2019 Purple Pride 5k Announced

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The 2019 Kickoff to Soccer will get off to a running start with the fifth annual Purple Pride 5K presented by Orlando Health, SunPass, Publix, JetBlue, and Academy Sports + Outdoors. This year’s annual running of the City Fan’s will take place at Orlando City Stadium and features one lap through the concourse of Orlando City Stadium!

The Purple Pride 5K will be capped at a maximum of 1,500 runners. Each runner will receive a race t-shirt, a commemorative finishers medal, and one ticket to the Orlando City Home Opener on Saturday, March 2nd against NYCFC.

Be sure to stick around for the post-race celebration taking place within the West Lot of Orlando City Stadium. Post race activities will include a race DJ, complimentary runner refreshments, interactive games for the entire family and food trucks.


GENERAL INFORMATION
Date: Saturday, February 23rd

Race Start 8 am


Location: 

Orlando City Stadium
655 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32801

 

Pricing Structure

$30.00 until January 1st

$35.00 from January 1st to February 16th

$37.00 from February 16th to Race Day Eve

$40.00 at Packet Pick-up on Race Day

$25 for Orlando City Season Ticket Members (does not include ticket to match)

Entry fee and any additional match tickets purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Course Map

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2019 Finisher Medal

The first 1500 runners to register for the Purple Pride 5K will receive a medal for completing the run.

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Match Ticket & Additional Match Tickets:Each runner will receive one ticket to the 2019 Orlando City home opener as part of this package. During the online registration process, you will have the ability to choose weather you would want to sit in the Supporter Section (Standing Only) or the North/South 100 Level.

An exclusive promo code will be sent out to the email you have provided in registration a week prior to the Orlando City home opener. This promo code will allow you to redeem your match ticket from this registration.

In addition, you will have the ability to purchase additional tickets to the home opener at a price of $25, TicketMaster fees will apply.

Race Number and T-Shirt Pick-Up Information & Policies

In addition to race day, City Fans will be able to come and pick up their race number and t-shirt prior to race day. Runners will receive an e-race packet (to the email with which you registered) with race information, course map, special offers, partner discounts and more.

You must present a form of government issued photo ID in order to pick up your race number and t-shirt. The only exception to this will be parents picking up for their children, however the parent will still need to present a photo ID.

You may pick up a race number and t-shirt for a friend, family member or co-worker, however you must present a written note (email or in handwriting) that indicates you have that permission AND a picture/photocopy of that person’s government issued photo ID.

Race Number and T-shirt Pick-Up Dates & Locations:

Date, times, and locations to be announced.

E-Race Packet Information

This years race packet will be delivered to you virtually to your email inbox. This packet will include race information, course map, exclusive partner discounts, club promotions, and much more! Please expect this to arrive the day before the race.

Face of City Costume Contest

Think you’re the Face of City? Prove it by entering the Face of City Costume Contest. We want to see your passion for City or Pride at the Purple Pride 5K. Face paint, crazy hats, tutu’s, you name it.

To enter the Face of City Costume Contest. Stop by our table at number pick up within the West Club of Orlando City Stadium. We will record your number as well as take a picture of your costume. You then must run the race in your costume. Winner will be selected and announced just before our awards ceremony on the steps of the Gate D entrance.

Winners to receive an exclusive Orlando City prize pack!

Day of Event Schedule

6-7:30 am – Registration & Packet Pick-up Open
8 am – 5K Race Start
8:15 am - 10:00 am - Post-Race Party
9:30 am (approx.) - Awards Ceremony


T-Shirts

Registered runners will receive a race t-shirt when they pick up their number. (sizes not guaranteed)

Timing & Scoring
The race will not be timed this year, however clocks will be placed at the start and finish so that you can keep track of your time.

Awards
Top 3 Overall Male & Female Winners receive gift cards from associated partners, along with other prizes.

GENERAL EVENT FAQ
How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.

Will the race be timed? 
The race will not be timed this year, however clocks will be placed at the start and finish so that you can keep track of your time.

When and where do I pick up my registration materials?
Schedule to be announced. You will be able to pick up your race number the day of the race within the West Club of Orlando City Stadium.

Who gets a T-shirt?
All runners, up to 1,500, that successfully complete the registration and payment processes are guaranteed a free race t-shirt, which will be given to runners at packet pick-up. (sizes not guaranteed)

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 in your car or have a family member watch over your personal belongings.

Should I bring my own water?
There will be a total of two water stops along the course where water will be provided. Water will also be provided at the Finish Line. Please refer to the course map above for a better idea of where the location of the water stops.

Where do I park?
Arriving 1 hour early is strongly recommended due to traffic congestion. Area parking garages available, hourly rates may apply.

For FAQs regarding match tickets, visit www.orlandocitysc.com/ockickoff/ticketFAQ.