Thrive 2022

​THRIVE-K EVENT DETAILS

We are extremely excited for you to join us this Saturday for our first ever Thrive-K 5k fun run/walk and finish line party! We hope you are ready for the fun as well. Here are all the details for what to plan for and expect on Saturday.


​PARKING

Free parking is available in the James Scott Memorial Fountain Parking Lot

-After crossing the bridge, head southeast on E Grand Blvd/Picnic Way

-Continue onto Sunset Dr; parking will be on your left

REGISTRATION

Registration will begin at 9:30 am. Registration will be located near the James Scott Memorial Fountain. This is also where the run/walk will start and finish. Same day registration will be available if you have additional friends and family that want to join the run/walk.


5K START

The run/walk will begin at 10:30 am. The course will be clearly marked, and volunteers will be there to help with directing you. For those that like to plan ahead, the course is as follows (course map attached):

  1. Starts at the fountain, turn right on Fountain Dr.

  2. Left on Sunset Dr.; follow all the way around as it turns into The Strand

  3. Left on Inselruhe Ave

  4. Left on Central Ave

  5. Left on Picnic Way

  6. Right on Loiter Way

  7. Left on Casino Way

  8. Right on The Strand

  9. Left on Casino Way, follow back towards the fountain

  10. Turn right at the circle around the fountain to the finish line


FINISH LINE PARTY REGISTRATION

For those attending the party only, registration will be open at 10:45 am at the information table, located near the party area at the cricket field. Same day registration will be available if you have additional friends and family that want to join the party.

FOOD

Each attendee will receive two food tickets—one for an entrée and one for a side. Food is being provided by Smoke Ring BBQ. Additional food tickets will be available to purchase with cash or credit card at the information tent.


BEVERAGES

Beer will be available for attendees over 21. If you plan to partake in an alcoholic drink, please have your ID ready at registration. You will receive a wristband and a beer ticket which can be redeemed at the beer tent. Underage participants will receive a separate drink ticket for a soft drink which can be redeemed at the food truck. Additional drink tickets can be purchased at the information tent.


RESTROOMS

Belle Isle has several restroom facilities available around the island. For the convenience of our attendees, we will also have port-a-potties located in between the start/finish line and the party space.


FINISH LINE PARTY ACTIVITIES

In addition to great food and drinks, there is tons of fun to be had at the Finish Line party! There will be a bounce house and face painting for the kids as well as activities for adults such as corn hole, bocce ball, spike ball, and more. Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing afternoon on Belle Isle or want to try your hand at some tailgate games, there will be something for everyone!

If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to reach out to Leslie Lynch at leslie@popefranciscenter.org.