Race the Tortoise 5K

High Springs, FL

9th Annual Race the Tortoise 5K

Hosted by the Friends of O'Leno Inc


Pre-Entry Fee thru Feb 17, 2018 is $20

Late and Race day entry is $25

Children under 14 years and under will be $10 at all times

Online registration closes on 3/2/2018 at 9am EST

The park entry fee is waived for all race participants. Sorry, no refunds

COURSE : Certified (FL09012EBM) Out and back on the paved park roads. Water, Gatorade and Port-o-lets at the halfway point and at the finish line.

T-shirts guaranteed to PRE-REGISTERED Only. (Feb 17, 2018)

Mail in Registration

Please mail paper registrations to Race Director, Friends of O'Leno, P.O. Box 2879, High Springs, Florida 32655.  Please make your check out to Friends of O'Leno, Inc.

Race day Registration

Race Day Reg will open at 6:45 am in the Dining Hall


You MUST arrive by 7:30 am to enter the park. Park gates will close at this time for the safety of runners. Car pooling is a great help.

RESTRICTIONS: For the safety of all, please no pets, bicycles, skateboards, skates or lawn mowers.

Strollers will be permitted.


Medals to all finishers! Age group Awards are M / F,  3 deep, in 5 year increments, starting at 9 and under through 75 and Over.

PRIZE MONEY: $100 will be awarded for new course records for M / F  overall.

$50 will be awarded to Masters runners for new course records.

Course Records Men 16:09.8 Vladimir Tontchinshki 2012  Female 17:57.7 Lyubov Denisova 2015

Masters Records  Men 16:52.8 Dan Clark 2014       Female    19:28.9 Carol Rowe 2014

Awards will begin promptly at 9:15 in the Dining Hall

Refreshments will also be served post race.

When & Where

Mar 2, 2019


8:00 AM

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