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The Rising


Sat October 27 - Mon October 29
Location: Oviedo, FL US 32765 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Other, Walk Only
Events
Event Date Time Price Details
5K Run/Walk - Chip Timed - registrations after 10/22 may not receive T-shirts
Date
10/27
Time
7:34AM EDT
N/A
Kid Fun Runs - up to 1 mile - registrations after 10/22 will not receive T-shirts
Date
10/27
Time
8:45AM EDT
N/A
Cast & Management Team - Call 407-365-8888 for $50-off coupon code
Date
10/27
Time
6:00AM EDT
N/A
Race Supporter (No Timing, Number, or Shirt, but will be eating breakfast and participating in other parts of the event)
Date
10/27 - 10/29
Time
7:35AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
N/A
Race Volunteer (show up the day of in costume, ready to volunteer wherever you are needed)
Date
10/27 - 10/29
Time
6:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
N/A
Twilight Tour Attendee - Sunday Evening Only
Date
10/28
Time
6:00PM EDT - 7:00PM EDT
N/A
Place
263 King Street, Oviedo, FL 32765
Oviedo, FL US 32765
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www.run.oviedotraditions.org/

The Rising - Run through History

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Twilight Tour

Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Oviedo Cemetery!

Join us for an hour-long visit with some of Oviedo’s founders. We’ll be touring the cemetery under the guidance of historical figures who’ve come to life for the evening to introduce us to their dearly departed friends. These are the SAME featured founders who will visit with guests at Saturday’s Rising event over breakfast. Saturday, these actors will be on a stage surrounded by chairs, so this may be a better option for those who want to see the program but aren’t sure they can stand for the hour-long mobile show at the cemetery.

Tales of civil war, suicide, celery, snakes, and other surprising scenarios will be center stage at The Oviedo Preservation Project’s Annual Cemetery Tour, now know as the Twilight Tour. This event will take place at the Oviedo Cemetery (across from Oviedo High School on S.R. 426), and your $3+ donation is appreciated, though not mandatory. 100% of proceeds go to charity. All actors and organizers are volunteers.

Please join us to hear more in-depth stories from actors in costume who will tell about themselves and about what Oviedo was like when they were alive. The show is performed “theater in the rounds” style, with various stations coming alive at the same time. Visitors will move from station to station to interact with the characters. For more information, contact Megan Sladek at 407-365-8888 or megan@oviedotraditions.org.

2018 FEATURED FOUNDERS

Laura Brown (1852-1880).......................Karen Quick

John Courier (1915-1965)....................Jeff Evans

John Evans (1912-1982).....................Bob Shaffer

Henry Foster (1821-1910).........................Tom Polhill

Edith Mead (1852-1927).............................Tara Snyder 

Charles Mariner (1877-1927).....................Bob Putnam

Louisa Stewart (1860s-1850s)..................JB Bailey

Betty Schlusemeyer (1929-2011)...............Judy Rogers

Oliver P. Swope (1875-1959)......................Rob Sessions

George Lee Wheeler (1884-1980).............Desta Horner
 
FOUNDING FRIENDS
George Brantley (1837-1878).......................Gary MacCauley
B. G. Smith (1871-1952)............................Ralph Betancourt
Lewis Thornton Powell (c.1842-1965).......Isaac Babcock   
Martha Brock (1829-1897)..........................Kris VanNederynen

T-Shirt

ImageThis year's T-shirt is printed with NON-TOXIC ink at a a local shop (Atticus Printing) that is located in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In fact, you'll get to run right past this piece of living history! 

We went with a shirt design that works just as well for Independence Day as Halloween, so this shirt can be worn year-round :)

School Grant for Largest Teams

Every year, we offer up to three $500 grants - for the largest elementary, middle, and high-school teams. But there is ONE caveat:  the minimum team size needed to be in the running 25 people. We have had teams as large as 40 people before, so this is no big deal :) We're going for BIG here, so wrangle up a few more friends to come walk through history with you!!

Remember, students still in high school pay "your age" as the registration fee through October 18! (If you are 5 years old, the registration is $5 through October 18th). 

DISCOUNTS

Yes! We still have them!

  • Students high school and younger pay their age through October 18th.
    • Example - your child is 7 years old. When you enter her birthdate, the system will automatically adjust her price to $7)
  • Older people pay 100-their age through October 18th
    • Example - you are 88. When you put in your birthdate to the registration module, the price will automatically adjust to $12)
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