3rd Annual Tippecanoe 5K/10K Trail & Mud Run

1 Mile, 5K, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Nov 22, 2014


Port Charlotte, FL

About This Activity

Park Location

Tippecanoe Environmental Park is located behind the Charlotte Sports Park (Spring Training home of the Tampa Bay Rays).


As you enter the Sports Park parking area, participant parking will be directed to the left into field parking.

Nature Festival

In association with the run, the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program and Charlotte County Community Services will be hosting the 12th annual Charlotte Harbor Nature Festival with exhibits, demonstrations, art and a variety of other activities for the whole family.

Race Schedule

Check-in 7:30-8:15am /10K - 8:30am Start (approximate) /5K - 9:30am Start (approximate) / Fun Run/Walk Start upon completion of 5K/10K

Race Day Registration

You may register the day of the race, but shirts and Goodie Bags are not guaranteed. You must register between 7:30-8:15am the day of the race.

Individual Fees

Early Bird Registration:5K/10K - $40 (until 10/15/14)Fun Run/Walk - $10 (until 10/15/14)3 Person Team - $115 (until 10/15/14)Regular Registration:5K/10K - $45 (until 11/21/14)Fun Run/Walk - $15 (until 11/21/14)3 Person Team - $130 (until 11/21/14)Day of Race Registration:5K/10K - $55(No shirt or Goodie Bag guaranteed)Fun Run/Walk - $15 (No shirt or bag guaranteed)3 Person Team - $160 (No shirt or Goodie Bag Guaranteed)

Team Registrations

3 Member Teams must include at least one woman. Teams are required to remain within sight of each other during entire race and must finish within 30 seconds of one another to be eligible for awards. A team captain must be designated and all team members must be included on rosters. Each individual must complete an entry form. Team participants are not eligible for individual awards.

Team Discounts

Team entries receive a discount that is applied at the time of entry. Savings will vary depending on team size and date of entry. Entry deadlines apply.

Corporate Challenge

Businesses and organizations wishing to Challenge their employees to get out and "mud it up" may register a minimum of five and a maximum of twenty employees. Corporate Challenge participants are eligible for individual awards.

Corporate CAPTAINS

Corporate Team Captains, please click the green "Create your Team" button and create your team. Once your team has been created please return to this page and click on the green "Register Now" button and register for your team.

Corporate MEMBERS

Corporate Team Members, please click on the green "Register Now" button to register. Then choose the desired category. Then on the registration form, select your Team name and continue with your registration. If you do NOT see your teams name in the drop down list please contact your team captain.

Corporate Discount

$5.00 discount off of individual fees for each employee. Rosters must be included and each employee must be registered. Fee deadlines apply and any organization not meeting the entry requirement of a minimum of five employees will be required to pay the balance due for individual entries on the day of the race.

5K & 10K Timing

Chip timing provided for 5K & 10K events.

Course Obstacles

Tromp through tires filled with water and mud / Make your way through an intricate web of rope / Climb up and jump off an 8-12 feet wall of hay / Make your way through fresh turned sand and mud trails / Balance across a 2 foot wide teeter-tauter / Jump over the hurdles to make it to the smooth boardwalk / Climb up the side of “Mount Tippecanoe” on a cargo net / Belly crawl through the sand under a secured net / Crawl on hands and knees through large culvert tunnels. Plan for surprises.

Maximum Trail Run Time Limit

The 5K & 10K Trail Runs will be limited to one hour and thirty minutes. All runners still on the course at the limit will be notified the race has been concluded and will be asked to proceed to the finish to turn in their chips.

Park Amenities

Over 350 acres of natural Florida wildlands, nesting osprey and bald eagles, historical middens dating back 2,500 years, 100+ varieties of birds including Florida Scrub-jays and seven miles of nature trails.


Overall top 3 Awards - Medal Awards in 10 Age Groups for 5K & 10K races

Race Amenities

Participants in the 5K & 10K races will receive a Dry Fit T-shirt, complementary Goodie Bag and refreshments. Post event family activities. Multiple water stations and emergency medical assistance on course.

Online Reg. Closes

November 12, 2014 12:00 pm Pacific Time

Check-In begins at 7:30am day of the event.Pre-event Goodie Bag pick-up at the Harold Avenue Recreation Center, 23400 Harold Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL from 12:00pm-6:00pm on Friday, November 21st. 5K & 10K - $55.00 day of registration - no shirt guaranteeCourse difficulty - Intermediate - time penalties for participants who bypass obstacles.Overall Top 3 Awards - Medal Awards for 10 Age Groups.

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