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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Central Florida

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Fishing, General, Skiing, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Thursday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Friday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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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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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Food Event, Running, Soccer, Softball, triathlon, 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. Wingin’ It! 2014 Date: Friday, April 11 – Saturday, April 12 Venue: Winter Haven Airport – Wingin’ It! 2014 will include wing and wing sauce competition, live music and the best brews. – Most […]

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IRONKIDS Central Florida Fun Run Just a Month Away

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Upcoming

IRONKIDS® will return to Polk County’s Lake Eva Park in Haines City for the third consecutive year this spring. Moving from its May date to an earlier date on April 12, the Central Florida Fun Run is just a month away. The IRONKIDS fun run is a great opportunity for young athletes. Not only does […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Golf, Mud Run, Running, 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. Taste of Haines City Date: Thursday, January 30 Venue: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, Haines City –  Sample food from over 20 area restaurants and receive complimentary beer, wine and soda at Taste of Haines […]

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Florida FFA Launches First Annual Firetower Run-A-Muck

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

Categories: Mud Run, Running, Upcoming

Florida FFA invites you to join the first annual Firetower Run-A-Muck scheduled for Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center near Haines City. A timed 5K walk/run encompasses portions of scenic Firetower Road and through the LTC property along the shores of Lake Pierce. Challenging obstacles and a lot of mud, […]

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August’s Polk Sports Venue Spotlight: Golf Courses

Posted on August 14th, 2013 by

Categories: General, Golf, Uncategorized

Each month, Catch Central Florida features sports venues across Polk County. Check out this month’s spotlight on four area golf courses. Then, look for September’s feature on the Universal Shooting Academy. With more than 30 public-access courses offering over 600 holes, Polk County offers some of the best golfing opportunities in the country.  With such […]

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An Impressive Amount of Polk Athletes Competing in the 2013 National Senior Games

Posted on July 23rd, 2013 by

Categories: Bowling, Cycling, General, Golf, Running, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, triathlon, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Volleyball

The State of Florida will be well represented at the 2013 National Senior Games in Cleveland, Ohio in July as 568 Florida Senior Athletes have registered to compete in the 19 sports of the Games.  Of the more than 500 athletes, 33 are from Polk County. The Florida athletes traveling to Cleveland qualified for the […]

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2013 Independence Day Celebrations Around Polk

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Wednesday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Thursday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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2013 IronMan 70.3 Florida Wraps Up Another Success for Polk County

Posted on May 31st, 2013 by

Categories: triathlon

May of 2013 wrapped up the second year that the Ironman 70.3 Florida triathlon was held in Polk County at Haines City’s very own Lake Eva Park. 2012 marked the event’s first year in Polk County, and 2013 continued the success over the course of three days, May 17-19, with more than 2,220 athletes. Friday: […]

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