Sat., May 13, 2023 • 7:00 PM • Lake Mirror • Lakeland, FL Lakeland, FL 33801 US Directions
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Mayfaire 5k

$42.50 $32.50 7:00PM EDT Registration Opens December 1, 2022 at 12:00am EST
Open to ages 5+.

Stroller Rider

$0 7:00PM EDT Registration Opens December 1, 2022 at 9:48am EST
Open to ages 6 and under.


$0 5:00PM EDT Registration Opens December 1, 2022 at 12:00am EST

This race 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.

Celebrate 44 years of the Mayfaire 5k Road Race and Walk with an evening run or walk from downtown Lakeland through the historic Lake Morton district. The course will be USATF certified, and the race will be chip timed.

Apr. 21 - Last date to register to guarantee shirt selection
Apr. 28 - Price increase from $32.50 to $42.50
May  9 - Online registration closes at 11:59 PM
May  10 - Race Instructions Emailed
May  12 - Walk Up registration opens at 4:00 PM, $45.00 cash or credit

RACE START: The race starts at 7:00 PM near Lake Mirror and ends on the Francis C Langford Promenade for a unique racing experience.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Regular registration will close on Wed., May 10, and reopen on Fri., May 12 during packet pick-up hours. Finisher items are not guaranteed for anyone registering after April 15.

PACKET PICK UP: Packet Pick up will be Fri., May 12 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the TBD and Sat., May 13 from 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM at the Lake Mirror Center. 

AWARDS:  Overall male and female will be based on gun time. All other awards will be based on chip time.  In addition to overall male and female, the LRC will recognize masters male and female (fastest runners over 40) and grandmasters male and female (fastest runners over 50)

The LRC will recognize male and female 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placements in these age categories: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

No person is eligible to win two awards.

COURSE: The 5k will start on Main Street and finish on the Lake Mirror Promenade. You can see a course map under Race Info 

SAFETY: For everyone’s safety – NO bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be allowed on the course. The use of headphones is discouraged. Strollers need to stay at the back of the race.

REFUND POLICY: If the Lakeland Runners Club would need to cancel the race, participants will be refunded their race entry fee.

The first Mayfaire 5k was held on May 10, 1980. There were 64 entrants, and the winner was Mike Wachholz of Jacksonville, FL who finished in 14:00.  

Shirt & Finisher Medal


Youth sizes are short sleeves, ladies specific is a tank top.  Anyone may select a unisex short sleeve option.

Availability, styles, and sizes are not guaranteed after the order is placed.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

215 S Lake Ave
Lakeland, FL US 33801

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