"REC" & ROLL! PPCA's 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run for Auburndale Parks and Recreation

4th edition

Join us for our 4th Annual Polk Pre-Collegiate Academy (PPCA) 5K Run/Walk!  Runners and walkers alike will enjoy the scenic course of the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex.  Participants will enjoy the energy, fitness, and fun the event brings to the community. Proceeds from the 5K series benefit the City of Auburndale Parks and Recreation Department youth programs.

For years, the City of Auburndale’s Parks and Recreation Department has been dedicated to developing and maintaining pristine Parks and Recreation facilities to enhance the quality of life in Auburndale’s neighborhoods. Parks and Recreation offers a wide range of amenities for all members of the community and visitors through the operation over 25 different facilities. Auburndale Parks and Recreation facilities are suited for many interests including premier athletic fields and courts; family-friendly parks and picnic areas; historic museums, landmarks, and safe playgrounds.

You can show your support of youth recreation programs by supporting our PPCA “Rec” & Roll 5K and Kids Run charity event through race participation, monetary donations and/or auction basket sponsorship. 

Early registration until 3/15/20:  $25; afterwards $30. 

Proceeds from the event will also benefit Polk Pre-Collegiate Academy’s program.  

Event Amenities: Musical performances heard throughout the course.  All participants receive a finishers medal.  Awards are presented to top finishers in specific age categories:  Top three M/F beginning with 11 years of age to 90.  Age groups are divided into 5-year increments.  Registrations by 11:59 p.m., March 15th, 2020 are guaranteed a custom race t-shirt.  Extra shirts may be available on race day.  Water stations, clocks at 1 and 2 miles. Post-race food for 5K participants with bib number.  Extra shirts are limited.  

Safety is priority. Bicycles, roller blades/skates and dogs are prohibited on the course. Run/walk etiquette is encouraged. Strollers/joggers must start behind all runners. Stroller/jogger operators must yield the right of way to runners/walkers.  Participants are expected to exercise caution on the Van Fleet Trail and Lake Myrtle Sports Complex course.  






April 04, 2020 The event has been postponed


5K Run/Walk
April 04, 2020 (Saturday) - 08:00
5 kilometers
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Kids Run
April 04, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
100 yards
Solo Kids Charity/Fund raising Road


Apr 04 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
11.0°C - 29.2°C (51.7°F - 84.5°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2021-04-14


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