Luau 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park

Saturday, September 23, 2023 Deland, FL

Luau 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park, Deland, FL

Embark on a tropical-themed journey at the Luau 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon, hosted in the enchanting Lake Beresford Park in Deland, FL. The event, scheduled to kick off at 8:00 AM, promises a day of spirited competition and island-inspired celebration.

Participants in each category will be rewarded with a vibrant themed medal, a cherished token commemorating their achievement. To ensure a seamless start to the festivities, runners are encouraged to pick up their race essentials during the 30-minute packet pickup window, concluding just 10 minutes before the race commences. It’s essential to register on RunSignup in advance, as on-site registration won’t be available, adding an element of anticipation to the event.

The courses, meticulously designed to showcase the natural beauty of Lake Beresford Park, offer a scenic and challenging experience. The 5K and 10K courses ( follow an invigorating out-and-back route, with the 5K completing the course once and the 10K conquering it twice. The Half Marathon course ( unfolds as an extended out-and-back, with participants immersing themselves in the picturesque landscape four times, making for an exhilarating and demanding adventure.

This year’s awards will recognize the top three overall male and female finishers, adding an element of friendly competition to the festivities. While entry fees are non-refundable and subject to cancellation in extreme circumstances, the race organizers have created an inclusive environment, welcoming walkers to join the ranks of participants. However, for the safety and enjoyment of all, no dogs are allowed on the course.

Experience the Luau Adventure at Lake Beresford Park—an extraordinary blend of athleticism, camaraderie, and the natural splendor of Deland, FL.

Race Weather & Climate

Nestled in east-central Florida, DeLand is approximately 70 miles northeast of Tampa, providing residents with access to the Gulf Coast and its recreational opportunities.

In September, DeLand experiences warm late summer temperatures, with an average high of 89°F and a low of 72°F. The weather is characterized by occasional rainfall, with an average of 6 inches, contributing to a tropical and humid atmosphere.

Luau Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park Race Results

Luau Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park Course Map

See the race route map for the Luau Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM EDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Luau Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

Online registration is now closed for this race.

Luau Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park Race Website

Luau Half Marathon at Lake Beresford Park Website

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