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Tom Walker PREVIEW 5k and 10k

Sat October 14, 2023 Gainesville, FL 32641 US Directions


3300 SE 15th St
Gainesville, FL US 32641


Get a leg up on the field by previewing the Tom Walker course.   This race is FREE for Florida Track Club Members and $15 for non-members.  The race will start at Boulware Springs Park: 3300 SE 15th St, Gainesville, FL 3264

Both the 5k and 10k routes will be along the beautiful Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail and will be along the same route as Tom Walker Half Marathon and 5k the following month. 8:00 AM start for both events. The 5k and 10k will start together and follow the same route for the first 1.55 miles. If you would like to switch from the 5k to the 10k or vice-versa, please tell us as soon as possible. Because this race will be professionally timed, we want to make sure they're aren't any mixups on race morning.  

If you want to join the Florida Track Club and participate in the numerous races and track meets we have planned this year, go to Individual yearly membership is only $40, family membership $65, and student membership $25.  Senior membership (65+) is $25 for individual and $40 for a family. Please email us to set up Senior membership. See full FTC Schedule below ( 9 free races and 3 with discounts each year) 

The Florida Track Club is sponsored by UF Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute and UCAN Energy. 

5k Route:

Click here for MapMyRun Map of the 5k. 

10k Route

Click here for a MapMyRun Map of the 10k. 

Race Contact Info

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Race Website

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Bib Pick Up and Parking

Bib Pick up

Registration will be available online until 1 hour prior to the race start. 
Bib Pick-Up will be available race morning at the event. 


Parking fills up fast at the trailhead so come early to get a good spot! Carpooling is highly recommended. Over flow parking will be at Prairie View Elementary which is 1/4 mile from the entrance of Boulware Springs.  We would recommend that you do not park on the either side of SE 15th Street.   We will have volunteers directing parking up until 8:00 am.


MapMyRun Map


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