Waterleaf Blog

Train to Run. Run to Give Back!

The Waterleaf community in Riverview offers gorgeous nature trails, walking paths and bikeways for you to get in shape this new year. So if your new year’s resolution is to get in better shape, spend more time training outside and reach your goals right in your own backyard – Waterleaf is the right place for you!


With miles of extensive trail systems, outdoor workout stations, tree-lined streets and access to trailheads outside of the community – Waterleaf is a great place to train for a 5k while enjoying the great outdoors. In addition to miles of trails for your training purposes, Waterleaf is equipped with community wide wi-fi, which means you have access to the internet, wherever you are located within the neighborhood. This allows you to stay connected to your favorite 5k training apps, such as C25K (Couch to 5k) without ever tapping into your cellular data plan! Track your fitness progress wherever you are in the Waterleaf community, whether you’re jogging with the kids to the park or running on one of scenic nature trails – ULTRAFi access keeps you connected!


Check out these great 5k races near you and start training now!


The Shark Frenzy 5k offers locals an opportunity to support local high school music programs. The Shark Frenzy challenges beginner and advanced runners with a fun 5k run through sand, grass, concrete and hilly trails. Shark Frenzy 5k will be held on February 6, 2016 at Bell Creek Preserve in Riverview.


The 3rd Annual Hunger Run is located at beautiful Al Lopez Park in Tampa,just a short twenty minute drive from Waterleaf on February 27, 2016. The Hunger Run will benefit the Kaye Prox Food Bank that supports individuals and families in need throughout the Tampa Bay area.
For more 5k events near Waterleaf, check out www.localraces.com