Monday, June 18, 2018

Elvis Maradzike and Sheryl Rosen go one-two at Monticello's Melon Run

Elvis Maradzike was a reluctant athlete in Monticello, Florida on Saturday morning, 16 June 2018.


"I really didn't want to run the race today," said Maradzike, a doctoral student at Florida State University. "But I had already signed up and it was too late to cancel."

Elvis Maradzike
Elvis Maradzike

So Maradzike got up early and made the 30-mile trek from Tallahassee to Monticello for the 40th annual Melon Run 5K. He may have been disinclined to race, but he ran well, winning the 3.1-mile event in 19:15. Placing second to Maradzike, Tallahassee lawyer Sheryl Rosen was the first woman in the 5K, running 19:40.


The runners lined up on West Washington Street for the 8:15 AM start of the race with the Jefferson County Courthouse looming behind them, the domed structure seeming to symbolize Monticello's one-time status as the watermelon seed capital of the world. Chris Myrick of Tallahassee set the early pace, running ahead of the rest of the field. Sheryl Rosen and Elvis Maradzike weren't far behind.

Elvis Maradzike, Chris Myrick, Sheryl Rosen
Elvis Maradzike, Chris Myrick, Sheryl Rosen

"It was hot, but I just tried to run at a steady pace," said Maradzike.


The steady-pace strategy allowed Maradzike to overtake Myrick about halfway through the race, when the course turned south onto the Monticello Bike Trail. On the trail, Maradzike opened a gap on Rosen and Myrick, breaking contact. He was well ahead when he reached the final quarter mile of the race, the Water Street hill--a climb the height of a seven-story building.

Sheryl Rosen
Sheryl Rosen

"I hadn't run here before and I heard that there was a big hill at the beginning and a big hill at the end," said Maradzike. "But it wasn't that big."


Other athletes have declared Water Street a hill aspiring to be a mountain, but Maradzike raced smoothly up the slope, crossing the finish line in a winning 19:15--quite a performance for someone who only recently came to the distance running game.

Bryce Cole, Simon Cole
Bryce Cole, Simon Cole

"I started running just four years ago, just before entering graduate school at Florida State," said Maradzike. "I don't really train seriously, about twenty miles a week."


Sheryl Rosen, on the other hand, has been racing the Melon Run since before Maradzike took up running; she won the women's title in the 2013 race. Finishing runner-up to Maradzike in 19:40, Rosen picked up her second women's win. Early leader Chris Myrick was third overall in 20:11. Simon Cole outkicked Bryce Cole for fourth, both runners clocked in 21:20. Joel Piotrowski was the top master runner in the race, placing seventh overall in 21:44.

Alyssa Terry
Alyssa Terry

Alyssa Terry took second in the women's standings and sixth overall in 21:28, moving up several places after the first half of the race. Lilli Unger, a rising sophomore on the Leon High cross-country team, was the third woman and eighth overall in 21:52. Paula O'Neill was the first woman master and sixth female finisher, 26th overall in 24:58.


202 athletes finished the 2018 Melon Run 5K. Gulf Winds Track Club chip-timed the race.


Top Ten Men, 2018 Melon Run 5K
  1. 19:15, Elvis Maradzike (M, 31)
  2. 20:11, Chris Myrick (M, 25)
  3. 21:20, Simon Cole (M, 15)
  4. 21:20, Bryce Cole (M, 19)
  5. 21:44, Joel Piotrowski (M, 48)
  6. 22:09, Tim Unger (M, 58)
  7. 22:13, Dalton Gray (M, 18)
  8. 22:17, David Wirgau (M, 24)
  9. 22:43, William Carter (M, 53)
  10. 23:16, Joey Davis (M, 15)

Top Ten Women, 2018 Melon Run 5K
  1. 19:40, Sheryl Rosen (F, 34)
  2. 21:28, Alyssa Terry (F, 24)
  3. 21:52, Lilli Unger (F, 15)
  4. 22:20, Kat Sack (F, 26)
  5. 22:32, Brittney Barnes (F, 30)
  6. 24:58, Paula O'Neill (F, 56)
  7. 25:33, Birgit Maier-Katkin (F, 55)
  8. 25:50, Abigail Batia (F, 39)
  9. 26:07, Renee Beshears (F, 44)
  10. 26:25, Carrie Smith (F, 43)

Known winners of the Monticello Melon Run 5K, 1979 - 2018
DateMenWomenFinishers
23 June 197915:39, Gary Slayton20:36, Carolyn Crochet
28 June 198015:28, Gary Slayton19:49, Debbie Dickson
1981

19 June 198215:10, Andy Whitener17:38, Laura Ledbetter
18 June 1983
23 June 198415:37, Gary Slayton19:45, Cindy Walker
22 June 198516:09, Felton Wright19:12, Barbara Balzer
21 June 198615:55, Bill Crooks18:32, Karen MacHarg
20 June 198716:14, Bill Crooks19:33, Peggy Johnson257
25 June 198815:47, Bill Crooks18:18, Karen MacHarg324
24 June 198915:02, Jeff Pigg19:05, Vikki Saga
23 June 199015:20, Jessie Close18:06, Karen MacHarg
22 June 199115:23, Phillip Rowan19:34, Vikki Saga
20 June 199215:10, Jessie Close18:35, Lynda Nilges386
26 June 199316:07, Bill Crooks19:37, Sue Kany
29 June 199416:13, Gary Droze18:49, Sarah Heeb
24 June 199514:57, John Charlton19:54, Sissi Carroll
22 June 1996

28 June 1997

27 June 199816:33, Tommy Kunish17:51, Sarah Docter-Williams
26 June 199916:23, Tommy Kunish21:05, Peggy Simpson193
17 June 200017:08, Tim Simpkins18:32, Kim Winn141
16 June 200116:29, Ryan Deak17:54, Sarah Docter-Williams238
22 June 200217:54, Doug Gorton21:41, Laura Atlee139
21 June 2003

19 June 200417:18, Tim Unger20:30, Kate Remillard121
18 June 200518:31, Jack McDermott18:07, Sarah Docter-Williams123
17 June 200617:36, Nathan Haskins22:35, Loranne Ausley170
16 June 200716:28, Nathan Haskins18:50, Sarah Docter-Williams261
21 June 200816:08, Nathan Haskins20:16, Deb Jones194
20 June 200916:54, Charlie Johnson23:49, Sandy Holt267
19 June 201018:07, Gabriel Leitz19:59, Micah Adriani283
18 June 201116:38, Sammy Palmer19:28, Katie Showman258
16 June 201216:28, Stephen Cox18:59, Seeley Gutierrez379
15 June 201316:42, Stanley Linton18:49, Sheryl Rosen284
21 June 201416:17, Chris Lake19:08, Seeley Gutierrez244
20 June 201518:03, Roger Schmidt20:49, Teresa Ristow232
18 June 201615:50, Stanley Linton19:44, Brittney Skiles212
17 June 201716:55, Charlie Johnson19:13, Katie Sherron326
16 June 201819:15, Elvis Maradzike19:40, Sheryl Rosen202
Thank you to Pat Dugan for providing information about the 1987 race.


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Apalachee Regional Park's 2018 cross-country schedule--the tenth season of racing

2018 will be the tenth season for the Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross-Country Course. Where did the time go?


It doesn't seem that long ago, but it was back in 2009 that Leon County Parks and Recreation first started developing a dedicated cross-country running facility at Apalachee Regional Park, east of Tallahassee, Florida. Things moved quickly after that, and on Saturday morning, 10 October 2009, the first meeting was held on the course--the 38th annual Florida State University Cross-Country Invitational. It was one of only three meets held at ARPXC during that inaugural season. Since then, the total has grown to 65 events. ARXPX has become the regular home of the Florida's high school state championship and the NJCAA Region 8 championship. The course has also played host to the NCAA Division 1 South Region Cross-Country Meet and the USATF National Cross-Country Championships. The NCAA Division 1 Cross-Country Championship is scheduled at Apalachee Regional Park in 2021.

2018 USATF XC Championships, senior men's 10K
2018 USATF Cross-Country Championships at ARPXC

2018 should be every bit as exciting as the previous nine seasons on the Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross-Country Course. Here's what's slated.


30 AUGUST 2018 (Thursday)
  • Swift Creek Middle School Invitational. 6:00 PM ET middle school girls 3K / 6:30 PM ET middle school boys 3K. 2017 story. 2015 story. 2012 story. 2010 story. Event page on Facebook.
1 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 2nd annual Big Bend Cross-Country Invitational. 7:30 AM ET community 5K / 8:15 AM ET high school girls 5K / 9:00 AM ET high school boys 5K / 9:40 AM ET middle school girls 3K / 10:00 AM ET middle school boys 3K. 2017 story. Event web page. Event page on Facebook.
4 OCTOBER 2018 (Thursday)
12 OCTOBER 2018 (Friday)
  • 47th annual Florida State University Cross-Country Invitational (Collegiate Classic). 7:40 AM ET college men 8K / 8:20 AM ET college women 5K / 5:00 PM ET middle school girls 3K / 5:30 PM ET middle school boys 3K / 6:00 PM ET high school boys junior varsity 5K / 6:30 PM ET high school girls junior varsity 5K. Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross-Country Course, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2017 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. 1981 story. 1980 story. 1978 story. Event page on Facebook.
13 OCTOBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 47th annual Florida State University Cross-Country Invitational (Pre-State). 7:40 AM ET boys high school Elite / 8:05 AM ET girls high school Elite / 8:35 AM ET boys high school Select / 9:00 AM ET girls high school Select / 9:30 AM ET boys high school Varsity A / 9:55 AM ET girls high school Varsity A / 10:25 AM ET boys high school Varsity B / 10:50 AM ET girls high school Varsity B. 2016 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. 1981 story. 1980 story. 1978 story. Event page on Facebook.
24 OCTOBER 2018 (Wednesday)
  • FHSAA 3A District 3 Cross-Country Championships. 4:00 PM ET high school girls 5K / 5:00 PM ET high school boys 5K. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event page on Facebook.
26 OCTOBER 2018 (Friday)
  • FCSAA / NJCAA Region 8 Cross-Country Championship. (Schedule TBA.) 2017 story. 2016 story. Event page on Facebook.
27 OCTOBER 2018 (Saturday)
3 NOVEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • USATF Florida Association Junior Olympic Cross-Country Championships. 9:00 AM ET 8 & Under Girls' 2K / 9:30 AM ET 8 & Under Boys' 2K / 10:00 AM ET 9-10 Girls' 3K / 10:30 AM ET 9-10 Boys' 3K / 11:00 AM ET 11-12 Girls' 3K / 11:30 AM ET 11-12 Boys' 3K / 12:00 PM ET 13-14 Girls' 4K / 12:40 PM ET 13-14 Boys' 4K / 1:20 PM ET 15-16 & 17-18 Girls' 5K / 1:50 PM ET 15-16 & 17-18 Boys' 5K. Event page on Facebook.
9 NOVEMBER 2018 (Friday)
  • NCAA-D1 South Region Cross-Country Championships. 9:00 AM ET Women's 6K / 10:00 AM ET Men's 10K. 2015 story. Event page on Facebook.
10 NOVEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
15 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Wind Track Club's 8th annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross-Country Run and 2018 RRCA Florida State Cross-Country Championship.. 9:00 AM ET. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event page on Facebook.
2 FEBRUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • USATF Cross-Country Championships. 8:00 AM ET Community 5K / 9:00 AM ET Masters Women 6K / 9:45 AM ET Masters Men 8K / 10:45 AM ET Junior Women 6K / 11:20 AM ET Junior Men 8K / 12:05 PM ET Senior Women 10K / 12:55 PM ET Senior Men 10K. Event page on Facebook.

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13 June 2018 Tallahassee 100-Mile Race Calendar

This is the Tallahassee vicinity road-race schedule for 13 June 2018. If that's more than a week ago, the latest schedule is always available via this link:


This is a listing of upcoming races within 100 miles of Tallahassee, Florida, roughly the region in the map below. If a race isn't listed, I probably haven't heard of it, so post a comment and let me know about it.b
Map
14 JUNE 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #2 (40m, 100m, 200m, 800m, two mile). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
16 JUNE 2018 (Saturday)
  • 2nd annual Saint Peter's Anglican Cathedral 10K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Saint Peter's Anglican Cathedral, 4784 Thomasville Road (US 319), Tallahassee, Florida 32309. USATF certified course #FL17030TY. 2017 story. Event page on Facebook. Mark Priddy, mark.priddy@msn.com
  • 7th annual 5K At Fifth. 8:00 AM ET. Paisley CafĂ©, 1123 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook.
  • Monticello Kiwanis' 40th annual Melon Run 5K. 8:15 AM ET. First United Methodist Church Family Ministry Center, 325 West Walnut Street, Monticello, Florida 32344. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL17008TY. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. watermelonrun@gmail.com
  • Dothan Runners' 18th annual Brian Dowling Memorial 5K Trail Run. 8:00 AM CT. Westgate Park Tennis Center, 401 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2017 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Entry form. Larry Dykes, 334-792-6021.
  • Flint River Ramble Ten-Mile Trail Run, Four-Mile Trail Run, and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET. Turtle Park, 112 North Front Street, Albany, Georgia 31701. 2017 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. Event page on Facebook Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • Horseback Hustle 5K Trail Run. 7:30 AM ET. Hidden Creek Farms, 3089 Pine Tree Road, Valdosta, Georgia. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 2nd annual "Props to You, Dad!" Father's Day 5K. 6:30 PM CT. Props Brewery and Tap Room, 125 Lovejoy Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548. 2017 story. Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at active.com.
18 JUNE 2018 (Monday)
  • Valdosta All-Comers Track Meet #3. 6:30 PM ET. Rolling schedule: 1600 meter, 200m, 800m, 50m (youth 10 and under), 100m, 400m, 3200m, 4 x 400m relay. Valwood School, 4380 Old US Hwy 41 North, Hahira, Georgia 31632. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455. Canceled
21 JUNE 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #3 (40m, 100m, 400m, one mile, 5000m). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
23 JUNE 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Summer Trail Series #1, Munson Hills (6 miles). 7:30 AM ET. Munson Hills Trailhead, 4778 Woodville Highway, Tallahassee, Florida 32305. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Series web page. Series page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Jim and Kristin Halley GulfWindsTrails@gmail.com.
  • 40th annual Hot Trot 5K. 7:30 AM CT. Washington-Holmes Technical Center, 757 Hoyt Street, Chipley, Florida 32428. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Course map. Entry form and flyer. Stan Owens 850-547-2244.
  • 2nd annual "Fins Up!" 5K. 7:00 AM ET. Saint George Island Lighthouse, Saint George Island, Florida.
25 JUNE 2018 (Monday)
  • Valdosta All-Comers Track Meet #4. 6:30 PM ET. Rolling schedule: 1600 meter, 200m, 800m, 50m (youth 10 and under), 100m, 400m, 3200m, 4 x 400m relay. Valwood School, 4380 Old US Hwy 41 North, Hahira, Georgia 31632. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455. Canceled
28 JUNE 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #4 (40m, 100m, 200m, 800m, two mile). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
30 JUNE 2018 (Saturday)
4 JULY 2018 (Wednesday)
  • 36th annual Firecracker 5K and one-mile Sparkler Run. 7:30 AM ET one mile / 8:00 AM ET 5K. Cascades Park, 1001 South Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified 5K course FL17036TY. Cole Tessier, cdt1983@gmail.com or 850-339-6962.
  • 10th annual Valdosta Independence Day 5K. 7:30 AM ET. American Legion Post 13, 1301 Williams Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455. Canceled
  • Florida Track Club's 40th annual Melon Run Three Mile. 8:00 AM ET. Albert "Ray" Massey Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32605. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. USATF certified three-mile course FL17088TY. 2018 event page on Facebook. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • USA Flag20th annual Celebrate Freedom 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Jay City Park, 5259 Booker Lane, Jay, Florida 32565. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event page on Facebook. Matt Dobson, rmdobson@liberty.edu
  • 4th annual FCHS Spritzer 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. 2 East Gulf Beach Drive, Saint George Island, Florida. 2015 story. Kati Hathcock, khathcock@franklin.k12.fl.us or 850‐653‐6474.
  • Mexico Beach Sandy Shoes 5K. 7:00 AM CT. Under the Palms Park, 304 7th Street, Mexico Beach, Florida 32456. Mexico Beach Welcome Center, 888-723-2546.
5 JULY 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #5 (40m, 100m, 400m, one mile, 5000m). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
7 JULY 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Summer Trail Series #2, Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park (4 miles). 7:30 AM ET. Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Series web page. Series page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Jim and Kristin Halley GulfWindsTrails@gmail.com.
  • 4th annual Watermelon Crawl 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT 5K / 8:45 AM ET one mile. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, Georgia 31793. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event web site.
9 JULY 2018 (Monday)
  • Valdosta All-Comers Track Meet #5. 6:30 PM ET. Rolling schedule: 1600 meter, 200m, 800m, 50m (youth 10 and under), 100m, 400m, 3200m, 4 x 400m relay. Valwood School, 4380 Old US Hwy 41 North, Hahira, Georgia 31632. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
12 JULY 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #6 (40m, 100m, 200m, 800m, two mile). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
14 JULY 2018 (Saturday)
19 JULY 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #7 (40m, 100m, 400m, one mile, 5000m). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
21 JULY 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Summer Trail Series #3, Maclay Gardens State Park (5 miles). 7:30 AM ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Series web page. Series page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Jim and Kristin Halley GulfWindsTrails@gmail.com.
  • 9th annual Break Bread Bun Run 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Valdosta YMCA, 2424 Gornto Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. First Presbyterian Church, fpcassistant@hotmail.com or 229-242-8376.
  • 2nd annual Charlie Strong 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Pearson Recreation Department, 193 Relihan Street, Pearson , Georgia 31642. Event page on Facebook.
  • 6th annual Tasty Tiger Trot 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Westgate Park Tennis Center, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook. Carolyn Houston, bchbumspcb12@yahoo.com.     Canceled
  • 34th annual Bridge of Lions 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Castillo de San Marcos, 1 South Castillo Drive, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2013 story. USATF certified course FL10062EBM. Event page on Facebook. Event web page. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Jacob Smith, racesmith@hotmail.com or 386-747-3532.
26 JULY 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #8 (Events TBD). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
28 JULY 2018 (Saturday)
  • Tallahassee's annual (except when it's not) Devil Take The Hindmost Run. 7:00 PM ET. Mike Long Track, Florida State University, Chieftain Way and Spirit Way, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2004 story. 1999 story. 1993 story. 1992 story. 1990 story. Event page on Facebook. The Devil, c/o Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com
4 AUGUST 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Summer Trail Series #4, Tom Brown Park (4-1/2 miles). 7:30 AM ET. Tom Brown Park, 501 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Series web page. Series page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Jim and Kristin Halley GulfWindsTrails@gmail.com.
  • 21st annual Summer Sizzler 5K and one-mile fun run. 6:30 PM ET one mile / 7:00 PM ET 5K. Lighthouse Park, 2 East Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, Florida 32328. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certifed course #FL13045EBM. Event web site. Event profile on Facebook.
  • 3rd annual Back The Blue 5K and one-mile Doughnut Dash. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 8:45 AM ET one mile. Wild Side Running, 2341 Lake Park Drive, Albany, Georgia 31707. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at active.com.
  • 30th annual Bushwacker 5K. 7:30 AM CT. Gulf Breeze Recreation Center, 800 Shoreline Drive, Pensacola, Florida. USATF certified course FL10048EBM. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer.
11 AUGUST 2018 (Saturday)
  • 21st annual Gulf Winds Track Club Mile at the Breakfast On The Track. 7:45 AM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Bonnie Wright, bonniedwright@gmail.com or 850-386-3500.
18 AUGUST 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K. 8:00 AM ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park (Gate B), 1775 Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. 8K course map. 5K course map. 3K course map. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019 or Bill Lott, 850-656-1273.
25 AUGUST 2018 (Saturday)
  • Cougar Cross-Country Challenge Community 5K. 7:15 AM ET community 5K / 8:00 AM ET high school girls' 5K / 8:40 AM ET high school boys' 5K / 9:15 AM ET middle school girls' 3K / 9:40 AM ET middle school boys' 3K / 10:10 AM elementary school one mile. Phipps Park (Gate B), 1775 Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Chris Sumner, lfcsumner3@aol.com
  • 13th annual Blaze The Day VSU Community 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 5K / 8:30 AM ET one mile. Valdosta Early College Academy, 1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2017 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF-certified 5K course GA18010WC. 2018 event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
1 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 2nd annual Big Bend Cross-Country Invitational Community 5K. 7:30 AM ET community 5K / 8:15 AM ET high school girls' 5K / 9:00 AM ET high school boys' 5K / 9:40 AM ET middle school girls' 3K / 10:00 AM ET middle school boys' 3K. Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross-Country Course, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2017 story. Event web page.
  • 39th annual Midnight Chase 5K and 1/2-mile fun run. 11:30 PM CT half mile / 12:00 Midnight CT 5K. Old K-Mart and Beall's Outlet Parking Lot, 7038 W Hwy 98, Panama City Beach, Florida 32412. 2015 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Joe Edgecombe 850-774-0018 (c) 850-763-5005 (h).
  • Jackson County Fire Rescue 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Madison Park, Marianna, Florida. Event page on Facebook.
2 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Sunday)
  • 7th annual Alys Beach 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:00 AM CT. Alys Beach, 9581 East County Highway 30A, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. 2015 story. Event profile on Facebook. 2018 event page on Facebook.
3 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Monday)
  • 3rd annual Bluebird Run For Brookie B 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 5K / 8:00 AM ET one mile. J.R. Alford Greenway, 2500 Pedrick Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2017 story. 2015 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. contact@bluebirdrun.com
  • 42nd annual Macon Labor Day Road Race 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 8:30 AM ET 10K / 10:00 AM ET one mile. 4553 Forsyth Road, Macon, Georgia. USATF certified 10K course GA12100WC. USATF certified 5K course GA12099WC. Event web page. macontracks@macontracks.org
8 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 37th annual Sickle Cell Foundation of the Big Bend 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:10 AM ET one mile / 8:30 AM ET 5K. Jake Gaither Park, 801 Tanner Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32305. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL12057EBM. Event web site.
15 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 43rd annual Salute to Prefontaine 5K Cross-Country Run. 8:30 AM ET. Silver Lake Recreation Area of the Apalachicola National Forest, Silver Lake Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Doug Bell, Douglas.bell@bipc.com or 850-510-7146.
  • 5th annual Saint Jude Run To End Childhood Cancer 5K. 8:00 AM ET. 3196 Merchants Row Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event web page.
  • 5th annual Georgia Military College Valdosta 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Georgia Military College, 4201 North Forrest Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31605. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Lisa Wagner, lwagner@gmc.edu or 229-269-4827.
22 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 37th annual Tallahassee Women's Distance Festival 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K women / 8:05 AM ET 5K men / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course #FL06045DL. Lisa Unger, unger4122@comcast.net or 850-544-4893.
29 SEPTEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 8th annual Get-A-Mammy 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Bethany Baptist Church, 5064 Bethany Road, Hahira, Georgia 31632. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story.
6 OCTOBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Never Forget Run. 8:00 AM CT. The Crab Trap, 3500 Highway 98 East, Destin, Florida 32541. 2018 event page on Facebook.
13 OCTOBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Pine Run at Tall Timbers 20K. 7:30 AM ET. Tall Timbers Research Station, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Gary Griffin, runlong@nettally.com
20 OCTOBER 2018 (Saturday)

27 OCTOBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 8th annual Trash Dash 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross-Country Course, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Carole Gentry gentryc@leoncountyfl.gov or Mary Jean Yon MaryJeanYon@comcast.net
  • Pumpkin39th annual Boston Mini-Marathon. 8:00 AM ET. Commercial Bank, 124 West Jefferson Street, Boston, Georgia 31626. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web page. Brad Johnson, bradjohnson@bankcb.com or 229-498-8500 (day) / 229-226-4679 (evening).
  • 15th annual St. John Road Race 5K, one mile, and Tot Trot. 8:00 AM ET (5K), 9:00 AM ET (one mile), 9:15 AM ET (Tot Trot). St. John Catholic School, 800 Gornto Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602-1699. 2015 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event web site. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • The Halloween Half Half Marathon & 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Riverfront Park, 112 North Front Street, Albany, Georgia 31701. Event web site. Event page on Facebook.
3 NOVEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
10 NOVEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 4th annual Support Lowndes High School Cross Country 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Lowndes High School, 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2015 story. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Martha Mazurkiewicz, marthamazurkiewicz@lowndes.k12.ga.us
17 NOVEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 5th annual Ryno 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Rosalynn Carter Institute For Caregiving, Georgia Southwestern State University, 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive, Americus, Georgia 31709. Online registration at active.com.
22 NOVEMBER 2018 (Thursday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 43rd annual Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K / 10K / 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671 or 850-668-2236.
  • 5th annual Harvest Run 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET 10K and 5K. Leesburg Recreation Building, 110 Starksville Avenue, Leesburg, Georgia 31763. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event profile on Facebook. Race web site.
24 NOVEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 19th annual Pilgrim Chase Trail Run 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
1 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 43rd annual Ten-Mile Challenge and Five-Mile Road Race. 8:00 AM ET. Hawks Rise Elementary School, 205 Meadow Ridge Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32312-1565. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified courses FL10078EBM (ten mile) and FL10077EBM (five mile). Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. 10MileChallenge@gmail.com
  • Jingle Bell Run 3K Fun Run. 6:15 PM ET. Downtown Tallahassee, Monroe Street at Park Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2017 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web page. Jan Bubsey, jan.bubsey@talgov.com talgov.com or 850-891-3860.
8 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
15 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Wind Track Club's 8th annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross Country Run and 2018 RRCA Florida State Cross-Country Championship. 9:00 AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com
22 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 3rd annual VLPRA Ugly Sweater 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM ET one mile / 9:30 AM ET 5K. Freedom Park, 3795 Guest Road, Valdosta, Georgia. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event page on Facebook.
29 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • 20th annual Last Gasp 5K Trail Run. 9:00 AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
  • JTC Running's 41st annual Last Gasp 5K Cross-Country Race. 2:00 PM ET. Jacksonville University. 2017 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer.
31 DECEMBER 2018 (Saturday)
  • Team RWB New Year's Eve Ultramarathon (24 hour, 12 hour, and 6 hour runs). 8:00 AM ET 24 Hour / 8:00 AM ET and 8:00 PM ET 12 Hour / 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM 6 Hour. Smith Gym, Fort Benning, Georgia. 2018 event page on Facebook. Online registration at UltraSignUp.com.
1 JANUARY 2019 (Tuesday)
  • Resolution Run 5K. 10:00 AM ET. Wild Side Running, 2341 Lake Park Drive, Albany, Georgia. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at WebScorer.com.
  • Florida Track Club's 4th annual Frank Shorter Road Mile. 12:00 Noon ET. H Spurgeon Cherry "Westside" Pool, 1001 NW 31st Drive, Gainesville, Florida 32605. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. USATF course certification map #FL17087TY. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
5 JANUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 6th annual Swamp Forest Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, and Quarter Marathon. 8:00 AM ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. Online registration at EventBrite.com.
  • 5th annual TMH For Life Challenge Winter 5K run and 3K walk. 9:00 AM ET 5K. Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center, 1775 One Healing Place, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. USATF certified 5K course FL17090TY. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Tonya Little, tonya.little@tmh.org or 850-431-4825.
  • 13th annual Red Nose Half Marathon. 8:00 AM ET. 1200 Broadway, Columbus, Georgia 31901. 2018 story. USATF-certified half-marathon course GA16082WC. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Carolee Luther caroleeluther@gmail.com
12 JANUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 35th annual Bowlegs 5K Run for Scholarship. 9:00 AM ET. FAMU / FSU College of Engineering, 2525 Pottsdamer Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32310-6046. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL12001EBM. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Larry Giunipero, lgiunip@cob.fsu.edu or 850-878-5569, or Bill Hillison, bhillis@garnet.acns.fsu.edu or 850-893-4557.
  • 6th annual Half Shell Hustle 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Riverfront Park, 80 Water Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event web page.
19 JANUARY 2019 (Saturday)
26 JANUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • Red Fox10th annual Trent Trot 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Roberts Elementary School, 5777 Pimlico Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. USATF certified course FL11132EBM. Event web page. Event profile on Facebook. 2019 event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Rick and Lois Burnette, TrentTrot5K@gmail.com or 850-294-9946.
  • Tulip7th Tulip Trot 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET one mile / 9:00 AM ET 5K. Cascades Park, 1001 South Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course FL14149EBM. 2019 event page on Facebook.
  • 8th annual Valdosta BCM Run For Missions 4 Mile. 8:00 AM ET. Baptist Collegiate Ministries House, 1522 North Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. USATF certified four-mile course #GA18031WC. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 7th annual Soaring Eagle 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Community Christian Academy, 218 East 8th Street, Adel, Georgia. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 39th annual Matanzas 5000-Meter Road Race. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:30 AM ET one-mile. Ketterlinus Gym, 60 Orange Street, Saint Augustine, Florida. 2018 story. 2017 story. USATF certified course #FL12049EBM. Event web site. Event profile on Facebook.
2 FEBRUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • USATFUSATF Cross-Country Championships. 8:00 AM ET Community 5K / 9:00 AM ET Masters Women 6K / 9:45 AM ET Masters Men 8K / 10:45 AM ET Junior Women 6K / 11:20 AM ET Junior Men 8K / 12:05 PM ET Senior Women 10K / 12:55 PM ET Senior Men 10K. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. Event page on Facebook.
  • 7th annual Jog With The Generals 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 10K & 5K / 9:30 AM ET one mile. Georgia Christian School, 4359 Dasher Road, Valdosta, Georgia. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event profile on Facebook. Event web page. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
3 FEBRUARY 2019 (Sunday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 45th annual Tallahassee Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:30 AM ET. Leon County Courthouse, 301 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2018 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified marathon course FL17089TY. USATF certified half-marathon course FL17066TY. Event web site. Event profile on Facebook. 2018 event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Tallahasseemarathon@gmail.com
9 FEBRUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • Samoa26th annual Run For The Cookies 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET one mile / 9:00 AM ET 5K. Tallahassee Community College Lifetime Sports Center, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified 5K course FL14006EBM. Dr. Jeanne O'Kon, okonj@tcc.fl.edu or 850-894-2019.
  • kiss9th annual Chattahoochee Smoochee 5K and one-mile fun run. 10:00 AM ET. Chattahoochee Landing, 269 River Landing Road, Chattahoochee, Florida. 2011 story. 2019 event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. info@chattahoocheemainstreet.org or 850-663-23223.
16 FEBRUARY 2019 (Saturday)
23 FEBRUARY 2019 (Saturday)
  • 7th annual Trailblazer 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET 5K / 9:30 AM ET one mile. DeSoto Trail Elementary School, 5200 Tredington Park Drive Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. USATF certified course FL14085EBM. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com.
  • 8th annual Strides For Scholars 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Nelson Building, 1311 Balboa Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event web page. 2019 event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com.
  • 22nd annual Sweetheart Run 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM ET 5K / 10:00 AM ET one mile. Rehabilitation Services of Tifton, 1488 Old Ocilla Road, Tifton, Georgia. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2011 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Sommer Dunston, rst.sdunston@yahoo.com or 229-386-5200.
24 FEBRUARY 2019 (Sunday)
  • FSU Medical Response Unit's 10th annual Run For Your Life 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Integration Statue on Woodward Plaza, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2019 event page on Facebook. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
2 MARCH 2019 (Saturday)
9 MARCH 2019 (Saturday)
  • 19th annual Smoothie King 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Valdosta State University Recreation Center, 1300 Sustella Avenue, Valdosta, Georgia 31698. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2011 story.
  • 41st annual Winston Howell 5K Road Race. 9:00 AM CT. National Guard Armory, Highway 52 and 167, Hartford, Alabama 36344. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Event web site. Entry form and flyer.
  • 42nd annual Gate River Run 15K. 8:00 AM ET. EverBank Field, 1 EverBank Field Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32202. Event web site. 2018 story. 2011 story. 2010 story.
  • McGuire's 42nd annual St. Patrick's Day Prediction 5K. 9:00 AM CT. McGuire’s Irish Pub, 600 East Gregory Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502. 2018 story. USATF certified 5K course FL14026EBM. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
16 MARCH 2019 (Saturday)
  • Scissors10th annual Don't Run With Scissors 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Sallas Mahone Elementary School, 3686 Lake Laurie Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31605. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Event profile on Facebook.
23 MARCH 2019 (Saturday)
  • 42nd annual Okefenokee 10K Swamp Run. 9:00 AM ET. Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind, 5626 Laura Walker Road, Waycross, Georgia 31503. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Heather Hall, okefenokeetcc@gmail.com or 912-816-7668.
  • 9th annual Trail of Payne 10K. 8:30 AM ET. Payne's Prairie State Park, 100 Savannah Boulevard, Micanopy, Florida 32667. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event web page. Event profile on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 9th annual Shamrock Jog and Jam 5K Night Race and one-mile fun run. 6:00 PM ET one mile / 6:30 PM ET 5K. Rylander Park, 110 North Hampton Street, Americus, Georgia. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event profile on Facebook. Online registration at active.com.
  • 11th annual Peanut Proud 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. College Street at Court Square, Blakely, Georgia. Event web site.
30 MARCH 2019 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 44th annual Springtime 10K, 5K and one-mile kids' run. 7:45 AM ET one-mile / 8:00 AM ET 10K and 5K. Leon County Courthouse, 301 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF-certifed course FL12022EBM (10K). USATF-certifed course FL11045EBM (5K). Event web site. Online registration at EventBrite.com. springtime10k@gmail.com.
3 APRIL 2019 (Wednesday)
  • 13th annual Leadership Gainesville Alumni Association 5K Cross-Country Race. 6:00 PM ET. Ironwood Golf Course, 2100 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601. 2018 story. 2017 story. Event web page. 2018 event page on Facebook. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
6 APRIL 2019 (Saturday)
  • 12th annual Draggin’ Tail Ultra Trail Challenge 25K / 50K. 7:00 AM ET. Torreya State Park, 2576 NW Torreya Park Road, Bristol, FL 32321. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Joe Edgecombe, joeruns@yahoo.com or 850-774-0018 or 850-265-8439.
  • 7th annual Run For The Nurses half-marathon and 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Athletic Center, Perimeter Road, Tifton, Georgia. 2016 story. 2014 story. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Becky Arnold, rarnold@abac.edu or 229-391-5024.
13 APRIL 2019 (Saturday)
  • Running MugGulf Winds Track Club's 45th annual Palace Saloon 5K. 8:00 AM ET. James Messer Fields Park, Jackson Bluff Road and Dupree Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304. USATF certified course FL13028EBM. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com.
  • Worm Gruntin' 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Sopchoppy, Florida. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Susan Brooks Shearer, smbshearer@aol.com or 850-545-6678.
  • 6th annual Coach Post 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 7:00 AM CT 10K / 7:15 AM CT 5K / 8:15 AM CT one mile. St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City, Florida 32408. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. Event web page. Event profile on Facebook. Online registration at active.com.
20 APRIL 2019 (Saturday)
  • Sentinel Sprint 5K and one-mile fun run (Formerly the Colin P. Kelly 5K). 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center, Building 12, 325 NW Turner Davis Drive, North Florida Community College, Madison, Florida 32340. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Tyler Coody coodyt@nfcc.edu or 850-973-1639.
27 APRIL 2019 (Saturday)
  • Rose42nd annual Rose City Run 10K and one-mile kids' run. 8:00 AM ET 10K / 9:30 AM ET one mile. North Broad Street and Monroe Street, Thomasville, Georgia 31792. USATF certified course GA12003WC (10K). 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. 2019 event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. rcr@ymcathomasville.org or 229-226-9878.
  • 6th annual Nene Fest 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. USATF certified course FL06045DL. Event profile on Facebook. 2019 event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com.
  • 4th annual Tate's Hell And Back 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Carrabelle Christian Center, 142 River Road, Carrabelle, Florida 32322. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. BeLinda Wharton, bhwharton@gmail.com or 850-544-5410.
4 MAY 2019 (Saturday)
  • 18th annual Tallahassee Tails and Trails Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET. Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
  • 34th annual Race Judicata 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT 5K / 9:00 AM CT one mile. Bay County Courthouse, 300 East 4th Street, Panama City, Florida 32401. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2011 story. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at active.com.
10 MAY 2019 (Friday)
  • 32nd annual Gnat Days 5K. 7:00 PM ET. Courthouse Square, Camilla, Georgia. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Jennifer Burnum, jennifer@camillageorgia.com or 229-336-5255.
11 MAY 2019 (Saturday)
18 MAY 2019 (Saturday)
  • Catfish8th annual BFD Catfish Crawl 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. M and B Train Park, North Main Street and Railroad Avenue, Blountstown, Florida 32424. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. USATF certified course FL16045EBM (5K). Event web page. Event profile on Facebook. Ben Hall, firechief@blountstownfire.org or 850-674-4988.
8 JUNE 2019 (Saturday)
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 22nd annual Potluck Bash Four-Mile Cross-Country Race. 6:00 PM ET. Forestmeadows Athletic Center, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2018 story. 2017 story. 2016 story. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671.
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