2023 Race News
The Osprey is returning on September 2, 2023. Registration is open!
8k Walk Distance Added
We want to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the course. We’ve added an optional walk distance category for the race. Participants who signup for the 8k walk distance are eligible to receive a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place (no gender classification) for a walk distance award. Note: The 8k Walk distance is reserved for those who walk the course. We need at least 10 people to signup for walk distance, otherwise we’ll move those people until the standard 8k distance.
The 8k (approximately 5 miles) race distance will consist of 2 loops around the course.
The 25k (approximately 15 miles) race distance consists of 6 loops around the course. If you consider yourself a trail veteran or love the longer distances, then this is your race.
Note: The 8k and 25k race distances will be timed. There will be at least two aid stations on the course: one manned aid station and one unmanned water station. There will be swag, including a goody bag, t-shirt and finisher medal.
Please note: Items subject to change due to supply chain shortages.
Top finishers will also get awards.
Race is located at the George Lestrange preserve.
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Welcome to the Osprey
Proceeds from the race directly benefit the St. Lucie county's Environmental Resource Department's environmental resources education program and its Oxbow Eco-center’s Earth Day Festival.
About the Osprey
The Osprey Trail Run offers a unique experience inside the 94-acre George Lestrange preserve in Fort Pierce, Florida. the race gets its name from birds of prey known as ospreys which are commonly seen in the preserve.
This loop-based race takes runners around a beautiful lake, along Ten Mile Creek, and through various terrain that includes technical single track winding trails, hard packed gravel, beautiful oak lined hammocks, oxbows, hills and low lying flatlands.
The included shirt is a super comfy poly-cotton blend
For 2023 we are including a bag with a special surprise
*Please Note: Items are subject to change due to supply chain shortages.
About George LeStrange
Located just off the southern coast of Florida, George LeStrange Preserve in Fort Pierce is a hidden gem that offers visitors a unique and unforgettable experience. The preserve is managed by the St. Lucie County Department of Environmental Resources and offers over 200 acres of pristine wetland habitats, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
One of the many highlights of the George LeStrange Preserve is the diverse wildlife that makes its home there. The preserve is home to a variety of reptiles, as well as a plethora of bird species, such as egrets, herons, and of course the osprey.
In addition, George LeStrange Preserve is also a great spot for eco-tourism. The preserve is crisscrossed with numerous nature trails that allow visitors to explore the various habitats and ecosystems that make up the preserve. The trails offer stunning views of the wetlands, where visitors can observe the unique and delicate flora and fauna that make up this remarkable ecosystem.
For those who enjoy water activities, George LeStrange Preserve offers a range of opportunities, including kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Kayaking through the preserve's waterways is particularly popular, as it allows visitors to explore the more remote areas of the preserve that are otherwise inaccessible by foot. Fishing is also a great way to enjoy the preserve, as the wetlands are home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass and bluegill.
We prefer you to pickup your packet the day before the race if possible.
September 1 (Day before race)
4:30 - 6:30 PM
Fleet Feet Port St Lucie (Conveniently located off I-95)
11586 SW Village Parkway
Port St Lucie, FL 34987
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September 3 (Day of race)
Starting at 6:00am at George Lestrange Preserve
25k - 7:00am start
8k - 7:10am start
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Event's current local time: 6:42 PM ET