35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day 5K Run / Fitness Walk

    presented by Progressive Officers Club of  Miami-Dade County

    Begins at  8 a.m. at the MLK Plaza Metrorail Station6205 NW 27th Ave.  

    Participant numbers and T-shirts must be picked up at race site  between 6:30 a.m.- 7:45 a.m.

 

 

Entry fees:          $25  Adults, ages 15 and older

                                 $15  Youth,  ages 14 and younger

 

Awards:                                          5K Run                     5K Walk

                                             Given to top 3 finishers     Given to top finisher

                                                 in each age group:             in each age group:

                                                            ·   8 and under

                                                            ·   9-11

                                                            · 12-14

                                                            · 15-19

                                                            · 20-75 (in 5 yr. age increments)

                                                            · 75 and over

  At 10 a.m., a moving unity celebration will feature Christian, Jewish,

  Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and other religious leaders ledging to continue

  Dr. King’s work for social and spiritual change through interfaith

  collaboration.

 

  Taking place at the parade starting point, the signing of a written covenant

  will be followed by the national anthem performed by a military band, and

  the Blessing of the Community by clergy from various traditions.  Additional

  entertainment will follow until the parade begins.

 

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition

was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.”

                                                                                          - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.