Saturdays at 8:00AM • Feb. 25 - May 6, 2023 in Lakeland, FL Lakeland, FL 33801 US Directions



Share your love of running with others!


This program is held by the Lakeland Runners Club, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote running and fitness for people of all ages and abilities in the community.

This program is great for beginners or anyone looking to train with a group for support, motivation, and encouragement.

Join us for the Spring Ahead 5k training group for a 10-week program that culminates in running the Mayfaire 5k at Lake Mirror, on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 7:00 pm.  

The cost for the 10-week program is $45 (+ processing fee), which includes:

• Entry into the Mayfaire 5k
• Saturday group workouts led by certified running coaches and trainers from the Lakeland Runners Club.
• Weekly training plan and educational topics
• Custom group running shirt
• Private Facebook group

BONUS for runners new to the LRC. There are lots of great benefits to being an LRC member. If you've never belonged to the club, you'll receive an invitation to join the club for free for the next year at the conclusion of this training program. 

Meeting Location: Black & Brew Bistro Library Location (meet in the parking lot) 100 Lake Morton Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801
When: Saturdays
Workout Starts: 8:00 AM
Wrap Up: 9:00 AM

Saturday, March 4, will be a bye week for the Lakeland Regional Health Promise Run.


100 Lake Morton Dr
Black & Brew Bistro - Library Location
Lakeland, FL US 33801


Running in a kid’s fun run or youth track event can be a great experience for kids. For children 5 and under focus on “dash” events that range from a few yards to 400 meters. For children 5 and over, kids fun runs that are a ½ to 1 mile long may be considered, but allow for a combination of running and walking. Children ages 12 and over may want to participate in a 5K run. These are general guidelines and the distance a child can physically and emotionally tolerate will depend on the individual, however, longer distances (10K and over) should wait until after puberty.

Founded in 1958, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is the oldest and largest national association of runners and running organizations dedicated to growing the sport of running. The RRCA uses the term “running” ​to encompass the broad spectrum of “running” in the US, including competitive running, jogging, fitness walking, race walking, and wheelchair fitness/racing on roads, trails, and tracks.


The safety of our participants is our highest priority. Training will be held rain or shine and will not be canceled except for cases of severe weather or unsafe road/trail conditions. Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the course or post-event activities to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety. We are a nonprofit organization and all net proceeds are used to further the Lakeland Runners Club’s mission in the community. As such, no refunds or credits will be given in the case of cancellation. We promise to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting training program. 

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