Experience nature and wildlife in this exciting new 30K trail run that meanders along Lake Apopka's shoreline!

Apopka Loop Trail

The Lake Apopka Loop Trail covers more than 20 miles, providing hiking and biking opportunities along and in close proximity to the Lake Apopka shoreline. Currently it is just a point to point trail, but is expected to circumnavigate Lake Apopka in the future. 

Lake Apopka North Shore offers extraordinary opportunities to view Florida Wildlife. It is one of the top three birding areas for the entire state. 



St. Johns River Water Management District - Lake Apopka North Shore

Friends of Lake Apopka

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Facebook Page

Event Details

DATE:  Saturday, February 29, 2020

START TIME: 7:30am 

START: Magnolia Park, 2929 S. Binion Road, Apopka, FL  32703

FINISH: Green Mountain Scenic Overlook, 20700 County Road 455, Montverde, FL

COURSE: The course is a point to point, 30K, 18.6 mile run along the Lake Apopka Loop Trail. The run starts at Magnolia Park in Apopka and finishes at the Green Mountain Scenic Overlook in Montverde. The majority of the trail is packed lime rock or clay.  FINAL COURSE MAP 


ELIGIBILITY: Open to individuals and two to four person relay teams.  Minimum age to run as an individual is 16.  The minimum age requirement for relay team segments is 8.   

CUT-OFF TIME: The course closes at 1:30pm.  All participants must be able maintain a 17:30 minute pacer per mile or faster in order to meet this cutoff time. 

REGISTRATION: Registration is open to individuals, two to four person Relay Teams, and four person Corporate Relay Teams.

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 - Magnolia Park, 2929 Binion Road, Apopka, FL 32703 - 6AM - 7:30AM.



EVENT By 6/30/19 By 9/30/19 By 12/31/19 By 2/23/20 Race Week
26.6 mile Lake Apopka Trail Bundle* $99 $125 $139 N/A N/A
INDIVIDUAL $69 $79 $89 $99 $119
RELAY TEAM $150 $185 $225 $250 $275
CORPORATE RELAY TEAM $500 $500 $500 $500 $600
VIRTUAL $49 $49 $49 $49 $49
INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL $65 $65 $65 $65 $65
* Bundle includes entry into Pump House 8 Miler & LAST 30K with Bonus Medal  




AMENITIES: Each participant will receive a long sleeve technical T-shirt and other goodies.  All finishers will receive a cool custom finisher medal.  Of course you'll receive all the other great amenities that you expect from a Sommer Sports event including a well marked and safe course, quality results, and great post event food.

AWARDS: Custom awards will be presented to the top three overall individual finishers, top masters finisher, and the top three finishers in each five year age group, male and female.  RELAY TEAMS - Awards will be presented to the top three relay teams in each of the following divisions: Male, Female and Mixed.   CORPORATE TEAMS - Awards will be presented to the top five corporate teams.

EVENT SUPPORT: The Lake Apopka Scenic Trail 30K is a fully supported event.  Hydration and refueling stations will be located approximately every 2 miles along the course.  Roving medical personnel will travel the course from start to finish.  

RELAY TEAMS: In the relay team division, four person teams will compete in either all male, all female, or mixed team categories.  The first runner will run 4.2 miles, the second runner 7.3 miles, the third runner 4.2 miles, and the fourth runner 2.9 miles.  Please note that all distances are approximate. Shuttle service will be provided and will shuttle relay participants out to each exchange zone. The return shuttle from exchange point one will bring runners back to the start. Return shuttles from Exchange #2 and #3 will bring runners to the finish.  More details on the relay shuttle services will be directly communicated with participating teams. 

CORPORATE TEAMS: In the Corporate Relay Team division, four person teams will compete against each other for the soon to coveted "L.A.S.T. 30K Gator Cup".  Corporate teams will receive VIP treatment and $350 of each team entry will go directly to the Friends of the Green Mountain Scenic Byway (FGMSB) is a 501(C) 3 nonprofit organization.  

PARKING: Parking will be available at the race start and also in close proximity to the finish. There will be no athlete/spectator parking available at the Green Mountain Scenic Overlook, however we have secured parking a short distance away. Free shuttles will run continuously to and from the Scenic Overlook to the finish line parking area. More detailed parking and shuttle information will be posted closer to the race date.

EVENT SHUTTLES: Free pre-race shuttle service will be provided from the finish line back to Magnolia Park in the morning ONLY(start line area). Please note: due to transportation capacities wait times could be up to 2 hours. 

EVENT BENEFICIARY: A portion of each entry fee goes to the Friends of the Green Mountain Scenic Byway (FGMSB), a 501(C) 3 nonprofit organization.  







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