545 New Boot Heel Road, Venus, Florida, Highlands County, United States

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Activities: Running race, 4 Miles

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Join us for a 4-mile trail run held on the Lightsey Family Ranch (www.floridahuntingoutfitter.com) in Venus, Florida, a beautiful hunting preserve full of wildlife. You will run by one of their 3 fenced-in gator ponds and through the preserve where you are likely to see pheasant, quail, turkey, several kinds of deer, and many unique and unusual plants. Participants are welcome to walk the trail and simply enjoy their surroundings. 

Race Registration will be available online and on-site the day of the race. Cut off for online registration will be midnight on October 15, 2021. Please plan to arrive at the ranch at least 30 minutes before the race in order to park, receive your race packet, warm up, use facilities, and line up for the start of the race. You have the option to purchase a race t-shirt or dry fit shirt during the online registration process. Times will be posted on the Mason G. Smoak Foundation website, our Facebook page and in the local paper after the race.

The Mason G. Smoak Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that partners with the community to impact lives. The Mason G. Smoak Foundation is a faith-based organization that supports education, promotes environmental stewardship and fosters opportunities for leadership development in a manner reflective of Mason’s integrity and character. Since its inception, the Mason G. Smoak Foundation has:

  • Graduated over 200 students through our Youth Leadership Highlands program
  • Distributed over $200,000 in community grants to over 40 different organizations
  • Awarded over $195,000 to 57 graduating seniors throughout Highlands, Hardee, and Desoto Counties

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Mason G. Smoak Foundation Ranch Run

    Early Online Registration for $15 is available through midnight on 10/6/2021. Late Online Registration for $20 is available through midnight on 10/15/2021. Shirts not available for purchase during late online registration period. On-site Registration on race day will begin at 7 AM on 10/16/2021 and will be a flat fee of $30. T-shirt is NOT included with race registration.
    Activity Starts: 10/16/2021 08:00 - Activity Ends: 10/16/2021 10:30
    Registration opens : 8/16/2021 06:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 8/16/2021 06:00
      Registration closes : 10/6/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $1.87
    • Registration opens : 10/7/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/15/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $2.16

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