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Miles of Fun on a Halloween Run at Joggin’ for the Noggin!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

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Imagine zooming at lightning speed through the darkness of night, heart racing wildly, the wind coursing through your hair, feet pounding on hard roads and soft grassy fields, and the heady rush of sheer adrenaline electrifying your entire body as you dash madly toward that finish line – then add the spine-tingling thrills and giggles of an occasional Zombie leaping out at you — and you’ve got a witch’s brew for exhilarating family-friendly Halloween fun!

Join us for Polk State College Foundation’s first annual Joggin’ for the Noggin, proudly presented by Regal Automotive Group, an exciting 5k adventure set to happen on Friday, October 26 on the Polk State College Lakeland Campus.  Be prepared to be SCARED as you run, walk, jog or roll 3.1 miles, wearing your most imaginative costume (suggested, but not required!) You’ll dash over gravel roads, grass and the Fort Fraser Trail – leading up to the “final destination” (Oak Hill Cemetery) and then back again, where awards will go to those speediest of comets in each age group and overall top male and top female winners, masters and grand masters. Activities for children and post-race fun and surprises will add to the excitement! Proceeds from this event will benefit the Lakeland campus health and wellness programs, and help to make educational dreams come true with student scholarships.

Each semester Polk State College students go for the Gold, knowing that with unrelenting perseverance, unparalleled focus and dedicated hard work, they can reach that long-coveted “finish line” to educational and career success. That’s why the Polk State College Foundation is eternally grateful to the sponsors, organizers, and participants who make possible this important new fundraiser, helping to make the dreams of a higher education a reality for so many individuals. Sponsorships for this event are available and greatly appreciated – please contact Ileana Kniss to sponsor at 863-292-3703 or .

So get psyched to join us at the Polk State College Lakeland Campus, located at 3425 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 on Friday, October 26, 2012.  We’ll get on our marks, get set and GO at 6:30 p.m. behind the LTB Building.

Click here for Lakeland Campus map.

  • Registration will be FREE for the first 160 Polk State College Students to register online.
  • Registration for 14 years and under who wish to run 5k is $15.00 (kid fun races are FREE!)
  • Registration for Polk State College Students, Faculty and Staff is $15.00.
  • Registration after 10/23/12 or on the day of the event (from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.) is $30.00.
  • Glow-in-the-dark tech shirts are available only for those registering on or before 10/5/12.

Can’t wait to see you then!

Our deepest thanks to the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Regal Automotive Group

Personal Best Sponsors




Ledger Media Group

SEMCO Construction, Inc.

SALO Student Activities & Leadership Office Lakeland Campus

Master Sponsors

Texas Roadhouse

Mark D. Williams – UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Endurance Sponsors

Central Florida’s Polk County Sports Marketing

Clark, Campbell & Lancaster, P.A.

Peterson & Myers, P.A.

Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Pacer Sponsors

Hunt Construction

Rodda Construction, Inc.