Registration Information

Limited To 1500 ENTRANTS

The Half Marathon event is limited to 1500 entrants. Secure your entry ASAP!

Run 4 a Cause

A portion of race proceeds help support Mount Dora High School FFA & Run 4 a Cause Foundation.

Finisher Medals

5k & Half Marathon finishers receive the latest edition Finisher Medal! Participants of both races receive a custom gift.

Awards & Prizes

Overall Male & Female, Masters, and top 3 in age group receive awards. See complete age groups and details below.

Important Race Information

5K Start/Finish – 7:45 a.m.
Start Saturday (12/16)

Donnelly Park
530 N Donnelly, Mount Dora, FL 32757

Half Marathon Start/Finish – 7:00 a.m.
Start Sunday (12/17)

Elizabeth Evans Park
100 N. Donnelly St.,Mount Dora, FL 32757

Area Map

Half & 5K – Dora Double
12/20 – 12/31 – $69 – First 100
12/31 – 10/01 – $90
10/02 – 11/26 – $95
11/27 – 12/16 – $105

5K
01/01 – 06/29 – $30
06/30 – 12/03 – $36
12/04 – 12/10 – $40
12/11 – 12/16 – $45

Half
12/20 – 12/31 – $49 – First 200
01/01 – 04/02 – $75
04/03 – 10/04 – $85
10/05 – 11/27 – $89
11/28 – 12/10 – $95
12/11 – 12/17 – $99

Donnelly Park
530 N Donnelly
Mount Dora, FL 32757

Friday  4pm-7pm
Saturday 6:30am

Donnelly Park
530 N Donnelly
Mount Dora, FL 32757

Friday: 4:00pm – 7pm

Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Packet pick-up is available on race day at 5:30 N Donnelly Park.

Although the majority of runners will get the shirt size they request at registration. Availability of shirt sizes are not guaranteed to those that pickup their shirt on race day. 

Event will be chip timed and scored with disposable chips attached to the back of the bib. Bib numbers should be secured to the front of your shirt. 

In order to comply with city permits and provide the best experience for all registered runners the roads will reopen at 10:30am. We require that participants be properly prepared and trained to complete the half marathon (13.1 miles) within  3 hours and 30 mins (16 min/mile pace). Medals and official finish times will be given to all finishers who complete the race within 3 hours and 30 mins.

For safety reasons , strollers, bicycles, roller skates, inline skates, scooters and dogs will be prohibited from the race. The use of headphones is strongly discouraged in both the 5K & Half Marathon

West Volusia Runners will be providing pacers. website

Checkout your pacer

1:40, 1:45, 1:50 1:55, 2:00,2:05, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20, 2:25, 2:30, 2:40, 2:50, 3:00

 Each pacer will have a pace sign!

The race start time temperature of this event is normally around the low 60’s and around the 3:25 min time limit is 70’s

5K Participants receive a mixed poly cotton blend shirt.

Half Marathon participants receive a tech t-shirt.

Dora Double receive both shirts.

5k Course MapThis event offers 2 walk/run distances, a single loop half marathon, and a 5k run/walk. The half marathon is a USATF Certified Course.(#FL12108EBM). There is a course cut off time of 3:25 mins. Roads will open and finish line will be closed. 

Interactive Map & Aid Stations

Half Marathon Course Map

5k Course Map

YES Defer Entry to 2024 $30 fee Deadline 12/01

YES Transfer to another runner $25 fee.  Deadline 11/01

Video

YES Transfer from Half Marathon to 5K  Deadline 12/01 

Transfer to another race – Video

NO Refunds

Transfer to another runner with $25 feeVideo

You can also transfer up from the 5k to the half. The process is the same. 

Transfer to another race – Video

Transfer to another person deadline 11/01

Transfer Half to 5k Deadline 12/1

Half Marathon – Top 3 overall male and female, Top overall male and female masters, and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

5K – Top 3 overall male and 3 female and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 8 & Under, 9-12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Dora Double – Receive a discounted rate for two races (receive shirts & finisher medals from each), a magnet, a commemorative item.  Run both the 5k & the Half and get 2 shirts, a magnet, 2 finisher medals, a special award. (possibly a tot bag or glass cup.)

*If you wish to have your award mailed there is a $12.00 charge.

If you know of a group please email us info@run4acause.org 

Mount Dora Parking Map

Race start for the half is located at Elizabeth Evans Park. Please do not try to drive and park here. This parking area is called Edgerton Court, which is located South of the railroad tracks where the races starts, This will be closed off.  The same parking area for both the 5k & half Marathon. 

*Requirements for EARNING the 5 year jacket

In order to receive a jacket you must FINISH the Half Marathon 5 years in a row. 5 consecutive years = 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

If you run 4 years in a row and miss the 5th year the count starts over.  

If you registered for your 5th year, but are unable to do the race for ANY reason you will be ineligible for the jacket.

Please understand that this is a very special accomplishment, and may NOT be purchased. IT CAN ONLY BE EARNED!

To be eligible in 2023 you would have had to complete  2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and AFTER completing 2023 you will be eligible.

We award the jackets at the finish line right after the awards ceremony. If we have to mail jacket is a $25 fee. 

2022 Jacket Qualifiers 

2021 Jacket Qualifiers

2020 Jacket Qualifiers

2019 Jacket Qualifiers

 

Click to see pictures from the last several years on Facebook

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