Orange County, FL – If you and your family like to run in the sun for fun, register online today for the all-new Epic Family 5K races, presented by Nemours Children’s Hospital and Orange County Parks and Recreation! The four family fun runs begins May 5th and extends through the summer. Sponsors include Nemours Children’s Hospital, Bright House, Arabian Nights, and Magic 107.7 FM radio.
To register online for a race, visit www.OrangeCountyParks.net and click the 5K race icon. Races are for all ages, and awards are based on age groups: 11 & under, 12-17, 18-30, 31-54, and 55 & older. Cost: $25 per person
Locations are all Orange County parks or trails:
- Blanchard Park, 2451 N. Dean Rd., Orlando, May 5th (National Trails Day)
- Cady Way Trail, 4863 N. Goldenrod Rd., Winter Park, June 2nd (National Trails Day)
(Note: overflow parking across the street at the old Publix shopping center at the corner of Old Howell Branch Road and Aloma)
- Chapin Station (West Orange Trail), 501 Crown Point Cross Rd., Winter Garden, June 23rd, and
- Apopka Station (West Orange Trail), 111 S. Forest Rd., Apopka, date TBA.
On race day, check-in is 6:30am – 7:20am. The race starts promptly at 7:30am, and awards are presented about 9:15am.
For more information, visit www.OrangeCountyParks.net and click the 5K race icon. To connect on Facebook, search for Orange County Government Parks and Recreation.
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Ranked in the top 25% of all U.S. parks with 16,000 acres, Orange County Parks and Recreation Division operates 97 parks, trails, boat ramps and facilities, including five Orange County Orlando Magic Recreation Centers. For more information on Parks’ programs for youth and adults, senior recreation centers, dog parks, picnic pavilion rentals, splash playgrounds, tent and RV camping, and more, visit www.OrangeCountyParks.net. Fitness center memberships are available for $100/year for ages 18 – 54 and $75/year for ages 55+ and active military at the recreation centers in Barnett, Goldenrod, Meadow Woods, Silver Star, and South Econ Parks, and West Orange; visit www.OrlandoMagicOCFLgyms.net or call 407-836-6200.
Orange County Parks and Recreation: IT STARTS IN PARKS!