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Lakeland Runners Club Honored by Road Runners Club of America

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, Running

Road Runners Club of America has Designated Lakeland, Florida as a Runner Friendly Community® Lakeland has shown that they meet the program’s criteria, which includes community infrastructure, community support, and local government support for running. Lakeland has shown they have an infrastructure that can foster physical activity in a safe environment. They have a proven […]

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12 O’Clock High Returns in October

Posted on October 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Aviation

12 O’Clock High is a living flying and display history of military aviation. Nostalgia and history are centerpieces of this event, but the pilots flying their R/C scale aircraft are the excitement for both participants and spectators.                                 Event organizers […]

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Explorations V Annual Golf Tournament in October

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Golf

The 21st Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament to benefit Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Lone Palm Golf Club. Lunch and registration and driving range/putting green will run from 10:30 am to 12 noon, with […]

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Florida 10 Run Series Begins in Lakeland

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Running

Texas 10 Race Management, LLC, in conjunction with WinWin Events, will launch an all-new 10-mile running series in Florida starting next month in Lakeland – on the heels of the already successful Texas 10 Series. Event management is excited to offer runners a great distance in the primary 10-mile race in addition to companion 5-mile […]

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U.S. Open Water Ski Championships To Be Held in Polk City

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Skiing, Uncategorized

21st Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships to be Held October 24-25 in Central Florida Lake Grew in Polk City and Lake Ivanhoe in Orlando will host event. USA Water Ski, Nautique and CBS are pleased to announce the 21st Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be held Oct. 24-25 in central Florida. The […]

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Red Ribbon Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run November 8

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Uncategorized

Polk County’s Only Red Ribbon Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Lake Mirror Promenade Building on InnerAct Alliance’s successful 20+ years of momentum in presenting one of the largest Red Ribbon Campaigns in the state, the popular Red Ribbon tradition continues with Polk County’s 2nd Annual Half […]

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Eight Disabled Water Ski Athletes Win National Titles

Posted on September 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Skiing

Eight Athletes Win National Titles At 23rd Disabled Water Ski National Championships Event featured the nation’s top disabled water ski athletes. Eight athletes won national titles at the 23rd Disabled Water Ski National Championships, sponsored by the Shepherd Center and the Barbara Bolding/Jim Grew Foundation, Aug. 29-31, at Whitestone Lake Estates in Talking Rock, Ga. […]

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US Water Ski Teams Win Titles

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Skiing

2014 Can Am Team Challenge featured competition between Canada and the United States. The U.S. Under 17 and Under 13 Water Ski Teams each won titles at the 7th Can Am Team Challenge, Aug. 30-31, at the Lake of Dreams in Jerseyville, Ill. The two-day, world-record capability event featured team competitions between Canada and the […]

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Flying Tigers Break All Time Attendance Record

Posted on August 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball

The Lakeland Flying Tigers established a new single-season attendance record at Joker Marchant Stadium with today’s crowd vs. the Clearwater Threshers with 64,396 total fans for the season. The previous mark was set in 2010 when the team drew 64,010. 2014 marks the 60thseason Lakeland has been a member of the Florida State League (FSL). […]

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Lakeland Flying Tigers to Host 4-H Night

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

On Saturday, August 30, the Lakeland Flying Tigers will host 4-H Night, a fundraising event for the Polk County 4-H program. Community members can enjoy the game and learn about their local 4-H program. The event will feature 4-H displays, a parade of 4-H clubs, and post game fireworks. Individual tickets ($7.00) and sponsor level […]

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