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About Illuminating Hope 5K?

This is a unique illuminating run 5k Run/Walk event that is about illuminating hope for the innocent children of Nicaragua. It is a one of a kind night time experience that is less about how fast you run and more about having a blast with your family and friends while supporting a great cause on an amazing course. This race is for all different speeds and ages with runners ready to ILLUMINATE HOPE in a dark world! If you are an avid runner this race is for you! If you are a casual runner this race is for you! If you are not a runner at all this race is for you! The Illuminating Hope 5K invites you to come be a part of the illuminating fun and bring hope to the Innocent! To find out more about this “Race for the Innocent” go to www.theinnocent.org and read how this mission fights to rescue and restore the innocent children of Nicaragua!

About the race

This race is 3.1 miles of illuminating fun with hundreds of runners decked out in illuminating gear. Illuminating Hope 5K course features family friendly jumping and hopping music at multiple spots throughout the course!

Registration Prices
NOW thru Mar 15: Early bird registration: $25
Mar 16 - Jul 31: regular registration: $35
Aug 1 - Sep 19: late registration: $45
Day of race registration: $50

After Party Only
online advance tickets: $5
race day ticket: $5

All runners and walkers participating in Illuminating Hope 5K will receive the following items*:

  • Illuminating Hope T-Shirt
  • Illuminating items to ensure you're illuminating on the course
  • Entry to the Post Race After Party
  • One of the best experiences of your life while helping a child in need!

* Late registrants will not be guaranteed a free race shirt. We encourage you to register as soon as possible to receive all of the benefits of the race.

The After Party

Come and Race for the Innocent, but stay for the party! Come and enjoy the dance party with your family, play in the kids area, collect some goodies and get your face or arms and legs painted with awesome illuminating paint! The After Party is the place to be! If you don’t want to run, but want to join the after party you can register for the party only! You must have an after party ticket to attend the event.


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