Register Today for the 12th Annual Cops & Joggers 5K

Registration is open for the 12th annual FMPD Cops & Joggers 5K race.  The nighttime course runs along and over the Caloosahatchee River and will be illuminated with red and blue lights from police cruisers, motorcycles, firetrucks and more as the Fort Myers Police Department celebrates the annual event and Family Fun Night.

It all starts on Saturday, October 12th in Downtown Fort Myers at the corner of Hendry Street and Edwards Drive at 5 p.m.

There will be activities, law enforcement displays, food vendors, a children’s play area with bounce house, slides and more.

The night race starts at 7:45 p.m. with a motorcycle escort leading the way for runners, joggers and walkers. Participants can register on-line at with entry fees ranging from $15 for youths under 17 and $25 for adults who register by October 10, 2019. Registrations will also be taken on-site the day of the race.

The Cops & Joggers 5K is officially sanctioned by the Fort Myers Track Club and presented by the Fort Myers Police Department.  All proceeds will benefit the Fort Myers Police Department Fallen Officer Memorial Foundation and the Brotherhood Ride. 

For more information, email Mary Ellen Hughes at or call (239) 246-4382.