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Go For the Glow 5K – Lakeland – 10/6/2017 @ 7:00PM
Join us at the Go for the GLOW 5K, a twighlight race that takes place Friday evening, October 6th at 7:00 PM. We’ll be lighting up Lake Hollingsworth with all kinds of glow bracelets, necklaces and other apparel! This unique event raises money for a great cause–the PCBA Foundation, which awards scholarships to students attending trade schools. And be sure to stick around afterward for food, beverages and the grooves of an epic DJ.  NEW this year we will also be giving away an award for largest team!  REGISTER NOW!

 

Sprintin’ for Scholars 5K – Lakeland – 10/14/2017 @ 8:00AM
The Sprintin’ for Scholars 5k will be run at beautiful Lake Hollingsworth, starting at the First Presbyterian Church at 8AM on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. The race benefits the St. Anthony’s Catholic School Physical Education department.

 

Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5K – POlk State College – 10/20/2017 @ 6:30PM
The 6th Annual Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5K to benefit Polk State College Foundation promises to be a SCARY-FUN Halloween-themed twighlight race.  Grab a costume and get decked out to race, jog or walk this 3.1 event which includes paved trail on the Fort Fraser Trail, gravel roads, grass, and even a trek through the nearby cemetery. The One Mile Walkin’ while Talkin’ is an option for those who want to support Polk students, but aren’t race enthusiasts. The 5K race is  chip timed and awards will be presented to the top 3 in standard age group increments.

Rattlesnake Run 5 Mile and 1 Mile Races – San Antonio – 10/21/2017 @ 8:00AM
Named “The Best Little Race in Florida” by Race Place Magazine, the Rattlesnake Run is by far the most challenging short course in Tampa Bay. The 5-mile trek includes hills, sidewalks, groves, a bridge, cross country, and more hills – all in Pasco County’s fresh country air. Started in 1979 in quaint San Antonio, Florida the Rattlesnake Run is among Tampa Bay Area’s oldest events and includes the opportunity to visit the Rattlesnake Festival immediately after the race.  The rattlesnakes are at the festival, not on the course, so don’t fear.  This is a must-do event!

Zoo Run 5k! – Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa – 11/11/2017 @ 8:00AM
Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a special place, and this is an event you should try to make.  The race is under new management this year and will be conducted as a “fun run” without chip timing and official awards.  There simply was not enough time to safely contain the race for the thousand-plus participants who have been drawn to it in previous years.  Still, we recommend you sign up for this one anyway to get a preview of the new course and to be able to enjoy the rest of the morning taking in a truly amazing collection of wild animals nestled right in the neighborhoods of Tampa Bay!

Red Ribbon Half Marathon and 5K – Lakeland – 11/11/2017 @ 6:30AM
The Red Ribbon Run Series is Lakeland’s first and only half-marathon, traversing 3 of the city’s most beautiful and well-know lakes, as well a handful of gorgeous, historical neighborhoods.  This is a true family event, where adults can compete in the Half Marathon or 5K and students K-8th grade can take part in a free Kid’s Fun Run, which loops around gorgeous Lake Mirror.  Middle schoolers and high schoolers can race the 5K for free!  All participants receive a commemorative run t-shirt!

St Pete Run Fest – St Petersburg – 11/19/2017
Hold on to your hats! St. Pete Run Fest is two full days of festival fun, including running events, a Health & Wellness Market, local food, music and craft beer from 3 Daughters Brewing. With distances for kids, beginners and seasoned runners, there’s plenty to entertain the entire family in the Sunshine City, StPetersburg, Florida.  This inaugural event is so much more than a series of first-class races; it’s a weekend-long festival the whole family will enjoy.  Make sure you’re a part of the first running of this soon-to-be classic event.

 

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