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Come run Florida’s Fastest 5K course. With net 80 feet of elevation loss (126 ft Loss and 46 ft Gain), only 3 turns, premium pavement, and no traffic, this race is set-up to beat your current personal record! Over 50% of our 2020 participants had a 5k PR (within 2 years)
This race will have a participant cap to ensure everyone experiences the same high-quality event. So don’t delay in signing up!
Where: Lake Louisa State Park
When: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Start time: 7:30 AM
Awards: Top 3 Overall, 1st place Masters (40+) 1st place Grand Masters (50+), Top 3 in each 5 year age group 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+ in Male and Female. Top Male Team, Female
This race is a point to point USATF certified distance course within Lake Louisa State Park.
Each participant will receive a custom, soft T-shirt. Register by Jan 15th to ensure you get the size you want.
Each finisher will receive a custom medal and post race food.
Teams: That's right, it's bragging time!! Create a group with your friends, make it an office party or drag your family for some friendly competition. Start the trash talk and put your sneakers where your mouth is. Teams of 4 or more will receive $5 off each participant. Upon creating the team, the first 3 registrants will pay full price, once the team minimum of 4 members has been reached, the previous 3 registrations will receive an automatic $5 refund. All registrations to the same team after that will already reflect the $5 discount. Team discount cannot be combined with any other offer.
Parking: There is plenty of parking near the finish and we will direct you there. Participants can either run their warm-up to the starting line or take one of our shuttle. We will send an email closer to the race to ask your preference. Please plan accordingly. This race involves a few more logistics than your average race so please allow ample time to get to the park, go through the entrance, park and get to the start line. The start line is about 2.9 miles from the parking area.
State Park Fee: We will also send an email closer to the event to ask you to purchase the Lake Louisa Park Pass of $5 per vehicle. If you have an annual Florida park pass you will not need to buy an additional park pass.
There will be no dogs, strollers, skateboards, inline skates, bicycles, etc allowed to race in this event.
If you have a business that would like to advertise to 500+ runners in South Lake County please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We have a great program that will get your name out and allow you to be a part of the fun.
Packet Pickup is Thursday January 21st from 1 PM - 7 PM and Friday January 22nd from 1 PM - 7 PM at Dash Sports, 741 W Montrose St Clermont, FL 34711. You are allowed to pick up another racer's packet if they have signed the COVID declaration form which will be emailed to all registrants and volunteers two days before the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will be at Lake Louisa State Park down by the parking area from 6:00AM-7:00AM
Donations: All donations made from the race will benefit the not-for-profit Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, so please click on the donation link to support them.
Event Transfers: Did you train a little more or a little less than you thought you would? You may log in to your Run Signup.com account and transfer to a different event. The only cost will be the difference between the race for which you signed up and the current price of the race you now want to do, plus the transaction fee. If you transfer down there will not be a refund. Please refer to our refund policy section for more details on transfer deadlines. We will not field requests to transfer via email the week of the race.
Bib Transfer: Did something come up in life or an injury? We will miss you! But you are allowed to transfer your bib to another participant. Log in to your Run Signup account and you can transfer the registration to someone else, upon that person's completion of registration at the current event price, the original registrant will receive a refund. The t-shirt size will remain the same as what the original registration had. Bib transfer deadline is January 18, 2021. We will not field requests to transfer via email. If you still want to be a part of the day, we can always use more volunteers, please contact us if you are interested! Race Bandits or participants using other's bib is highly discouraged and puts the whole race in jeopardy. Please respect the race and your fellow racers and do not attempt to do this.
Where to Stay: The following local hotels have room blocks available for this race at a discounted rate. Please click on the names below to book your stay, and make sure to mention you are with the Florida's Fastest 5K. You can also stay at Lake Louisa State Park where you have multiple choices like camping, renting a cabin, glamping or bringing your Rv. Go to Reserve America to book your stay.
Distance from Lake Louisa State Park: 7.2 miles
Fairfield Inn Clermont
Distance from Lake Louisa State Park: 7.1 miles
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