Space Coast Classic adds south Viera to its course layout


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Runners in last year's 32nd annual Space Coast Classic 15K get off to a fast start in the challenging event.

Courtesy of Power of Pizza Charities

The 33rd annual Space Coast Classic 15K & 2 Mile will be held April 14 with both runs beginning and ending at Quest Elementary. The 15K will begin at 6:45 a.m. and the 2 Mile will start at 7 a.m.

This year’s race marks the first time the classic will be run through the streets of south Viera, organizers said.

"We're extremely excited to partner with Quest Elementary as our host location and as one of our race beneficiaries,” said Brittany Streufert, the race director, in a news release. “I think the participants are in for a real treat. Plus, our finisher medals are quintessentially classic and really represent the beautiful Space Coast."

The cost to run the 15K is $35, and the cost to run the 2 Mile is $25.

For more information or to register online, go to SCC15K.com. Participants also can register at Viera Pizza, located off Stadium Parkway near the intersection with Viera Boulevard.

Run organizers also are looking for volunteers to help with the race. Those interested in doing so can call Streufert at 321-412-1830.