Track Shack's Celebration of Running 5k Presented by Florida Hospital

Track Shack's Celebration of Running 5k Presented by Florida Hospital




Orlando, FL   7:30 AM

Date, Time & Location

Saturday, August 19, 2017
7:30 am: 5k (3.1 mi.)
8:45 am: Florida Hospital for Children Kids' Run
9:00 am: Awards Presentation

Orlando Cultural Park
530 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803

About this Race

Celebrate with a MEDAL, GENDER SPECIFIC TECH-T and a post-race party… Track Shack's 25th Annual Celebration of Running 5k kicks off the Florida running season, the anniversary of Track Shack Running Series and the Store. The Series and the Store have been around for 40 years!

Safety is our first priority!

Bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be prohibited from the race course. The use of headphones is discouraged. 

Walker Friendly Events

Keeping Central Florida Fit is our mission. Walkers are encouraged to participate in all Track Shack races. Municipalities require that road ways are clear of participants and opened as soon as the race is complete. That is why a maximum pace of 16 minutes per mile is set. If the pace isn't maintained, race officials will ask you to move to the sidewalk to re-open the roadways.

Stroller Restrictions

• Stroller/jogger operators start behind designated stroller signage.
• Stroller/jogger operators may walk/jog no faster than 15 minute per mile, a safe operating speed. If your speed goes faster than 15 minutes per mile pace, you may be disqualified.
• Stroller/jogger operators must yield the right of way to runners. Stroller/Joggers can tip easily and cannot turn quickly. Please do not weave through packs of runners. 

  • Event capacity: 2,400

  • Online registration available until 7:30 am on race day (if the race doesn't sell out).

  • Not sure if you are already registered? Confirm your registration >>

Entry Fees

Through Aug. 5


Aug. 6 - Aug. 18 


Race day at race site


17 & under and 65 & over

Through Aug. 18: $10 OFF

Race day at race site: $45 

Virtual Race (Register by August 18)
No discounts apply


Florida Hospital employees receive a $2 discount. Employee ID must accompany paper registration. Coupon code is required for online registration. NOTE: Code distributed by Florida Hospital. Contact:

Orlando Science Center members save $2.00 on race registration. For discount code check your June 1 Microscope enewsletter, or call 407.514.2036.  

Bib/Shirt Pick-Up & e-Race Packet

Race bib and t-shirt available at Track Shack and at the race site on race morning. Track Shack is located at 1104 N. Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803. Email:

Participants will receive an e-Race packet (directly to their inbox) with all the good and helpful race info including the course map, race instructions, special offers and race promotions.
If you are picking up for 3 or more participants, please bring a reusable bag. 

Wednesday, Aug. 16 - Friday, Aug. 18

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Race day at race site

Starting at 6:00 am

Tech Shirts

All entrants will receive this awesome, gender specific Greenlayer Sports micro mesh fabric tech tee. View sizing chart  >>
Sizes are not guaranteed on race day registration.

Finishers Medal and Certificate

To celebrate and commemorate Track Shack's anniversary, each 5k finisher will receive a finisher's medal and a finisher's certificate.

Register today! Registration is limited to 2,400 entrants.

Visit the Florida Hospital Tents  

We are so happy you’ve made the choice to take part in this race and we’re here for you every step of the way!
• Pre and post-race stretching & foam rolling! 
• A free screening by one of our Physical Therapists.  
For more information on how you can see a Physical Therapist without a physician referral, please visit

Kids' runs are free for all children. Distances range from 100 yards to 1 mile and children will be placed in age appropriate groups. Registration is on race day at race site. Free t-shirts in youth & toddler sizing are available to registered participants on a first come, first served basis. All participants receive a finisher’s ribbon!  

Virtual Race

Can’t make it to the race but still want to experience the excitement and achievement?  Sign up to run the virtual race!

• Register online by Aug. 18th
• Race capacity is set at: 2,400
• Friday before the race, we’ll email a race bib.

Here’s how to run a virtual race:

• Run or walk the distance wherever you are 
• Break your run up into multiple sessions
• Run on a treadmill
• Post a photo and share your virtual race experience on your social media hashtag #CelebrationofRunning. This is optional but fun!
• So easy! Then just wait for your medal and t-shirt to arrive by mail within two weeks following 

Plan to see the OSC!

Orlando Science Center members save $2.00 on race registration. For discount code check your July 1 Microscope enewsletter, or call 407.514.2158. Not a member yet? Click here to join now.

Event Photography

Be sure to wear your bib number on the front using all four pins so that it's visible to photographers! Visit to view race day photos. Participants will be notified by email when photos are ready for viewing! 


Runners and walkers will kick off the Track Shack Running Series on this 3.1 mile route that starts at the spectacular Orlando Cultural Park; passing by Track Shack and two beautiful lakes, Lake Highland and Lake Formosa, while enjoying two water stops and DJ entertainment along the route and receiving a stunning medal at the finish line!

Course Entertainment

Two awesome entertainment spots: Quinn Shaw will be jamming on the Djembe around Ferris Ave. and DJ Paul Spivey will be spinning some tunes in front of Track Shack; wave when you run by!

Event Location

Orlando Cultural Park
530 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803

Located one-half mile east of I-4 (exit 85) on Princeton St. in downtown Orlando.

Parking Options

Florida Hospital garage on Alden Road north of Princeton St.

Florida Heart Group
1613 North Mills Avenue 
Orlando, Florida 32803

Florida Urology Associates
1812 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32803

Magruder Eye Institute 
1911 N. Mills Ave. 

By participating you are benefiting the Track Shack Youth Foundation, a local, 501c(3) organization that promotes health and fitness with an emphasis on youth programs.

For 60 years, the Orlando Science Center has been bringing science to life in Central Florida. Through hands-on participant experience, it fosters curiosity, discovery, innovation and intellectual achievement. A visit to the Orlando Science Center creates lifetime memories while building an appreciation of science and technology in our everyday lives. More info »

B-Tag Scoring

The B-Tag by ChronoTrack is the timing device used to score participants. The B-Tag is attached to the back of your runner bib. 

In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your bib is:

  • Clearly visable on the FRONT of the torso.

  • Unaltered or modified. Do not fold or wrinkle or you risk breaking the timing chip.

  • Pinned in all four corners so the timing chip stays flat.

  • Not covered with jackets, water bottles, etc so as not to block the reading of the timing chip.

View B-Tag Instructions >>

Race Results

Same day results available at


Top three male and female, top male and female master, top male and female grand master, top male and female senior grand master, and the top three finishers in each age division will receive awards. The top three overall male and female race walkers and overall male and female youth division 14 and under will receive awards. Any master athlete that places in the overall division receives the overall award.

Age Divisions
















80 and over

Note: ONLY Runners and walkers ages seven and above who wear the designated B-Tag are included in the race results. Eight and above qualify for awards.View TSE policy >> 

Race Walkers

The top three overall male and female race walkers will receive awards. This is a judged race walking competition. Those who wish to compete in the race walking division need to register at the Central Florida Race Walkers’ tent on race day. Same registration procedures and entry fees apply.

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