Howey in the Hills, FL US 34737
Come run or walk through this beautiful town, situated on picturesque Little Lake Harris. You can watch the sunrise as you run along the shore of the lake, by the Howey Mansion, and around the town's quaint, rural countryside. The half marathon will also take participants through Mission Inn resort and residential streets of Las Colinas, as the course loops among the streets of this central Florida hidden gem. All races will take place on Saturday February 17th, 2024
Participants will take home one of a kind custom medal and swag. This is a road course, please refer to the course map below. We ask that participants be able to maintain a pace of at least 18 minute per mile. Roads will be reopening to normal traffic based on an 18 min pace.
BEST REFERRAL REWARDS!!! FloDash Events will refund you $20 as a thank you when you get 5 friends to sign up using the referral link you receive with your registration confirmation email.
What do I get with my Entry? Accurate Timing, Custom Finisher's Medal, Finish line at JB Boondock's with 1 free beer or soft drink, Post Race snacks and a high quality custom shirt.
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Friday 16th 2:00 - 6:00 PM at Dash Sports 741 W Montrose St Clermont, FL 34711
Saturday 17th 5:45 AM - 7:30 AM at the race venue (Half marathoners must pick up by 6:45am)
There will not be on site registration, you must register on your own device while registration is open until race morning. Will close at 6:30 for half marathon, 6:45 for 5k & 10k. We cannot accommodate last minute requests so if you do not have a registration confirmation please do not ask for a bib.
RACE DAY PARKING
Go to Griffin Middle School / Lake County Resource Center @ 510 S Palm Avenue, Howey-in-the-Hills
It is best if you come down State Road 19 & turn right on Lakeview. Most other roads coming from Lakeshore or Revels will be barricaded. It's a very easy venue, however we are expecting over 500 participants and spectators. Please plan on picking up your packet ahead of time and arriving by 6:15 am and waiting in your car until your race starts.
13.1 7:00 AM
10K 7:10 AM
5K 7:45 AM
Howey in the Hills races will have participants line up based on pace allowing those faster runners to line up at the front and letting anyone needing more room to distance to line up in the back.
Strollers and Dogs on the course: If you must have a stroller we just ask that you please line up at the back of the slowest corral. Dogs are not allowed on course or near the start/ finish line. For service dogs please contact the race director.
Flodash awards are unique living art pieces and are provided by our presenting sponsor Live Trends Design Group.
- Saturday will start at 8:45 AM with the 5K followed by the 10K awards, and then the Half Marathon.
- AGE GROUPS 5k & 10k will be broken down every 10 yrs starting with 9 and under, up to 70 and over. The Half Marathon will be every 5yrs starting with 19 and under, up to 75 and over.
- Awards will be given for each race to the top 3 Male and Female overall, First Male and Female Masters, and top 3 Male and Female .
- We will no longer be holding awards at Dash Sports to be picked up within a week. We want to encourage all our top finishers to stay for awards and cheer each other on. You've got to get on that podium and let us celebrate you.
Team/ Family Discount!! Bring the whole gang and take advantage of our family pricing when 4 or more members register under the same Team / Family name. 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 discount.
Need a place to stay? Please visit our partners at Mission Inn Resorts for a special race rate.
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West Volusia Pacers
We welcome the West Volusia Pacers as our official pacing team for the Howey Half Marathon!! Let these pacers help you reach your next 13.1 goal.
There will be 6 pacers on course with the following pacing goals:
1:45 2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00
Half Marathon Course Map
Let Flodash Events take you on a tour of the most beautiful areas in Howey-in-the-Hills. Come experience the beautiful country side hills on Buckhill road, the serene beauty of Litte Lake Harris and the perfect balance of rich history and classic elegance at the Mission Inn Resort and Community.
Half Marathon Elevation
Run along beautiful Little Lake Harris as you loop in and out of the Howey Mansion to return to the party finish line at JB Boondocks.
Please note the first 3 miles have been reversed from prior years. The route goes up Palm Ave and down Buckhill Rd this year!!
The 10k course will take participants to hit the hard hills first, then loop in and out of the Howey Mansion to return straight into the party finish line at JB Boondocks!
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