Polk County

Hiking the Florida Trail

Hiking the Florida Trail – Green Swamp East Tract

Hiking the Florida Trail is the ultimate in outdoor adventures in the Sunshine State. Most people have heard of the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail, but the Florida Trail is less known and much less used than its counterparts. The 1,300 mile Florida National Scenic Trail begins in the Everglades and ends at the …

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Tick Tock Ultra Race

Tick Tock Ultra Race – You Don’t Stop for 12 Hours

There is something magical about the ultra running community. The runners are just nice and caring. So are the volunteers and race directors. There is a friendship in spending good money to push yourself to the upper limits for fun. The Tick Tock Ultra Race in Lakeland, Florida is a perfect race for experts and …

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