Footprints from the Heart 2015 photo

IAAPA Footprints From the Heart 5k Run/1k Walk
Benefiting Give Kids The World Village

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Registration: 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Race Start: 7:30 a.m.

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017 continues the tradition of a fun run/walk to support Give Kids The World Village, a resort that creates magical moments for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Join us for this fun-filled event that winds through the whimsical pathways of Give Kids The World Village! Remember when you sign up to create a fundraising page to send to friends and family who can support you and the Village with a generous donation.

Here's your chance to experience Central Florida's only nonprofit "storybook" resort that has brought happiness and hope to more than 154,000 families from around the world. Jog past the World's Largest CANDY LAND game at Matthew's Boundless Playground, wave hello to our special families and high-five some of the Village's most lovable mascots. Don't want to run? Join the cheer team and receive an event shirt.


Registration fees:

  • 5K Runner / 1K Walker - Individual: $35.00
  • 5K Runner / 1K Walker - Team Member: $30.00 (Teams of 5 or more participants)

Entry fee includes:

  • Participation medal
  • On-course and post-race refreshments


Don’t forget if you are unable to run you can still join the fun! Become a virtual runner to show your support for the Village. Virtual runners can also create a personal fundraising page and if your schedule permits you are welcome to come the day of and cheer on the runners and see the Village.

Virtual Runner: $35.00

Entry fee includes:

  • Participation medal
  • Certificate of Participation (virtually)
  • Medals will be mailed the week of November 26, 2017

Prizes awarded to:

  • Top individual fundraiser
  • Top team fundraiser
  • First, second and third place male runners
  • First, second and third place female runners

Participants can choose either the 1k or 5k route on race day.

Thank you for your support!


How to register:

Select how you would like to participate from the options on the right-hand side of this page, and then follow the directions for your participation type below:

If forming a NEW team:

  • Enter your team's name and set a fundraising goal (fundraising is optional, but encouraged!)
  • Choose the "Team - 5K Runner/1K Walker" participation type to receive the team member pricing
  • Fill out and submit the personal information form

If joining an EXISTING team:

  • Search for your team's name and click the green "Join" button to the right
  • Choose the "Team - 5K Runner/1K Walker" participation type to receive the team member pricing
  • Fill out and submit the personal information form

If registering as an Individual or Virtual Runner:

  • Select the appropriate participation type (Individual or Virtual Runner)
  • Fill out and submit the personal information form
  • All participants will be required to create a username and password. This will be used to login to your Participant Center if you choose to do additional fundraising for the event.
  • Use your Participant Center to send emails to solicit donations and thank donors, track your fundraising progress, and count down the days until the event!


Questions? Contact Nicole Ryan at or 407-396-1114 ext. 4545