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runYankees - Sprint to Spring 5K and Fun Run - 2023 Yankees Spring Training

Sprint To Spring 5K & Fun Run

Space is limited so register now!
*The First 150 registrants will receive a Commemorative Thurman Munson Bobblehead*

The New York Yankees Sprint To Spring 5K & Fun Run will be on Sunday, 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 player's perspective.

A portion of the Sprint To Spring 5K & Fun Run proceeds 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:

  1. Sprint to Spring race bib
  2. Custom finisher medal
  3. Sprint to Spring t-shirt

After February 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 on-site 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.

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About the Run

Sprint To Spring 5K & Fun Run is:
  • Available to all runners, Yankees fans and baseball fans alike in the USA.
  • For everyone! Whether you choose to take a leisurely stroll or run for a personal record, this event is for you!
  • An opportunity to challenge yourself and collect Yankees swag.
Proceeds:

All net proceeds will be directed to the Yankees Foundations in support of their efforts and the communities they serve.

FAQ

What are packet pick-up times?

Packet pick up will be available at George M. Steinbrenner Field.

Hours to pick up your race packet are as follows:

  • Friday, February 17: 7:30 am - 9 am and 4 pm - 7 pm
  • Saturday, February 18: 9 am - 12 pm

George M. Steinbrenner Field
1 Steinbrenner Drive
Tampa, FL 33614

Does the Sprint To Spring 5K use a chip timing system?

Yes.

Will spectators be allowed to watch?

Yes, spectators will be allowed.

Will photos be taken and if so, where will they be posted?

Race day photos will be taken and made available for complimentary download. You will receive an email after the race with instructions on where and how to download.

Will there be awards for the in-person race?

Yes, award structure is outlined below:

OVERALL AWARDS

Men - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Women - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place

MASTERS (Over 40)
Masters Awards 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+

What happens if the race remains an “in-person” event but I decide I’m not comfortable attending due to changes in Covid-19?

You will be given the option to run virtually and pick up your packet.

Do participants receive a ticket to a Yankees Spring Training game?

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

Can I run from anywhere in the USA if I signed up for the virtual race?

Yes, all virtual participants can run anywhere in the USA. Virtual participant race kits will be mailed out one week before the race.

How can I register?

Registration for the Sprint to Spring 5K & Fun Run is available by clicking here.

When is the last day to register?

The last day to register for the Sprint to Spring 5K & Fun Run is Sunday, February 19, 2023.

What is the cost of the race?

Entry fee is for USA Participants:

  • Ages 12 & under: $40
  • Ages 13 & older: $50
  • Virtual Registration: $60

How do I claim my discounted Spring Training tickets?

You will receive a link from [email protected] to get access to discounted Spring Training tickets.


Disclaimer: Safety comes first. Please maintain proper social distancing precautions while completing your race. There will be no refunds. We advise runners to use caution with headphones, strollers, or pets during your run/walk.