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AdventHealth Florida’s Fastest 5K

Saturday January 22nd, 2022

Clermont, FL

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Come run Florida’s Fastest 5K course.  With net 80 feet of elevation loss (126 ft Loss and 46 ft Gain), only 3 turns, premium pavement, and no traffic, this race is set-up to beat your current personal record!  Over 50% of our 2020 & 2021 participants had a 5k PR (within 2 years) Male Course Record 13:54, Female Course Record 19:22

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This race will have a participant cap to ensure everyone experiences the same high-quality event.  So don’t delay in signing up!

Where:  Lake Louisa State Park

When: Saturday, January 23, 2021

Start time: 7:30 AM

Each car must have a parking pass or a valid yearly State Parks pass on race day. Parking passes  will be sent to purchase a week before race and also be available for purchase at packet pick-up.

The race is a point to point USATF certified distance course within Lake Louisa State Park.  

The SWAG: Each participant will receive a sublimated singlet.  Register by Dec 15th to ensure you get the size you want.

Each finisher will receive a custom medal, post race food and beer tickets to our local breweries.  Beer tickets are only for those participants 21 years of age and older, only two tickets per participant, one for each location. 

Packet Pickup: Friday January 22nd from 1 PM - 7 PM  at Dash Sports, 741 W Montrose St Clermont, FL 34711. You may pick up race bibs for a friend but you must have their QR code and correct spelling of their name. This will avoid all spelling errors and the possibility of you picking up the wrong packet!! PACKETS NOT PICKED UP BY RACE MORNING WILL NOT BE HELD. VIRTUAL PACKETS WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE SHIPPED 2 WEEKS AFTER THE RACE. .  Race day registration and packet pickup will be at Lake Louisa State Park down by the parking area from 6:00AM-7:00AM

Awards: Thank you to our awards sponsor LiveTrends Design!!! Top 3 Overall, 1st place Masters (40+) , Top 3 in each 5 year age group 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+ in Male and Female. Awards will be announced at 8:45am (maybe sooner) once the event has concluded. We will not be posting them at the venue, you may log in to our results page to view them as participants finish. Awards not picked up will be held at Dash Sports for one week only so please make arrangements to have them picked up if you cannot stay after the event. 

Teams:  That's right, it's bragging time!! Create a group with your friends, make it an office party or drag your family for some friendly competition.  Start the trash talk and put your sneakers where your mouth is. Teams of 4 or more will receive $5 off each participant. Upon creating the team, the first 3 registrants will pay full price, once the team minimum of 4 members has been reached, the previous 3 registrations will receive an automatic $5 refund. All registrations to the same team after that will already reflect the $5 discount. Team discount cannot be combined with any other offer.

Parking:  There is plenty of parking near the finish, and we will direct you there.  Lake Louisa State Park will open their gates at 5:00 am Participants can either run their warm-up to the starting line or take one of our shuttles. Shuttles will be starting at 5:45am and the very last one will be at 7:15am. We will send an email closer to the race to ask your preference.  Please plan accordingly. This race involves a few more logistics than your average race, so please allow ample time to get to the park, go through the entrance, park and get to the start line. The start line is about 2.9 miles from the parking area.  Only participants with bibs will be allowed to board the shuttles. If you are riding with someone who is not racing that morning, we strongly suggest getting dropped off at the entrance of the park/start line. 

VIR PARKING: Participants riding together to the race will be allowed to park in our VIR Parking (Very Important Runners 😂) located at the entrance of the park right next to the start line and will be shuttled back to their cars after the race. The last van will leave the finish / parking area by 9am. This will be a first come first serve parking lot to the first 30 cars with at least 3 participants in it. You must have 3 bibs in the car to park in the VIR parking lot. 

State Park Fee: We will also send an email closer to the event to ask you to purchase the Lake Louisa Park Pass of $5 per vehicle.  If you have an annual Florida park pass you will not need to buy an additional park pass but you must have it on you upon entering the park. 

There will be no dogs, strollers, skateboards, inline skates or bicycles allowed to race in this event. 

If you have a business that would like to advertise to 500+ runners in South Lake County please contact us at [email protected].  We have a great program that will get your name out and allow you to be a part of the fun.

Donations: All donations made  from the race will benefit the not-for-profit Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, so please click on the donation link to support them. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, Inc. relies on members, volunteers, and donations to fulfill its mission to enhance the park and actively engage community support. They use community based activities, fundraising events and outreach efforts to raise funds and to increase awareness in the community about our precious Florida Native Habitat and  Park amenities available to the community. 

Event Transfers:  Did you train a little more or a little less than you thought you would?  You may log in to your Run Signup.com account and transfer to a different event. The only cost will be the difference between the race for which you signed up and the current price of the race you now want to do, plus the transaction fee.  If you transfer down there will not be a refund.  Please refer to our refund policy section for more details on  transfer deadlines. We will not field requests to transfer via email the week of the race.  

Bib Transfer:  Did something come up in life or an injury?  We will miss you!  But you are allowed to transfer your bib to another participant.  Log in to your Run Signup account and you can transfer the registration to someone else, upon that person's completion of registration at the current event price, the original registrant will receive a refund.  The t-shirt size will remain the same as what the original registration had.  Bib transfer deadline is January 18, 2021.  We will not field requests to transfer via email. If you still want to be a part of the day, we can always use more volunteers, please contact us if you are interested!  Race Bandits or participants using other's bib is highly discouraged and puts the whole race in jeopardy.  Please respect the race and your fellow racers and do not attempt to do this.

Where to Stay:  The following local hotels have room blocks available for this race at a discounted rate. Please click on the names below to book your stay, and make sure to mention you are with the Florida's Fastest 5K. You can also stay at Lake Louisa State Park where you have multiple choices like camping, renting a cabin, glamping or bringing your Rv. Go to  Reserve America to book your stay. 

(352) 227-2900
Distance from Lake Louisa State Park: 7.2 miles

Fairfield Inn Clermont
(352) 394-6585
Distance from Lake Louisa  State Park: 7.1 miles

ABOUT FLODASH EVENTS: FloDash Events is the dream venture of Kimberly Grogan, Amalie Skorman, and Brian Boylan. Individually the three founders have miles and miles of races and combined 100 years of racing and accomplishments in endurance sports. Separately they have been producing high quality races for a few years, so they came together with their knowledge and love of the endurance community to bring you FloDash Events. 




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Start Location

Lake Louisa State Park 7305 US 27, Clermont, FL

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