Beat Feet to Support the Orlando Science Center

August 2, 2011, 2:37 am

Florida Hospital and the Track Shack Foundation present the 20th Annual Celebration of Running 5K. The event will be held at the Orlando Science Center in Loch Haven Park on August 13, 2011. This 20th Annual event kicks off the 34th Track Shack Running Series. This is just the first of seven premier Orlando road races and it is part of a month long celebration at the Track Shack, which commemorates the store’s more than three decades in this community.

This first race of the season supports the Orlando Science Center and its mission of “inspiring science learning for life.” Runners and Walkers of all ages and all fitness levels are invited to compete along the 3.1-mile course located throughout quaint neighborhoods on the outskirts of downtown Orlando. Paid entrants will receive a tech T-shirt, ice-cold refreshments, Florida Hospital’s interactive health screenings and special prizes awarded to significant finishers at the end of the race.

Again, the 5K takes place Saturday, August 13 and goes for 3.1 miles. It starts at 7:30 a.m. while the healthy 100 Kids’ Run starts at 8:45 a.m. Celebration of Running Awards Ceremony is at 9 a.m. in Loch Haven Park, which is located next to the Orlando Science Center. Race starts and ends at the Orlando Science Center located at 777 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803.

The top three male and female, top male and female master, top male and female grand master, top male and female senior grand master and the top three finishers in each age division will receive awards. Registration is now open online at and goes through August 11. Early Registration is now thru Aug. 6: $24 Registration from Aug. 7-12: $28 Registration on Race Day (on-site): $35 (Cash or Check Only) Walkers and runners 17 & under or 65 & over: $15. The Kids Race is free for all children.

Call 407-514-2000 for any information

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