215 S Lake Ave, Lakeland, Florida, Polk County, United States

Start Date

05/13/2023

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running race, Other, 5K (3.1 Miles)

This race is held by the Lakeland Runners Club, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a mission to promote running and fitness for people of all ages and abilities in the community.

Celebrate 44 years of the Mayfaire 5k Road Race and Walk with an evening run or walk from downtown Lakeland through the historic Lake Morton district. Runners will be placed into corrals based on their estimated finish time to reduce course congestion and ensure a smooth race for everyone. The course will be USATF certified and the race will be chip timed.

These are LIVE, in-person events.  There are no virtual options.

RACE START: The race starts at 7:00 PM near Lake Mirror and ends on the Francis C Langford Promenade for a unique racing experience.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Regular registration will close on Wed., May 10, and reopen on Fri., May 12 during packet pick-up hours. Finisher items are not guaranteed for anyone registering after April 15.

PACKET PICK UP: Packet Pick up will be Fri., May 12 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the TBD and Sat., May 13 from 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM at the Lake Mirror Center. 

AWARDS:  Overall male and female will be based on gun time. All other awards will be based on chip time.  In addition to overall male and female, the LRC will recognize masters male and female (fastest runners over 40) and grandmasters male and female (fastest runners over 50)

The LRC will recognize male and female 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placements in these age categories: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 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+

No person is eligible to win two awards.

COURSE: View the 2022 course map HERE

SAFETY: For everyone’s safety – NO bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be allowed on the course. The use of headphones is discouraged. Strollers need to stay at the back of the race.

REFUND POLICY: If the Lakeland Runners Club would need to cancel the race, participants will be refunded their race entry fee.

The first Mayfaire 5k was held on May 10, 1980. There were 64 entrants, and the winner was Mike Wachholz of Jacksonville, FL who finished in 14:00.  

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Mayfaire 5k

    Activity Starts: 5/13/2023 19:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 12/1/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Technical Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 4/5/2023 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.80
    • Registration opens : 4/6/2023 00:00
      Registration closes : 4/28/2023 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.80
    • Registration opens : 4/29/2023 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/10/2023 23:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.40
    • Registration opens : 5/12/2023 15:00
      Registration closes : 5/13/2023 19:00
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.40


  2. Stroller Rider

    Activity Starts: 5/13/2023 19:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 12/1/2022 09:48
    Activity type: Other
    Requires Date of Birth
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/1/2022 09:48
      Registration closes : 5/10/2023 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 5/12/2023 15:30
      Registration closes : 5/13/2023 19:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. Volunteer

    Activity Starts: 5/13/2023 17:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 12/1/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Other
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/10/2023 12:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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