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February 9 (Saturday) – The Butterfly Fun Run is a color run at Blanchard Park on the Little Econ Greenway; it is an untimed race where participants run through stations and get covered from head to toe in four colored powders. Race bling features a colorful butterfly!

RACE BLING: All participants will receive a t-shirt and finisher medal. Tie-dye your race tee after your run!

LOCATION: Blanchard Park, 2541 N. Dean Road, Orlando.

NOTE: Course is paved concrete.


March 9 (Saturday) – The Dragonfly Run at the West Orange Trail - Chapin Station is a timed race. Race bling features a colorful Dragonfly!

RACE BLING: All participants will receive a t-shirt and finisher medal.

AWARDS (Winners will be notified by email. Medals will be mailed to the address on file.): Male and Female Overall / Awards in nine categories: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

LOCATION: West Orange Trail - Chapin Station, 501 Crown Pointe Cross Road, Winter Garden.

NOTE: Course is paved concrete and asphalt.


April 13 (Saturday) – The Firefly Run at Moss Park is a timed race. Race bling features a glow-in-the-dark firefly!

RACE BLING: All participants will receive a t-shirt and finisher medal.

AWARDS (Winners will be notified by email. Medals will be mailed to the address on file): Male and Female Overall / Awards in nine categories: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

LOCATION: Moss Park, 12901 Moss Park Road, Orlando.

NOTE: Course is packed dirt/shell rock and asphalt.

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  • January 30 (Wednesday) – Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin invite you to attend Shingle Creek Trail - Phase 1, Segment 1 Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. This event is free and open to the public. This one-mile trail segment stretches alongside the scenic Shingle Creek Trail from underneath the Destination Parkway overpass (west of John Young Parkway) to just south of West Sand Lake Road. Park at Home2Suites, 2800 Destination Parkway, Orlando.