Sunday, February 11, 2024 • Sorrento, FL
Prepare to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Central Florida’s woodlands at the Friends of Seminole State Forest Run for the Woods. This unique event, catering to runners, hikers, and walkers alike, offers three distinct trail experiences: a 5K, a 12K (spanning 7.14 miles), and a half-marathon trail race. Each route winds through the enchanting landscapes of Seminole State Forest, promising an unforgettable journey through nature’s wonders.
What makes this year’s race even more special is its noble cause. The Run for the Woods is not just a race; it’s a charitable endeavor aimed at enhancing Seminole State Forest for the greater enjoyment of the public. As a participant, you play a direct role in supporting this cause. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Seminole State Forest, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Your registration fees are not just a ticket to the race; they’re a contribution towards preserving and improving this natural haven. Plus, thanks to the non-profit status, your registration fees are tax-deductible within the limits allowed by law.
Picture yourself traversing the forested trails, the crunch of leaves beneath your feet, and the crisp scent of pine in the air. Parking is hassle-free and complimentary at the Hwy 46 Seminole State Forest Entrance, ensuring a stress-free start to your woodland adventure at Bear Pond trailhead.
Join us in the heart of nature, where every step you take contributes to the preservation of Seminole State Forest. Lace up your shoes, embrace the outdoors, and be part of a race that goes beyond the finish line—a run for the woods, a run for a cause. Register today and let the journey begin.
Race Weather & Climate
Sorrento is a small community located in Lake County, Florida, situated in the central part of the state. It offers residents a serene and rural lifestyle with access to beautiful natural surroundings, including nearby lakes and state parks. Sorrento is approximately 30 miles northwest of Orlando.
In Sorrento, Florida, on February 11th, the average high temperature is around 73°F, and the low temperature is approximately 50°F. This period marks late winter, characterized by pleasant weather with clear skies. Sorrento usually receives around 3 inches of rainfall during the month of February.
Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods Race Results
- 2023 Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods Race Results
- 2022 Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods Race Results
- 2020 Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods Race Results
- 2019 Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods Race Results
Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods Course Map
See the race route map for the Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM EST.
The course closes at 3:00 PM EST.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Friends of Seminole State Forest — Run for the Woods, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $70.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $60.00 fee for the 12K Run/Hike.
- There is a $50.00 fee for the 5K Run/Walk.