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MammothMarch Central Florida

Florida, we’re back! After two sold-out editions in 2022 and 2023, MammothMarch Central Florida returns for a third adventure on February 3, 2024.

Hike 20 miles in the remote areas of Charles H. Bronson State Forest and along the Florida Scenic Trail. Only 40 minutes east of Orlando, this extensive network of trails and nature is one of the best-kept hiking secrets in Central Florida.

Master the challenge and spend a beautiful day hiking 20 miles in 8 hours. Getting your finisher medal, you will be exhausted, but proud and happy... as well as part of our amazing community of nature-lovers, hikers and MammothMarch addicts!

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Location & venue (start/finish): Fort Christmas Historical Park, 1300 N Fort Christmas Rd, Christmas, FL 32709

At a glance

 

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2024

 

Distance: 20 miles in 8 hours
There is no timekeeping, there are no failures, we only recognize the incredible courage it takes to rise to our challenge. Every participant completing the distance will be awarded with their finisher medal and considered a winner!

 

Starting time: You can choose from several time slots as early as 7:15 am with limited capacity when signing up. This ensures the most remote hiking experience as a maximum of 5 hikers will cross the starting line at the same time. The first ones will head out between 7:15 – 7:30 a.m. with the majority coming back in just about 8 hours. However, we will have our finish line open for the ones that need a bit more time.

 

Parking: Complimentary parking will be available right on site.

 

Aid/refreshment stations: There are 3 fully stacked aid stations along the route providing toilets, food and drinks for all participants. These refreshments are included in the cost of your ticket. The refreshments vary between each station, offering water, energy drinks, fruits, cereal/protein bars, sandwiches and more. The route features an additional stop to refill your water bottles.

Certificates: All finishers will receive their personalized certificate after crossing the finish line. For the ones who drop out, we will issue certificates stating the mileage covered.

Finisher medal/wall of fame: For all participants finishing MammothMarch.

Merchandise: Our 2024 merchandise collection will be available soon.

Route: : The single-circuit loop covers 20 miles along remote trails inside Charles H. Bronson State Forest, and along the Florida Scenic Trail. The final route will be made available around 2 weeks before the event. Take a look at our 2023 hiking route right here.
 

Total elevation gain: Around 100 ft. (it's Florida 😉)

Terrain: Hiking/Dirt trails, gravel roads, forest floor with a a stretch of around 2 paved miles leading into/out of the Forest.

What are you waiting for? Sign up here to enter “not your average hike.”

 

Please check out more details in our FAQ section or send us an e-mail at contact@mammothmarch.com.

The route will be made available for download, including GPS coordinates prior to the event. Please note that the route is preliminary and may be adjusted due to weather issues, official directives and/or organizational matters. The route will be marked 1-2 days prior to event day. Should we notice parts of the route being inaccessible, extremely wet/muddy we will of course adapt it to local conditions at short notice..

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