The Florida State Fair’s second annual Deep Fried Dash 5K is set for May 1 at 7 a.m., at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 in Tampa.
The race traverses runners through and around the fair’s entertainment stages, expo hall, midway, equestrian center and other areas.
All racers will receive a dri-fit shirt and finisher’s medal. Fresh deep-fried corndogs and other sponsored items will be provided at the end of the race. Admission to the fair is free following the race for all race participants.
Race cost is $35 if registered by April 5, or $45 after that through April 30.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the Florida State Fair Foundation, a 501c3, whose mission is to improve and support agricultural, scientific and educational programs at the Florida State Fair, including Cracker Country Living History Museum, Ag-Venture and more.
A virtual race option also is open from April 1 through April 30.
For information and to register, visit FloridaStateFair.com/5K/.