Lakeland Runners Club

About Lakeland Runners Club

The Lakeland Runners Club, Inc. is a nonprofit organization and member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), whose mission is to promote running, walking, and general fitness in group settings. We are a running family of more than 600 members that welcomes all ages, abilities, and distances to join us.

The Lakeland Runners Club puts on several events and programs throughout the year, including the Mayfaire 5k, the Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5k Series, the Aching Quad Challenge – Four Races in 24 Hours, the Lake to Lake 10k and the Christina 5k . Our events are a great chance to meet other people in the Central Florida running community, test your fitness level, compete and have fun. Come run with us!

  • Family (up to 5 family members): $35/year
  • Single: $25/year
  • Student (18 and under): $5/year



Upcoming Events hosted by Lakeland Runners Club

  • Aug 12 2017 Details

    2017 Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5k Series

    Lakeland, FL

    5K, Other
    The Summer Sunrise Watermelon Race Series was born out of a desire to have low-cost local races during the hot summer months, when it can be hard to stay...
  • Sep 15 2017 Details

    2017 Aching Quad 4 Race Challenge

    Lakeland, FL

    Other, 5K, 1 Mile, Other
    Conquer four races in 24 hours! All races will be chip timed. Cumulative results from the four races are used to determine official results.  All courses...
  • Nov 4 2017 Details

    2017 Lake to Lake 10k

    Lakeland, FL

    Other, 10K
    The Lake to Lake 10k is run on a certified course (FL09124EBM).  The race will be chip timed. The 10k is the “Oldest Race in Polk County” and runs...
  • Nov 25 2017 Details

    2017 Double Down 5k

    Lakeland, FL

    Other, 5K
    The LRC Double Down 5k is a two loop course in Fletcher Park at Lake Bonny.   The course is mainly run on a paved path with a short section on road.  The...

Race Results for Lakeland Runners Club events

Training Schedule

We have several group runs during the week, one social meeting a month, and other non-running social outings throughout the year.

Featured Event

2017 Summer Sunrise Watermelon 5k Series

Aug 12, 2017 - Lakeland, FL

5K, Other