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Running with the Rowdies Virtual 5K

Support the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund by Running with the Rowdies virtually this Thanksgiving!

Proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization and the official charity of the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies. The foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of those in need within our community, focusing primarily on education, youth development, wellness and social responsibility.

Running with the Rowdies Virtual 5K Registration Fee:

Standard Registration $30  |  Premium Registration $50

Standard Registration Includes:

  • Commemorative Finisher’s Medal
  • Race Bib
  • Downloadable Finisher’s Certificate

Premium Registration Includes:

  • Commemorative Finisher’s Medal
  • Race Bib
  • Downloadable Finisher’s Certificate
  • Rowdies Ticket Voucher valid for two (2) Rowdies Reserved tickets for a 2021 regular season home game*

*Participants will receive an email in March 2021 with information on how to redeem ticket vouchers. Two game tickets are included with each premium registration. Some exclusions apply.

Entries are limited, so register now!  Medals guaranteed for first 1,000 entries. The first 100 registrants will also receive a Rowdies scarf!

About the run

Participation is easy! Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Register yourself and your family. The entry fee is $30 for standard registration or $50 for a premium registration.
  2. Choose your route.
  3. Run or walk your 5K race (3.1 miles) on Thanksgiving Day – November 26, 2020. (Or any time and date of your choosing.)
  4. Optional – Upload your time to the Virtual Results race page, to be featured on the Running with the Rowdies results platform (instructions below).
  5. Be sure to share your 5K photos on social media, using #Rowdies5K.
  6. All registrants will receive a commemorative Running with the Rowdies finisher’s medal, race bib and a downloadable finisher’s certificate. Race packets will be mailed starting on November 13, 2020. Average mail time is 3 to 5 business days. Premium registrants will also receive a ticket voucher, valid for two (2) Rowdies Reserved tickets to a 2021 regular season home game. Participants will receive an email in March 2021 with information on how to redeem ticket vouchers. Some exclusions apply.

Race Results

Submit your time from your Running with the Rowdies Virtual 5K

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Reference your registration confirmation email.
  2. Using the link below, claim your result using your confirmation number and last name.
  3. Once claimed, you will be prompted to enter your result.
  4. Your results are automatically posted on the Running with the Rowdies 5K Results Platform, complete with your custom finisher certificate.
  5. Share your race photos on social media, using #Rowdies5K

Race Packets

All registrants will receive a commemorative Running with the Rowdies finisher medal, certificate and race bib.

Race packets will be mailed starting on November 13, 2020.  Average mail time is 3 to 5 business days.

International shipping is available to most countries, for an additional shipping charge of $35 USD. The international shipping fee must be paid for at the time of entry, by adding “International Shipping” at checkout.

Finisher’s certificates will be available to download through the Running with the Rowdies 5K Results Platform.

Fans who select the premium registration option will receive an email in March 2021 with information on how to redeem the included Rowdies ticket vouchers. Vouchers will be valid for Rowdies Reserved tickets to a 2021 regular season home game, subject to availability. Some exclusions apply.

FAQs

What is a Virtual Run/Walk Event?

  • A virtual run/walk event is an event that can be run or walked from any location you choose. You can run, jog or walk on the road, a trail, treadmill, at the gym, or on a track. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.

How does a Virtual Run/Walk Event actually work?

  • Participants register on-line, choose your starting line, run/walk your chosen route, and upload your time on the race results page (optional)!

Does the event take place on a specific date?

  • We’d love for you to run with us virtually on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, but you have the option to complete the Running with the Rowdies 5K at any time and date of your choosing.

I have family and friends who live out of town, can they participate in the Running with the Rowdies 5K?

  • Absolutely! Simply have them register, choose a 5K (3.1 miles) course where they live, run/walk, and upload their time! The Running with the Rowdies 5K can be a fun competition with neighbors, family and friends, even those living elsewhere. Be sure to have everyone share their race photos using #Rowdies5K.

How can I register?

What is the cost of the race?

  • The standard entry fee for the virtual race is $30. This includes a commemorative finisher’s medal, race bib and downloadable finisher’s certificate.
  • A premium entry fee is $50, and includes a commemorative finisher’s medal, race bib and a downloadable finisher’s certificate, plus a Rowdies ticker voucher valid for two (2) Rowdies Reserved tickets to a 2021 regular season home game.

Can I get a refund or transfer my registration?

  • There are no refunds or transfers for this race, as the proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund. The Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization and the official charity of the Rays and Rowdies, is dedicated to improving the lives of those in need within our community, focusing primarily on education, youth development, wellness and social responsibility.

What is included in the race packs?

  • Standard registration participants will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal, race bib and downloadable finisher’s certificate.
  • Premium registration participants will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal, race bib, downloadable finisher’s certificate and a Rowdies ticket voucher valid for two (2) Rowdies Reserved tickets to a 2021 regular season home game, subject to availability. Exclusions apply.

 

Have additional questions?

Please email community@raysbaseball.com.