If you want to experience an extreme course, you will love Fish Out Of Water Extreme 5K XC Race brought to you by the Friends Of Weeki Wachee and Weeki Wachee High School XC Team. In order to participate in this run you must have the ability to traverse uneven and unstable sugar sand/lime rock terrain for 3.11 miles indpendently or with little assistance of a companion. You must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors and tolerate bright sunlight for up to one hour. Please keep in mind that on this course you may have potential animal encounters. Such as but not limited to deer, coyote, bobcat, Florida panther, raccoon, armadillo, snakes; diamondback rattle snake, cotton mouth, coach whip, corn snake, rough green snake, black racer, gopher tortoise, six-lined racerunner, ticks, mosquitos, horse flies, and wasps. Strollers will not be permitted on this course. However, well behaved leashed dogs are welcome! Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. The Friends Of Weeki Wachee is a non-for profit group that helps support the needs of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. We are happy to be partnering up with Weeki Wachee High School XC Team.
All proceeds will go to The Friends Of Weeki Wachee as well as Weeki Wachee High School XC Team.
Event details and schedule
Attention Runners: Packet Pick-up will start on Friday, Jan 31, from 10am-6pm at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. We encourage you to pick up your packets on this day in order to avoid long wait times. You may also pick up your packets on Saturday, February 1 starting at 7:30am-8:30am. All runners who register after January 26, 2020, will only be able to pick up packets the morning of the race. Packets for runners registered AFTER January 26 will NOT be available for pick-up on January 31,2020. Please dress according to the weather. Feel free to dress up in your Mermaid attire.
The first 50 runners registered will receive a swag bag!
Again, we ask that you read the information about the facts and description regarding this 5K XC course. For more information please see our Facebook page @weekiwacheesprings