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2015 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk Date Announced

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Running

The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) announced that the fourth annual Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk for the benefit of the George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway & Youth Crisis Shelter will be on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. “We are announcing the […]

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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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Running, Soccer, Softball, triathlon, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Florida ISA Back to School Bash Date: Saturday, July 26 – Sunday, July 27 Venue: Bartow Softball Complex – Florida Independent Sports Association (Florida ISA) presents Back to School Bash in Bartow, a youth […]

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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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Running, Soccer, Softball

  THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. National Bike to Work Day Celebration Date: Friday, May 16, 2014 Venue: Fort Blount Park, Bartow – Participate in a Team Challenge, register with Commuter Services, bring your bike or your walking shoes […]

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Carillon Classic 5K Online Registration Ends Wednesday

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Upcoming

Runners who wish to compete in the 2014 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, May 3 at Bok Tower Gardens can register online up until midnight on Wednesday, April 30 by visiting  http://www.fprapolk.org/calendar-page/carillon-classic-5k-runwalk/. Walk-up registrations on race day will be accepted starting at 6:30 a.m. at Bok Tower Gardens, which is located at […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Football, Running, Shooting, Softball, Table Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. 2014 Homeschool World Series Date: Sunday, April 27 – Saturday, May 3 Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Auburndale - The Homeschool World Series will bring in 28 baseball teams and over 1,000 spectators to Polk […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Powerboat Racing, Running, Soccer, Softball, Swimming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. The Rowdy Cup Date: Friday, April 25 – Sunday, April 27 Venue: Rowdy Gaines Aquatic Center, Winter Haven – The Winter Haven Stingrays will host The Rowdy Cup, a USA and Florida Swimming sanctioned […]

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Runners Can Experience Florida’s Cowboy Country at the First-Ever “Run the Ranch 5K

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Upcoming

Runners can take in the natural beauty of Florida’s old cowboy country at the first-ever “Run the Ranch 5K” May 17 at Westgate River Ranch. The course will take runners through a portion of the ranch’s 1,700 lush acres alongside grazing buffalo and long-horn Watusi cattle. Participants will celebrate like a cowboy during the post-race […]

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More Than 2200 Triathletes to Compete in 2014 IRONMAN 70.3 Florida

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Upcoming

Competitors from 41 States and from countries as far away as Germany and Argentina will descend on Central Florida to test their athletic abilities, stamina and competitive drive on Sunday, April 13 on the 70.3 mile swimming, running and cycling course. Triathletes from a number of tri-clubs from the Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando and Miami […]

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