Extra Yard 5K

Extra Yard 5K

January 8, 2017

5K: 8 am ET

Fun Run: 9 am ET

Bayshore Boulevard

Tampa, FL

Start/End at Amalie Arena

A family-friendly 3.1 mile race hosted in conjunction with the College Football Playoff National Championship.

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The official road race of the College Football Playoff.

The Extra Yard 5K offers a chance for locals as well as out-of-town fans to take part in championship weekend. The event includes a 5K race as well as a 1-mile Fun Run along a portion of the course. Live entertainment, activities with race sponsors, and a post-race awards ceremony on Thunder Alley at Amalie Arena are all included in the experience. This year’s race will be held in the heart of Championship Campus in Downtown Tampa and will incorporate a scenic route down a portion of iconic Bayshore Boulevard. Post-race nourishment will be provided courtesy of Columbia Restaurant.

Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group. In addition, the Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female will each win two (2) tickets to the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday, January 9, 2017.



5K Registration: $30.00

Fun Run Registration: $15.00

Teachers receive $10 OFF registration by entering the promo code "TEACHER" when registering through www.EY5K.com! Discount eligibility restrictions apply. Valid faculty or school staff ID and photo identification required at packet pick-up. Limit one discount per faculty/staff ID. Offer is non-transferrable.


Registration includes one (1) ticket to Playoff Fan Central at the Tampa Convention Center, a participant shirt (for the first 1,000 only), a finisher’s medal, a chipped race bib, and one (1) entry into a drawing to win two (2) tickets to the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Teachers will be honored and recognized throughout the event in brightly clad commemorative green shirts. All proceeds benefit the Extra Yard for Teachers programming.

Visit www.EY5K.com for more information.