Cherrylake Farm Races

Sat February 6, 2021 Groveland, FL 34736 US Directions
Cherrylake Farm Races: We'll See You in 2022


It is with heavy hearts that we cancel this year's 2021 Cherrylake Farm Races. While we would love to have our racers back on our farm grounds this year, we believe the most responsible solution for our community and employees is to cancel the event. With COVID-19 still affecting many in our community and Cherrylake’s safety protocols for its employees, we believe that our best option is to pick back up again in 2022. We will miss sharing the farm with all of you, as what we love most about the race is gathering with the community to celebrate and encourage each other, while having fun on the farm.

For those of you who have already registered for the 2021 Farm Races, we will be processing refunds, which you should see before the end of September. For more information on refunds, please visit our FAQ page.

Thank you for understanding, and stay safe!

- the Cherrylake team

7836 Cherry Lake Rd.
Groveland, FL US 34736

Experience the iconic rolling hills of Cherrylake’s 1,000 acre farm with this unique race, located right outside of Clermont, Florida. The clay running terrains traverse natural lakes and endless rows of trees, and the cycling event connects to the eminent Cherry Lake Road course. Choose from either a duathlon, 5k or 10k. Connect with nature and participate in this unique race, while getting an extra dose of oxygen. See updates and sneak peeks on our Facebook page or visit

  • Duathlon: 5k-20k-2.5k race with the running portion off road through the farm and the bike portion on the rolling hills of Cherry Lake Road.  The Duathlon requires a one-day or yearly USAT license. Join or renew here.
  • 5k & 10k: Off road runs throughout Cherrylake’s farm.

We will have water available before the race and at several aid stations on the course. Each finisher will receive accurately chip-timed results, a custom medal, a 2022 race gift, and post-race food.

In honor of each participant, Cherrylake will donate a tree to be planted in a protected conservation area to be enjoyed for many generations to come. All proceeds will benefit a non-profit.


Packet Pick-up: TBA


Frequently Asked Questions: Please visit our website here.


About Cherrylake: Cherrylake is one of the largest wholesale producers of ornamental trees, palms, and shrubs in North America. With over 1,800 acres in production, they build and maintain high profile projects for theme parks, resorts, and communities throughout the state of Florida. Cherrylake is a recognized leader for their environmental stewardship, commitment to the community, and builders of beautiful, functional, and sustainable landscapes.

Cherrylake is purpose-driven and focused on building people, communities, and ideas. It's not about what you do, but why you do it. Cherrylake's why is centered around these five things: beauty, vision, sustainable, life, and community.

You can learn more at


Race Morning: TBA


Event Transfers:  Did you train a little more or a little less than you thought you would?  You can log in to your account and transfer to a different distance or race. You will need to pay the difference, as well as the transaction fee. The original award choice will remain the same as when you registered. If you transfer to a shorter race, there will not be a refund. We will not field requests to transfer via email the week of the race. 


Bib Gifting:  Not able to make it to the Farm Races but already purchased your registration? We will miss you! You can always gift your bib to a friend at no extra cost. The original award choice will remain the same as when you registered. We will not field requests to transfer via email the week of the race. If you still want to be a part of the day, we can always use more volunteers! Sign up to be a volunteer here.


Refunds: Due to canceling the 2021 Farm Races, we will be processing full refunds. Once processed, your refund will be applied back towards the original card that was used for your registration. This should post within 5 - 7 business days (or the end of September, 2020). You should receive an email confirmation of your refund within 24 hours of it being processed. If you do not see this refund as being credited to your account within that time frame (5 - 7 business days from processing, or until the end of September), please contact Please be aware that some Credit Card companies can take longer to process the refund, affecting the time it takes to be reflected on your account. Racers can check the status of their refunds by logging into their runsignup account.


Cancellation Policy: We love to see you commit to the Farm Races early, but we also know sometimes life forces schedules to change. If that happens, you have options. You can choose and manage these from your RunSignUp login.

  • Up to 60 days before the race, cancel and receive a full refund minus a 10% processing fee.
  • 60 to 30 days before the race, cancel and receive a 50% refund.
  • Anytime up to 5 days before the race, you can transfer your entry to another person, at no charge.

Rain or shine, the Farm Races will be held on the scheduled date. In the event of an unforeseen need to reschedule the race to a different date, you can request a full refund minus a 10% processing within the first 30 days of the date change announcement. You will also have the option to transfer your race entry to another person, free of charge. Please note, donations will not be refunded under any of these circumstances.


Awards: Awards will be given for top 3 overall male and female winners in the 5k, 10k and Duathlon races: the top 3 in each 5 year age group in the Duathlon, and top 3 in each 10 year age group for the 10k.  Awards will be available the day of the race at the awards ceremony immediately following the race.  


Where to Stay: TBD. 


Race Reviews: 

  • "Great race! Will do again for certain. The hills were challenging and the scenery can't be beat." - Jay T.
  • "This race reminds me of what endurance races used to be all about - hilly and a true test of strength, endurance, and mental determination" - Robb B.
  • "I am so happy I traveled 4 hours for this race. I will be back next year for sure. Thank you Cherrylake Farms for donating trees to plant for anyone who wanted one!" - Brian K.
  • "Super friendly staff. Great clay course. Nice rolling bike course." - Anders J.
  • "Hands-down this race is the best race for a duathlon that I have ever done in 17 years of racing. Well organized, beautiful scenery, challenging and yet very friendly people; would highly recommend this race to anyone" - Nikki M.
  • "Beautiful scenery! Challenging course for sure, well worth trying. Very organized and friendly people." - Ella F.

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