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Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon

August 17, 2024

Ocala, FL

Get ready to unleash your inner Viking and conquer the roads of Ocala, FL on August 17, 2024! The Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon is back, bringing you an epic race like no other. Prepare to sail through the streets, pillage those miles, and leave no stone unturned!
Get ready to unleash your inner Viking and conquer the roads of Ocala, FL on August 17, 2024! The Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon is back, bringing you an epic race like no other. Prepare to sail through the streets, pillage those miles, and leave no stone unturned!
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About The Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling Viking adventure? Look no further than the Viking 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon, taking place on August 17, 2024, in the picturesque city of Ocala, FL. This exciting race promises to transport you back in time to the era of the legendary Vikings, offering a truly unique and unforgettable experience.

Starting promptly at 8:00 AM, the race offers three distance options: 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. All finishers will be rewarded with a superbly designed themed medal, a cherished memento of your Viking conquest. To ensure a seamless experience, packet pickup begins 30 minutes before the race and closes a mere 10 minutes before the start.

The 5K and 10K courses take runners on an invigorating out-and-back journey. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of Ocala as you complete the course once for the 5K and twice for the 10K. If you’re up for a challenge, the Half Marathon course will test your endurance as you conquer it four times.

Apart from the exhilarating race, Ocala offers a host of attractions for both locals and visitors alike. Known as the “Horse Capital of the World,” this charming city boasts vast green spaces, picturesque trails, and world-class equestrian facilities. Explore the Ocala National Forest, immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and culture scene, or unwind amidst breathtaking natural beauty.

In August, Ocala experiences warm and sunny weather, making it an ideal setting for a summer race. The skies will be clear, and temperatures will range from the mid-70s to the low 90s, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable running experience.

So lace up your running shoes, unleash your inner Viking, and join us for an epic adventure in Ocala. Prepare to be swept away by the spirit of the Vikings as you conquer the course and create memories that will last a lifetime. Remember, real Vikings run on August 17, 2024, in Ocala – where the history of legends and the thrill of the race collide!

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