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!

2017 Walks

July

29 July 2017 Orlando Lakes @Beardall Sr. Ctr.
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Take a Walk In a City Park, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Points of Reference, Food For Thought, Honoring our Flag, National Register of Historic Places, Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Trekking With the Trees, You'll Never Walk Alone, Walking the USA A - Z: O.

DESCRIPTION: The Center opens at 9; register afterwards. The 5 and 10K walk registration is between 9:00-9:30. Walk instructions have info on homes and buildings on the walk routes. You will walk on downtown and/or residential areas south of town. See historic downtown Orlando, new Arts Center, art projects, Lake Eola, and the County Courthouse. The large fountain in Lake Eola, constructed in 1957 and completely refurbished in 2011 provides a nightly light show with music. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Trail Ratings: 1A. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To the Beardall Senior Center at 800 N Delaney From I-4W, use exit 82B, Anderson. Left to Orange. Right on Orange & go to 3rd light, Gore. Left, then left at Delaney to 1st left on Bay St. From I-4E use exit 82B. Left on Anderson St. Right on Orange go to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at Delaney to 1st left on Bay St.. From SR 408W use exit 11A, Rosalind. Stay in left lane to Orange. Left on Orange to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at Delaney to 1st left on Bay St. From SR408E use exit 10C, Downtown. Stay in left lane to Delaney. Right on Delaney to Bay just before light. Info on day of event, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.5316611, -81.3755015.

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August

5 August 2017 Waterfront Inn, Lake Sumter Landing--The Villages
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Walking the USA A - Z: V.

DESCRIPTION: Register between 8:30-9:15 am for the 5K & 10K (3.1 & 6.2 mi) walk routes starting at Waterfront Inn. PLEASE NOTE: Though the registration start/finish is at the Waterfront Inn, PLEASE do not park in the hotels front parking lot. There are plenty of other parking lots nearby, and we have promised the Hotel General Manager we will not use the front parking lot. Help us keep good relations with our Volkssport partners. The walk accommodates strollers and wheelchairs. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish and Recreation Centers. Leashed pets are allowed. Trail rated 1A. Please carry water. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: The Villages The Waterfront Inn is at 1105 Lake Shore Drive, hours 7m-6pm daily. From Orlando use FL408W to the Turnpike to exit 304. Turn right on US 301. Go 5.8 mi to County Rd 472. Turn right for 2 mi. At Buena Vista Blvd. turn right for 3.5 mi. Turn left on Old Mill Run to Inn on left. From US 441N go left at County Rd. 466 in Lady Lake 2.9 mi. Turn left on Morse Blvd. across bridge to first round about. Turn right on Old Mill to The Waterfront Inn on right. From I75N/S use exit 329, FL44, and turn right from south (left from north). Turn left on US 301 and go 5.8 mi. Turn right on Cty Rd 472 for 2 mi. At Buena Vista Blvd. turn right for 3.5 mi. Turn left on Old Mill Run to Inn on left. Information on day of walk, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.9096186, -81.9780424.

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19 August 2017 Urbain 40 Restaurant, Dellagio Plaza, off Sand Lake Rd.
AVA Special Programs: 6/10K walk: Points of Reference, Trekking with Trees, Walk USA St by St, You'll Never Walk Alone, USA A to Z: O.

START TIME: 10K: register between 9-9:30 am, walk at 9:30; FINISH by noon. 6K: 9:30-10 am, walk at 10. FINISH by noon.

LUNCH: Noon. We need preregistration/payment by 15 August for response to the restaurant. See below for registration.

MEETING: 1pm. We need a quorum of members for elections and motions. Please attend and see how we can grow club activities. Early membership renewals before 1 July are entered in a drawing for a gift card but you must attend the meeting to win.

DESCRIPTION: There will be 6 and 10 Km Guided Walk walk groups. A guided walk is conducted without instructions and volunteers lead and trail the group. This is a fun way to meet more members. The walks are in the Bay Hill area on residential Streets. Lots of shade. Please note walk group times. 10K walkers register between 9-9:30 am and walk at 9:30. If you arrive late, please walk with 6K. 6K walkers register between 9:30-10 am and walk at 10. Do not arrive late. For lunch please sign up on line and pay prepayment of $18.15 at a walk or mail check to Mid-Florida Milers to 26807 River Watch, Leesburg, FL 32748 by 13 August so it arrives by the 15th; we will pay by single check to avoid taxes. Lunch choices are: Urbain 40 hamburger, parmigiano chicken bianco, and Bolognese beef and pork (advise of dietary issues when paying). Lunch is about noon when walkers return, and is followed by the meeting. Wheelchairs and strollers are accommodated and pets are allowed but not in the restaurant. Trail rated 1A. Please carry water. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To Urbain 40 at Dellagio Plaza, 8000 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando, use I-4E/W to Exit 74A. Right from I-4W and left from I-4E passing Turkey Lake and Dr. Phillips. Just past Della Dr. turn right into Dellagio. Turn left at 2d garage entrance and drive to far end. Go to the back elevator (KEATOR is written on the elevator); take elevator to the first floor. If you use one of the other 2 elevators, take it to the 1st floor. Follow walk signs to fountain in front of Urbain 40. Registration is on the patio. The 10K guided walk registration begins at 9:00 and walk promptly at 9:30; the 6K guided walk registration begins at 9:30 starts and walk promptly at 10:00. Information on day of walks, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.4507984,-81.4936277.

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September

2 September 2017 Orlando North @ Marks St. Sr. Ctr.
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Boardwalks, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Lady Liberty Special Program, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A to Z: O.

DESCRIPTION: Register between 8:30-9:00 am for the 5K & 10K walk routes starting at the Senior Center and walk to the Loch Haven Park, Mead Garden, and antique row on Orange Ave. The walk accommodates strollers and wheelchairs. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish, Fresh Market,Panera, and Mead Garden. Leashed pets are allowed. Trail rated 1A. Please carry water. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To 99 East Marks St., Orlando, from Daytona via I4W use Exit 84, Ivanhoe Blvd Turn right at the bottom of the ramp. Go straight on Legion Place and merge into Orange Ave., a one-way street. Keep left and turn left onto Marks St. The Senior Center parking lot is on the left after the apartment building. The Senior Center is the large pink building. From Disney/Tampa via I4E to Orlando use Exit 83A, Amelia St. Go straight at the bottom of the ramp. Keep right and turn right at the next light onto Colonial Drive (SR50E). Turn left at the second traffic light onto Magnolia Ave. a one-way street. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Marks St. and the Senior Center on your right. Park in the lot. GPS: 28.5573616,-81.3775669.

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16 September 2017 Montverdes Kirk Community Center
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Points of Reference, Lakes and Reservoirs, USA A to Z: M.

DESCRIPTION: Walk and lunch (RSVP on web site you are attending. If you wish bring a side dish or dessert, list what it is in the sign up comment section). $5 donation for lunch at walk. Register between 8:30-10:00 am for the 5 & 10 km walks in Montverde. Walk in this hilltop town overlooking Lake Apopka from the west. Walk in a residential areas and pass historic Montverde Academy. Trail rated 1A. The walk accommodates strollers but wheelchairs with difficulty. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish. Pets are not recommended. Please carry water. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To the start at Kirk Community Center at 17436 Division St, Montverde, FL 34756 use FL-408 W (toll) from and follow FL-408 W and Florida's Turnpike north to FL-50W/W Colonial Dr. Take exit 272 from Florida's Turnpike. Turn left on FL-50W/W Colonial Dr. Turn right on Old County Rd 50/Old Hwy 50 E and County Rd 455 to Division St in Montverde. Turn right on Division to the community Center. GPS: 28.6002662,-81.67329.

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30 September 2017 Orlando Downtown @Beardall Sr. Ctr.
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: See complete list on MFM website, YRE page.

DESCRIPTION: The Center opens at 9; register afterwards. The 5 and 10K walk registration is between 9:00-9:30. Walk instructions have local info on walk routes. You will walk on downtown and residential sidewalks. See historic downtown Orlando, Lake Eola, art projects downtown, and the County Courthouse. The large fountain in Lake Eola was constructed in 1957 and completely refurbished in 2011. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Trail Ratings: 1A. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To the Beardall Senior Center at 800 N Delaney From I-4W, use exit 82B, Anderson. Left to Orange. Right on Orange & go to 3rd light, Gore. Left on Gore then left on Delaney to 1st left on Bay St. From I-4E use exit 82B. Left on Anderson St. Right on Orange go to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at Delaney to 1st left on Bay St.. From SR 408W use exit 11A, Rosalind. Stay in left lane to Orange. Left on Orange to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at Delaney to 1st left on Bay St. From SR408E use exit 10C, Downtown. Stay in left lane to Delaney. Right on Delaney to Bay just before light. Information on day of walk, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.5316611,-81.3755015.

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October

27-29 October 2017 WAF-St. Augustine Southern Oaks Inn
AVA Special Programs: Info is forthcoming.

START TIME: Info is forthcoming.

Information: Walk information is forthcoming. Hotel registration is available NOW. Southern Oaks Inn, 904.342.2354. Say Walk Around Florida when making registration. Rate is $119 pernight plus tax. Please read the WAF 27 flyer for information concerning hotel registration, Babalu. Hotel Registration Info

DESCRIPTION: Info is forthcoming.

DIRECTIONS: Info is forthcoming. For information email/call John McClellan, johnmc82@cfl.rr.com, 781.686.0660.

Remember to walk the 9 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), Winter Park.




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