Fools Day 5K

Please be advised that the City of Ft. Pierce has canceled this race due to the Coronavirus threat. It is our plan to reschedule, but have not decided at this point on a suitable date. We extend our deepest apologies for any inconvenience and hope to see you at our rescheduled event.


Put on a pair of novelty glasses (included with registration!) and "Be a Blessing in Disguise" for the 56,924 households in St. Lucie County that earn less than what it costs to afford the basic necessities of life*. Join friends and neighbors to run, jog, or walk through an unforgettable 3.1 mile course filled with silly string, chattering teeth, and other fun surprises.

The goal of this fun event is to raise funds and awareness for United Against Poverty's programs, which lift the lives of those struggling with hunger, homelessness and poverty in St. Lucie County. Here's your chance to join friends and neighbors in making a meaningful impact in our community while taking part in an unforgettable 5k!

Online registration closes at 5 pm on Tuesday, March 24. Registration will be available for $30 onsite at packet pickup at Runners Depot Vero Beach.

Event Details:
→Saturday, March 28, 2020
→South Causeway Park - 414 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34949
→8:00 a.m. Race Start, Pancake Breakfast to follow
For complete event details, please visit

Registration Includes:
→Commemorative Race T-Shirt (first 200 runners)
→Pair of Novelty Glasses
→Entry in the Flickin' Chicken Contest (bring a bag of non-perishable food items and receive an additional chicken!)
→Race Bib and Timing Chip
→On Course and Pre/Post Race Refreshments

Thank you for your support! Through the generosity of people like you, United Against Poverty will continue providing education, food & hope in St. Lucie County.

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