DAYTONA 5K And Fun Walk
DAYTONA 5K AND FUN WALK
Lace up your shoes and stretch your quads as you prepare to conquer the most famous venue in all of racing as the DAYTONA 5K & Fun Walk is back for the 15th appearance before the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA. Whether you choose to challenge yourself by taking on a track that has proved challenging for even the most technologically-advanced cars or you’re just looking to admire the famous DAYTONA banking while getting in a fun exercise, this 5K promises is definitely a one-of-a-kind experience.
Race Day Schedule*
- 5:30 am - Registration Begins
- 7:00 am - 5K Run Begins
- 7:05 am - Fun Walk Begins
- 7:30 am - Kid's Run Begins
- 8:10 am - Post Race Party/Awards Ceremony/Trams Begin Running Shuttle Service to Lot 6 Parking
*Schedule subject to change
How to Register
Click here to register online. Online registration will end at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22. A downloadable version of the entry form is available here and mail-in entries are accepted. Registration will also be available on race day.
- Friday, January 25 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Backstretch Ticket Office. Located off Midway Ave. Gate 70)
- Saturday, January 26 from 5:30 am – 7:00 am (Gate 55 Ticket Trailer. Located off Midway Ave. Gate 70)
Free parking is available for Run/Walk participants in Lot 6 at Gate 70. The entrance is located off Midway Avenue near the Daytona Beach International Airport. Due to the track schedule, the track gates will be closed at 7:30 am. No exceptions. Trams will return participants to the parking lot after the race is over. Please avoid use of the infield tunnels.
Bag check will be setup near Gate 55 for all participants. Volunteers will be on site to assist. You can pick up your check bag in the UNOH Fanzone after finishing your run or walk. This is for race participants only.
You will be issued a race number at packet pick-up. Your race number must be displayed on the front of your body during the race. Safety pins will be provided at packet pick-up
Timing & Scoring
The DAYTONA 5K is a timed event. Your timing and scoring chip will be attached to your bib number.
Water and Gatorade will be provided at the start/finish line and on the course at select locations. Pets, inline skates and bicycles are prohibited.
Kids Fun Run
Every kid is a winner at Daytona! Children ages 12 and under are invited to participate in our dash down the backstretch. No entry fee. Participants will be placed in age appropriate groups before running. The Kids Fun Run will be begin at 7:30 AM.
Post-Race EventsAfter you cross the finish line, enjoy our post-race awards ceremony in the UNOH Fanzone. Then, revel in the history, tradition and prestige of the Rolex 24 at DAYTONA, as sports car racing’s twice-around-the clock marathon gets the green flag at the “World Center of Racing.” Following the Post-Race Awards, trams will transport you back to your vehicle in Lot 6. Trams will run continuously till 10:00 AM.
Awards presentation will begin at approx 8am. You must be present to collect your award, or arrange to have someone pick it up for you. Fun Walk participants will not receive awards.
Rolex 24 At DAYTONA
Every participant will receive a free admission ticket to the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA. Hang out and enjoy our post-race awards ceremony in the UNOH Fanzone. Then, revel in the history, tradition, and prestige of the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA, as sports car racing's twice-around-the-clock marathon gets the green flag at the "World Center of Racing." Besides the thrilling racing, other special entertainment that Daytona International Speedway has planned includes a massive driver autograph session, wine and cheese tasting and live entertainment.