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Running Shoes and Brews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Running, Upcoming

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine Market, Lakeland Time: 6:15 p.m. Hilly 5K. Food and […]

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Birthday Parties with Lakeland Flying Tigers

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball

Looking for a unique way to celebrate your son or daughter’s birthday this year? Throw the best birthday party in town with the help of the Lakeland Flying Tigers! The cost of a birthday party is ONLY $15.00 per person. A minimum of 10 people is required. Watch a cute video about the parties. The […]

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Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon July 27

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized

7th Annual Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon returns to Babson Park on Sunday, July 27. This year’s event is presented by Hawk Racing and hosted by Webber International University. It all begins on Saturday, July 26, 2014, as registration opens in the Yentes Center, at 3:00 p.m. The race is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 2014. […]

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MOVE IT MOVEMENT Coming to LEGOLAND® Florida

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, General

LEGOLAND ® Florida plays host for a second consecutive year to Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Tour on August 9th & 10th. The summertime traveling event targets youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. […]

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Flying Tigers All-You-Can-Eat Night June 18

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Uncategorized

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Wednesday, June 18 to take on the Clearwater Threshers (Phillies). Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over children 14 and under and active military personnel […]

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Local Synchro Swim Team qualifies for West Florida Regionals

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Swimming, Water Sports

All 14 members of the Lakeland YMCA Flamingo Synchro Swim Team qualified for the 2014 West Florida Synchronized Swimming Championships this past weekend at the Southwest Recreation Complex Pool in Largo, having placed in the top three during the recent Northwest Florida Association Synchro Championships in the regional meet is the qualifier in the age […]

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Forrest 5K Fun Run on January 11th

Posted on December 31st, 2013 by

Categories: Running

Forrest Cunningham was recently burned due to an auto accident and he needs your help. Almost 40% of his body was burned with some areas on the right side of his body affected with the most severe, 4th degree burns. Participate in The Forrest 5k – Run, Walk, and Bike & Skate Event on January […]

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FPRA Volunteers To Assist Media Covering 2014 Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

Categories: Aviation, General, Upcoming

For the sixth consecutive year, the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is recruiting volunteers to work with members of the media who will cover the annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo. The 2014 event is scheduled for April 1 to 6 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in […]

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World Championship Paintball Event Shatters Attendance Records

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

Categories: Paintball

The 2013 Paintball Sports Promotions (PSP) World Cup, the largest and most prestigious paintball event in the country, was held at Fantasy of Flight from October 17 to 20. More than 400 paintball teams – the highest team count in more than 10 years – traveled from around the world to compete in Polk County. […]

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Updated Collateral Pieces Designed to Promote Polk

Posted on October 18th, 2013 by

Categories: Cycling, General, Uncategorized

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) staff members have worked diligently to update and revamp two collateral pieces, both important marketing tools used to promote Polk County as a business and leisure destination. The Meeting Planner Guide assists staff to promote Polk County as a meeting destination. The eight page guide includes a variety […]

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