The Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor 5k 10k is back to our April date, APRIL 9, 2022!
For over 30 years, Baldwin Park was home to Naval Training Center Orlando. Join us for a run around the former "Grinder" to honor Orlando's rich military heritage and support our wounded service men and women. The start and finish is at Blue Jacket Park 2501 General Rees Ave, Orlando FL 32814
Pictured above is the 2022 medal.
This event's primary goal is to raise money for charities that support wounded service men and women and the Central Florida military communities. Over the years we have raised more than $400,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, Building Homes for Heroes, The Camaraderie Foundation and the Lone Sailor Memorial of Central Florida. This year's event benefits the work of the Central Florida Navy League, the Camaraderie Foundation, and now we welcome Wake For Warriors.
This year's race will be our 13th Anniversary!
This year's event includes:
-Premium race shirts for ALL participants . SHIRT CUT OFF DATE IS MIDNIGHT SUNDAY MARCH 27, 2022
-Newly designed, limited-edition race medal for ALL participants
-Discounts for Veterans, active duty Military as well as groups of 10 or more
- NEW FREE KIDS RACE for ages 4, 5 & 6, 50 yards and 7, 8 & 9, 100+yards at around 9 am. Youth shirts are available to buy for only $10.
The Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor 5K / 10K attracted 800 participants in 2019. Help us surpass 1000 in 2022!
Pre Race Packet Pick Up will be held at Dicks Sporting Goods Waterford Lakes location. 1100 Alafaya Trail, Orlando FL 32828 on THURSDAY APRIL 7, 2022 FROM 4 TO 8 PM. Dicks Sporting Goods will give a 20% off coupon to all those who attend pre race pick up!
RACE DAY PICK UP will begin at 7am near the Blue Jacket Memorial and PARK parking is available along General Rees Blvd as well as on street parking.
THIS YEAR'S BENEFICIARIES:
The Navy League of the United States Central Florida Council is unique among military-oriented associations. It is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our children and adult citizens, including our elected officials. The Navy League also supports Central Florida men and women of the sea services and their families.
Camaraderie Foundation’s mission is to provide healing for invisible wounds of war through counseling, emotional and spiritual support for all branches of Military Service Members, Veterans and their families.
Wake for Warriors connects military veterans and their families through our passion for watersports. While sharing a common goal and love for the wave that we call life, we celebrate ourselves and each other on and off the water! We connect. We Share. We Celebrate!
The virtual race registration is Jan 1, 2022 through APRIL 30, 2022. The option for virtual sign-up is available during day-of registration. *Virtual runner packets will NOT be avaiable for pick up. They will be mailed to you when the virtual registration closes. A Virtual Race is an opportunity for you to participate from another part of the state or Country. You will get a shirt and medal and you can email your results to firstname.lastname@example.org however, it is not required to send in your results.
COURSE MAPS;(Note that the 10K is TWO loops of Lake Baldwin)