Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer
This is one of the most popular 5K events in Central Florida. This event is being held on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 6:45pm – 8pm. Bring your co-workers and show off your company’s pride at this event. This makes a great networking event with other companies. Insurance Office of America has supported the event since the first Corporate 5k in 1995. The event and IOA have successfully made health and wellness a priority in corporate culture. Rain or shine this event goes on.
There is still time to sign-up you and your team for this event. Registration is still open at this time. Please go to manage.hakuapp.com/promoters/new?event=1715bf200894bb2a2809 .
This event is being held at Lake Eola Park right in the heart of downtown. Check your GPS for the best route there. Sorry, there is no free parking around Lake Eola Park. There are a variety of parking garages and lots in the area. However, some attendees may find free street parking in the residential area. Traffic on this night will be very heavy. Please pack your patient.
Here is some brief information about this event. It is Orlando’s largest office party! Held exclusively for Florida’s corporate community; businesses and non-profit organizations form teams and participate in the IOA Corporate 5k for camaraderie, friendly competition and celebrating with co-workers. The participating population is made up of over 18,000 runners and walkers from over 700 companies, non-profit organizations and 200+ CEOs. Find us on Facebook!
Take note of these scheduled times.
6:45 pm: 5k Runners Start – on Central Blvd
7:00 pm: 5k Walkers Start – on Eola Dr.
7:30 pm: Awards at Gold Zone
Stick around right after the race for Michelob Ultra After Party. All registered participants receive one Michelob Ultra voucher, which is attached to race number. Stop by three Michelob Ultra beer stations offered on race night.
Just a reminder that this is an Earth friendly event. Please join Track Shack and use the recycling bins provided to dispose of your single-serve plastic containers i.e. Gatorade bottles, energy drink cans or gallon jugs. Volunteers will be present to assist in getting as many recyclable items as possible into the designated bins for collection.
Please take note of these event policies. For safety reasons, baby joggers/strollers, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be prohibited from the course. You must be 8 years old to participate. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
The City of Orlando requires that runners and walkers must be able to maintain a 15 minute per mile pace. Participants who do not maintain that pace will be directed to the sidewalk by race officials.
Please note that due to Lake Eola Park Regulations, outside alcohol is not allowed to be brought into Lake Eola. Alcohol may only be obtained from the Michelob Ultra Beer Stations located in the Blue, Red and Gold Zones. Grills, cooking appliances, and glass bottles are strictly prohibited in Lake Eola Park as well. Please do not dump any objects or liquid into the lake or dump ice onto the grass. Coolers and bags are subject to search. One company banner may be displayed within the structure of a rented tent. All other banners will be removed.
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Source of information: First hand experience and trackshack.com