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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Space Race 3K Walk/Run

Jan 19, 2024 07:00 PM Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The 2024 Space Race is sold out.


The Space Race is back in 2024 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.


Registration Inclusions:

  • Complimentary race shirt (Guaranteed shirt if registered by December 17, 2023)
  • Race medal for the first 1000 registrants
  • The walk/run guides participants through the historic Rocket Garden featuring nine authentic rockets, the booster stack that graces the entryway to Space Shuttle Atlantis® and by Heroes and Legends with a larger-than-life portrait of the Mercury 7 astronauts.
  • Enjoy a beer at the after-race party
  • This family-friendly event is open to guests of runners with a suggested donation of $5

2024 Space Race Entry Fees

Early Registration
(until Dec 31, 2023)
(Jan 1, 2024 - Jan 18, 2024)
Race Day Registration
(Jan 19, 2024)
Adult $35 $40 $45
Child (12 and under) $20 $25 $30

Guest Entry Fee

Online Registration - Suggested donation of $5 to United Way


To learn more about this event and event schedule, please click below:

This event is sold out.

Official logo of Space Race 2024 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex as the background

January 19, 2024 | Space Race 2024