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About The Shine5K
Join us for our fourth annual Wave City Care Shine 5K and 1K Glitter Dash. Adults and kids are encouraged to run in their favorite superhero costumes. Arrive early to purchase your face painting or “glittery spray down” and be sure to get a raffle ticket for your chance to win a great prize!
Your confidence will get a boost as you run through our custom super-hero course featuring stations focused on Worth, Strength and Purpose. Official timing provided by J&A Racing. Stay after the run for some family fun including raffle prizes and a live broadcast and DJ from 106.9 The Fox.
Event Details and Schedule:
The run will be held at Virginia Wesleyan College, 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455. The 5K starts at 8am, and the Glitter Dash 1K starts at 9:15am. Race day registration starts at 7:30am with a pre-race warm up starting at 7:45am.
Pricing blocks for 5K Walkers/Runners:
1 Apr - 30 Apr$35.00
1 May - 30 May$40.00
1 Jun - 7 July$45.00
Pricing blocks for 1K Glitter Dash participants:
1 Apr - 30 Apr$10.00
1 May - 30 May$15.00
1 Jun - 7 July$20.00
Friday, July 7th, 12pm-7pm at Running Etc, 1940 Laskin Road Suite 302 Virginia Beach, 23454
1K participants receive a finishers medal only — tshirts available for additional purchase.
5K pricing includes official timing by J &A Racing, a 2017 official Shine 5K race shirt, and a custom glitter Shine5K finisher medal.
The course will feature a variety of surfaces including paved asphalt roadway, open grass fields, and forested trails as it covers the beautiful Virginia Wesleyan campus.
Available for additional purchase: raffle tickets, glitter spray down, face paining, glitter tutus, and glitter super hero capes!
This run supports the local community non-profit, Wave City Care, and proudly features our ShineGIRL program. Participants who raise $500 or more will receive a special ShineGIRL award!
Wave City Care
Wave City Care is improving the lives of individuals, providing help and healing for the release of the best in human potential. We accomplish our mission by equipping, empowering, and educating our community through:
Basic Care Services:
Food Distribution, clothing handout and shelter referral
Tutoring, mentoring and life skills programs
Health and Human Services:
We focus on meeting the needs of the whole family.
Wave City Care, (DBA name for Hampton Roads Community Care), established in 2002 as a 501c(3) non-profit, is out in our community making a difference!
Every young girl needs to know that they have strength, worth and purpose! ShineGIRLis a personal development program with an inspirational, practical and experiential approach to learning. It uses a strengths based approach to reach middle school girls. ShineGIRL's aim is for each girl to realize the potential within her to fulfill her desires.
ShineGIRL partners with the Virginia Beach and Norfolk School System, local clubs & organizations. Here's some of recent quotes from the girls:
“We can respect ourselves by everyday telling yourself what you like about yourself.” 8th grader
“Resilience is when you recover quickly from something bad in your life.” 12th grader
“I learned that if I count to 5 backwards I can make better choices.” 8th grader
“Being humble is about doing something good and then not telling everyone you did it.” 7th grader
Guys need men around them that will tell them they have significance, show them that they can be resilient and model courage for them. We focus on teaching boys how to be real men, with real courage, using real influence and real power. Man POWER is a unique personal development program with an inspirational, practical and experiential approach to learning. It is designed to reach middle school boys. It is founded on the premise that every life counts and has intrinsic value. It helps teens to be effective global citizens for the future.
Man POWER partners with the Virginia Beach and Norfolk School System, local clubs & organizations.
629 Wesley Drive, Suite 200, Virginia Beach, VA 23452