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.


5 September 2015 Winter Park Crosby YMCA
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K: Boardwalks (5K), Honoring our Flag, Food for Thought, Lakes and Reservoirs, National Register of Historical Places, Trekking with Trees, You Will Never Walk Alone. DESCRIPTION: Register and begin the walk anytime between 8:30 - 9:00 am. The 5K & 10K (3.1 & 6.2 mi) walk routes are along tree lined streets, around lakes, into Rollins College, and through residential areas. Restrooms are available at the start, train station, and a few businesses, and Dinky Park (Rollins). It passes the historical Knolls Chapel in Rollins. 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 Crosby YMCA at 2005 Mizell Ave. from Orlando take I-4E to Exit 87, Fairbanks Ave. and drive right (east) for 3.5 miles thru Winter Park (becomes Aloma Ave.). Turn right on Lakemont Ave. SEE ## below. From SR 417 use Exit 38, Aloma, and turn left, drive 6 miles. Turn left on Lakemont at Walgreens (on left). ## Then at the 1st light, turn left on Mizell Ave. Go 2 blocks and turn right at the 2d street as Mizell Ave. goes right, then left into the Crosby Wellness Center/YMCA. Park in the lot. For the 5K walk instructions have directions to the start in downtown Winter Park. Call Mike for info on day of event at 407.304.6394. Smart Phone coord: 28.5956006, -81.3251548.

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19 September 2015 Davenport Del Webb Community Center
AVA Special Programs: 5/10K: Boardwalks, Honoring Our Flag, USA A-Z: D. DESCRIPTION: The Mid Florida Milers will conduct a 5 and 10 km event starting between 8:30-10:00, finishing by 1:00 pm in the gated community of Del Webb in Davenport. The walk provides views of new and older neighborhoods, the pristine golf course, and ponds and lakes. Please carry water. Strollers and wheelchairs are OK. Pets are allowed and please clean up after your pets. Rated 1A. For information contact Mike Lanpher at 407.695.9181. mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.

DIRECTIONS: NOTE: Some GPS programs may not have the start location included. To 500 Del Webb Blvd, the Community Center, from Orlando or Tampa use exit 55, US 27 toward Haines City. Drive 3 miles and turn left on Ridgewood Lakes Blvd. Drive to gate in the visitor lane; tell the guard you are "going to the Walk at Del Webb Clubhouse". Continue 2 miles on Ridgewood Lakes Blvd. until a large fountain with Del Webb Orlando on it. Turn right on Del Webb Blvd. and continue on it for slightly over a mile. The clubhouse is on the left. Call Bill at 817.507.6042 on day of the event with any questions. Smart phone coord: 28.1741176, -81.6221627.

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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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