ORLANDO UNIVERSAL AREA (The Mid-Florida Milers suspended the Universal YRE that registers at the Kirkman Rd. Starbucks due to the closing of Universal CityWALK.)

6 & 10 km Walks

AVA Special Programs

6 & 10km walks explore the area in and around Universal Parks & Resorts and the beautifully landscaped Garden Walk which borders the magnificent blue-green CityWalkTM Lagoon waterway. Water taxis ply their trade back and forth from CityWalkTM to resorts such as Loews Portofino Bay. Pass many restaurants and attractions such as Margaritaville. Suitable for strollers and wheelchairs (4 hills). No pets are permitted. Walk in daylight hours. NOTE: The walks include passage through security points: No weapons or sharp objects (such as penknives) are allowed. Event: Y1728. Trail Ratings: 1A.

Contact: Joyce, 407.222.1290, shadesfan@aol.com

DIRECTIONSTo Starbucks at 5555 S.Kirkman Rd: From Tampa I-4E to left Exit 75B, FL435/N.Kirkman Rd.; left at “To FL435 N” sign. Left on Major to FL435. Right .03 mi to Starbucks on the right. From Orlando I-4W to Exit 75B-A for FL435/N, Kirkman Rd. See ALL. From Florida Turnpike to Exit 259, I-4W to Exit 75B-A for FL435/N, Kirkman Rd. ALL: Merge onto Exit 75B Kirkman Rd into 2nd from-right lane, passing Major Blvd for 0.3 mile and right to Starbucks. Starbucks hours 5:30am-9pm daily but Universal Studios opens at 9 am. Walk Box is placed on right near door on the floor. Contact: Joyce, shadesfan@aol.com, 407.222.1290. GPS: 24.4814973,-81.4578845.

Effective September 1 2018, Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club events will cost $3 for every Traditional and Year-Round Event walk and include AVA/IVV credit for those recording walks. Minors under 13 may walk for free if not an AVA/IVV credit walker. There is no change for the 7 Southeast Florida Online Start Box walks that remain at $2 for the instructions and one dollar more for AVA/IVV credit. Club Members may purchase a discount package of 10 coupons for $2/walk ($20) for MFM YRE walks.

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Orlando has 3 walks which are just 7 miles away. Winter Park has beautiful tree-lined streets which is 14 miles away. Ten events in the Orlando area. Two events in The Villages.