Experience the iconic rolling hills of Cherrylake’s 1,000 acre farm with this unique race located right outside of Clermont. The clay running terrains traverse natural lakes and endless rows of trees, and the cycling event connects to the eminent Cherry Lake Road course. Held on Saturday, February 8, 2020, choose from either a duathlon, 5k or 10k and enjoy this unique race while connecting with nature and getting an extra dose of oxygen. See updates and sneak peeks on our Facebook page.
Duathlon: 5k-20k-2.5k race with the running portion off road through the farm and the bike portion on the rolling hills of Cherry Lake Road. The Duathlon requires a one-day or yearly USAT license. https://www.teamusa.org/usa-triathlon/membership-services/join-or-renew
5k & 10k: Off road runs throughout Cherrylake’s farm.
We will have sports hydration drinks and water available before the race and at one (5k & duathlon) or two (10K) aid stations on the course.
Each finisher will receive a custom medal and post race food (courtesy of Lucky’s Market and Chick-Fil-A of Clermont)
DUATHLETES – You have a chance to win Prize Money – Male and Female Top 3 Overall will be awarded $$$ – 1st Place $150, 2nd Place -$75, 3rd Place $25
Printed on a premium, organic cotton t-shirt, the artist-rendered design will be distributed to all race participants. But hurry up: only those registrants who sign up before January 10th will be guaranteed a shirt and size.
Also, in honor of each participant, Cherrylake will donate a tree to be planted in a protected conservation area to be enjoyed for many generations to come.
All proceeds will benefit a local not-for profit.
Online Registration closes Wednesday, Feb 5th at 11:59 PM. You can sign-up at packet pickup Friday at packet pick-up at Dash Sports or Saturday at the race site starting at 6:30 AM.
5k, 10k, and Duathlon participants receive an organic custom t-shirt, accurately chip timed results, post race food, and finisher’s medal.
Packet Pick-up will be held at Dash Sports – 741 West Montrose St, Clermont, FL 34711.
Friday February 7th from 4PM – 7PM. And Saturday Morning at the race site starting at 6:30 AM.
6:30 AM – Packet pick-up/Race Day Registration
7 AM – Duathlon Transition opens
8:00 AM Age Group Duathlon Wave
8:05 AM 10k & 5K Start
Event Transfers: Did you train a little more or a little less than you thought you would? You may log in to your runsignup.com account and transfer to a different distance or race. The only cost will be the difference between the race for which you signed up and the current price of the race you now want to do, plus the transaction fee. If you transfer down there will not be a refund. Event transfer deadline date is Feb 1, 2020 We will not field requests to transfer via email the week of the race.
Bib Gifting: Did something come up in life or an injury? We will miss you! But you are allowed to transfer your bib to another participant at no extra cost. Log in to your runsignup account and you can gift the registration to someone else at no extra cost. Yes, you can ask the person for the entry fee, but we don’t have to know about it. The t-shirt size will remain the same as what you registered. Bib gifting deadline is Feb 1, 2020. We will not field requests to transfer via email the week of the race. If you still want to be a part of the day, we can always use more volunteers! https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/FL/Groveland/CherrylakeFarmRaces
Awards: Awards will be given for top 3 overall Male and Female in the 5k, 10k and Duathlon and top 3 in each 5 year age group in the Duathlon and top 3 in each 10 year age group for the 10k. Awards will be available the day of the race at the awards ceremony immediately following the race.
Where to Stay The following local hotels have room blocks available for this race at a discounted rate. Please contact any of the following locations to book your stay, and make sure to mention you are with the Cherrylake Farm Races.
Holiday Inn Express Clermont
Distance from Farm Races: 8.9 miles
Distance from Farm Races: 9.8 miles
Fairfield Inn Clermont
Distance from Farm Races: 9.5 miles