The 5th Annual Briefcase Push Race
Gainesville's only annual longboard skateboard event is back for the 5th year in a row! Fun for all ages on the Gainesville-Hawthorne trail.
Date And Location
- Sun, November 10, 2019 11 AM – 4 PM EST
- Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail
- 3300 SE 15th St, Gainesville, FL 32641
Come on out to the fifth annual Briefcase Push Race! We are holding this event as a fundraiser for Skateistan: an international non-profit empowering youth through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa (for more info see skateistan.org).
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND IS BEGINNER-FRIENDLY. Anyone can compete as long as they have a helmet (**REQUIRED**) and are registered to ride. Spectators are welcome as well.
- 10k race (6.2 miles) that includes small hills with turns (top speed ~25mph)
- 2-mile race on mainly flat land (very beginner friendly)
- Flatground freestyle/dance competition (a few small ramps/features added)
- Raffles for an assortment of sponsor product
- Miniramp skateboard contest
- Miscellaneous mini-contests for prizes (freestyle rap battle included)
There will be prizes for top 3 winners in Open, Women's and Groms divisions. FIRST PLACE IN EACH DIVISION WINS A BRIEFCASE FULL OF PRIZES!!!
Sign-in begins at 11:00 A.M. and push off for the first race is at noon sharp. Registration day of the event instead of online will cost an additional $5. Mini-ramp and freestyle contests are free for registered racers, otherwise it's a $5 registration fee. Don’t forget to bring cash for the raffles; we will be giving out a ton of prizes and all the money from entry fees and raffles goes straight to charity!
You can post on the facebook event page any questions, comments, or sponsorship inquiries. Feel free to message the host Neena Beena (Schueller), or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out Freeride Surf & Skate Shop for more info.
Wahines Of The WavesOrganizer of The 5th Annual BRIEFCASE PUSH RACE - All Levels Longboard Skateboard Event.
Wahines of the Waves is an all-women's surf, skate and wakeboard club at the University of Florida. Our mission is to encourage women's progression in board sports and boost the confidence of our athletes by creating a community of support.
NeezyBordz Podcast Episode
This episode of the Cheeezy Neezy we are recording at the 5th Annual Briefcase Race. Get to hear some live commentating on the freestyle event. Nick gets to talk to Mark Harris with Underground Longboards. Get to hear a little bit about his back story, great guy hope to get him on for some future episodes. Also get to chat it up with Justin Bright from Gainesville who has been attending almost every year of the Briefcase Race. If you haven’t been out to this event look out for it for 2020 and get to skating! Hope y’all enjoy this episode! Go Skate, Create and be Great! https://www.neezybordz.com
Cheeezy Neezy - Sorta live in Gainesville!
Event Photosfor photos from the 5th annual (2019) click here.
In 2017, Nick Jones came out for some freestyle skate sessions with the original team at the 3rd annual Briefcase push race.