36th 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 Station: 6205 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 in each age group:             Given to top finisher  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.