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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The 3rd Annual Nightmare on the Clermont Trails 5K, Clermont, FL.

The 3rd Annual Nightmare on the Clermont Trails 5K, a Halloween themed night run at Clermont, FL. This is a family friendly event with 8 spooktacuar themed spook zones along the 3.1 mile course.

Nightmare on the Clermont Trails 5K

A Spooktacular Night Run Before Halloween Night!


When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 

Start Time: 6:45 PM 

Race Venue: Downtown Clermont.  Race start is on the South Lake Trail near the Clermont Historic Village, and the finish is on 8th Street, just north of Montrose Street in Clermont's Historic Downtown District.

Directions: Clermont is located 20 minutes west of Orlando at the intersection of US HWY 27 and State Road 50. From State Road 50 in Clermont, take 8th Street north 1/2 mile to Downtown Clermont. 

Parking: Parking can be found throughout downtown Clermont.

5K Run (3.1 miles)


The 5K run course is an out and back course on the South Lake Trail with a one-half mile loop through the Lake Hiawatha Preserve.  


Virtual Option: All Sommer Sports running events offer a virtual option.  If you cannot make the run in person, sign-up to run virtually and you'll receive a race bib, shirt, and medal just like the race day participants.  Just provide us proof that you completed the race distance within 1 week of the actual race day and you your race package will be sent to you. Sign-up for the virtual option through the regular event registration page.

Costume Contest: Costumed runners are eligible to win prizes!  Following the race over $1,000 in prizes will be distributed to the winners in several categories. Prejudging begins at 6:00pm and runners must wear their costume during the entire run to be eligible.

Amenities: Spooktacular glow in the dark Finisher medal, colorful event shirt, accurately measured and well monitored course with over 8 spook zones, post race party, and more. Registering by October 16th ensures proper t-shirt size.

Photos: Check-out the cool photos from last year via our Facebook Photo Albums

Harvest Festival: Come out early and enjoy the Clermont Downtown Partnership's Harvest Festival.  Harvest Festival features arts & crafts, homemade and handmade goods, one of a kind collectibles, gifts, and many other items from vendors and merchants. Carrying the theme of an “old fashion” fall festival, the Harvest Festival highlights activities and attractions for youngsters as well as for adults, food trucks and other food providers including Historic Downtown Clermont restaurants and eateries. Downtown shops will participate with fall décor and their usual unique merchandise and services.

Awards: Top three overall, top masters, and the top three in each division, male and female. Special costume awards for most original, crowd favorite, best team costume, scariest, and the best witch.

Entry Fees*:






Race Day





$39 $45

* Youth discount automatically applied during check-out.  

Online Registration closes at 6:15PM Saturday, October 27.  


Corporate Block Entry Pricing: Purchase blocks of 10 or more prepaid race entries at significant savings!  Click here for more info. 

Club and Group Discounts: Sommer Sports offers a great discounted race entry program for clubs, groups, and active military organizations. Click here for info.

Volunteers: Be part of all the excitement at one of Sommer Sport's events. Whether you have just a couple of hours to spare, or the entire day, your help will make a difference. Grab a bunch of friends, family or co-workers and create a team to staff one of the water stations located along the course. Positions are available to fit any schedule. Click here to learn more!

Event Timetable*:

* Subject to Change

There will be NO FRIDAY PICK-UP



Saturday, October 27, 2018

3:00pm - 6:30pm

 Packet Pick-up & Late Registration location TBD.


Costume Judging




Free .25 mile Kid's Monster Dash


Awards Ceremony




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