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Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon

May 18, 2024

Ocala, FL

Get ready to unleash your inner Viking and conquer the roads of Ocala, FL! The Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon is back on May 18, 2024, and it's time to raid the race course with your fierce determination and unstoppable spirit. Prepare to sail through the streets, leaving no stone unturned on your quest for glory!
Get ready to unleash your inner Viking and conquer the roads of Ocala, FL! The Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon is back on May 18, 2024, and it's time to raid the race course with your fierce determination and unstoppable spirit. Prepare to sail through the streets, leaving no stone unturned on your quest for glory!
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About The Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon

Join us on May 18, 2024, in Ocala, FL, for the exhilarating Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon race! Lace up your running shoes and prepare to conquer these challenging courses while immersing yourself in the rich history of the city.

Beginning at 8:00 AM, the race offers three distances to suit all levels of runners. With packet pickup available 30 minutes before the race, you’ll have plenty of time to prepare and soak in the pre-race atmosphere. Remember, all runners must register on RunSignup; there will be no on-site registration.

Take a peek at the race website to view the course maps. The 5K and 10K courses are invigorating out-and-back routes, allowing you to appreciate the scenic beauty of Ocala. The 10K participants will have the opportunity to experience the course twice, while the Half Marathon runners will complete it an impressive four times.

Not only will you challenge your own limits, but the Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon also offers the chance to win awards. With prestigious prizes for the top three overall male and female finishers, the race promotes friendly competition and recognizes outstanding achievements. Additionally, age group awards are given based on series points and awarded at the end of each calendar year.

Now, let’s talk about Ocala! Known as the “Horse Capital of the World,” this charming city boasts picturesque horse farms and beautiful trails, providing a unique backdrop for your race experience. With its warm and inviting community, Ocala will make you feel right at home during your visit.

In May, Ocala experiences pleasant weather with average temperatures ranging from 65-85°F (18-30°C). You’ll find yourself surrounded by lush greenery and clear skies, providing the ideal setting for a memorable race.

So, don’t wait any longer! Lace up those shoes, embrace the Viking spirit, and let’s conquer Ocala together. Prepare for an epic adventure that’ll leave you feeling accomplished and fulfilled. Remember, running is not just about the finish line; it’s about the journey! See you at the Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon, where heroic feats await you!

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