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Space Race 2022

Jan 21, 2022 06:30 PM Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The Space Race is back in 2022 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Benefiting United Way of Brevard, the Space Race is a 3K (1.86 mile) course throughout the visitor complex and registration is now open! Run or walk throughout the course, and enjoy a view of the historic Rocket Garden, the full-sized booster stack at the entrance of Space Shuttle Atlantis® and the Mercury 7 mural on Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® presented by Boeing®.

Timing and scoring is chip-determined by the Running Zone. The top men and women will be scored by age groups. Want to meet an astronaut? Winners in each category will receive their award from a veteran NASA astronaut. After the completion of the race, celebrate your accomplishment at the after party in the Rocket Garden.

3K Registration Pricing:

  • Discounted registration - $35 until December 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM
  • January 1 – 20, 2022 - $40 per person
  • Day of race - $45 per person

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

Registration Inclusions:

  • 3K course throughout the visitor complex
  • Space Race 2022 T-Shirt (guaranteed shirt size if registered and paid by January 4, 2022)
  • Complimentary parking at the visitor complex beginning at 5:00 PM

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About United Way of Brevard

The Space Race at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex benefits the United Way of Brevard. More than 82,000 people live in poverty in Brevard, experiencing challenges with hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and health. United Way knows that prevention is key! They leverage resources and partnerships to improve the efficiency and capacity of services in our region. These services create measurable impact in our communities.

Please note: Kennedy Space Center is a working space flight facility and as a result, events are subject to change without advance notice. In the event of a scheduled rocket launch at a time that would conflict with the Space Race, communication on potential re-scheduling of the race will be provided to registered participants as soon as available.

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Space Race 2022