100 Lakeshore Blvd, Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, Lake County, United States

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

Let's kick off the holiday season with our friends in the town of Howey-in-the-Hills as we run or walk the Reindeer Dash 5K on beautiful Lakeshore Blvd. The route takes runners on paved roads with a short run through Sarah Maude Mason Preserve for a little off road fun. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates and sneak peaks at the race swag.

Participant donations along with part of the proceeds from the race will go to The Howey-in-the-Hills Friends of the Library, Inc.

What do you get with your entry? All registered participants receive a time chipped race bib, jingle bells for their shoes, a candy cane, custom high quality race shirt (register early to guarantee your size), finish line medal, post race hot cocoa and snacks and free draft beer or soft drink ticket from our finish line sponsor JB Boondocks! Please refer to the flyer at the bottom of this page. The men's club  will be selling pancake breakfast to benefit local charities.

Packet Pick-up will be at Dash Sports (741 W Montrose Street,  Clermont, FL 34711) from 11:00 - 6:30 PM on Friday December 10th &  6:30-8:15 AM race morning at Griffin Park. Registration during packet pickup day & race day will be $45. You must register on your own device, we will not have paper registration, nor do we accept cash. 

Race start 8:30 AM  Participants will be asked to line up practicing social distancing based on pace. Timing mats will also remain on for 10 minutes to allow for everyone to cross the mat while maintaining some distance. Times will be based on chip not gun time. 

Awards  Top finishers will be announced around 9:30 AM. Categories are top 3 Male and Female overall, First Male and Female Masters, and top 3 Male and Female in 10 year age groups, starting with 9 and under up to 70 and over.  You may log in to our results page to view the results post race as participants finish.  Awards not picked up will be held at Dash Sports for ONE WEEK ONLY so please make arrangements to have them picked up if you cannot stay after the event. 

Team/ Family Discount!! Bring the whole gang and take advantage of our family pricing when 4 or more members  register under the same Team / Family name. Teams of 4 or more will receive $5 off each participant. Upon creating the team, the first 3 registrants will pay full price, once the team minimum of 4 members has been reached, the previous 3 registrations will receive an automatic $5 refund. All registrations to the same team after that will already reflect the discount.

Stroller and dog restrictions: For safety reasons NO pets of any kind are allowed on the race course during the event, so please leave your pups at home.  Service dogs will be allowed and we ask that you please contact the race director ahead of time to be allowed on course. Bicycles, skateboards, or any other non-authorized motorized carts or vehicles are not allowed on the race course during the event. Please help us execute a safe race for everyone and leave your pooch and wheels off the course. Strollers, for safety, please line up at the back of the pack. Please note there's a small dirt trail section. 

Sponsorships: In order to accomplish our goals, we need your help! Do you want your business to be seen in a new light on social media? Do you need your business to be seen by more family oriented and health conscious people?  Do you like running races or want to be a part of that community? Join us!   For more information  please contact Jill Swidler at flodashevents@gmail.com.

Volunteer Opportunities  Volunteers are key to our participants and we couldn't do it without you. Please check the volunteer tab for more details.

ABOUT FLODASH EVENTS: FloDash Events is the dream venture of Kimberly Grogan, Amalie Skorman, and Brian Boylan. Individually the three founders have miles and miles of races and combined 100 years of racing and accomplishments in endurance sports. Separately they have been producing high quality races for a few years, so they came together with their knowledge and love of the endurance community to bring you FloDash Events. 


Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Reindeer Dash 5K

    Activity Starts: 12/11/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/10/2021 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/10/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/17/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 10/18/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/14/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 11/15/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 12/9/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32
    • Registration opens : 12/10/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 12/11/2021 08:15
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61

  2. Virtual Reindeer Dash 5K

    The virtual 5K race may be completed any time between registration and two weeks after race day. You may log into your Run Signup account to register your results up to two weeks after the live race date. Packets will automatically be shipped within two weeks after the race. Virtual participants will receive a link to their virtual bib. Feel free to print it to run your virtual race anywhere you want, post a picture of yourself and tag us @flodashevents #flodashrunner #howeydash5k .
    Activity Starts: 12/11/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/9/2021 15:47
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/9/2021 15:47
      Registration closes : 12/11/2021 08:00
      Race fee : $38.00
      Processing fee : $3.20

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