTERED AND WEARING A BIB NUMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN HOPE 5K AND FUN RUN.
  • RACE PARTICIPANTS WHO REGISTER AFTER AUGUST 27TH WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED THEIR CHOSEN SIZE RACE SHIRT.
  • PLEASE NOTE – OVERALL RESULTS (TOP 5 MALE, TOP 5 FEMALE) WILL BE ACCORDING TO ORDER OF FINISH; AGE GROUP RESULTS (TOP 3 MALE, TOP 3 FEMALE) WILL BE ACCORDING TO NET TIME
Information for Volunteers

Volunteers ages 13 and up are needed! Please click on link above to register to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities include (but not limited to):

  • Registration (Thursday, Friday, and/or Saturday)
  • Parking
  • Course Set Up & Course Monitor
  • Water & Cheer Stations
  • Fun Run Buddies (teenager welcomed!)
  • Medical Team
  • Medal Hand Out
  • Award Ceremony
  • Breakfast Servers
  • Clean-up Brigade
  • Children’s Recreation Volunteers

Click the Volunteer link above!

General Information

Our mission at Idlewild Baptist Church is to reach people and help them walk with God – all people, from our community to the ends of the earth. Missions is not a separate ministry or program at Idlewild Baptist Church it’s the essence of who we are. Idlewild offers opportunities that will engage our members in being obedient to fulfill Jesus’ “Great Commission.”

To find out more about how to know JESUS as your Savior, and for church hours please click on the “VISIT” tab on the top of the page.
For Hope 5K and Fun Run questions, please contact:

  • Kristin Rankin (Local Missions Ministry Assistant) krankin@idlewild.org
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