You Belong Here

Our members are ambassadors. We have a shared love of running and inspiring fitness in our local community. 

Being a member of the Lakeland Runners Club (LRC) is a fun, affordable way to connect with people who run, walk, race, train, and enjoy being involved in an active community. There is a place for everyone. 

The Lakeland Runners Club is a charitable organization (501(c)(3)), and is 100%-volunteer-led.  100% of club funds are reserved to use for the benefit of the local running community.  You can read more about the LRC’s impact in our annual report

Will you join us? 

As a Member You'll Receive:

  • Monthly newsletter and educational running news (via email)
  • Invitations to member-only activities
  • Lakeland Runners Club gender-specific tech shirt, youth sizes too! (check your confirmation email for details)
  • 20%* off ALL Lakeland Runners Club Races
    • Mayfaire 5k
    • Bonnet Springs Park 5k
    • Summer Sunrise Watermelon Series (three 5ks)
    • Lake to Lake 10k – the oldest annual race in Polk County
  • Option for early entry for LRC races that are capped, free registration transfers if you can’t run**
  • Kids, Cross Country, 5k, and 10k Training Programs
  • Membership in the Road Runners Club of America


Do not click JOIN, follow these steps to renew your membership.

1. Login to the Run SignUp Account for the Primary Account holder for the club membership.
2. From your Avatar, click on Profile
3. Scroll down to My Club Memberships
4. Click on the Renew Now button

If you renew from a secondary account, the system will create a new membership.

Membership Levels


$ 30
00 Annually
  • 18+ years


$ 15
00 Annually
  • < 18 years


$ 45
00 Annually
  • 2 Persons


$ 60
00 Annually
  • 3+ Persons

*automatically applied during online registration until the first day of packet pickup for a race, when everyone pays full price

**until 21 days prior to race day or gift your registration to someone else up to 3 days before a race starts. Series and challenges must be transferred or gifted as a whole