Apr

01

Carillon Classic 5k

Apr 01, 2023

7:00 am - 9:30 am

The 12th Annual Carillon Classic 5K at Bok Tower Gardens features what many consider Central Florida’s most challenging 5K course. In 2023, the race will take place on April 1st.

Carillon Classic

This unique 5K requires runners and walkers to cope with elevation changes as well as a variety of terrains, including paved roads and gravel and mulch trails. You’ll enjoy music from the famed carillon tower as you run atop Iron Mountain, one of the highest points on the Florida peninsula.

Race Route

Runners experience elevation changes and various running surfaces, including paved roads plus grass, gravel, and mulch trails. One of the race’s most unique aspects is the Singing Tower’s musical encouragement as the bells ring out during the race.

A kid’s fun run will occur post-race, providing junior runners with a shorter course.

Register online.

Race Day

Race day registration at Bok Tower Gardens begins at 6:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 7:30 a.m. The Race Day entry fee of $40 for adults and $10 for children. The entry cost includes includes free admission to Bok Tower Gardens on race day for runners and their families, as well as an event t-shirt, medal and more)

The event is open to adults and students in grades 1-12 and encourages groups to sign up for the team competition.

LEARN & DISCOVER

t-shirt design for Mayfaire 5K 2021

Mayfaire 5K Run & Walk

Celebrate 44 years of the Mayfaire 5k Road Race and Walk with an evening run or walk on residential streets…

See Details
crowd gathered for moonlight concert at Bok Tower Gardens. Carillon tower in background.

Concert Under the Stars Series

Enjoy a fantastic concert under the stars as this fan-favorite event returns to an all-new Bok Tower Gardens venue –...

See Details
Lake Wales Arts Center exterior image

Lake Wales History Bus Tour

Join Lake Wales History Museum for a bus tour through old Florida. Held every month.

See Details
Publix Field view

Detroit Tigers Spring Training

Catch at Detroit Tigers Spring Training game in Lakeland this February & March.

See Details
water ripples used as email signup background

Subscribe to EMAIL LIST

Join our email list and stay up to date with all the great things happening in Florida’s Sweetest Spot.