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!
26 May 2018 Oviedo Library
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AVA Special Programs: 6/10K walk: Boardwalks, Points of Reference, Walk in a city park, Walk the USA St. by St., Walk the USA A to Z: O.
DESCRIPTION: Library opens at 9 am. Register at 9:15 or so. Walk 6 or 10 km in the residential areas around Lake Charm, Sweetwater Park, newer residential areas, and the Cross Seminole Trail. Trail rated 1A. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish & Sweetwater Park. After you finish the walk stop for lunch at the famous Town House Restaurant. Leashed pets are allowed (not in library). Carry water for your safety. For information call Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTIONS: The library is at 310 Division St. From Orlando on SR408E (toll) use Exit 18 onto SR417N/Sanford to Exit 41/Red Bug Lake Rd. Turn right, cross SR426/Aloma and pass Miller's Ale House. Turn left on SR434W and cross Broadway. Pass Post Office and turn right on Franklin St. (light) to roundabout. Take 4th right onto Division St. and the library is on the right. From Sanford use US 17/92 or SR417 Exit 44 to SR 434. Left on SR 434 to Franklin St. Left on Franklin (light) to roundabout. Take 4th right onto Division St. and the library is on the right. Please park to the right toward the rear of the lot. Register in the Meeting Room on the left after library opens at 9 am. Information on day of walk, call 407.304.6394. GPS: 28.6753481,-81.2037269.
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2 June 2018 The Villages, Lake Sumter Landing at Waterfront Inn
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Boardwalk, Points of Reference, City Parks, Ice Cream parlors, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z:V.
DESCRIPTION: Registration is between 8:30-9:30 am. The 5 and 10km self-paced walks are open to anyone and fun for all. The route is on sidewalks and multi-modal recreation trails provides views of the Lake Sumter, Lake Sumter Landing Town Square, gardens, residential, business, and athletic areas of The Villages. The trail is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Please carry water for your safety. Trail Ratings: 1A. For information call Rosemary Barna at 407.920.3174. email@example.com.
DIRECTIONS: The Waterfront Inn is at 1105 Lake Shore Drive. From Orlando use FL408W to the Turnpike and exit at #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 for 2.9 mi. Turn left on Morse Bv. across bridge to first round about. Right on Old Mill Run. Right on Lake Shore Dr. (first right) to The Waterfront Inn on right. From I-75N/S use exit 329, FL 44, and turn right from south (left from north). Turn left on US 301 and go 5.8 mi. Turn right on County Rd 472 for 2 mi. At Buena Vista Bv. turn right for 3.5 mi. Turn left on Old Mill Run. Left on Old Camp Rd. to the Inn. ALL: Do not park in front of the Inn. Information on day of walk, call 317.300.0526. GPS: 28.9096186,-81.9780424.
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16 June 2018 Altamonte Springs, Sanlando Park
AVA Special Programs: 6/10K walk: Boardwalks, Bridges, Points of Reference, Walk the USA St. by St., Walk the USA A to Z: A.
DESCRIPTION: Park opens at 8am. Registration is between 8:30-10 am. With friends, alone, or with your pet walk 6 or 10 km in the Park's woods, on the shaded Seminole-Wekiva Trail, and residential areas along the Little Wekiva River. Leashed pets are allowed. Carry water for your safety. For information call Rosemary Barna at 407.920.3174. firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTIONS: The Park is at 401 W. Highland St. Altamonte Springs. From Orlando on I-4E use Exit 92, Altamonte Springs/Apopka, and turn left. Right immediately on Douglas Ave. after crossing I-4. Left on Highland St. From Sanford take Exit 94, Longwood/Winter Springs. Right on SR 434 and very quickly left to the light on Douglas Ave.. Right on Highland St. Both right into park and immediately right then curve left to start on the left. Info on day of walk, call 407.920.3174. GPS: 28.6757015,-81.3963726.
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7 July 2018 Altamonte Springs, Starbucks
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K walk: Points of Reference, Ice Cream parlors, Walking the USA A - Z:A.
DESCRIPTION: Registration is between 8:30-9:00 am. The 5 & 10km self-paced walks are open to anyone and fun for all. The route is on both Altamonte Springs Mall floors and is air conditioned. The walk is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. Pets are not allowed. You may drive or walk to the mall. If walking, add 2K to your distance. Please carry water. Trail Ratings: 1A. For information call Rosemary Barna at 407.920.3174. email@example.com.
DIRECTIONS: To Altamonte Springs Starbucks at 355 E Altamonte Dr. #1700 on I-4E/W use exit 92, FL436/Semoran Av., turn right (left from I-4W). Merge to left lane and at 3d light turn left into Renaissance Center then immediately left to Starbucks. Park in lot to right. Info on day of walk, call 407.920.3174. GPS: 28.663627,-81.3805121.
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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.
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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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.