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NEED-T0-KNOW INFO ABOUT BiG CARDIO
BiG Cardio is a multi-sport event produced by BiG Children’s Foundation and benefits foster teens and at-risk youth in South Florida. The event runs from 6am to 2pm and includes a 5K run/walk, fitness classes, sports tournaments, and much more! Plus food, entertainment and a Fun Zone that everyone can play in. BiG Cardio is generously supported by community-minded corporations like Publix, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, LA Fitness, Zebedee, Highland Wireless, Good News, WAY FM, Moody Radio, and others.
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 event shirt the day before event day will save time and stress on race day! Packet pickup and registration is from 4pm - 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 starting at 6am on Saturday, May 5 (race day), but remember to build in enough time to pin your bib to your shirt and still make it to the starting line.
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
PARK GATES CLOSE AT 6:30AM. PLEASE ARRIVE BEFORE 6:30AM TO AVOID HAVING TO PARK OUTSIDE THE PARK.
All event parking is located inside park. For the safety of our runners and to ensure an on-time start, park gates will close at 6:30am and reopen at 8:00am. There will be a $1.50 park entrance fee after 8am.
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
All Areas Open
8:30am Cardio Class, Cycling Class #1, Obstacle Course (Continuous heats of 15 minutes) KidFit, Volleyball, Soccer, and Basketball Tournaments, Youth Soccer Clinic
9:30am Cycling Class #2 (overflow only)
10am – 2:00pm 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!