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Clermont Clay 15K & 5K

Sunday November 1st, 2020

Clermont, FL

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THE LAST LOOP -  Come run the famous clay road one last time before paving of the road begins. 


It is with heavy hearts, and legs, that we inform you that we just got word that the construction/paving of the clay road will begin sometime before the end of summer. They will be shutting down Schofield Road from Hwy 27 to Cook Road to straighten it and pave it. We do not have the details of the exact date of the closing and neither does Lake County at this time.

What we do know is that in order to run the race one more time, all around the loop, all clay, we have no option other than to move the race from the original date of October 31st to Sunday August 8th, 6:30 AM. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE CUTOFF DATE OF JULY 14TH

WE KNOW, IT WILL BE HOTTER THAN USUAL! We will have aid stations with ample ice & hydration at each mile. You have trusted us through many events and we promise that this last loop will be an unforgettable race!

The event owner is South Lake Multisport Events, Inc a nonprofit created in order to raise awareness and money for running trails in south Lake County. Because of your love and support for the Clay Trail, we are hopeful that there will be a portion of 5 Mile Road that will be turned into a dedicated dirt trail in the future.  This dirt trail will have no car traffic and will have amenities which we believe will create an even better endurance venue!  Thanks to the volunteer efforts of everyone involved, we’ve raised nearly $90,000 year to date to put towards endurance venues in South Lake County.

Kimberly, Brian and Amalie
South Lake Multisport Events
FloDash Events, LLC

#cravingclay #runtheloop #clermontclayloop #10mileclayloop #onemoretime #southlakemultisportevents #flodashevents #sharemylake


If you are new to the race, this is a hilly off road clay course loved and frequented by runners worldwide, please refer to the video above for a full view of the course and the map below.

5K route: come run the hills twice before they fill them in!!! This is an out and back with a different start than the 15k but same finish line. THE 5K WILL NOT BE CHIP TIMED. 

15K route: will take participants one last time all around the loop.

Date: Sunday, August 8th, 2021

Distance: 5K (3.1miles) & 15K (9.3 miles)

Time: 15K 6:30 AM  & 5k 6:35 AM

Awards: 5K will have top 3 Overall male and female. The 5K will not be timed.

15k will have awards for top 3 overall, 1st place Masters AND top 3 in each age group, female and male, 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+                                                                                        

Location:  The famous Clermont 10 mile clay loop Click Here for Map of Location

Packet Pickup - Race weekend registration

Friday August 6th 11:00 PM - 6PM and Saturday, August 7th, 11pm - 5pm at Dash Sports, 741 W Montrose St Clermont, FL 34711 If you are unable to pick up your packet at early packet pick up, you may have a friend or family member pick up for you. All participants receive a QR code via email with their registration confirmation. In order to pickup any packets you must have that QR code. If picking up other packets YOU MUST HAVE THOSE QR CODES. This avoids handing out the wrong packets due to misspelled names. 

Packets  will also be available on race day at race location starting at 5:30AM and closing at 6:10AM

Packets not picked up race day will not be held.

Virtual Packets:  Virtual participants will have a digital bib emailed to them. Packets may be picked up in person or they will be automatically mailed within two weeks after the live date. Virtual results can be uploaded to Run Signup after completing the distance, but not required. 

Finisher Medal: All registered participants that complete either the live or virtual race will receive a finishers medal.

Chip timing:  The 15k  will be chip timed. The 5K will NOT be timed.

Time Restriction: All participants in the 15K live event must be able to maintain a pace of at least 16 minute per mile and must be able to finish in at least 2 1/2 hours.

Stroller and Dogs Restrictions: For safety reasons NO pets of any kind  or strollers / joggers are allowed on the race course during the event.   Service dogs will be allowed and we ask that you please line up at the end of the pack. PLEASE LET RACE ORGANZIERS KNOW YOU ARE RUNNING WITH A SERVICE DOG. Participants showing up with a dog will be kindly removed from the course. Bicycles, skateboards, or any other non-authorized motorized carts or vehicles are not allowed on the race course during the event. Please help us execute a safe race for everyone and leave your pooch and wheels off the course. 

Aid Stations:  We are working on a new plan based on the new date in August. Aid stations will be at each mile with a variety of water, electrolytes and some fuel. Updates coming soon.

Post Race Food!  We will have a great post race spread of food! Stay tuned to find out what delicious snacks we'll have for you!

Where to stay in Clermont: 

Fairfield Inn,  special rate of $109 per night. 
Book your group rate for Clermont Clay 15K Run

Siena at Bella Collina - Monteverde. 10% discount on the best available rate. 

Holiday Inn Express , Hampton Inn, Home2Suites by Hilton

Sponsorships: In order to accomplish our goals, we need your help! Do you want your business to be seen in a new light on social media? Do you need your business to be seen by more environmentally conscious people?  Do you like running races or want to be a part of that community? Join us!  Ps. our first Facebook post about the 2020 event had 13000+ views with no paid advertising!  For more information or to join us please contact  Amalie Skorman at 407-230-8756 or at [email protected]

Race Distances

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Places to Stay

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Start Location

8628 North Bradshaw Road, Clermont, FL

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