Run for the Trees Jeannette Genius McKean Memorial 5k




7:30 AM

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Run for the Trees Jeannette Genius McKean Memorial 5k

T-shirt & Trees

Entrants will receive a commemorative unisex t-shirt AND a yaupon hollies tree sapling.
T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed on the day of the race.

Run for the Trees 5k is a cupless race! 

Together with the City of Winter Park, Track Shack is producing the Run for the Trees 5k “cupless".  Approximately 3600 non-recyclable waxed cups will be diverted from the landfill.  Are you with us?!  Read how it works! 


At registration and bib pick-up runners and walkers have the option of receiving a complimentary UltrAspire cup to use during the race.  Uses of individual hand-held or belt wearing hydration systems are encouraged!

• Stands on its own even when pre-filled
• 100% Silicone
• Faster through aid stations with less spill
• Highly flexible, springs open for use, lightweight, quick stowing in minimal space
• Easy to hold, feels nice in the hand and soft on the lips
• Holds a full 7 oz of cold or hot fluids 
• Dishwasher safe and easy to clean 
• Durable, taste and odor free 

Self-Serve Water Stations

Participants will quickly fill their UltrAspire from coolers with high-flow, high-volume spigots.  Volunteer assistance and fluids will be available before, during and after the race.   

About the City of Winter Park and Keep Winter Park Beautiful   

In keeping with the City of Winter Park's sustainability initiatives, a grant was submitted to FDOT and Keep America Beautiful to begin the cup-free program to the Run for the Trees 5k. To learn more about Keep Winter Park Beautiful and City of Winter Park’s Sustainability Action Plan, please visit

"Green" Awards

Due to the "nature" of this event, the top 3 overall male and top 3 overall female, top male and female master, the top 3 male and female in each age group will receive a “Prize Tree” (species to be determined due to availability). 
Winners are expected to take their “Prize Tree” home on the day of the race or winners can pick up their “Prize Tree” post event from Mead Gardens (between 7:00 am – 3:00 pm) by May 4, 2018.  All Prize Trees NOT claimed by May 4, 2018 will be repurposed in the City of Winter Park.

If you have any questions, please contact the City of Winter Park Urban Forestry department at 407-599-3325.

Kids' Run

Free to all children. Distances will range from 100 yards to 400 yards and children will be placed in age appropriate groups. Registration is available on race day at the race site. Ribbons to all finishers.

Event Photography

Visit to view race day photos. Participants will be notified by email when photos are ready for viewing!

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