Locals to take off in Hamlin Christmas race

The Christmas-themed 12K and 5K run will bring fun that the whole family can enjoy.

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West Orange locals are set to take-off this weekend in the Hamlin Christmas race. 

The Christmas-themed 12K and 5K run, in collaboration with Florida Running Co., will bring fun that the whole family can enjoy.

The event will include hot cocoa, appearances by jolly old St. Nick and his elves, and multiple photo opportunities. 

All participants will receive a chip timed race, T-shirt and finishers medal. Runners in the 12K will receive a themed coffee mug and kids race participants will receive a T-shirt, ribbon and Christmas stocking.

The races will take place on Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Cinepolis in Hamlin.

The 12K and 5K runs will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the kids race will begin at 9:15 a.m.

For more information on the event and Florida Running Co., click here. 





Annabelle Sikes

News Editor Annabelle Sikes was born in Boca Raton and moved to Orlando in 2018 to attend the University of Central Florida. She graduated from UCF in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in sociology. Her past journalism experiences include serving as a web producer at the Orlando Sentinel, a reporter at The Community Paper, managing editor for NSM Today, digital manager at Centric Magazine and as an intern for the Orlando Weekly.

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