15th Annual Scrub Jay 5K & 10 K

Event Date

Sat, Feb 14, 2015


Osprey, FL

About This Activity

One of the Premier races in the Manasota Track Club racing series, this event offers free registration to all children under 14.  A great family event in the picturesque Oscar Scherer State Park. The Scrub Jay races benefit Friends of Oscar Scherer park, Inc.  Friends of Oscar Scherer park supports the park through charitable, scientific, literary and educational functions and through programs, activities and fund raising to foster awareness of its importance as an environmental and recreational asset and to assist in conserving its natural and cultural resources.

Event details and schedule

PLACE: Oscar Scherer State Park, 1843 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey, Fl 34229

START TIME::5K Run at 8:00 a.m., 10K Run @ 8:15 a.m.

Plan to arrive early to avoid parking congestion.  Vehicles will be stopped at the park entracne beginning at 7:55 a.m. for the race start until runners are clear of the road and on the trails.

COURSE: Mostly hard packed sand and grass trails through the park's rare, scrubby flat woods with lots of shade trees.   Last stretch on the paved Legacy Trail with the finish in the park.

CHIP TIMING will be used for both races.

AMENITIES AND GOODIES: Tech tee race shirts will be given to the first 500 pre-registered, then while supplies last. Sizes guaranteed if registered by Januarry 1, 2015

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