Mid-Florida Milers Traditional Events

Traditional Events are walking events with designated start time ranges. Don't worry though...you still walk them at your own pace!

2020 Walks

February

29 February 2020 Orlando Lake Eola Heights
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Walk the USA A to Z: O, Little Free Libraries.

DESCRIPTION: This is a Traditional (one day) event. Arrive at Marks Street Senior Center and register between 8:30-9:30. Finish by 1230. The route includes the new overpass over Colonial, to Downtown, and continues through Lake Eola Heights, Park Lake and North Quarter areas. There are Little Free Library along the route. Restrooms at the start and 7/11. The trails are acceptable for strollers and wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: SE20/116096. Trail Ratings: 1A. Afterwards, lunch follows at the City Pub one and one-half blocks away located at 861 North Orange Ave. (walk directions in Route Instructions). Leave vehicles at Mark St. Senior Center. Please email Sharon at palmtreesax@gmail.com if you are coming. (so we may let the restaurant know). For information, call Mike at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To Marks St. Senior Center, 99 E Marks St., from Daytona/Sanford on I-4W, take Exit 83, Colonial Dr./FL50 (new exit much earlier). Left on Colonial Dr. and merge to left lane. From Disney via I-4E use Exit 83A, Amelia; go straight at bottom of ramp. Keep right and turn right at next light onto Colonial Dr. (FL50E) See All. From SR 408W/E exit east toward Daytona onto I-4E. Use Exit 83A, Amelia; straight at bottom of ramp. Keep right and turn right at next light onto Colonial (FL50E). ALL: Left on Magnolia at 2nd traffic light, a one-way street. Left at first light, Marks St., to Senior Center immediately on right. Questions on day of the event, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.5573616,-81.3775669.

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March

7 March 2020 Orlando Avalon Park at Publix
EVENT: 5/10K walk

START: Register between 8:30 and 10 am.

AVA Special Programs: Walking the USA A to Z:O.

Detailed Description and Directions: Lunch follows at Pesaro's Pizzeria & Ristorante after the 5K and 10k walks. The Ristorante is located in the same shopping center and is at the north end of the center (and you past at the beginning of the walk). Please RSVP to Sharon palmtreesax@gmail.com so we can provide a count by 4 March. Description and Directions

INFORMATION: call Mike at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

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21 March 2020 Winter Park AMTRAK Station
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Walk the USA A to Z: O, Ice Cream Parlors.

DESCRIPTION: Register between 8:30-9:00 am for the 5 and 10km walk routes that on beautiful Park Ave., Central Park, Rollins College (5K) and Lake Maitland (10km). The walk allows strollers and wheelchairs. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish and Lakemont YMCA (10km) only. Leashed pets are allowed (except in Parks). Trail rated 1A. Carry water for your safety. For information, call Mike at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To 148 E Morse Ave. Winter Park from Orlando take I-4E to Exit 87, Fairbanks Ave. Turn right (left from I-4/W) for 1.8 miles into Winter Park. Turn left on New York Ave. Turn right on Morse Ave. and right into parking. From east on SR417S use exit 38, Aloma Ave, and Café turn right (left from SR417N) for 6.2 mi. From SR436N turn left on Aloma Ave (right from SR436S) for 3.1 mi. Turn right on New YorkAve. Turn right on Morse Ave. and right into parking. Questions on day of event, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.5977164,-81.3518508.

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28 March 2020 Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Lunch at the Maitland Library
DESCRIPTION: 10 am to 1pm. The offices of President and Secretary are to be elected. Attendance is desired (e.g. needed) by all 58 active memberships to help the club move forward. The annual meeting program includes discussions of club costs, participation status, how to use YREs including local, out of the area, and Online Start Boxes. A remote discussion with an AVA executive is potentially included. We will have the Maitland Walk Box there for those walking after the meeting and pot luck.

DIRECTIONS: To the library at 501 Maitland Ave S, from I-4 use exit 90A, Maitland Blvd. and go 1 mile. Turn right on Maitland Ave. Go 1 mile and right on Ventris. Parking across the tracks and right into Park. Alternately pass Ventris and right into Lake Lily to park. Questions on day of the event, call 407.304.6394.

April

1 April 2020 Orlando Kirkman Starbucks (Supporting the American Heart Association)
EVENT: 6/10K walk

START: Register between 9:30 and 10 am.

AVA Special Programs: Walk the USA A to Z: O, Ice Cream Parlors.

Detailed Description and Directions: Description and Directions Walk in support of the American Heart Assn. National Walking Day starting a month of focus on walking and AVA’s National Walking Week. AHA Donations accepted at the start. Register between 9:30-10ish (traffic) for a walk through residential areas and Universal CityWalk. Pets are not allowed. Security processing at entrances. Walk fee is $3 per participant and children under 13 are free, if not credit walkers. Wheelchairs and strollers OK. Trail Rating 1A. Event Y1758. Please carry water. Registration is in front of Starbucks. Park in the lot behind Starbucks and the Ale House. Additional Information: call Mike at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

4 April 2020 Orlando Downtown from Beardall Sr. Ctr.
EVENT: 6/10K walk

START: Register between 9:00 and 9:30 am.

AVA Special Programs: Walk the USA A to Z: O, Little Free Libraries, Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk, Rockin' Around the Clock.

Detailed Description and Directions: Description and Directions Restrooms available after Center opens at 9 am. America’s Walking Club designated the 1st week in April as National Walking Week. Walk with us as we join our 200+ sister clubs this week. Register between 9:00-9:30 am. Walk fee is $3 per participant and children under 13 are free. These popular 6 & 10 km walks are suitable for strollers and harder for wheelchairs - some streets have no sidewalks. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: Y0152. Trail Ratings: 1A. Additional information: call JoAnne at 407.706.3034. beachfan10478651@aol.com. beachfan10478651@aol.com. The start is at the rear of the Center off Bay Street. If parked in front, stroll to the rear.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

18 April 2020 Sanford Willow Tree Cafe
EVENT: 6/10K walk and Lunch

START: Register between 9:00 and 10 am. Finish by 1 pm.

AVA Special Programs: Walk the USA A to Z: S, Little Free Libraries, Rockin' Around the Clock, Ice Cream Parlors.

Detailed Description and Directions: Description and Directions We return to the vibrant Sanford area for great food in historic Sanford that has been energized by the Willow Tree Cafe. The town businesses have grown as has the Cafe with a new bar area from Germany (The Lodge) and other improvements. Join us. Register from 9-10 am for the 6/10K walk and please RSVP for lunch afterwards to palmtreesax@gmail.com. We expect 40+ to enjoy the food and friendship. Suitable for strollers and harder for wheelchairs, some streets have no sidewalks. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: 116098. Trail Ratings: 1A. Additional information: caMike, 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com. Additional information: call Mike at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

November

6-8 November 2020 WAF 30 Daytona Beach
FLYER: WAF 30 Flyer

Remember to walk the 10 fine permanent Year Round Events in the Orlando area, many shaded for a cooler walking experience: Celebration (2), International Drive, Lake Buena Vista/Disney Springs, Maitland, Orlando (3), Universal, Winter Park.




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