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SPRINT TO SPRING 5K & FUN RUN

Saturday, February 19, 2022

WELCOME! It's time for the New York Yankees Sprint to Spring 5K & Fun Run! Here's to a new year, a new baseball season and a good cause. The Sprint to Spring 5K & Fun Run will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 8:00 AM & 8:30 AM with chip timing and new race swag!
 

ABOUT:

The New York Yankees Sprint to Spring 5K & Fun Run will be on Saturday, February 19th at George M. Steinbrenner Field. It will be a one-of-a-kind morning as participants will have a unique opportunity to gather together to celebrate the start of another baseball season while running to see the field from the players perspective.  

 

The New York Yankees will offer a live, in-person race and a virtual option for fans that don’t live in Tampa or prefer to participate on their own time and schedule.
 

A portion of all proceeds from the Sprint to Spring 5K & Fun Run will benefit the Yankees Tampa Foundation. The Yankees Tampa Foundation has contributed to the local community since 1973 and gives to organizations like the Boys & Girls Clubs, Special Olympics, Feeding Tampa Bay, and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, to name a few.
 

RACE DESCRIPTION:

All participants will receive:

  • Sprint to Spring race bib    

  • Custom finisher medal

  • Sprint to Spring t-shirt  
     

After January 1st, participants will also receive an exclusive link to purchase discounted Spring Training tickets for select games. 

After the race, participants are welcome to stay at the stadium to watch the Yankees pitchers and catchers open practice.

 

Please note:
Virtual registrations are available for those that don’t live in Tampa or prefer to participate on their own time and schedule.

PRICING:

Ages 12 & under: $40
Ages 13 & older: $50

Virtual Registration: $55

*A $10 per person registration discount will be offered through November 21, 2021 and will be applied at checkout.*

 

RACE DAY PARKING:

Parking for the race will be located across the street from GMS Field in Lot 1 at Raymond James Stadium. Once parked, you will head to the check-in table located near the base of the Dale Mabry bridge.

 

LOCATION, CHECK-IN, & START TIME:

7:30 AM – Race-day registration available 

8:00 AM - 5K Run begins

8:30 AM - Fun Run begins

9:15 AM - Awards announcements begin in GMS Field main plaza
 

Participants can begin gathering in the grass lot near the Dale Mabry bridge on Raymond James Stadium side starting as 7:00 AM. Race Day registration will be available beginning at 7:00 AM. Price of registration on race day will be $60.
 

After the race, participants can gather in GMS Field main plaza located at the front of the stadium near the ticket office for music and refreshments while waiting for awards announcements.


AWARDS:
Overall Awards
Overall Awards will be as follows:
Men - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Women - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place 

 

Masters (Over 40)
Masters Awards will go to the top finishers 40 years or older as follows:  
Men - 1st Place
Women - 1st Place 

 

Age Groups - (5 year intervals)
Age group certificates will be emailed to the top three men and the top three women in the following age groups: 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Please note that virtual registrants are not eligible to receive awards.

 

PACKET PICK-UP:

Packet pick up will be available in the main lobby of George M. Steinbrenner Field.

Hours to pick up your race packet are as follows:

Wednesday:  4pm-7pm
Thursday:  7am-9am/4pm-7pm
Friday:  7am-9am/4pm-7pm

 

George M. Steinbrenner Field
1 Steinbrenner Drive

Tampa, FL  33614

 

REFUNDS:

Please note: Postponement of the race, registration transfers, nor refunds are an option.

 

If the race remains an in-person event but closer to race day you are not comfortable attending due to changes in Covid-19, you will be given the option to run virtually and pick up your packet.
 

If cancellation of the in-person race is deemed necessary, we will transition to a virtual event with packet pick-up at GMS Field. 
 

PROCEEDS:

Net proceeds will be directed to the Yankees Tampa Foundation. The mission of the Yankees Tampa Foundation is to promote and sustain a cordial, cooperative relationship between the New York Yankees and its neighbors, and working together to enhance the life throughout the surrounding community. Learn more about the Yankees Tampa Foundation here.


REMINDERS:

  • Children 3 and under are welcome to participate without a registration. 

  • No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.

  • Please no pets. 

  • Walkers are welcome. 

 

CONTACT INFO:
General Inquiries
gmsfield@yankees.com

SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES:
Julie Kremer  |  jkremer@yankees.com  |  (813) 673-3127

 

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5K

The Yankees Sprint to Spring 5K event is for participants of all ages.

If you foresee your mile time being over 20 minutes per mile, we suggest registering for the Fun Run to ensure you can experience the rest of the fun surrounding this event!

Race map will be released closer to the event.

AGES 12 & YOUNGER: $40

AGES 13 & OLDER: $50

VIRTUAL REGISTRATION: $55

Fun Run

The Fun Run portion of the Yankees Sprint to Spring event is for participants of all ages.

The Fun Run will be a shorter course within GMS Field's property, including fields 1 & 2.

Race map will be released closer to the event.

AGES 12 & YOUNGER: $40

AGES 13 & OLDER: $50

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Fun Run

The Fun Run portion of the Yankees Sprint to Spring event is for participants of all ages.

The Fun Run will be a shorter course within GMS Field's property, including fields 1 & 2.

Race map will be released closer to the event.

AGES 12 & YOUNGER: $40

AGES 13 & OLDER: $50

VIRTUAL REGISTRATION: $55

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VENDOR &

SPONSORSHIP

OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring or tabling at the Yankees Sprint to Spring: 5K & Fun Run.

 

Place your company's brand in front of participants from all over the country.  The Yankees SPRINT TO SPRING 5K & FUN RUN offers you a great opportunity to build relationships and strengthen your reach, while demonstrating your commitment to the community. 

 

In addition to a 10x10 vendor space, your vendorship will include one (1) shout-out in a Yankees Sprint To Spring 5K & Fun Run email blast reaching over 55,000 fans, and a link to your company's web page on our GMS Field website.

Vendor & Sponsorship Questions?

GMS Field | gmsfield@yankees.com