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OUC Half Marathon and 5k, ORLANDO’S BETTER HALF
One of the southeast’s top road race events, winds through scenic Downtown Orlando and beautiful Lake Eola. You will join more than 3,500 runners for this charitable Orlando tradition and enjoy live music along the course. Don't miss the Finish Line Fiesta after the race. Race benefits include, bag check, post-race refreshments at the Finish Line Fiesta, D-Tag timing by ChronoTrack Systems, all finishers receive a race T-shirt and a commemorative race medal!
Location & Parking
Northeast corner of Lake Eola Park, Orlando, FL (intersection of Robinson St. and Eola Dr.). Parking garages are located at the corner of Rosalind St. and Robinson St., as well as various other locations throughout downtown Orlando. Parking garage rates may apply.
Packet Pick-up will take place at Track Shack (1104 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando 32803) Wednesday, December 2 through Friday, December 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Limited packet pick-up is available on race day from 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. near the starting line.
Awards - 1/2 Marathon
Top 5 Overall – male and female, Top male and female masters, Top 3 in each age group. Race Walkers - Top 3 Overall male and female. Wheelchair - Top male and female only.
Awards - 5k
Top 5 Overall – male and female. NO AGE GROUP AWARDS IN THE 5k.
Same day results available at www.TrackShack.com.
NEW! ChronoTrack Timing Device
Track Shack is excited to introduce the D-Tag™ to Central Florida, the newest event timing technology. The D-Tag™ by ChronoTrack Systems™ with the easy to use, disposable tag will be the timing system used for all future Track Shack run/walk events.
We have already timed more than 100,000 participants in various races throughout the Southeast. Track Shack continues to be on the cutting edge of Road Racing in Central Florida and beyond.
All finishers will receive a commemorative OUC Half Marathon or OUC 5K medal.
This is a judged race walking competition. Those who wish to compete in the race walking division need to register at the Central Florida Walkers table on race day. Normal entry fees and procedures apply.
The Florida Citrus Sports Foundation is the Official Charity of the OUC Half Marathon and 5k. The Florida Citrus Sports Foundation is committed to helping the children of Central Florida. To that end, the Foundation runs several programs throughout the year that benefit from your support and participation in the OUC Half Marathon and 5k including being a founding partner of Orange County’s Take Stock in Children Program, the Florida Citrus Sports Summer Camp and the Day for Kids Festival during the week of the Champs Sports Bowl and the Capital One Bowl.
Race photos available at www.ouchalfmarathonand5k.com.
Exclusive Savings on Bowl Tickets
Runners can purchase tickets to the 2009 Champs Sports Bowl, Saturday, December 29, 2009 8:00 p.m. at $40 per ticket (regular price of a ticket is $60). Be sure to click the merchandise question to purchase your tickets! Runners can purchase tickets to the 2010 Capital One Bowl, January 1, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at $60 per ticket (regular price of a ticket is $80). Additional tickets are subject to availability. OFFER EXPIRES DECEMBER 3, 2009
Tech-T-Shirt for Half Marathon Participants
New this year!! All Half Marathon participants will receive an upgraded long sleeve performance shirt.
Sizes S-XXL in both men and women’s styles.
T-Shirts 5k participants
All 5k Runners will receive a high quality cotton t-shirt. Sizes S-XXL in regular men's cut t-shirts.
For safety reasons, baby joggers, baby strollers, bicycles, roller skates, inline skates, and dogs will be prohibited from the race. You must maintain a 15 minute per mile pace or race officials will ask you to move to the sidewalk to re-open the roadways.
Who are you registering?
Waiver and Release
Incomplete or unsigned entry forms will not be accepted. In consideration of my entry being accepted, I intend to be legal bound, and do hereby for myself, my heirs, and executors, waive all rights and claims for damages which may hereafter accrue to me against Florida Citrus Sports, Event Marketing and Management Int., Track Shack Foundation, and Orlando Utilities Commission or any subsidiary or political division thereof, its of their respective officers, agents, representatives, successors assigns and sponsors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in the OUC Half Marathon and 5K though that liability may arise out of the negligence or carelessness on the part of the entities or persons named in this waiver. If I should suffer injury or illness, I authorize the officials of the race to use their discretion to have me transported to a medical facility, and take full responsibility for this action. I understand that if I am unable to maintain a 15 minute mile, I will be asked to move to the sidewalk in order for the streets to be reopened. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and hereby grant full permission to any and all the foregoing to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures or any other record of the above events whatsoever.