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 prize.

Awards & Prizes

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

Important Race Information

5K Start/Finish – 7:45 a.m. Start Saturday
530 N Donnelly
Mount Dora, FL 32757

Half Marathon Start/Finish – 7:00 a.m. Start Sunday
Elizabeth Evans Park
100 N. Donnelly St.
Mount Dora, FL 32757

Half & 5K
01/01 – 10/05 – $75
10/06 – 11/30 – $79
12/01 – 12/20 – $89
01/01 – 08/01 – $30
08/02 – 12/06 – $35
12/07 – 12/20 – $40
04/06 – 10/05 – $69
10/06 – 11/30 – $79
12/01 – 12/20 – $85

Donnelly Park
530 N Donnelly
Mount Dora, FL 32757

Saturday at 6:30am

Donnelly Park
530 N Donnelly
Mount Dora, FL 32757

Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday at Start: 5:30am

Packet pick-up is available on race day.

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 provided the best experience for all registered runners the roads will reopen at 10:30 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).  Please note that after the 6-hour pace, participant support (e.g. aid and water stations, volunteers, finish line food, course marshals, clocks, etc.) is NOT guaranteed, and you will be required to adhere to local pedestrian rules (move to curbsides, break down lanes, sidewalks, etc.). 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 dogswill 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 3:30 min time limit is 70’s

Coming Soon!

Mount Dora Half Marathon is apart of the Big Hammock Racing Series. Click Here to find out how you can register and win prizes and extra medals.

coming soon!

In order to receive a custom bib you must register by Dec 1, 2019

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). The finish line will remain open until the last runner completes the race, and medals will be awarded to ALL finishers. There is a course cut off time of 3:30 mins. Roads will open and finish line will be closed. 

Half Marathon Course Map

Half Marathon Elevation Map

5k Course Map

YES TO TRANSFER to Another Race

Half Marathon – Male & Female
1st – $250
2nd – $150
3rd – $75

Masters – Male & Female
1st – $150

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 13 & under, 14-16, 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 – Run both the 5k & the Half and get a special award

*If you wish to have your award mailed there is a $10.00 charge

Finisher Medal for Both Half & 5K

Coming Soon! 

In order to receive a jacket you must complete the half marathon 5 years in a row.5 consecutive years means = year 1,2,3,4,5 or year 2,3,4,5,6. 

If you run 4 years in a row and miss one year and run the next that doesn’t not count

Run the virtual half marathon in previous years doesn’t count!

Non-Branded 5 year jackets will be for sale.

5 year list of participants coming soon! 

Click to see pictures from the last several years.