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

August

15 August 2020 Altamonte Springs Westmonte Park (opens at 8)
EVENT: 5/10K walk

START: Register between 8:45 and 9:30 am.

Detailed Description and Directions: Walk on the shaded Seminole-Wekiva Trail from near its southern start. Pass Sandlando Tennis Center and meander through the local residential areas. Walk fee is $3 per participant and children under 13 are free without credit. These popular 6 and 10 km walks are suitable for strollers and harder for wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: 116621. Trail Ratings: 1A. To the park at 624 Bills Ln. from I-4 use exit 92, Altamonte Springs/Semoran/FL436W. Go left from I-4E/right from I-4W. Go 1 mi. Pass Montgomery and right after Congo River Golf and Chuck E. Cheese on Spring Oaks Blvd. From Apopka on FL436E/Semoran cross FL434 and go 0.9 mi. Left at U-Haul on Spring Oaks Blvd. Both follow Spring Oaks for 0.6 mile to park on the left at Bills Ln.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

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29 August 2020 The Villages at TownePlace Suites
EVENT: 5/10K walk

START: Register between 9 and 9:45 am.

Detailed Description and Directions: The walks are on sidewalks and multi-modal trails providing views of the Spanish Springs Town Square, gardens, residential, business, and athletic areas of The Villages. Walk fee is $3 per participant and children under 13 are free without credit. These popular 6 and 10 km walks are suitable for strollers and harder for wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: Y1433. Trail Ratings: 1A (very small hills mostly on pavement). Additional information, Gerry, toadnfrog@live.com.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394. To Towne Place Suites at 1141 Alonzo Ave. From Gainesville on I-75 S. use Exit 341, County Rd. 484. Turn left, cross County Rd. 475 and US 301 to US 27/441. Turn right on US 27/441 to Avenida Central in Lady Lake. Turn right on Avenida Central, cross Paige Pl., **ALL turn left on Alonzo Ave. to Towne Place Suites. From Tampa on I-75 N use exit 329, State Rd. 44. Turn right on State Rd. 44. Turn left on US 301. Turn right on County Rd. 466 to Buena Vista Blvd. Turn left on Buena Vista Blvd. to roundabout at El Camino Real. Turn right on El Camino Real to roundabout at Morse Blvd. Take second exit at Paige Pl. to Avenida Central. Turn right on Avenida Central to Alonzo Ave. **above. From Orlando on Florida's Turnpike N. to Exit 304, Wildwood. Turn right on US 301 to County Rd. 466. Turn right on County Rd. 466 to Buena Vista Blvd.. Turn left on Buena Vista Blvd. to roundabout at El Camino Real. Turn right on El Camino Real to roundabout at Morse Blvd. Take second exit at Paige Pl. to Avenida Central. Turn right on Avenida Central to Alonzo Ave. **above. From Leesburg & Orlando on US 441/27N turn left on 2nd Avenida Central (after passing under "The Villages" golf cart overpass) in Lady Lake, left on Paige Pl. and right into hotel.

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September

5 September 2020 Winter Springs, Central Winds Park
EVENT: 5/10K walk

START: Register between 8:30 and 9:15 am.

Description: Restrooms available at Start and on 10K. Register between 8:30-9:15am. Walk fee is $3 per participant and children under 13 are free without credit. The 5 and 10 km walks are within the Park, on the Cross Seminole Trail and a new development area. These walks are suitable for strollers but not wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: 117081. Trail Ratings: 1B (roots on dirt paths though a majority on sidewalks/Trails). Additional information: Mike, 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

Directions: The Park is at 1000 Central Winds Dr. (off FL 434) Winter Springs. From Orlando us I-4E and exit at No. 94, Winter Springs. Right (Left from I-4W) on FL434E for 7.4 miles to entrance on the left. From FL417N (toll) use exit 44. Left for 3 mi to entrance just past City Hall on the right. Both left at "T" continuing into park straight (large field on the left) to end of parking lot. Left at round about. Use 2d exit road into pavilion/playground area to Start.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

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10 September 2020 AVA Fund Raiser (Big Give)
TIMES: For Eastern Time: 10:15am, 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 12:15am on 11 September.

FLYER: AVA Big Give Flyer

19 September 2020 Maitland at Walgreens Drugs
EVENT: 6/10K walk

START: Register between 8:30 and 9:15 am.

Description: Join us as we walk in the delightful city of Maitland; register between 8:30-9:15 where we follow the COVID 19 distancing and other guidelines of the governments. Walk fee is $3 per participant and children under 13 are free without credit. You must wear a mask during registration. The walk is in residential areas, passes the Maitland Art Center, and along lakes. It's still warm, carry water and we have bottled water for a small donation at CPs. These walks are suitable for strollers but not wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Please carry water. Event: Y1124. Trail Ratings: 1A (sidewalks and level terrain). Additional information: Mike, 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

Directions: GPS: 28.6254765,-81.3631535 To 310 S. Orlando Ave.; From Orlando on I-4E take Exit 90A-B (FL414, Maitland Blvd., Apopka). Then use Exit 90A, (Maitland Blvd., Sandspur). From Daytona on I-4W take the exit marked 90C-B-A, (FL414, Maitland Blvd., Lake Destiny). Stay to the left using Exit 90A-B, (FL414, Maitland Blvd.) and finally exit at 90A, (FL414 East, Maitland Blvd.) *BOTH: Go to 2nd light, Maitland Ave. and turn right for 1.3 miles to Packwood (1 block past light at Horatio). Left on Packwood past fire station on left, cross US 17-92, and right into Walgreens parking lot.

Questions on the day of the event: call 407.304.6394.

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November

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

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




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