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2017 Watermelon 4th of July 5k at Park Avenue in Winter Park on July 4th

Track Shack, one of the largest race and retail running operations in Central Florida, is hosting the 2017 Watermelon 5k. The patriotic event is held each year early on the morning of July 4th on Park Avenue in Winter Park. Watermelon 5k on … Continue reading

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2016 Track Shack Run 4 Love 4 Mile at Showalter Field in Winter Park on February 13th

The annual foot race that takes place at Showalter Field in Winter Park each year in the month of February changes from a 5k to a 4 mile race in 2016 with a new name previously called Run Around the Pines to … Continue reading

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2016 Relay for Life by the American Cancer Society in Winter Park Central Park on April 30th

Each year, the American Cancer Society hosts a relay race across 5,200 communities and 20 countries to help raise awareness and fundraising to help with searching for a cure for cancer. Across all of the Relay for Life events that … Continue reading

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2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World on February 19th

While many men will be in Daytona Beach for the annual Daytona 500 NASCAR race, a half marathon for women-only will be taking place at Walt Disney World that happens every February each year. The Disney Princess Half Marathon is the … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park 10k and 2 Mile Road Race on March 12th

The Winter Park Road Race 10k (6.2 miles) is the final event of the Track Shack Running Series that takes place in Winter Park each spring and will be held on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at 7:30 AM with a … Continue reading

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2016 Celebration Marathon and Half Marathon on January 31st

The town of Celebration, Florida will be having their 3rd annual marathon and half marathon on Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7 am that is now sold out. Prior to this new annual event, the Walt Disney World Marathon was … Continue reading

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2015 Lady Track Shack 5k at Loch Haven Park on January 30th

The Lady Track Shack 5k is an annual 5k race that celebrates women’s health and fitness and takes runners around Loch Haven Park (previously held at Mead Garden). The race takes place on Saturday, January 30th, 2016, at 7:30 am. Lady … Continue reading

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2016 Seasons 52 5.2k Race in Winter Park on Park Avenue on Saturday, January 23rd

On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016, the Seasons 52 Park Avenue 5.2k Race will be held in Winter Park, Florida along the shops, restaurants, and neighborhoods of Park Avenue. Presented by Florida Hospital and being an official Track Shack Event, the … Continue reading

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2016 The Color Run 5k Orlando on January 16th at the Central Florida Fairgrounds

So what do you get when you combine a 5k running race with a lot of colored powder flying at you along the route? You get a messy fun event to share with family and friends called The Color Run … Continue reading

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2016 Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon Weekend on January 6th-10th

The Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon are the premier running events in Orlando that take place around the first week of January each year at the Walt Disney World Resort and are always fully registered several months in … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Park Halloween Events including Trick-or-Treating on Park Avenue and Rollins College

Winter Park celebrates Halloween on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 along Park Avenue, Rollins College, and Shady Park at Hannibal Square with three separate Halloween events throughout the day and night. Winter Park Trick-or-Treating From 10 AM until 2 pm on Saturday, October 31st, … Continue reading

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2015 U Can Finish 5 Miler and 2 Mile Race at UCF on October 18th

So the running joke when I attended the University of Central Florida in the late 1990’s was that UCF stood for both “Under Construction Forever” or “U Can’t Finish”. Under Construction Forever The first slight of “Under Construction Forever” was … Continue reading

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2015 Autumn Rock n’ Run 5k in Casselberry on September 12th

Running and live music are combined when the Autumn Rock n’ Run 5k takes place in the city of Casselberry at a new location for 2015 at Secret Lake Park on September 12th, 2015 at 7:30am. Autumn Rock n’ Run 5k The 2nd race … Continue reading

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2015 Celebration of Running 5k at the Orlando Science Center on August 15th

Track Shack’s 2015 and 2016 Running Series kicks off on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 with the Celebration of Running 5k at the Orlando Science Center. Celebration of Running 5k The Celebration of Running is sponsored by Florida Hospital and is one … Continue reading

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2014 OUC Half Marathon and 5k on December 6th in Downtown Orlando

The best local foot race of the year in Orlando is the OUC Half Marathon and 5k that will take place in downtown Orlando on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 with the half marathon starting at 7:30 am and the 5k … Continue reading

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2014 Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando

A Thanksgiving tradition celebrates it’s 25th year in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola with the Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k. Runners will convene at Lake Eola on the morning of Thanksgiving to run 3.1 miles around the city. Orlando Turkey … Continue reading

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2014 Miracle Miles 15k and 5k in Orlando on September 20th to Support Winnie Palmer Hospital for Children and Babies

One of Orlando’s larger races throughout the year takes place on Saturday, September 20st, 2014 at Lake Eola Park for Miracle Miles 2014 5k and 15k to support Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies and the hospitals Alexander Center for Neonatology. Over 3,500 individuals … Continue reading

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is Orlando’s Best Annual Food Event

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is Disney World’s annual culinary event that provides sample size portions of cuisines, wine, and beer from close to 30 different countries around the World Showcase Lagoon in Epcot and is the city of … Continue reading

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