2023 Health in Action 5K & Virtual 5K Race Description
Join us for the 2023 Health in Action 5K presented by Syngenta and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. Proceeds will benefit the GCSAA Foundation.
This year we are offering participation for both on-site and virtual. Everyone is welcome to participate in both events.
The 2023 on-site event will be held Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 am at the OCCC North/South Building.
The virtual 5K will begin Saturday, February 11 at 12:00 am EST until Monday, February 27 at 12:00 pm EST.
The first 200 participants to register are guaranteed a t-shirt in your preferred size.
Due to international shipping costs, international registrants will not receive a swag bag.
Registration will close online for the on-site event on February 7 at 8:30 am. Registration for the virtual event closes on February 27 at 11:00 am EST. All times for the virtual race must be submitted by 12:00 pm EST on February 27.
On-Site Race Instructions
Health in Action 5K
Pre-race start time: Tuesday, February 7 at 7:10 am EST
Race start time: Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 am EST
Location: OCCC North / South Building
Virtual Race Instructions
Race start time: Saturday, February 11 at 12:00 am EST
Race end time: Monday, February 27 at 12:00 pm EST
Location: You pick your place
How to submit your race time:
1. Click the ‘Manage your registration’ link within the confirmation email you receive
2. Click ‘Submit Virtual Results’
3. Upload your photo with proof of time and distance
4. Enter your time
Participants will be required to submit proof of their time and distance. Take a picture of your tracking device and submit it showing your time.
Here are a few ways you can track your 5K time and distance:
• Apple watch
• Garmin watch
• Any GPS watch
On-Site Chapter Teams and Corporate Teams
Be sure to gather your team and participate as a chapter team or a corporate team at the on-site race. Teams must have at least four members to be included in the Teams competition. There will be no chapter or corporate competition for the virtual race.
Chapter Team Information:
• Identify a team captain to help organize and lead your chapter.
• To join your chapter team, select ‘GCSAA Chapter Team’ under participant type and select your chapter in the drop-down menu.
• The chapter team captain can encourage chapter members to register, help motivate, and encourage them throughout the 5K. If the chapter chooses, they can organize training leading up to the race and run/walk the race together.
Corporate Team Information:
To join your company team, select 'Corporate Team' under participant type and type your company name in the company name field.
Swag Bag - Shipping
We do have a limit of one swag bag per participant.
For the ON-SITE participants - Packet pick-up will be on Monday, February 6 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at a table in the Convention Center Lobby.
Please make every effort to pick up your packet on Monday afternoon. There will be limited time on Tuesday morning to pick it up.
For those unable to pick up their race packet on Monday afternoon, it may be picked up at the race starting line beginning at 6:45 am Tuesday morning.
For the virtual participants - Your swag bag will be shipped to the address provided when you filled out your registration.
Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place male and female finishers for both on-site and virtual.
1st: $100.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods
2nd: $75.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods
3rd: $50.00 Gift Card to Dick's Sporting Goods
We will determine the fastest chapter by combining the fastest four run times from each chapter. The top four times for the winning chapter will each receive a $50.00 GCSAA Gift Certificate, recognition in the post-event GCM ad, and their chapter name engraved on the 5K Plaque at GCSAA HQ.
We will determine the fastest industry partner by combining the fastest four run times from each company. Industry partners who participate will be recognized in a post-event GCM ad and the fastest corporate team will receive premium recognition in the ad.
Remember to tweet a picture wearing your shirt and print off your bib to show your participation.
Post a photo on Twitter and use the hashtag, #GCSAA5K. Prizes will be awarded to two winners through a random drawing.
Winner 1: Syngenta branded Yeti Can Cooler.
Winner 2: Syngenta branded Yeti Can Cooler.
- Location: Orlando, FL 32819
- Race Date: 2023/02/07 07:30:00 AM (Tuesday)
- Health in Action 5K (In-Person)
- Virtual 5K
- Both Races