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Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K

December 16, 2023

Mount Dora, FL

Get ready to conquer the hills and take a scenic jog through the charming streets of Mount Dora, FL! Join us on December 16, 2023, for the Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K, where you'll experience a runner's paradise amidst breathtaking views. This race is a peak-erfect way to make memories and chase your goals!
Get ready to conquer the hills and take a scenic jog through the charming streets of Mount Dora, FL! Join us on December 16, 2023, for the Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K, where you'll experience a runner's paradise amidst breathtaking views. This race is a peak-erfect way to make memories and chase your goals!
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About The Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K

The Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K, scheduled for December 16th and 17th, 2023, is an event that any half marathon runner won’t want to miss. Held in the charming town of Mount Dora, Florida, this race offers a stunning course with tree-lined vistas of waterfront neighborhoods and scenic lake-hugging roadways. As the sun rises, runners will be treated to the graceful sway of Spanish moss and the shimmering reflection of sunlight on the lake’s surface.

The race features two options: a 5K on Saturday and a half marathon on Sunday. The half marathon starts at Elizabeth Evans Park, located at 100 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora, promising a unique and memorable running experience due to its gentle rolling hills. The course is USATF certified (#FL12108EBM) and will be closed to vehicular traffic during the event.

In addition to the beautiful course, the Mount Dora Half Marathon & 5K provides a range of amenities and perks for participants. All finishers, irrespective of their finishing time, will receive custom finisher medals to commemorate their achievement. There will also be awards for top overall male and female participants, as well as top finishers in various age groups.

Furthermore, this event supports worthy causes, with a portion of the proceeds going towards the FFA of Mount Dora High School and the Run 4 a Cause Foundation. By participating in this race, runners are not only challenging themselves but also contributing to the development of disadvantaged youth through local sports programs.

As for the weather, December in Mount Dora typically offers runners comfortable running conditions. With mild temperatures and calm breezes, this race promises to be a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

Come and join us in Mount Dora for the Half Marathon & 5K, where you’ll discover picturesque views, a welcoming community, and an unforgettable race. Lace up your running shoes and get ready for a weekend filled with camaraderie, accomplishment, and the joy of running. See you at the starting line!

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