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Dates: 5/18/2019 - 5/18/2019
City / State: Orlando, FL
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Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 113744 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10Km - 1A
Description: Register between 8:30-9:00 am for the 5 & 10 km (3.1 & 6.2 mi) guided walks. Participants should arrive by 8:45, park, and walk to registration at the Garden House. Credit walkers will stamp books before walking. All walkers will start at one time about 9:10 am. The 5K is at Leu Gardens and 10k visits the Audubon neighborhood after the Gardens. Route directions & maps will be available. The fee is $3 per participant, and children under 13 are free. The wonderful 50-acre garden is a treasure in Orlando. The gardens are known for their extensive floral collections. Blooming in May are roses, hibiscus, southern magnolia, royal poinciana, bananas, gardenia, jacaranda, poinciana, cassia, coral tree, shell ginger, sugar palms, voodoo lilies, crepe myrtles. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish and on route. The Garden is accepting donations to assist in the repair of Leu House closed after Hurricane Irma damage. Wheelchairs and strollers acceptable and some garden paths are not paved. No pets allowed. Carry water for your safety. Event SE19/113744. Trail rated 1A. Information, 407.695.9181/ mlanpher@cfl.rr.com.The garden and historical home were donated to the City of Orlando in 1961 by Mr. Harry P. Leu and his wife, Mary Jane.
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Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 8:30-9:00 Group Walk available at 9 am.
Location: Orlando's Leu Gardens
Start Point / Driving Directions: Map: http://tinyurl.com/0518Walk
GPS: 28.56885,-81.3565882 Leu Gardens is at 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando. From Walt Disney area: Take I-4E to right at exit #85 onto Princeton St. Right on Princeton to Mills (Hwy 17-92). Go right on Mills to the 2d traffic light (Virginia Dr.). Left on Virginia and go about one mile, following the curve to the left. Take the left turn lane into the Gardens. From Daytona, Altamonte Springs on I-4W, left at exit #85 onto Princeton Street. to Mills (Hwy 17-92). Go right on Mills to the 2d traffic light (Virginia Dr.). Left onto Virginia and go about one mile, following the curve to the left. Take the left turn lane into the Gardens. From Mount Dora, Eustis, Apopka use FL441S to Princeton. Turn left onto Princeton and go 2.5 miles to & under I-4 and 0.5 miles to Mills (Hwy 17-92). Right on Mills and go to the 2d traffic light (Virginia Dr.). Left on Virginia and go about one mile, following the curve to the left. Take the left turn lane into the Gardens. From East Orlando area use FL408W (toll). Use Exit 14/Semoran Blvd. Right for 1.2 miles & left onto FL50W/Colonial. Turn right after 1.4 miles on Bennett for 1 mile; left onto Corrine Dr. for 0.6 mi. to the Gardens entrance on the right as road curves to left. Park and walk to the Garden House. Questions on day of the event, call 407.304.6394.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
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Host Club: Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club
Contact: Michael Lanpher (407) 695-9181
Website: www.midfloridamilers.org
E-Mail Contact: mlanpher@cfl.rr.com