Join former contestants on "The Biggest Loser" and run or walk through downtown Ft. Lauderdale (Las Olas)! There is no better way to start the year off right than to put your health first. Don't delay, this race with sell out quickly!
The Biggest Loser RunWalk Fort Lauderdale
January 6, 2013
This is an Official USATF Certified Course
Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:
• Non-intimidating Environment for New Runners and Walkers
• Chip timed race for runners and those tracking personal goals
• Top Finishers and Age Group Awards
• The Biggest Loser Inaugural Finisher's Medal
• Celebrity Appearances
• Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
• Race Number, Timing Tag, and Goodie Bag
• Water Stations along the course
• Post-race Healthy Lunch compliments of DeliverLean
• Live Entertainment at the Finish Line Festival
• Free Downloadable Photos by Professional Photographer
• Last but not Least, a Truly Unforgettable Experience
$30.00 through 11/30/12
$35.00 through 12/15/12
$40.00 through 1/4/13
$50.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)
Kids Fit One Mile Race: (Ages 4-12)*
Hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their families and friends. Details below.
Race Day - $15.00
*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Fees listed above do not include the Active.com processing fee.
There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.
Online Registration Closes: Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:00 pm CST or until sell-out.
Don’t forget to bring the kids for their very own kids race (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation!
We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Bring the camera and we’ll bring the smiles!
The Kids Fit Foundation
is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.
*Please register your child prior to the race.
Join our Team Challenge program!
Motivating others to achieve a goal is a tremendous bonding experience. If you're looking for a way to build teamwork and community within your company, organization, church, school, or neighborhood join the Biggest Loser RunWalk Team Challenge!
- $5 off discount race registration
- 10 x 10 tent area (Teams with more than 25)
- Special awards for team members
See the Team Challenge form
January 5, 2013
10am - 5pm
2233 South University Drive
Davie, FL 33324
Sunday, January 6, 2013
5:30 am - Gear check opens
7:00 am - Runners begin lining up
7:30 am - 5K race starts
8:00 am - Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
8:10 am - Kids Race runners begin lining up
8:20 am - Kids Race starts
8:30 am - 5K awards at the Festival Stage
9:00 am - Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
9:00 am - Adult course closes
9:30 am - Kids course closes and event concludes
32 East Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Rain or Shine:
This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, strollers and all motor-driven vehicles.
Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race. A visor, sunscreen, lip balm and good shoes will get you safely across the finish line.
State of the art ChronoTrack systems will be used to record participant finishing times. The ChronoTrack system uses a B-Tag, which is affixed to the back of your bib (race number), allowing you to walk away from the finish without the need to have your tag collected.
*Please note: All participants must wear their bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at www.BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk
shortly after the race.
Gear check will be available for all participants on race day.
Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your bib and attach it to your bag using the gear check tie provided in your runner’s envelope at packet pick-up.
Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line:
Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.
Parking lots are located one block north of Huizenga Plaza on
E. Las Olas Blvd. and SE 1st Ave. View map here.
We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.
Please see the course map for route locations.
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races.
If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.
You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip.
Must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race packet and bib at packet-pick up. No one else can pick up your packet for you.
Race numbers are required to participate.
No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers or dogs will be allowed on the course.
Course Time Limit:
The 5K is both runner and walker-friendly. The 5k course will have a 1.5 hour time limit for all participants.
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event.
Need a place to stay the night? Why not stay with fellow participants? Discounted rates below for all participants, family and friends!
250 N. Andrews Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
- Walking Distance to Race
- Free Breakfast Buffet
- On The Run Breakfast Bags
- Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
- Guest Parking in Gated Parking Garage
- Full-Service Bar and Lounge
- 24hr Fitness and Business Centers
- Tropical Pool and Whirlpool
- Coin Laundry
King: $129 per room per night
Double: $129 per room per night
Please call 1-954-924-2700 and mention The Biggest Loser RunWalk to book a room. Make sure to book by December 3, 2012 to guarantee your spot!
1800 S. Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
- Airport Shuttle
- Outdoor Pool
- Free Hot Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
- Fitness and Business Centers
- Guest Laundry
Queen Bed + Full Sofa Bed: $189 per room per night
2 Queen Beds: $189 per room per night
and mention The Biggest Loser RunWalk. Make sure to book by December 4, 2012 to guarantee your spot!
Ocean Manor Resort Hotel
4040 Galt Ocean Drive
Fort Lauderdale, 33308
- On the beach!
- Large heated swimming pool
- 2 Restaurants and a Tiki bar
- Free Wi-Fi
- Spa and salon
Standard (Double or King): $139 per room per night
Please call 1-877-784-6835 or book online
and mention The Biggest Loser RunWalk to book a room. Make sure to book by December 2, 2012 to guarantee your spot!
The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email Sponsorship@BiggestLoserRunWalk.com
Want to be a part of the excitement?
We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day!
Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt! Snacks and beverages will be also provided.
Please fill out the Volunteer form