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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

16th Annual UMC Windermere 5K Run Among the Lakes

16th Annual UMC Windermere 5K Run Among the Lakes benefiting the Town of Windermere Parks & Recreation Department.

Experience one of the most beautiful and unique runs in Central Florida! New for 2017 is the addition of a 10K Run! This is a walker & family friendly event benefiting the Town of Windermere Parks & Recreation Department! 

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Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Town Hall on Main Street, Windermere, FL

10K Run - 7:30am
5K Run/Walk - 7:45am
Kids Run - 9:15am
Awards Ceremony - 9:30am

All proceeds from the event benefit the Town of Windermere Parks and Recreation


Take I-4 to Conroy Road (Exit #78) and travel west 6 miles into town. From West Colonial Drive, HWY 50, take Maguire Road South 2 miles into town. Look for Parking attendants when you arrive in town.

5K (3.1 miles) and Kids Fun Run (distance varies by age).

The 5K course is on unpaved, hard packed sand/clay roads and is unlike any you will find in Florida as it meanders along the lakefront under a canopy of ancient oak trees. Course Map  The 10K course is the 5K course plus a scenic out and back segment on Lake Butler Blvd.  Course Map 

Kids Run:
The Kids Run is open to children ages 10 and below.  All children will be awarded finisher ribbons. The first 50 children to register will also receive a complimentary t-shirt.

Top three overall finishers, top masters finisher, and the top three finishers in each 10 year age division, male and female will receive awards. All 10K & 5K runners will be Chip timed.

Chip timing, colorful commemorative T-shirt, Custom Oak Tree Bottle Opener finisher medal (pictured below), complimentary breakfast of bagels, chicken biscuits, fresh fruit and bottled water. Gatorade and water will be provided on the course.

Special appearance:
Jessy Lynn Martens will be on hand to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America" to start the event.  She will then be performing with her guitar and fiddle on the Town Hall back porch throughout the event.  Jessy has just returned from Nashville where she performed with Kenny Loggins.  She can be heard on the hit TV series "Archer" where she voices Cherlene.  Find out more about Jessy Lynn at

                       Kim Minichiello                            “Historic Windermere School House”

5K Run:
$25 by Dec. 31st, 2016;
$30 by March 1st, 2017;
$35 bu March 31st;
$40 Race Day 

10K Run:
$30 by Dec. 31st, 2016;
$35 by March 1st, 2017;
$40 bu March 31st;
$45 Race Day 

Kids Run with T-shirt! $10

Virtual 5K Option (Includes shipping) $29

*Correct T-shirt size not guaranteed to late registrants.  Register by March 20 to reserve your shirt size!



Packet Pick-up & Late Registration:

Thursday, March 30 & Friday, March 31, 4pm - 7pm at Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main Street, Windermere, FL  34786.  Phone 407-876-2563 x5321

Race Day packet pick-up at race site 6:00am - 7:30am

Presenting Sponsors:




Associate Sponsors:




The Roper YMCA

Patron Sponsors: 





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