Community Running Calendar

We try to be accurate, but race details can change, and it’s possible we can make a mistake too – always visit the race’s website for the most complete and accurate race information. 

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december 2022

10dec7:30 am11:00 am2022 Holly Jolly Jingle Bell Jog 5k7:30 am – 11:00 am EST Three Parks Trail – Cleveland Heights Golf Club, 2900 Buckingham Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803 Event Organized By: City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Dept

10dec9:00 am1:00 pm2022 Reindeer Run 5K9:00 am – 1:00 pm Noah's Ark of Central Florida, 500 Inspiration Dr. Lakeland, FL., 33805 Event Organized By: Noah's Ark of Central Florida

17dec7:00 am11:00 am2022 Santa’s Run for Our Kids 5k run/walk, 10k, Half Marathon, and Kids’ Sprint7:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Howard Park, 700 N Lake Howard Dr, Winter Haven, FL Event Organized By: Winter Haven Optimist Club

january 2023

21jan7:00 am1:00 pmLakeland Runners Club EventCelebrate 50 Years | LRC Running Festival 2023presented by MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION7:00 am – 1:00 pm George Jenkins High School Track, 6000 Lakeland Highlands Rd, Lakeland, FL 33813 Event Organized By: Lakeland Runners Club

21jan8:00 am11:00 am2023 St. Joseph Catholic School – Nun Run 20238:00 am – 11:00 am St. Joseph Catholic School Winter Haven, 535 Avenue M, NW Winter Haven, FL 33880 Event Organized By: St. Joseph Catholic School

february 2023

03feb7:00 pm9:00 pm19th Annual Rotary Twilight 5k 20237:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lake Hollingsworth Park, 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803 Event Organized By: The 4 Rotary Clubs of Lakeland

04feb7:30 am12:00 pm2023 Hunt for Sasquatch 10K, 5K, 1 Mile7:30 am – 12:00 pm Bone Valley ATV Park, 10427 County Road 630 W. Mulberry, FL, 33960 Event Organized By: Polk County Parks and Recreation

march 2023

04mar7:00 am11:00 am2023 Lakeland Regional Promise Run 5k & 10k7:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Mirror Promendae, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801 Event Organized By: Lakeland Regional Health

11mar8:30 am1:00 pm2023 Polk Senior Games8:30 am – 1:00 pm Bartow High School, 1270 S Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 Event Organized By: Polk Senior Games

may 2023

13may7:00 pm9:00 pmLakeland Runners Club Event44th Mayfaire 5k Road Race & Walk 2023Presented by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lake Mirror Auditorium, 121 S Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801 Event Organized By: Lakeland Runners Club

june 2023

10jun7:00 am9:00 amLakeland Runners Club Event28th Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5k | June 2023Presented by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union7:00 am – 9:00 am Lake Hollingsworth Park, 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803 Event Organized By: Lakeland Runners Club

july 2023

08jul7:00 am9:00 amLakeland Runners Club Event28th Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5k | July 2023Presented by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union7:00 am – 9:00 am Lake Hollingsworth Park, 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803 Event Organized By: Lakeland Runners Club

august 2023

12aug7:00 am9:00 amLakeland Runners Club Event28th Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5k | August 2023Presented by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union7:00 am – 9:00 am Lake Hollingsworth Park, 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803 Event Organized By: Lakeland Runners Club

november 2023

04nov7:30 am10:30 amLakeland Runners Club Event47th Lake to Lake 10k – 2023PRESENTED BY MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION7:30 am – 10:30 am Lake Mirror Promendae, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801 Event Organized By: Lakeland Runners Club

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