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Orlando Weekly Fall Guide

SPORTS & RECREATION: Home game schedules for UCF Knights, Orlando Magic and Orlando Solar Bears, along with biking, yoga, martial arts, fishing tournaments, races and more

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Orlando Solar Bears, Amway Center


Nov. 16

Ruck Sack March Feel what it’s like to run or walk a 3-, 6- or 12-mile military-style course with a 35-pound backpack on to benefit the Camaraderie Foundation. 6 am Saturday; University of Central Florida, Memory Mall, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; $25-$50; 407-841-0071; rucksackmarch2013.kintera.org.

Nov. 16-Nov. 17

The Horrible Hundred 2013 Deemed “Central Florida’s Toughest Ride,” this grueling race invites cyclists to choose between 100-, 70- and 35-mile routes throughout Central Florida, with a two-day cycling and fitness expo for spectators which showcases a bevy of local bike shops and other sports-related vendors, plus enjoy live music in the park and lunch options served up at a food truck fiesta. 10 am Saturday, 6 am Sunday; Waterfront Park, Clermont, East Avenue and State Road 50, Clermont; $40-$50, free for spectators; horrible-hundred.com.

Nov. 17

Mylan WTT Smash Hits Musician Elton John and former pro tennis player Billie Jean King host a charity tennis evening event featuring players Venus Williams and Andy Roddick, plus live concerts to raise money and in support of the AIDS Foundation. 4:30 pm Sunday; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $50-$125; 407-574-2599; wttsmashhits.com.

Nov. 23

Florida Blue Florida Classic After several decades, two Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University, continue to take the field to battle it out on the gridiron in this annual college football game tradition at the Citrus Bowl. After weathering a suspension last year, the FAMU Marching 100 band returns to center field to put on what will, without a doubt, be a stunning halftime performance. 2 pm Saturday; Florida Citrus Bowl, 1610 W. Church St.; $10.75; floridaclassic.org. Purple Strides 5K Strider Events hosts a fundraising 5K run/walk around the Baldwin Park area to raise money for pancreatic cancer research and in support of cancer survivors. 8 am Saturday; Harbor Park, 4990 New Broad St.; free-$35; 704-408-4996.

Nov. 28

Turkey Trot 5K Before gorging on a holiday meal, this annual 3.1-mile run has participants scurrying around downtown Orlando in support of Seniors First. Don’t be surprised to see some feather-filled costumes, as well! Trust us, after participating in this run, you won’t feel as bad as you gobble up a huge holiday meal later in the day. 8 am Thursday; Lake Eola Park, North Eola Drive and East Robinson Street; free; 407-896-1160.

Nov. 28-Dec. 1

Old Spice Classic NCAA college basketball tournament featuring bracket-format games with eight teams, including Butler, LSU, Memphis and others. Various times Thursday-Saturday; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $100; 407-939-1500; disneyworld.disney.go.com.

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

7th Annual Festivals of Speed This three-day high-end car and airplane showcase comes to town toting a swanky jetport reception, a wine dinner and weekend-long luxury motorsports displays. Various times Friday-Saturday; Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes Resort, 4012 Central Florida Parkway; various prices; 352-385-9450; festivalsofspeed.com/orlando.

Fall Guide 2013
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