the osprey trail run is back for 2020 in its second year. All net proceeds from the race directly benefit st. lucie county’s environmental education programs

the osprey trail run is the first in a series of trail races taking place at various st. lucie county preserves. proceeds from the race directly benefit the oxbow eco-center’s earth day festival.

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8k+25k trail Race

may 30,2020

the osprey trail Run offers a unique experience inside the 94-acre george lestrange preserve in fort pierce, florida.  the race gets its name from birds of prey known as ospreys which are commonly seen in the preserve.

This loop-based race takes runners around a beautiful lake, along Ten Mile Creek, and through various terrain that includes technical single track winding trails, hard packed gravel, beautiful oak lined hammocks, oxbows, hills and low lying flatlands.  
 
Are you a trail novice? This is your chance to get your shoes a little dirty while experiencing one of St. Lucie County’s best kept secrets.

Run for the

All proceeds from the run support st. lucie county’s environmental education programs

The Environmental Resources Division has been tasked with bringing the community together to increase and reinforce awareness, knowledge and stewardship of our natural resources, inspire individual and community commitment to conservation, highlight organizations and businesses committed to sustainability, and lastly but most importantly TO HAVE FUN and CELEBRATE OUR EARTH.

Race details


8k option

$40 early bird price $50 after 3/1

the 8k (approximately 5 miles) race distance will consist of 2 loops around the course.

there are a limited number of spots available, first come first serve 

  

25k option

$55 early bird price $70 after 3/1

the 25k (approximately 15 miles) race distance consists of 6 loops around the course.  if you consider yourself a trail veteran or love the longer distances, then this is your race. challenge yourself!

Note: The 8k and 25k race distances will be timed. There will be at least two aid stations on the course: one manned aid station and one unmanned water station.  

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2 t-shirt options
for you to choose from

There are Men’s and Women’s shirts with 2 options:
  • Option 1: The standard shirt that is displayed on the left is included in your race registration fee.
  • Option 2: Limited Time Offer – For $15 more upgrade for the ULTIMATE EDITION Wrap-around tech shirt sleeveless design that will feature the race name  on the back and NOW your own custom slogan (space permitting).  Offer available until 4/11/2020. 
NOTE: Only 1 shirt Option per entry. Both shirts will include sponsor logos on the back. Shirt design is subject to minor changes. Shirt design is subject to change. If you order the ULTIMATE EDITION we’ll send an email requesting your custom slogan when the shirts are produced.  

 

race medal & awards

the bling will be revealed
rest assured it will be even cooler than 2019

finisher awards &
top finisher awards

Stay tuned for  updates. 

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where to stay and what to do in the area

George LeStrange Preserve is less than a 2 hour drive from both  Orlando and Miami. 

George LeStrange Preserve is easily accessible from  both I-95 and the Florida turnpike. The preserve is about 7 minutes from I-95 and 10 minutes from the Ft. Pierce Turnpike exit. 

There are a number of hotels in the area including beachfront hotels on Hutchinson Island.

Clover Field Stadium

St.  Lucie Clover Park 
The Clover Park stadium (Formerly known as First Data) is the spring training home to the NY Mets and features the St. Lucie Mets AAA team. The stadium is currently wrapping up a $57 million dollar renovation that include replacement of the 7,100 seats; building a expanded entry plaza, team store and ticket office; concourse enhancements, including new restrooms and concessions; widened entrances into the stands.

Hutchinson Island
A barrier island that stretches from Fort Pierce to Stuart that includes sandy and pristine beaches with free public beach access. The island is home to endangered sea turtles  and many of Florida’s wildlife creatures.  Take advantage of activities like boating, sailing, golfing, snorkeling on the island.  

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Navy Seal Museum
The National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum houses exhibits to inform and educate on the role of Navy Underwater Demolition Teams and Sea, Air, Land teams. The museum also preserves the history of the SEALs with and outdoor obstacle course as well.
Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit The Smithsonian’s unique exhibit contain model ecosystems. View the thriving underwater worlds of the Indian River Lagoon and Atlantic Ocean, visit the touch tank, and enjoy hands-on interactive activities! Nice little spot for kids to explore.

Downtown Ft. Pierce
Downtown Ft. Pierce has a number of restaurants, some on the waterfront, shops, the pier, breweries, and it’s home to the Sunrise Theater.

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St. Lucie County’s Environmental Resources Department mission:   to preserve, protect and enhance St. Lucie County’s environmental resources through sustainable land management practices, regulations, public education and outreach.

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