With the ideal weather and picturesque views, Central Florida is the perfect place to run. There are always great themed 5k races in the area, usually for a good cause, and always fun for runners and non-runners alike. Take a look at what is coming to Central Florida in the upcoming months.
10/18 (Winter Garden, FL) Orlando Fire Run This is a high energy challenge course that will support Hope & Help to save lives by both treating and preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Central Florida area.
10/25 (Celebration, FL) Celebration Rotary Club Pancake 5k/10k This breakfast themed 5k has you running through the beautiful town of Celebration, and helps to support New Beginnings, a non-profit, faith-based organization to support the homeless
11/22 (Charlotte, FL) Tippecanoe 5k/10k This 5k/10k is a trail & mud run includes a minimum of eleven obstacles and is fun for the whole family. The event will be used to enhance Tippecanoe Park and to promote environmental awareness.
11/8 (Orlando, FL) The Great American Bacon Race The great American Bacon Race is a bacon themed race, with bacon stations set up throughout the race. It is intended for all ages, but for those old enough, one free beer will be awarded to those who finish the race. There will also be food trucks and vendors, making it fun for the whole family.
11/15 (Orlando, FL) Run to the Beat 5k Run to the sounds of Olympia High School band through Turkey Lake Park and help support the band in future travels and help them to purchase new uniforms.
12/13 (Winter Haven, FL) Jingle Bell Classic 5k Help ring in the holidays with this winter themed 5k through Winter Haven. This would be a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy.
Planning on running in one or more of these events? Make sure you're prepared by eating the right foods. Check out the best foods to eat before running by clicking on the link below!