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It's Guano be Awesome!!! 

Lace up your sneakers, cause the Guano Run 5K Fun Run is headed your way!!! This 5K race for bat awareness and conservation leads right into the Bat Appreciation Day event right after crossing the finish line!  

Whether you Guano Run as a solitary bat, or form a colony, join us while supporting Lubee Bat Conservancy’s mission of bat conservation. Walk or run this 5K – all ages are welcome.

Pre-registration is required.


The 5K will start and end at Blackadder Brewing Company and will follow 60th Street to 62nd Street where the bulk of the run will take place. For reasons of safety, this route utilizes sidewalks and avoids road crossings.

Check out the route here:

This is not a timed run, so go at your own pace and comfort level.   Feel free to time yourself if you’re feeling competitive but remember the Guano Run 5K is for the fun of the run.



Not only are you supporting your health during this charity event, but you’re also supporting the care of the bats at Lubee Bat Conservancy with your run donation.

Lubee Bat Conservancy is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and your registration fees are tax deductible.



Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers!

(The prizes are unique arts and crafts donated by Central Florida artists.) If you are interested in donating items as prizes, email


So, lace up those sneakers, put on your bestest/funnest bat attire, and we'll see you Saturday, April 27th!



February 1st - March 30th


March 31st - April 6th







Blackadder Brewing Company

618 NW 60th St suite a, Gainesville, FL 32607



RACECOURSE / MAP: {Course is 3.13m}

Route Link:

Note this is a sidewalk course. Be mindful of Pedestrians and other runners. The course will be walked prior to race time. Mind any debris that occurs after safety walk.

Start at Blackadder Brewing Company

Turn R onto sidewalk of NW 60th St which merges into NW 4th Pl.

Turn L onto sidewalk of NW 62nd St. Mind Traffic when crossing NW 4th Pl.

Mind crossing any and all vehicles entering and exiting driveways.

Turn around point is at Charter Senior Living of Gainesville

1001 SW 62nd Blvd. Race staff will be there to encourage you!

Follow racecourse in reverse.

We’ll see you at the FINISH Line!

NOTE: Please leave your pets at home for this event.


CHECK IN: 9am-9:45am

Collect your Swag Bag and race number. Start stretching.



All participants will receive a swag bag which will include a commemorative shirt, participation medal, stickers & a voucher for a FREE pint at Blackadder Brewing Company! 



This event is rain or shine; overcast or clear.

Spaces are LIMITED, so get your registration in today!!! 

Guano Run 5K Fun Run
Guano Run 5K Fun Run
Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM
Blackadder Brewing Company
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