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!
21 July 2018 Your choice: Orlando (3 walks), Winter Park, Maitland, Wekiwa Springs SP
Start: : Between 8-8:30 am all except Orlando Downtown/South that are 9:00-9:30 am.
DESCRIPTION: WALKS (not group walks) - Take the family, friends, grandkids, yourself to a new walking location/route. Please NOTE: We also have a traditional Guide Bike Event on 21 July in Oviedo.
DIRECTIONS: Use the web site or our YRE Brochure.
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21 July 2018 Oviedo Black Hammock Trailhead
AVA Special Programs: 25K Guided Bike: Bridges, Points of Reference, Walk the USA A to Z: O.
DESCRIPTION: Park opens at dawn. Join us and register between 8-8:30 This 25K event rides west on the Cross Seminole Trail and back to the Oviedo Town House Restaurant for brunch before finishing at the trailhead. Restroom available at start and Central Winds Park. Helmet required. Water required - suggest you carry 2 waters or hydrating pack for your safety. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.304.6394. mlanpher@gmailcom.
DIRECTIONS: The Trailhead is at 1020 Jetta Point, Winter Springs, FL 32708. From Orlando on FL408E use Exit 18, FL417N/Sanford. Exit at #44/SR434. Left on SR434W and left very quickly into The Watermark at Vistawilla. Left immediately onto Jetta Point. From Daytona/Sanford use SR417S for 11 miles to Exit 44. Right and left very quickly into The Watermark at Vistawilla. Left immediately onto Jetta Point. From I-4E/W use Exit 94/Longwood/Winter Springs. Turn right from eastbound and left from westbound for 10.3 miles to Trailhead on right just after Speedway and before SR417 overpass. Right into The Watermark at Vistawilla. Left immediately onto Jetta Point. Park in lot. Trail rated 1A. Info on day of walk, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.6891078,-81.2304171.
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4 August 2018 Celebration Starbucks
AVA Special Programs: 6/11K walk: Boardwalks, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A – Z: C.
DESCRIPTION: Registration is between 8:30-9 am. Nice 6 or 11km walk of new Celebration #2 by lakes, a city park, and golf course with very nice homes and landscaping. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish only. Leashed pets are allowed. Carry water for your safety. For information call Mike at 407.695.9181.
DIRECTIONS: To Starbucks Coffee at 715 Bloom St. from Daytona/Orlando on I-4W take Exit 64, bear left to Kissimmee exit onto US 192E to Celebration Av. Turn right on Celebration Av. From Tampa on I-4E take Exit 64, Kissimmee, right on US 192E, & then right on Celebration Av. From Kissimmee on US 192W turn left on Celebration Av. From east Orlando on SR 417S take exit 2, Celebration Av. and turn left. ALL enter Celebration and go to 1st stop sign & turn left to Front St. Turn right to Starbucks at Bloom St. Park in any available place.
Trail rated 1A. Info on day of walk, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.3176718,-81.541410.
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18 August 2018 Tibet-Butler Preserve, FL 535
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Boardwalks, Food for Thought, Points of Reference, Walk in a City Park, Walk the USA A-Z: O.
DESCRIPTION: Register between 8:30-10 am and walk 5 or 10km in this pristine preserve. It is the home of the Vera Carter Environmental Center which provides a variety of exhibits and displays. Hike on miles of trails and support available environmental programs. The preserve opens at 8 am. Pets are not allowed. Wheelchairs are not recommended and larger strollers should be OK. Restrooms at start only. Info, call 407.695.9181.
DIRECTIONS: To Tibet-Butler at 8777 Winter Garden Vineland Rd, Orlando, from Orlando use I-4W to exit 68, Lake Buena Vista. Right onto FL 535N. Left at second light onto Winter Garden-Vineland Rd. for 6.5 miles to preserve on the right. Start is near the environmental center. Info on day of walk, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.4404019,-81.5391246.
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Remember to walk the 10 fine permanent Year Round Events in the Orlando area, many shaded for a cooler walking experience: Altamonte Springs Mall, Celebration (2), Lake Buena Vista, Maitland, Orlando (3), Wekiwa Springs State Park, Winter Park.