Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Race

Saturday, September 23 2017, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM [EST]

6131 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL, United States

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REGISTRATION

Half Marathon Partial Approval -$95.00

Big Splash Package - All 3 Distances Partial Approval - $150.00

Save $15 when you participate in all 3 events on race day! You'll earn all 3 medals AND an additional "Big Splash" medal!

5K Partial Approval -$40.00

*Runners that sign up on 9/13 or later will only be permitted to run between the hours of 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM and must be back at the finish line no later than 2:30 PM. 5K waves will start every 15 minutes, and we give priority to those who registered during the regular registration period.  *Park admission is not included as the park will most likely be at capacity. Once you are done running, you are welcome to check with the ticket booth to see if there are any tickets left that you can purchase.  *Since we have to place new orders with our suppliers, ALL race swag (shirt, medal) will be mailed to you AFTER the race. Items will be shipped no later than 11/1/17.  *You will have to park at an offsite parking lot located at Christian Church in the Wildwood at 10051 Country Rd, Weeki Wachee, FL 34613. You will then take one of the provided shuttles to the park. Shuttles stop running at 3:00 PM, so you must be finished running and back at the park no later than 2:

UPGRADE: 5K upgrade to Half Marathon Partial Approval - $55.00

Use this registration option to upgrade your 5K registration to the Half Marathon registration.

1 Mile Dash Partial Approval -$30.00

UPGRADE: Half Marathon upgrade to Big Splash Package Partial Approval - $55.00

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Use this registration option to upgrade your Half Marathon registration to the Big Splash Package.

UPGRADE: 5K upgrade to Big Splash Package Partial Approval -$90.00

Sales end on -09/23/2017

Use this registration option to upgrade your 5K registration to the Big Splash Package registration.

VIRTUAL OPTION: 1 Mile Dash Partial Approval - $25.00

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Can't make it to the race? Then the Virtual Option is just for you! Price includes virtual race bib, 1 Mile Dash finisher's medal, and shipping fee. Medals will be shipped 2 weeks after 09/23/17.

VIRTUAL OPTION: 5K Partial Approval -$32.00

Sales end on -09/23/2017

Can't make it to the race? Then the Virtual Option is just for you! Price includes virtual race bib, 5K finisher's medal, and shipping fee. Medals will be shipped 2 weeks after 09/23/17.

VIRTUAL OPTION: Half Marathon Partial Approval - $32.00

Sales end on -09/23/2017

Can't make it to the race? Then the Virtual Option is just for you! Price includes virtual race bib, Half Marathon finisher's medal, and shipping fee. Medals will be shipped 2 weeks after 09/23/17.

VIRTUAL OPTION: Big Splash Package Partial Approval -$52.00

Sales end on -09/23/2017

Can't make it to the race? Then the Virtual Option is just for you! Price includes virtual race bib, all four finisher's medals, and shipping fee. Medals will be shipped 2 weeks after 09/23/17.

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Event Information

Saturday, September 23 2017, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM [EST]

About the Events

Set at the unforgettable Weeki Wachee Springs State Park comes the inaugural Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Race! You can choose to run or walk along the cool urban trail route that incorporates sidewalks and urban trails. This out-and-back open road course starts and finishes at the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Weeki Wachee, Florida, also know as the city of live mermaids. The courses are flat with minimal elevation changes and the terrain is primarily sidewalk. 

Every finisher receives a cool mermaid medal and one-of-a-kind swag.

This is an early morning fun run, and access to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is included in your registration. Feel free to wander in the State Park and recover in it's serene surroundings (if park has reached capacity, you can use your pass on Sunday).

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
•Access to chip-timed race event
•Race bib 
•One-day admission to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park (same day or Sunday only) 
•Race shirt (registrations after 9/10 are not guaranteed their shirt size will be in stock)
•Finisher's medal (a different one for each distance!)

Choose from 3 distances: Half Marathon, 5K, and 1 Mile Dash. Each distance will have a unique finisher's medal. You can also purchase the "Big Splash" Package and participate in all 3 distances, earning not only the 3 finisher's medals, but also a bonus fourth "Big Splash" medal!

**TENATIVE START TIMES**
The start times* for each race will be staggered throughout the day.
7 am: Half Marathon start time (cut-off time 12:30 pm)
8 am: 5K start time, wave 1 (for those participating in the 5K ONLY; cut-off time 10 am)
1 pm: 5K start time (for those participating in the Big Splash Challenge; cut-off time 2:30 pm)
3 pm: 1 Mile Dash

*Start times are subject to change. 

There will be rest and recovery areas for participants as they transition between races.

Parking is offsite at Church in the Wildwood at 10051 Country Road, Weeki Wachee, FL 34613.  Shuttle service is provided to and from the parking site and venue.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, who work to generate and create additional resources and support for, and in the best interest, of the park.

COURSE MAPS

1-Mile Dash - coming soon

5K Course:

 

Half Marathon Course:

Refund Policy

There are no refunds allowed for this event. Transfers may be made until 9/1/17 at no charge. Deferments may be made until 9/15/17 at no charge.

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