Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon 10k & 5k

Sunday, November 24, 2024 Hawthorne, FL

Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon 10k & 5k - Hawthorne, Florida

Embark on a delightful journey through the scenic Hawthorne Trail, ranging from the 5K to the Marathon. This family-friendly event promises not only breathtaking views but also exclusive finisher medals and delectable gourmet cupcakes for all participants.

Designed for both runners and walkers, the shaded and smooth asphalt surface ensures a comfortable experience, accommodating strollers along the route. The race offers racer-back shirts for women and tank tops for men, adding a stylish touch to your running gear.

Dive into the certified courses of the half marathon and full marathon, starting at the East end of the Hawthorne Trail. Participants will traverse an out-and-back course, with marathoners completing four laps and half marathoners covering two laps.

Hydration stations are strategically placed along the route, featuring 400 8oz bottles of water at Mile 1.4 and gatorade bottles at the 13.1 and 26.2-mile turnarounds. Additionally, tables at the start and finish will provide gatorade in cups, ensuring participants stay refreshed throughout the race.

Parking convenience awaits at Island Doctor’s (21815 SE 71st Ave, Hawthorne, FL 32640), with overflow parking available at the High School (21403 SE 69th Ave, Hawthorne, FL 32640).

Celebrate your achievements with overall awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, along with age group distinctions. Shirts featuring a racer-back design for females and tank tops for males are guaranteed for early registrants, with sizes not assured after 11/05/2023, although extra shirts may be available.

Immerse yourself in the joy of running, cupcake indulgence, and a memorable family-friendly atmosphere. Join The Strawberry Cupcake Marathon @ Hawthorne Trail for a sweet experience, where every participant is a winner! Note: No refunds are offered for this race, so secure your spot for a scrumptious and fulfilling event!

Race Weather & Climate

Hawthorne, Florida, is a charming town located in Alachua County, situated in the northern part of the state. Known for its small-town charm and natural beauty, Hawthorne offers residents a peaceful rural lifestyle with access to nearby lakes and state parks.

In Hawthorne, Florida, on November 19th, you can expect an average high temperature of around 74°F, and an average low temperature of approximately 51°F. This time marks late autumn, characterized by cool and comfortable weather. Typically, the region receives an average of 2-3 inches of rainfall during November.

Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon Race Results

Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM EST.

The course closes at 12:00 PM EST.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $30.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $30.00 fee for the marathon.
  • There is a $20.00 fee for the 5k.
  • There is a $20.00 fee for the 10k.
  • There is a $20.00 fee for the 5k under 12.
  • There is a $35.00 fee for the virtual option.

Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon Race Website

Cupcake Race @ Hawthorne Trail Half Marathon Website

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