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DeLeon Dash 5K

Sat November 9, 2024 De Leon Springs, FL 32130 US Directions


5K Run and Walk

$30 7:30AM EST Price increases after June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


601 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
De Leon Springs, FL US 32130


Saturday, November 9th, 2024
DeLeon Springs State Park - 601 Ponce De Leon Blvd. De Leon Springs, FL 32130
Benefits Friends of DeLeon Springs State Park 

DeLeon Springs State Park is hosting the annual DELEON DASH 5K Run taking place inside and around the state park!  Come run, walk, jog with us through the woods, beside the spring, past the Old Sugar Mill, under the majestic oaks!  We are proud to share our mission: to preserve, interpret, and restore our natural and cultural resources.  Your support and participation will help us protect our beautiful spring, our history, and the fascinating flora and fauna of Central Florida. We encourage everyone to come out and join us for an invigorating run, followed by your choice of park activities for the whole family!!  Enjoy the spring pool, nature trail, wildlife, kayaks, playground, eco-history boat tour, a make-your-own-pancakes experience, visitor center, stand up paddleboards, and more! 

ENTRY FEES        
03/07 – 06/30 = $30
07/01 – 09/30 = $40
10/01 – 11/09 = $45

Online Pre-Registration is open through Thursday, November 7th at midnight

Early Packet Pickup and Late Registration: Friday, November 8th, 2 - 6 PM at the Christian Family Worship Center just down the road from the park at 265 Ponce DeLeon Blvd.  
Race Day Packet Pick Up and Late Registration: Saturday, November 9, 6:15 - 7:20 AM at DeLeon Springs State Park; 601 Ponce DeLeon Blvd.; DeLeon Springs, FL 32130. 
Race Start:  Saturday, November 9th, 2024, 7:30 AM
Registration will be capped at 250 entries. Be sure to register soon! This event raises funds for the Friends of DeLeon Springs State Park.  Registration is final and there are no refunds for any reason.  Thank you for your donation.

Choose your activity:
Jump into the spring pool for a swim
Walk it out on the nature trail
Stroll on the dock to observe nature
Make your own pancakes at the Old Sugar Mill ($)
Rent a kayak and explore the spring run ($)
Take an eco/history tour ($)

Beautiful/unique T-Shirt
Finisher's Medal
Custom Awards for Age Groups and Overall
Chipped-Timed Race
Searchable Online Results
Downloadable Pictures
Post Race Snack

There will be Water Stops with cups within the race course and at the Finish Line. Post-race refreshments will include healthy snacks and complimentary pancake samples from Old Sugar Mill Pancake House.
Parking is available inside the park. Arrive before 7:00am for complementary entrance to the state park.

The race will be professionally timed at the start and finish by Runner's High Timing and Race Management. The race will be timed using disposable, electronic tags attached to the bib number.  Please wear your bib number to the front, pinned at all four corners, visible, and unaltered.  Results will be posted at the race and then online immediately following the race on the registration page.

Sharon Pinder

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at



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