Events Calendar

BBR Packet Pickup #1 – Raffurty’s @ Raffurty's
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at Raffurty’s for the first of four BBR packet pickups. Please remember, there will be no race morning pickup available.

BBR Packet Pickup #2 – Mr. Beery’s @ Mr. Beery's
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at Mr. Beery’s for the second of four BBR packet pickups. Please remember, there will be no race morning pickup available.

BBR Packet Pickup #3 – Fleet Feet @ Fleet Feet
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at Fleet Feet for the third of four BBR packet pickups. Please remember, there will be no race morning pickup available.

BBR Packet Pickup #4 – New Balance @ New Balance
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us at Fleet Feet for the last BBR packet pickup. Please remember, there will be no race morning pickup available.

BILL’s BEER RUN @ Casey Key- North Jetty
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am

Bill’s Beer Run is the annual fundraiser for the Manasota Track Club. Now in its 31st year, proceeds help fund college scholarships and youth running programs. Since the inception of the program in 2007 more than $109,000 has been awarded to area students. In 2018, Bill’s Beer Run generated more than $30,000 in proceeds for the MTC, with $10,500 being awarded in scholarships.

The 5-mile scenic run on Casey Key starts at 8 a.m.

Participants receive a super-cool gender specific shirt! Stick around for the fantastic after party with great food & beverages, DJ, and AWESOME Prize Drawings (Must Be Present to Win). This year’s theme: Bill’s Fear Run

Event Information:

  • Race date Sunday, October 27, 2019. Location: North Jetty Park, Casey Key.
  • 5 Mile Run @ 8:00 am. The 5 Mile run is CHIP TIMED.
  • Sorry, no refunds – This is a fundraiser.
  • No-shows forfeit shirts.
  • There will be NO Race Day Packet Pick-Up
    Packet Pickup Dates and Times TBD
Care2Tri “R” 5k @ Lakewood Ranch Crossfit LENA
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Fabulous food, beverages, & awards.
Bring the whole family for fun & fitness to benefit a great cause!

5K Run @ 8:00am
“Special Needs Dash” and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk @ 8:50 am by all ability
levels- wheelchairs, walkers, special assistance.

5K Awards: Male/Female Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters,
and Veteran Masters. Age Groups will be 6 deep.
1 Mile finishers medals.

Click here to register.

Jingle and Jog 5k @ The Haven
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Haven’s Jingle and Jog 5K Run/Walk is turning 21! What better way to celebrate the Jingle and Jog’s 21st Birthday than with BEER!!!   Even if you are not a runner come celebrate and say CHEERS to our Race turning 21!!!!

From our humble beginnings in 1997 with a little over 200 runners, the Jingle & Jog 5k has been a festive marquee event in the Sarasota community for two decades. With over 6,500 finishers of the event – we want you to add your name to the list!

All funds raised by the event benefit the mission of The Haven, an established non-profit with a 64-year legacy of providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

Sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club, this family-friendly road race is for every athlete and fitness goal. Starting at The Haven’s beautiful campus nestled on 32-acres of lush Florida scenery; participants will experience a smooth course under the canopy of established oak trees.

A special Thank you the Fry Family Foundation for donating $20 for every finisher for this year’s race! The Haven is aiming to have over 700 participants!

Join us on Saturday December 7, 2019 for a Sarasota holiday tradition. Register by November 7, 2019 for Early Registration Pricing.  Entry fees subject to increase after November 1.

Click here to register online or click here to download a registration form.

Sandy Claws 5k @ Siesta Beach
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The 43rd Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run takes place Saturday, Dec. 14 on beautiful Siesta Beach, #1 beach in the USA! Set a fast pace on the hard-packed world-renowned white quartz sands or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shore. This race, co-sponsored by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources and Dr. Heidi K. Anderson-DOCS, is sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club and chip-timed. 5K participants receive a custom finisher medal. Enjoy the post-race party with music, holiday-themed costume contest, raffle prizes, holiday photo op and food and beverages.

Click here to register or here for more information.

Annual Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarhsip 5k @ Siesta Key Beach
Jan 5 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

In honor of the life of Andrew Monroe, the Annual Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarhsip 5k run/walk was established to benefit senior soccer players at Riverview High School as well as Track and JROTC scholarships.  The event also has 2 scholarships in perpetuity thru the Sarasota Community Foundation that provides 2 $1,000 scholarships to Sarasota County athletes.

Click here to register or for more information.

2020 MTC Awards Banquet @ Laurel Oak Country Club
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm

With no formal dress code, the MTC Board of Directors invites you to come as you are and share a fun evening at the beautiful Laurel Oak Country Club where we will celebrate friendships and honor our fellow MTC members.

Each year this evening serves as MTC’s required annual meeting and member celebration. Outgoing board members are recognized, incoming board officers are elected and MTC kicks off another chapter in the club’s rich history.  Following the board member elections, we will pay honor to the 2019 Male & Female Runner of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Comeback Runner of the Year and Unsung Hero.  Additionally, MTC Lifetime Membership(s) are awarded and the pinnacle Tingle Petz Award is bestowed upon the most deserving club member, voted on by a group of their peers.

Come and celebrate with us, as we honor you.

Your Co-Chairs,

Julie Petersen & Felicia Cox

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