Emerald Mermaid Escapades 5K

Wildwood, FL


The City of Wildwood is the largest municipality in Sumter County and one of the fastest growing cities in Florida. We are a City full of opportunities and excitement!  Our transportation corridors, rustic downtown, and majestic public spaces filled with natural live oak trees make the Emerald Mermaid Escapades 5k run an enjoyment for everyone.

Emerald Mermaid Escapes 5k, a flat fun course for the entire family.  No matter your pace, you will enjoy your time out on the road.  Emerald Mermaid Escapes is the 10th race in Season 4, Big Hammock Race Series, and a LUCKY CHARM race!!!     The Big Hammock Race Series is a 10 race series throughout North and Central Florida that allows runners/walkers of all levels to achieve prizes and perks as they move through this fitness challenge. This year long series gives participants the ability to challenge themselves by acquiring points based on their race finish time &/or simply complete each race at their own pace to earn series medals  

Registration for the Emerald Mermaid Escapes 5k opens June 5th, 2019.   Register on line:


Wildwood’s Emerald Mermaid Escapades 5k

RACE DATE AND TIME            

         Saturday, May 9th, 2020 at 7:30am

               100 N Main Street

           Wildwood, Florida 34785


            5k (3.1 miles)

Entry Fee     

Early Bird Registration thru Sunday March 1st, 2020~$20

   Youth 9 & Under $15

  March 2nd thru May 4thh, 2020 (11:59pm)~  $25

     Youth 9 & Under $15  

    Day of Registration $30 

      Youth 9 & Under $20

          Sorry, no refunds


            Register online at www.ITSYourRace.com

An additional processing fee will be charged by ITS Your Race.com for online registration. Online registration closes on Sunday May 4th, 2020 @ 11:59pam  Click here.

(Registration closes day of race 7:00am; cash/check only)


Mail-in registrations:  Checks payable to

 City of Wildwood

 Mail registration/check   

 Erika Corley-City of Wildwood

 743 Huey Street  Wildwood, FL 34785.



            **T Shirts to pre registered runners **Size not guaranteed after FEB 24th (11:59pm) 2020

       Race day entrants are not guaranteed a T Shirt.**    WE HAVE MENS AND WOMES SIZES!


         The race will be timed and scored by Jaguar Timing Systems electronic bib tag. Your entry fee covers the cost of the disposable chip which does not need to be returned. Bib MUST be worn on the front chest to be scored electronically. Please do not fold the microprocessor.


Race packets may be picked up: Wildwood Community Center, 6500 Powell Road, Wildwood 34785 (on) Thursday May 7th, 2020 3:30-6:30pm

RACE DAY PICK UP, 100 N Main Street, Wildwood 34785; 6:30am - Please arrive early to avoid lines.


AWARDS       The top Overall male and female, Masters AND Grand Masters will be awarded and the
                      TOP THREE IN AGE GROUPS starting at 9 and Under
CHALLENGER MEDALS will be awarded to the first 450 finishers!


        Top Three ANY GENDER in 9 & under, Top theree males and females 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 – 74, 75-79, and 80 & over.

                                        Awards presentation will follow conclusion of the  5K

There will also be a special award for the BEST THEMED COSTUME

Results will be posted near the finish line on the Jaguar Kiosk, live online and at the results tent. Visit www.milestoneraceauthority.com. Include your cell carrier and receive INSTANT  SMS text message of your race time.




When & Where

May 9, 2020


7:30 AM

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