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!

2015 Walks

Walk Around Florida Silver Jubilee @ The Lodge at Gainesville
Reserve your room now: key words Walk Around Florida

  • 23 October afternoon UF walk and social
  • 24 October Paynes Prairie walk, BBQ lunch, & Micanopy walks
  • 24 October social and dinner, Napolatanos
  • 25 October Kanapaha Park walk & lunch

Get the preregistration information in the Events Brochure section of this web page or at the WAF 25 Facebook Page or Happy Wanderers, Mid Florida, or Suncoast Sandpiper web sites after 1 Jul. You can book the room now by calling the hotel, 352.375.2400/800.846.8735. Ask for the Walk Around Florida rate

July

4 July 2015 Lake Buena Vista Pirates Cove Adventure Golf
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K: Amphitheatres, Boardwalks, Food for Thought, Honoring our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, Trekking with Trees, Water Towers, You'll Will Never Walk Alone. USA A-Z: O. DESCRIPTION: Register and begin the walk anytime between 8:45-9:15 am. Enjoy at your leisure the 6 Km or the 10 Km routes. Enjoy the Disney area hotels and sights and the July 4 celebrations. Strollers and wheelchairs are acceptable. Participants must carry water. Leashed pets are not allowed. Trail rating 1A. Please carry water. For information contact Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: From Tampa, Daytona, Orlando or Seminole County take I-4 to Exit 68, Lake Buena Vista, SR 535, and exit north (left from Tampa; right from Orlando). Turn right at first light into the Crosswoods Shopping Area and drive to the rear to Pirates Cove Adventure Golf at 12545 County Rd. 535, Orlando.

18 July 2015 Oviedo Riverside Park
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K: USA A-Z: O. DESCRIPTION: The Mid Florida Milers 5/10K routes start at Riverside Park. Register and begin the walk any time between 8:30 and 10:00 and walk a 5 or 10 km route. The walks are at your own pace through the neighborhoods near the high school and excellent for you and your family/friends. Wheelchairs and strollers are acceptable. Leashed pets are allowed but not in Riverside Park. Trail rating 1A. Please carry water. For information contact Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: Riverside Park Oviedo is at 1600 Lockwood Bvld., Oviedo. Use I4E from Disney area and use exit 82, SR 408, for 8 mi. to northbound SR 417 towards Sanford. After 10.3 mi. take exit 41, Red Bug Lake Road, and turn right for 3.3 mi. to Lockwood Blvd. Turn right on Lockwood Blvd. for 0.7 mi. to the Park on the right. Park in the area to the rear along the tree line. From I4W, Daytona, take exit 101A, SR 417 for 13 mi. to exit 41, Red Bug Lake Rd. & turn left. Drive 3.3 miles to Lockwood Blvd. Turn right on Lockwood Blvd. for 0.7 mi. to the Park on the right. Park in the area to the rear along the tree line. From Cocoa and Melbourne take SR 528 west to SR 417. Exit north towards Sanford. Take exit 41, Red Bug Lake Road and and turn right for 3.3 mi. to Lockwood Blvd. Turn right on Lockwood Blvd. for 0.7 mi. to the Park on the right. Park in the area to the rear along the tree line. Follow signs to registration. Call Mike for info on day of event at 407.304.6394. Map. GPS Coordinates are 28.6529986 -81.1825664.

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August

1 August 2015 Maitland at Walgreens Pharmacy
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Fraternal Organizations, Food for Thought, Honoring our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, National Register of Historical Places, Trekking with Trees. DESCRIPTION: Register and begin the walk anytime between 8:30 - 9:00 am. The 5K & 10K (3.1 & 6.2 mi) walk routes are tree lined walks in Maitland, around lakes, and through residential areas. Restrooms are available at Walgreens, Lake Sybelia Park, Jackson Park, and Lake Lily Park. It passes the historical Waterhouse Residence (Thu-Sun, 12 - 4 p.m.) & the Maitland Art Center (T-Su 11am-4p.m). Strollers and wheelchairs are acceptable. Participants must carry water. Leashed pets are allowed. Trail rating 1A. For information contact Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: To 330 Orlando Ave. from Orlando take I-4E to Exit 90A, Maitland Blvd. and exit right (From Daytona use Exit 90 and turn left) to the second light, Maitland Ave. Turn right, go 1.3 miles to Packwood Ave. (1 block past the light at Horatio Ave.). Turn left, go past fire station & city hall on left, cross Orlando Ave. and turn right into the Walgreens parking lot. Call Mike for info on day of event at 407.304.6394. Smart Phone coord: 28.6254579,-81.3631046.

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15 August 2015 Orlando - 310 Lakeside Restaurant
AVA Special Programs: 6/10K: Honoring our Flags, National Historic Places, Fraternal Organizations, USA A-Z: O. 10K: Boardwalk, Trekking with Trees. DESCRIPTION: The Mid Florida Milers will conduct a 6 and 10 km event on the shaded streets to the north and east of Lake Eola in Colonial Town. Start the 10km walk between 8:30-9:00, finishing by 11:30. Arrive and start the 6k walk anytime between 8:30-10. After the walk will be the club annual lunch (seating for lunch is about 1130), meeting, and officer election (anyone may attend). The 310 Lakeside Restaurant hosts the lunch where we can order from the regular menu and pay separately (a 20% gratuity is required). Please carry water. Strollers and wheelchairs are OK. Pets are allowed but not allowed inside the restaurant. Rated 1A. For information contact Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181, mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: 310 Lakeside Restaurant at is located on Central Blvd. facing Lake Eola. It is in the Capital Plaza 2 building (301 E. Pine St). From westbound I-4 use exit 82B, Anderson. Turn left onto E Anderson St. Turn left onto S Rosalind Ave (0.3 mi) from left lane. Turn right onto E Pine St. and parking is available in the Capitol Plaza parking garage on right side at 310 Pine Street. From eastbound I-4 use exit 82A (just after SR 408 exit) to South St. (light). Go across onto Garland for 2 blocks. Turn right on Pine and cross Orange, Magnolia, and Rosalind to the Capitol Plaza parking garage at 310 Pine Street. The parking is free until 5. Walk across Pine into the American Momentum Bldg. and through to the other side. We start from the 310 Lakeside Restaurant patio that is on the Lake Eola side (Central Blvd.). Smart Phone & map coord to parking Garage: 28.5408882,-81.3742183. Call Mike at 407.304.6394 on day of the event with any questions.

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Please let us know you will join us for the annual meeting and lunch by 11 August. Sign up now!

Remember to walk the 8 fine Year Round Events in the Orlando area, many shaded for a cooler walking experience: Celebration (2), Lake Buena Vista, Maitland, Orlando (3), Winter Park.




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