Run for the Trees Jeannette Genius McKean Memorial 5k



Unique point to point 5k run/walk with every participant receiving a young tree. The last mile is on the tree-canopied, wilderness dirt road of Genius Drive. This privately owned glimpse of old Florida is opened to the public only once a year, for this event. All finishers receive a young tree! Event capacity is set at 1,800. Free kids run.


7:30 am 5k (3.1 miles)

8:45 am: Kids Run

9:00 am: Awards Presentation @ Showalter Field

Entry Fees

Through Apr 19: $28

Apr 10 – Apr 22: $30

Race Day: $35

Discount available for youth and seniors

For safety reasons, bicycles, rollers skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be prohibited from the race course. The use of headphones is discouraged.


Stroller Restrictions

  • Stroller/jogger operators start behind designated stroller signage.
    • Stroller/jogger operators may walk/jog no faster than 15 minute per mile, a safe operating speed. If your speed goes faster than 15 minutes per mile pace, you may be disqualified.
    • Stroller/jogger operators must yield the right of way to runners. Stroller/Joggers can tip easily and cannot turn quickly. Please do not weave through packs of runners.

Funds raised from the event will support the Winter Park Tree Replacement Fund.
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Event date :

Saturday 23 April 2016 | 7:30 am


Event location :

Showalter Field

2525 Cady Way

Winter Park, FL 32792

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