presents the RunYak

The RunYak will not return until 2022

RunYak Logo View the 2019 results here and event photos here.

At Secret Lake Park in the heart of Casselberry on August 17, 2019, at 8 am.

Join the City of Casselberry, and Travel Country Outfitters for our ninth annual  RunYak at Secret Lake Park. This family friendly race will feature a 2.3 K Run, 3K Paddle and end with another 2.3 K Run. We structured this race so it would be fun for all fitness levels.

This event will be held at Secret Lake Park, nestled in the heart of Casselberry. This amazing park features ball fields, a community center, paved running trail and one of the most peaceful non-motorized blueways in central Florida.


Date & Time: August 17, 2019, 8:00 AM
Race bag pickup begins at 7:00 AM
(kayak drop off must be completed by 7:30  AM)
Registration Fee:

Registrations completed by August 4th are guaranteed to get a shirt in the size they specified. We must order shirts by August 5th so we annot guarantee you'll get a shirt in the size you select if you register after August 4th.

Solo: $35 before 7/18/2019 or $40 after.Sold out!
Solo participants must bring their own kayak or paddleboard along with PFD & paddle.

2-Person Team: $80 before 7/18/2019. $90 after. Sold out!
Includes rental of tandem recreational kayak, two PFDs & two kayak paddles.

All entrants get a race bag with assorted swag and coupons, courtesy of Travel Country Outfitters.

Location: Secret Lake Park
200 N Triplet Lake Drive
Casselberry, FL 32707
Click here for Map
Disciplines: 2.3K run, 3K Paddle and another 2.3K run

Download the race route - click here.

Divisions: Kayak (Solo)
Paddleboard (Solo)
Tandem Recreational Kayak Relay (2-Person Team - One runs, both paddle, one runs)
Participant Ages: 13 and up
Awards: $35 TravelCountry gift card for top finishing male and female in solo kayak divisions. $70 TravelCountry gift card for top finishing team. Paddleboard division will depend on number of participants. 2nd & 3rd Place finishers will receive medals & other prizes should quantities be available..

A minimum of 5 participants are required for top finisher awards in each division.

Prizes: Each participant will be eligible to win a wide ranging assortment of top quality outdoor gear and apparel. Drawing will be held directly after race. Must be present to win.



Sponsorship opportunities are available for $50 which entitles the sponsor to a logo on the race shirt, 10'x10' display area at event and literature in race bag. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Roger Watson via email or call 407.831.0777 x 150 for sponsorship opportunities.

Our 2019 Sponsors

Travel Country Outfitters
Travel Country Outfitters is Orlando's premiere outdoor adventure store. This is a store where customer service is the first and last thing team members think about. Among the staff you'll find world class climbers, hikers, trail runners, adventure racers and kayakers. If it involves outdoor adventure, there's someone at TravelCountry that has done it and can help you do it too.

Tidal Kayaks
The Tidal Watersports Kayak collection was designed by a group of experienced outfitters to incorporate great design, value, and quality. These boats are sold by a highly selected group of independent outdoor oriented businesses.

The North Face
The North Face is one of the most recognized brands in the outdoors community. Their product development begins with athletes, their suggestions, recommendations and new equipment ideas provide the inspiration and challenges that drive the research and development of advanced materials, innovative design and construction. The most crucial step involves testing both in our laboratories and with our athletes on expeditions around the world.

Box HIIT Fitness Forma - Orlando
Box HIIT Fitness Forma is a versatile fitness experience. They offer Boxing, Kickboxing, and Strength and Conditioning group fitness classes. Their classes are led by a certified personal trainer and they also offer open gym for an anytime workout. Your FREE 3-visit pass is waiting- Come see why we have great reviews!

Chance Chiropractic - Winter Park
Dr. Brett Chance is a Board Certified Chiropractic Physician. He holds a Board Certification in Physiotherapy, a CES (corrective exercise specialist) certification and a FAKTR (functional and kinetic treatment with rehab) certification all focused on his chiropractic approach of whole body healing of adjustments coupled with physiotherapy. He specializes in functional rehabilitation, focused orthopedic assessments, sports injury rehabilitation, as well as physical and athletic training. New patient special, Just $29!

Planet Smoothie - Casselberry
It takes a lot to be called The best tasting smoothie on the planet!® and Planet Smoothie is dedicated to the proposition that all smoothies are not created equal. The menu offers over 30 real fruit smoothies with lower calorie, lower sugar, and higher protein options, giving customers a quick, portable snack or meal replacement. Come see for yourself! Check your swag bags for valuable coupons for the Casselberry Location.