5K Race  


Saturday, May 19, 2018; 7am (Registration 6am)
95 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida  32435
$20 Early Registration.  $25 Race-Day.


This 5K run is an official event of LakeFest 2018 in Chipley Park in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. The annual chip timed 5K race will start and end at the historic Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood at 95 Circle Drive.  The all-paved course (Circle Drive) circles the banks of Lake DeFuniak, one of the world's rare, perfectly round spring-fed lakes one mile in circumference. Medals guaranteed to the first 50 finishers.  Pet friendly!  All proceeds benefit the Walton County Prevention Coalition

You will enjoy the beautiful sight of Lake DeFuniak on your right during the run while taking in the incredible historic homes and structures built during the Victorian era once comprising a gated resort once marketed as "The Education Resort of the South."  Once you complete the race, enjoy the many other events which make up LakeFest 2018 - a festival celebrating the beauty of Lake DeFuniak on these historic grounds and introducing you to the wonderful outdoor activities you and your family can always enjoy on the banks (and in the water of) this wonderful natural local treasure.

Highlights and Considerations:

  • All paved course;
  • Chip timed race;
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied;
  • Finisher medals to the first 50 runners over the finish line;
  • Category awards;
  • Wheelchair and stroller awards;
  • Pet-friendly event;
  • Enjoy the many other activities of LakeFest 2018 before and after this event!
How to Participate:

  1. Register:
    • In advance:  Register and Pay here.  This link will take you to a page which the Walton County Prevention Coalition manages.  All proceeds benefit the Walton County Prevention Coalition.  $20 early registration.
    • Race Day:  Register at the start site beginning at 6am, Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, 95 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs.  Fee is $25 on day of race.
  2. Check-in/Register by 6:30am, Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, 95 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida  32435.