We, like many other race directors across the country have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and are in close communication with our local government officials. We have decided to choose an alternate date in the event we need to postpone the 5th annual Twilight 5k slated for May 7,2020. The Alternate date is September 24, 2020. We will keep you updated as we know more. If the race date is changed to September 24th all participants will be informed through this page as well as being emailed.
This year we are capping the event at 500 participants. This is the area’s first and only night race! Come walk or run through the historic downtown Mount Dora residential and business district. Enjoy the town after the race! This course is a certified out and back course with Lake Dora views and tree lined streets.
5th Annual Twilight 5K Run/Walk
Thursday, May 7th, 2020 - 7:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Evans Park
100 N Donnelly St
Mount Dora, FL 32757
The Twilight 5k run is the area's first night race! Come walk or run through the historic downtown Mount Dora residential and business district. Enjoy the town after the race! This course is a certified out and back course with Lake Dora views and tree lined streets.
6/1/2019 - 02/28/2020 - $25.00
3/01/2020 - 04/10/2020- $30.00
04/11/2020 - 05/06/2020 - $35.00
Race Day Entry $40.00
6/1/2019 - 05/01/2020 - $20.00
Race Day $25.00
DAY OF REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK UP
Packet pickup will take place on race day at race site from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE
5:30 p.m. - Registration & Packet Pick-up Opens
7:00 p.m. – 5K Race Start
8:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants. Shirts are not guaranteed on race day registrations.
Finisher Medals for First 500 registered - Top 3 males and Top 3 Females, - 14 & Under, 15 -18, 19-24, 25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74, 75-79,80+
TIMING & SCORING: Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib.
When and where does the race take place?
Thursday May 7th Elizabeth Evans Park
Race start time is promptly at 7:00 p.m.
How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.
How will I be timed?
The race uses an electronic timing system that records race time and place via a transponder chip that will be given out at registration. Each individual competing in the 5K is required to use the race chip. Official times will not be recorded without a chip. There will be a clock at the finish line to view your time.
When and where do I pick up my registration materials?
Registration and packet pick-up starts at 5:30pm for all participants
How will I receive my results?
Official results will be posted at race site and race staff has all results for on-site inquiries.
Can I use my own race chip or tag rather than utilizing the one that is provided?
No, a custom chip and bib will be provided
Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. There will be shirts available on race day, but are not sizes and shirts are not guaranteed.
Can I participate in the event with my dog?
Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.
Can I participate with a stroller or Bike?
For safety reasons no bicycles, in-line skates, or skateboards or strollers are permitted.
What do I do with my personal items while I’m running?
Please leave them in your car.
Should I bring my own water?
Yes, but there will be a water station on the course and near the finish line.
I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration. As the race brochure states, we are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks.
Will the race be held if it's raining?
The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.