Flatwoods 5K

Sat October 27, 2018 Gainesville, FL US 32609 Directions

Flatwoods 5K

8:00AM 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 Lake Mize and the Austin Cary Forest.  Packet pick-up and day of race registration will start at 8:00 AM.  Race start time is 9:00 AM.  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 $5 for children 13 and under, $10 for students, and $20 for adults. Technical T-shirts are an additional $10. T-shirts are synthetic nylon with long leaf pine artwork.  Register early to guarantee size (XS-XL). Day of race registration will be additional $5, and T-shirt sizes will be first come, first serve.

Pine cone trophies will be awarded to top male and female open and masters runners, and top 3 in all age groups.  All runners 13 years and under 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 9:00 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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