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Groovy Great Eight
January 24, 2015 
Race @ 8:00 AM
Race Day Registration / Packet pickup 6:30 AM to 7:45 AM

Online Registration        Registration Form

2015 Groovy Great 8K Results

 Event Map (Parking, Registration/Packet Pickup, Start/Finish, Restrooms, Post Race Events)

• Online @
• In person / by mail at Bartow Parks & Recreation Office (2250 S. Floral Ave, Bartow, FL)

• The run will start and finish at Nye Jordan Park (1165 S. Orange Ave.). The run takes participants through shady neighborhoods, Downtown Bartow, historic Church Street and to the Evil Underpass to be conquered twice!  This is the final route.  Click here for a pdf version.

• Manual timing

• Overall male/female, overall master (40+) male/female in the 8K race. Overall wheelchair male/female.
• Age group awards (at least three deep). No duplication of awards. Male and female and wheelchair: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & older.

• All pre-registered participants will receive a dri-fit shirt. A limited number of shirts will be available on race day.
• Want a shirt in your size? Pre-register!

Refreshments and Other Info
• Pancake Bar, fruit and sport drink. Two water stations will be on the course.
• Parking available at Summerlin Park at Wilson Lake just one block west.
• Proceeds will benefit Bartow Parks & Recreation programs.

Entry Fees - A processing fee will be charged in addition to the event fee when registering online.
• 8K Race, pre-registration – received by Tuesday, January 14th - $25.00 (with shirt)
• 8K Race, registration received after January 14th - $30.00 (with shirt if available)
• 8K Race, day of registration - $30.00 (with shirt if available)
• Entry fees payable to City of Bartow, Mail to Bartow Parks & Recreation, 2250 S Floral Ave, Bartow, FL 33830

Call the Parks & Recreation Office at 863-534-0120 or e-mail

Previous Results

2013 - Groovy Great 8K - Finish Order

2013 - Groovy Great 8K - Women's Results (Overall & Division)

2013 - Groovy Great 8K - Men's Results (Overall & Division)

2011 Blown Away 8K Results

2010 Blown Away 8K Results

Last updated: 1/13/2016 8:51:36 AM