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Space Race 2019

Jan 18, 2019 07:30 PM Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

For the 3rd year in a row, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex presents the 2019 Space Race benefiting United Way of Brevard. This year, the Space Race is a 3K course throughout Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Run or walk throughout the course, with views including the historic Rocket Garden, the booster stack at the entrance of Space Shuttle Atlantis® and Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®.

Timing and scoring is chip-determined. The top 10 men and women will be scored by age groups. Want to meet a real astronaut? Winners in each category will receive their award from a veteran NASA astronaut. Regardless of placement, celebrate finishing the race and enjoy a beer or glass of wine in the Rocket Garden at the after-race party!

3K Registration:

  • Until December 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM - $30 per person
  • January 1 – 17, 2019 - $35 per person
  • Day of race - $40 per person

This is a family-friendly event and it is open to guests of the runners with a suggested donation of $5 per guest to the United Way. Please register spectators online as well.

Registration Inclusions:

  • Race registration
  • One complimentary beer or wine at the conclusion of the race
  • 2019 Space Race T-Shirt and drawstring bag (guaranteed shirt size if registered by January 4, 2019)
  • Complimentary parking at the visitor complex


About United Way of Brevard

The Space Race at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex benefits the United Way of Brevard County, where more than 82,000 people experience challenges with hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and health. Proceeds from the Space Race stay local, and the United Way leverages resources and partnerships to improve the efficiency and capacity of services in our region. These services create measurable impact in our communities.

The Space Race is back at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Space Race 2019

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