Walk-up registration is welcome!

at the following locations and times:

Thursday, March 25 from 12 Noon-6pm

St Anthony’s Resource Center
500 Dr. Martin Luther King Street N. (9th St. N.) Ste 200
St Petersburg, FL 33705

Friday, March 26 from 8am-1pm
St. Anthony’s Resource Center
500 Dr. Martin Luther King Street N. (9th St. N.) Ste 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Friday, March 26 from 3pm-6pm
North Straub Park
401 Beach Dr. NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(north end of park near the band shell & the Vinoy Hotel)

The cost is $30 for walk-up registration. Cash or check only.

Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
5K Run, Walk 'N Wheel-a-thon

You’ll never get closer to the action!
Experience every curve, every straightaway, aftermarket accessories for Honda — right on the track. Watch our PSA.

The Honda Grand Prix 5K Walk, Run ‘N Wheel-a-thon is proud to announce General Petraeus and Lt. Brian Brennan will be reunited again and running the 5K together!

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation, Challenged Athletes Foundation (Florida Chapter) and Shoot For A Cure American Spinal Research Organization invite you to the 1st Annual Racing to Recovery Run, Walk, 'N Wheel-a-thon in St. Petersburg, Florida on March 26, 2010. This event will raise money for local spinal cord research and support local challenged athletes. Run, walk or wheel the 5k course around the official Honda Grand Prix racetrack and picturesque Straub Park in St. Petersburg.

Register today and you can receive:

  • The first 1,000 registered participants receive a Friday ticket to all racetrack activities
  • The first 1,500 registered participants will receive a Grand Prix 5K goody bag
  • All registered participants will receive a free ticket to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • The top 5 wheelers, top 5 men, top 5 women and top 5 wounded  individuals will all receive a $45 gift card to Outback Steakhouse
  • The first 36 finishers will receive a gift certificate to Road ID
  • The first 25 men and 25 women to finish will receive a Firestone technical hat
  • 100 Grand Prix model cars for the first 100 kids to cross the finish line     

See Registration/Packet Pickup information on FAQ page

This is your big chance to run, walk or wheel the track,
check out the pace cars display and meet IndyCar drivers!
Bring the entire family and stay for the after-race party in North Straub Park.

photo credit IMS Photo

about SSPF

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) is leading the charge to cure paralysis. It helps individuals overcome spinal cord injuries and other neurological disorders by funding scientific research, medical treatment, rehabilitation and technological advances.

This research benefits stroke victims and people diagnosed with ALS, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. SSPF funds its national Day at the Races program and quality of life grants to organizations throughout the country benefiting people with paralysis and other life challenges.

It also provides college scholarships for people with spinal cord injuries/paralysis. The Foundation works tirelessly in its advocacy efforts both locally and nationally on behalf of the disabled.

 about CAF

The Florida Chapter of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) helps raise money for children and soldiers with physical disabilities so they can maintain an active lifestyle and participate in sports they love.

CAF spreads a message of hope and healing to this community of individuals by providing opportunities and resources to enhance self-esteem, independence and quality of life. 

Operation Rebound supports our troops, veterans and first responders who have suffered permanent physical injuries in the line of duty and help them get "back in the game."

 about SFAC

Shoot For A Cure Moto-Sport, American Spinal Research Organization
(SFAC) is an innovative campaign of the American and Canadian Spinal Research Organization. Partnering with the automotive and moto-sport industry, the campaign raises awareness of the importance of safe driving in order to reduce the incidence of spinal cord injuries due to motor vehicle crashes.

SFAC Moto-Sport also raises funds for spinal cord injury research that seeks to cure paralysis and improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries.

schedule of events  
course & parking maps  

All proceeds benefit the following organizations:

• Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation

• Shoot For A Cure Moto-Sport, American Spinal Research Organization

• The Challenged Athletes
Foundation of Florida

• Embracing Florida's Wounded Heroes

The aim of The Tamco Foundation is to embrace American Heroes and their families throughout their recovery and return home as they rebuild their lives and endure associated challenges from their disabilities.

All military services are eligible—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard— encompassing Active, Reserve, National Guard and Civilian members.

Every day, our wounded servicemen and women return from combat; many must receive long-term rehabilitation from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, limb amputation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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