Seminole State Forest -- Run for the Woods

Sun February 3, 2019 Eustis, FL US 32736 Directions
5K Course

5k

  • From Start to shelter camp, 0.82 miles: Single track hiking trail under hardwoods and pines, some roots, possible wet spots
  • To White Hiking Trail jct., 0.04 mile (1st turn): open and grassy, a little sand.
  • To White trail water station, 0.67 mile (2nd turn, 1.53 miles point): solid to slightly sandy, old two-track. Mostly under pine and hardwood canopy.
  • To Yellow Horse Trail jct., 0.12 mile (3rd turn): mostly solid sandy, softer in spots. Mostly in open scrub, unshaded.
  • To Florida Trail jct., 0.21 mile (4th turn): soft sugar sand two-track. Open scrub, very little shade.
  • To White Hiking Trail, 0.63 mile (5th turn): mostly solid sand single track hiking trail, a little sugar sand. Mostly open scrub, little shade.
  • To service road, 0.03 mile (6th turn): solid sand in shade.
  • To N-S service road, 0.1 mile (7th turn): soft sugar sand, mostly, in a two-track. Some shade.
  • To Yellow Horse Trail, 0.09 mile (8th turn): mostly solid sand and grass, some sugar sand, on a two-track. Open scrub, no shade.
  • To finish line, 0.39 mile: some sugar sand at start, then sold sand, gravel, and grass. Open scrub, with some shade.

Total actual distance: 3.1 miles
Overall conditions:
~60% shaded, 40% open
~65% or more solid ground, ~30% soft sugar sand, ~5% or less wet/mucky.
Water stations at start, mid-point (1.53 miles), and finish
Slope no more than 2% at any point

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