Beacon of Hope 5k Run/Walk
DATE: Sunday, May 21, 2017
LOCATION: 24th Street Park (Virginia Beach Oceanfront)
The Beacon of Hope 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Memory Walk is held annually at the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
This year we are pleased to welcome Z104's Joe Fu!
All proceeds from the race support the programs of I Need A Lighthouse, Inc.
The mission of I Need A Lighthouse, Inc. is to significantly reduce the loss and suffering from teen and young adult depression, suicide, and suicidal behavior through educational programs and community partnerships. All services are provided in the Hampton Roads community.
For more information about Lighthouse's mission and programs click here.
Schedule of Events
- 7:30 am - 9:00 am Race Registration
- 9:00 am 5k Run/Walk Start
- 9:15 am 1 Mile Memory Walk Start
- 10:30 am - 1 pm Family Fun Festival featuring The Litt Keys
Beacon of Hope 5k Run/WalkThis race begins at 24th Street Park and follows the board walk along the oceanfront for a beautiful run ending once again at 24th Street Park. The course is scenic and enjoyable for novice and experienced racers. Race as an individual or form a team and run with friends and family. Come early on race day to beat the registration crowd!
1 Mile Memory WalkThose who have been personally touched by suicide and/or depression are invited to join us in a 1 Mile Memory Walk Share with others, and support local efforts to promote education and awareness about teen depression and suicide. Participants are invited to bring a copy of a photo (no originals please) to post on the memory wall at the race.
Family Fun FestivalJoin us after the race for live music by The Litt Keys, corn hole, kid's games, raffles and prizes!
Until April 30, 2017:
- Individual 5k - $35
- Student/Military/Senior5k - $30
- Child (6-12) 5k Run/Walk $25
- 1 Mile Memory Walk - $30
May 1-21, 2017:
- Individual 5k - $40
- Student/Military/Senior 5k - $35
- Child (6-12) Run/Walk - $30
- 1 Mile Memory Walk - $35
Race Day (on-site):
Early Packet Pick-up:
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Regency Hilltop Shopping Center
1940 Laskin Road #302
Virginia Beach, VA
Tech shirts guaranteed to all ADULT race participants registered by May 7th, 2017! (sizes based on availability) **Child Registration includes cotton race t-shirt.