The 1st Annual Javi Perez Road to Recovery 5K Run/Walk is taking place Sunday, June 5th at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E 65th St, Hialeah, FL 33013 at 8:00 a.m. The race is being organized by family, friends, and colleagues in an effort to raise funds to cover costly medical and recovery bills for Perez and his family.

Online registration is open at,, through noon May 31st and late registration will be available on race day starting at 7:00 a.m. at Amelia Earhart Park.

Early race packet pick-up is being held from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2nd at Miami Southridge Senior High School – 19355 SW 114th Ave, Miami, FL 33157 and at Westland Hialeah Senior High School – 4000 W 18th Ave, Hialeah, FL 33012 on Friday, June 3rd.

Runners are strongly encouraged to wear a bow-tie to the event.