Florida Challenge Half Marathon

Florida Challenge Half Marathon
Date Jan 2023 (TBD)
Distance 5k, Half-marathon
Course Type Trail

Race Information

The Florida Challenge is a 13.1 mile and a 5K trail run on beginner and intermediate single track trails. This race was named one of the 32 best trail runs in the Country.  The location is the beautiful new Alafia River State Park, which has some of the best trails in Florida. The trails are technical and they make a great challenge. If you only do one trail run in your life, this is the one you should do.

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