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Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5k

Join us for some pre-Halloween fun at Joggin’ for the Noggin 5k on Friday, October 18, 2019

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Use coupon code SUMMER19 for $5 off the 5K and 1-mile race options.

5K and 1-Mile Race Starts – 6:30pm

Kids Races start at 7:15pm

The 8th Annual Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5K presented by Regal Lakeland in partnership with Florida Blue benefits Polk State College students and promises to be a fun and SCARY, Halloween themed race – because Polk County would be a SCARY place without Polk State. In its eighth year, this family-friendly event offers a little something for everyone. Participants can run, jog, or walk the 3.1-mile course that includes pavement on the Polk State campus and a trek along the Fort Fraser Trail. The 1 – Mile Walkin’ while Talkin’ sponsored by Citizens Bank & Trust is an option for those not ready to fully engage in a 5K. This race will be chip timed and awards will be presented to the top 3 in standard 5-year age groups, overall male and female, masters and grand masters. Runners are encouraged to wear costumes. This is a family friendly race and will include spooky and fun activities for all ages.  Great food for race participants.  Adult and children’s costume contest will take place during the Monster Mash. Proceeds from Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5K will benefit student scholarships and programs on the Lakeland campus.

For more information on Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5K, please contact Marianne George at 863.292.3741 or e-mail at

Packet Pickup will be at the Polk State College Lakeland Campus on Thursday, October 17 5pm – 7:30pm. Race Day packet pickup and on-site registration will be 4pm – 6:15pm. Packets can be picked up in the LTB auditorium.