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22nd Annual Track Shack’s Celebration of Running 5K

Presented by Florida Hospital and the Track Shack Foundation

Saturday, August 16, 2014


Times:

7:30 am: 5k (3.1 mi.)

8:45 am: Healthy 100 Kids' Run
9:00 am: Awards Presentation

Location:
Orlando Cultural Park
530 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803

The Celebration of Running 5K is part of a month-long celebration (and sale) at Track Shack. This event kicks off the 37th anniversary for the store and is the first of six premier Orlando running and walking races known as the “Track Shack Running Series.”

Participants from all fitness levels are invited to walk or run the 3.1-mile course located throughout quaint neighborhoods on the outskirts of downtown Orlando. Paid entrants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, a finisher’s medal, ice-cold refreshments, Florida Hospital’s interactive health screenings and special prizes awarded to significant finishers at the end of the race.

Kids' runs are free for all children. Distances range from 100 yards to 1 mile and children will be placed in age appropriate groups. Registration is on race day at race site. The first 125 registered participants will receive a t-shirt. The Kids’ Runs start and finish at the finish line.

Enjoy a scenic route as you celebrate running with Track Shack and support Orlando Science Center at the same time. Proceeds benefit the Science Center through the Track Shack Foundation and will be used to “inspire science learning for life” through informal science education opportunities and engaging experiences for all ages.

Orlando Science Center members save $2.00 on race registration. For discount code check your June 1 Microscope newsletter, or call 407.514.2036. Not a member yet? Click here to join now.

 

Plan your visit! Orlando Science Center is offering a buy one get one free discount on admission exclusively to Celebration of Running 5k participants!  Offer valid August 16 – September 30, 2014. This offer does not include a Hollywood film or laser shows. Watch for a flier in your race packet!

 

For more info and to register, visit the event page at www.trackshack.com.

 

 

One small step for man; one giant leap for science!

For the 22nd straight year, Track Shack's Celebration of Running 5k presented by Florida Hospital benefited Orlando Science Center. More than 2,400 runners woke up early and ran 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) to raise money for science education programs at the Science Center.

Race through the photos and remember that it's never too early to start training for next year!

Photo Credit: RF Photography


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Track Shack's 21st Annual Celebration of Running 5K presented by Florida Hospital is officially in the books! More than 2,400 runners took part to kick off the running season, with this event's proceeds benefiting Orlando Science Center.

It was also host to JoAnn Newman's 5K Challenge, in which the Science Center's President & CEO challenged the community to beat her time for a chance to win a family membership.

Run through the photos and remember that it's never too early to start training for next year!


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Three thousand runners and walkers of all ages laced up their running shoes on Saturday to beat feet for science! Check out these great photos of all the dedicated people who came out for the Track Shack’s Celebration of Running 5K presented by Florida Hospital.

Proceeds of the event, courtesy of the Track Shack Foundation, support the Orlando Science Center’s educational programs and our mission to “inspire science learning for life.” Runners and walkers started at the Orlando Science Center and then enjoyed a scenic 3.1 mile course that wound through some of Orlando’s most beautiful, historic neighborhoods. For more information on the race, visit www.trackshack.com.


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More than 1,500 Running to Support the Orlando Science Center

August 13, 2011

Saturday, August 13 kicked off Track Shack’s annual Grand Prix series with the Celebration of Running 5K at the Orlando Science Center in Loch Haven Park. What you may not know is proceeds from this event benefit the Orlando Science Center and help us promote science education and provide engaging experiences for all ages in the community.

More than 1,500 runners and walkers enjoyed the scenic route through the lovely neighborhoods surrounding Loch Haven Park. Proceeds benefit the Orlando Science Center through the Track Shack Foundation and will be used to promote science education and provide engaging experiences for all ages in the community.

Presented by Florida Hospital and the Track Shack Foundation, the Annual Celebration of Running 5K is the launch of a month long celebration (and sale) at the Track Shack, which commemorates 33 years of business, and kicks off the famous Grand Prix series of races.


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More than 1,700 Running to Support the Orlando Science Center

August 14, 2010

Saturday, August 14 kicked off Track Shack’s annual Grand Prix series with the Celebration of Running 5K at the Orlando Science Center in Loch Haven Park. What you may not know is proceeds from this event benefit the Orlando Science Center and help us promote science education and provide engaging experiences for all ages in the community.

More than 1,700 runners and walkers enjoyed the scenic route through the lovely neighborhoods surrounding Loch Haven Park. Proceeds benefit the Orlando Science Center through the Track Shack Foundation and will be used to promote science education and provide engaging experiences for all ages in the community.

Presented by Florida Hospital and the Track Shack Foundation, the Annual Celebration of Running 5K is the launch of a month long celebration (and sale) at the Track Shack, which commemorates 32 years of business, and kicks off the famous Grand Prix series of races.

 


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