The annual New Year’s Day fun run to the wall and back. Potluck for breakfast, please bring a dish to share!
The 15th Annual Sarasota YMCA Ringling Bridge Run presented by CenterState Bank is Sarasota’s premiere 4 mile road race including a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. All proceeds benefit the Sarasota YMCA’s programs supporting youth and families at the Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Branch.
The inspiring trek over the iconic Ringling Bridge has been a welcome challenge for runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and abilities bringing together friends, families and community. Start time for the 4 Mile Run/Walk is at 7:30am and the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:30am. Arrive early to avoid traffic and stay late to enjoy our fun, post-race family festival.
Get your long run in with friends (and breakfast after, provided by the MTC)!
– Self-guided run based on distances provided 4, 8, or 12 miles
– Water stations set up and marked
– Light Breakfast to be served afterwards
Welcome to a White Night Under the Stars. On this magical night, the Manasota Track Club will hold our annual meeting where we install the 2018 Board of Directors. We all come together to have a front-row seat for the the Male & Female Runner of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Comeback Runner of the Year, Unsung Hero, Lifetime Membership, and the most prestigious, the Tingle Petz Award.
Please WEAR YOUR WHITE and join us on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the beautiful Francis, downtown Sarasota. We would be honored by your presence.
MTC members use code: MTC to receive the club discount.
Your participation helps to provide classroom grants to local schools.
Participants will receive commemoriate dri-fit shirts, swag bags and post-run breakfast. Shirt sizes are guaranteed for all registrations received by January 15, 2018.
Proud to partner with the Manasota Track Club.
Proceeds benefit Achieva Foundation, a 501(c)3 Corporation supporting local schools through classroom grants.
Event details and schedule
Packet Pick-Up: Friday, January 26, 4:00 – 7:00 pm at Fleet Feet Sports Sarasota (711 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236). Packets may also be picked up on race morning.
Online registration closes at 10 am on Friday, January 26. Registration is available for a $5 price increase at Friday night packet pick-up or race morning.
Schedule for Saturday, January 27:
6:45 am – Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration opens
7:30 am – Opening Ceremony
8:00 am – 5K
8:30 am – Dog Costume Contest Judging
8:45 am – Kids Run
8:50 am – Dog Walk
Don’t forget to dress your furry friends in their most festive attire for the doggie costume contest! Bring the whole family to enjoy face painting, music and vendors.
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Parking: Free event parking is available in the Payne Park lot and in the parking garage located on Adams Lane.
Course: The Start and Finish areas are in Payne Park (2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota) on the School Avenue side of the park. The Kids Run and Dog Walk course follows the 1/2 mile or 1 mile crushed cinder path in the park. The 5K is a two lap course through the park on a varied terrain of crushed cinder, concrete sidewalk and grass.
Awards: Awards for the 5K will be given to the overall 5K finishers in the following categories for both male and female: Overall, Master, Grand Master, Senior Master, Veteran Master. Age group awards will be given to the top 6 finishers in the following age groups for both male and female: 9 & under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, and in five year increments up to 80 and above.
All Kids Run participants and youth age 12 and under in the 5K will receive a finisher’s medal. A prize will also be given to the winner of the doggie costume contest.
Breakfast: All participants will receive a ticket for a FREE post-run breakfast! Additional meals can be purchased for $5 per plate. A coffee station will also be available prior to the race.
More info to come.
Course: 4 laps for 50K (2 laps for 25K) -all trail –-Flat and usually dry with some soft sand
Aid Stations: 3 each lap – Drinks and food
50 K Awards: Trophies -Male and Female- Open, Masters, Geezers (65+)
25K Awards: Trophies -Male and Female – Open
Post Race: Sandwiches and sodas Showers available
Caveat: Entrants whose applications are received after Jan 28 might not receive shirt/windbreaker/whatever
Registration form HERE
Join us for 9th Annual Take Stock in Children 5K/10K and 1 Mile Mentor Walk or Kids’ Fun races Sunday March 4th at 8:00 am (Kid’s event at 7:15 am) This is one of the largest 5K/10K fields in the county. The event benefits Take Stock in Children of Manatee County, Inc. celebrating over 20 years of scholarships, mentors and hope!
There will be chip timing by the Lakeshore Athletic Services providers for the Chicago Marathon, Colorful moisture wicking shirts, awards, plenty of food and beverages by local resturants and family fun.
Both 5K and 10K routes are well marked with one water stop for the 5K and three stops for the 10K. The 5K proceeds on the north bound lane of LWR Blvd up to Balmoral and back to the finish. The 10K continues into the beautiful landscapes of the Country Club (Great News! you do not have to stop at the gate and show ID this time) The 10K then proceeds thorugh the Country Club and exits on Legacy and University. Then proceeds west on the wide sidewalk up to LWR Boulevard and north to the finish on LWR Main Street.
You will then be treated to a huge after party with over 40 vendors on LWR Main street and best of all, all included in your registration.
If you have a friend that wants to volunteer or be a sponsor contact the race director:
Doug Schiller (941) 932-6147
Event details and schedule
Day of registration and packet pickup commences at 6:00 am. There is plenty of parking in the north and south parking lots behind LWR Main street. There will be a parcel drop by the registration tables. (we will not be responsible for personal belongings).
Packet pick-up will begin on Sunday, February 24th and continue through Friday, March 2nd at the Fit2Run store in University Town Center during store hours. Day-of registration and packet pick-up will begin at 6AM.
Pre-Registration (Prior to March 1st): $30 for 10K and $25 for 5K ($5 off for MTC, BRC, and ZOOMERS members) $70 (5K), $80 (10K) for Immediate Family (Up to 4) Families, please fill out registration for each participant.
After March 1st: $35 for 10K and $30 for 5K (No shirt guarantee). Race day registration begins at 6:30 AM
Courses: 10K certified by USATF FL11005EBM. Both 10K and 5K are run through beautiful Horse Country. Due to the length of time for road closure, no 10K walkers.
Directions: From I-75 you exit at 205, go East 1.8 miles and church is on the left.
Package Pick Up: New Balance, Stickney Point Road, Mar 8th, 4-7 PM
TouchPoint Church, 7601 Clark Road, Mar 9th, 9 AM-6 PM
**Race event shirts guaranteed to first 300 registered**
Proceeds: All proceeds will go to help people in need.
Awards: Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters, Veteran’s Grand Masters,
5 year age groups (male and female). Awards will be six deep. Drawings for door prizes!
MTC Discount Code: MTC2018
Time to dust off those running shoes and get ready for the 32nd Annual Run for the Turtles! Our run supports the Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program at Mote Marine Laboratory and is the Program’s major fundraiser — it’s helping us help sea turtles!