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NEED-T0-KNOW INFO ABOUT BiG CARDIO
BiG Cardio is a multi-sport event produced by BiG Children’s Foundation that attracts more than 2,000 participants and benefits BiG Children's Foundation. The event goes from 6am to 2pm and includes sports tournaments, fitness classes, a 5K run/walk and a 100K cycle, as well as food, entertainment and the Publix Fun Zone. BiG Cardio is generously supported by presenting sponsor, Ryder, and other community-minded corporations like Publix, PEI WEI, Allegiance, Chick-fil-A, CocaCola, LA Fitness, Zebedee, Highland Wireless, Good News, WAY FM, Moody Radio, Alex's Bicycles, Kaptiva Sports and FCBESCOLA.
Central Broward Regional Park
3700 NW 11th Place
Lauderhill, FL 33311
(NE Corner of Sunrise Blvd. and US 441)
START TIME: 7am SHARP!
We will start the race at 7am, so we ask that everyone is in the start chute/corral 30 minutes prior to the start (at 6:30 a.m.). We will be loading the corral from the front. Highly recommended that you plan for traffic and parking delays. DON’T BE LATE. We will start at 7:00 a.m. SHARP!
PACKET PICK-UP AND REGISTRATION
Picking up your bib and race shirt the day before the start (today!) will save time and stress on race day! Packet pickup and registration is from 12 - 7pm at Central Broward Regional Park. All participants must pick up their own packet because everyone needs to sign a participant waiver. You CANNOT pick up a packet for a family member or friend.
Packet pickup is available from 6 - 6:45am on Saturday, May 7 (race day), but remember to build in enough time to pin your bib to your shirt and still make it to the starting line. No packets will be distributed after 6:45am in order to ensure an on-time race start.
If you are under 18 years of age, a parent/legal guardian must to sign your waiver. Failure to do this will affect your ability to participate in BiG Cardio.
RACE DAY PARKING
ALL parking is located at and run by the Broward Performing Arts Center. Parking opens at 5am and will cost $5 for the day (this is a BPAC fee).
For the safety of our runners and to ensure an on-time start, the park gates will be closed at 6:40am and reopened at 8:00am.
5:00am Volunteer Check-in
6:00am Registration Opens
6:30am VIP Lounge Opens
6:50am Welcome, Course Review, National Anthem
7:00am 5K Run/Walk and 100K Cycle Starts
All Areas Open
8:30am Cardio Class, Cycling Class #1, CrossFit (Continuous heats of 15 minutes) KidFit, Volleyball, Soccer, and Basketball Tournaments, Youth Soccer Clinics and Game
9:30am Cycling Class #2
10am – 2:00pm Road Cycling Home-coming Reception, BSO Helicopter Landing, BSO Show, sponsor Recognition, Raffles, Entertainment.
2:00pm: Event Closes
Volunteers are a huge part of what makes BiG Cardio successful, and we need help in all areas during the event. This is a perfect opportunity for high schoolers to earn service hours! Volunteers get a t-shirt and refreshments, and can sign up at onsite packet pickup/registration Friday afternoon and Saturday morning! Waiver required.
We look forward to seeing you Saturday for a day of good fun for a good cause!