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Flatwoods 5K

Sat October 28, 2017
Location: Gainesville, FL US 32609 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Flatwoods 5K
8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
10599 NE Waldo Rd
Gainesville, FL US 32609

The Flatwoods 5K is run just after sunrise on a natural, scenic limerock loop road around the Austin Cary Forest.  The race is chip timed and the course is acuratley measured, with mile markers.  There is a water station at halfway, and post-race refreshments.

Early registration is $15 plus $15 for a shirt.  Runners 14 years of age or younger race for free, but the shirt still costs $15 (sizes down to adult XS).  Day of race registration is $20 and shirts are $20 (sizes available first come first serve).

T-shirts are synthetic nylon with long leaf pine artwork.  This year's color will be orange.

Pine cone trophies to top male and female open and masters runners, and top 3 in all age groups.  All runners 14 years or younger will recieve an award.

Getting There

From I-75 & NW 39thAve (Hwy 222) – go East approx. 9 mi to Waldo Rd (Hwy 24). Turn left (North) on Waldo Rd approx. 5 mi to the entrance of the Austin Cary Forest on your right. There will be a lighted sign at the entrance, with traffic attendants to direct you to parking.

Please arrive early.  It is a 1.5 mi drive from the Forest entrance to the parking area.  The race will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

Race Route

The race is chip timed with a gun start.  The course is pancake flat and run on limerock roads through pine forests. 


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