2003 Race Calendar

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  2004 Race Calendar

Last updated 04/07/07

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Jan. 5 Apalachicola Bridge Run 2:30/2:45 p.m.(EST) Registration will be race day only. $15 ($3 off family discount) $8 no shirt. Also there will be a 1 mile kids run at 2:30 with the 10K starting at 2:45.  Apalachicola Hobson Fulmer, 850/927-2510 Posted 1/6
Jan. 11 Sucker Run 9 a.m. $12 pre-registration (by Dec. 31)
$15 race day
Return registration form to OCRC, 1701 Lake Douglas Road, Bainbridge, GA 39819
Earle May Boat Basin, Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA Ronnie Godwin, 1-229-246-7900 office Posted 1/11
Jan. 12 NACoA Run for the Children Click event title for details. Click event title for details. Click event title for details. 1-888-554-2627  
Jan. 18 GWTC 30K 9 a.m. Registration Form Natural Bridge Monument David and Judy Waters 850-421-0469 Posted 1/18
Jan. 25 21st Annual 5M Hog Wild & 1M Pig Trail Trot 2 p.m. 5 mi.-$15/5mi. by 1/21, after $18 (sweatshirts);1 mi-$10.    Dothan, AL, Westgate Park Larry Dykes 334-792-6021  
Feb. 1 Flash 12K 8:15 a.m.

$12 by Jan. 14 and  $14 afterwards.
18 & under special rate $8 w/shirt  $5 w/o
$7 no t-shirt feel all others

Chaires Elementary School Joe Dexter, 878-7880 or 245-3798 Posted 2/1
Feb. 2 Toyota Prius Miami Tropical Marathon/Half-Marathon 6 a.m. www.miamitropicalmarathon.com American Airlines Arena 305-278-8668  
Feb. 8 Bowlegs 5K 9 a.m. $10 by February 5th or $15 on race day.  $7 if no shirt desired FSU/FAMU Engineering Building Larry Giunipero (878-5569) or Bill Hillison (893-4557) Posted 2/8
Feb. 8 Resolution Run 5K 10 a..m. n/a Seminole Reservation 224-2027 Posted 2/9
Feb. 9 Couples Caper 4K Relay 4 p.m. $8 pre-registration; $10 race day. TCC Fred Deckert,
(fdeckert1@juno.com) 893-9739
Posted 2/10
Feb. 15 Run for the Cookies 5K 8:45 - 1 M
9 a.m. - 5K
5K early registration, $12 thru 2/12; afterwards $15; 1M $10 TCC, behind the Lifetime Sports Complex Jeanne O'Kon or Tom Perkins, 894-2019 Posted 2/15
Feb. 16 Tallahassee Marathon/Half Marathon 8 a.m.  Registration Form FSU Stadium

Gary Griffin or Peg Griffin

Feb. 22 3rd Annual Mardi Gras 5K Run & Fitness Walk 8 a.m. $12 early, $15 race day.  Students
under 18 and seniors over 60 will get a $2 discount!
Buses will take the 5K participants to the
starting line at the Marina from the registration area
in St. Andrew's. 
Contact: Joe Edgecombe, 850-271-8017,
747-7971 or Marty Kirkland 265-8439, Fax: 747-7791 or
email:joeruns@yahoo.com  Online registration on
Feb. 28 Jail Break 5K 7 p.m. $10 Starts at flagpole, Leon County Sheriff's Office, 2825 Municipal Way Chris Chase, 414-7289 Posted 3/1
March 1 Red Pepper 5K 8 a.m. $12 registration (early and race day); t-shirts to all entrants; 10 year age group awards.  St. George Island; race precedes chili cookoff activities. Nick and Barbara Yonclas, evening 850-927-2130 and day 850-670-1661 Posted 3/1
March 2 Seaside Half Marathon & 5K 7:30 Half-Marathon; 
7:45 5k
Registration Form Seaside, FL Kelly Buzzett, 850/231-0321, or Joy Saddler,850/231-2230  
March 8 Artsfest 5K 5K - 8 a.m.
Fun Run - 9 a.m.
Race Day $15 - All runners will receive long-sleeved t-shirt with Artsfest logo Earle May Boat Basin, Bainbridge, Ga. Don Whaley, 1-229-246-8465  
March 8 John Reineking Memorial 5K Run/Walk 10 a.m. $12 until 3/3; $15 raceday; $10 for students up to 18 Maclay Gardens State Park Roberta Courtney, 8893-8576  
March 15 Rails to Trails 5K 8:30 a.m. 1M; 9 a.m. 5K $10 until March 12; $15 raceday.No t-shirt, $5. J. Lewis Hall Park Three Miles South of St. Marks Trailhead (North of Woodville and West off State Road 363) Joe Beckham, 385-3099 Posted 3/15
March 22 Furry Scurry 5K Trail Run and 1M Fun Walk 8:30 a.m. $12 thru 3/22; $15 race day; $8 no t-shirt. For more information, go to www.furryscurry.org  Tallahassee-Leon Community Animal Shelter (next to Tom Brown Park) Kate MacFall, 508-1001 Posted 3/23
March 22 ZTA Race to Live 9 a.m. 1M Fun Run
9:30 a.m. 5K
514 W. College Ave. $12 until March 18, $15 race day Andrea Cruden, 224-6278 Posted 3/24
March 29 Red Hills Triathlon 7 a.m. Click event title for complete information MaclayGardens State Park Kathy McDaris  
April 5 Springtime 10K 8 a.m. 10K, 8:10 a.m. 1M Click event title for complete information DOT/Myers Park Jeanne O'Kon or Tom Perkins, 894-2019 Posted 4/5
April 5 Sugar Rush 5K tba tba The race will begin at FSU's Westscott Fountain on Copeland Avenue and end at the School of Medicine on West Call Street. Shawn Patterson  
April 6 G.A.M.M.A.S. Breast Cancer 5K Run/ Walk Registration 8 a.m.; Race 10 a.m. $12 by or before April 3; $15 race day Tom Brown Park Amarilys Morales, 591-6336  
April 12 Palace Saloon 5K 8 a.m.

$12.00, early registration (by or before April 11th); $15.00, day of race; $7.00, no shirt option

Messer Field (Click for course map.) Reid Vannoy, 894-5659 Posted 4/12
April 12 Worm Gruntin' Festival 5K 9 a.m. Festival starts at 10 a.m. Sopchoppy 962-5282  
April 12 Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis 10K Run/Walk/Bike 9 a.m. Registration 8 a.m. The day starts with check-in where walkers
turn in their pre-pledged donations and enjoy breakfast foods and drinks.
All participants who raise at least $100 receive an official event T-shirt.
Southwood Laurie Thomas 877-5503 (home)  644-9783 (work)
April 19 Rose City 5K Walk 8:30 a.m. Click event title for registration details. Thomasville ymca@rose.net   
April 26 Rose City 10K Run 8 a.m. Click event title for registration details. Thomasville ymca@rose.net   
April 26 Lee's Place 5K 9 a.m. $12 pre-registration; $15 race day Maclay Gardens State Park Laura Ciociola  
April 27 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Click event title for details. Click event title for details. Oklahoma City, OK 405-525-4242  
May 17 Humanatee 5K Run/Walk 8:30 a.m. Run/Walk, 9 a.m. 5K $10 pre-registration; $15 race day; $5 no shirt San Marcos de Apalache State Historic Site, St. Marks Joe Beckham, 385-3099, or Joe Dexter, 878-7880 Posted May 17
May 17 Big Bend Arthritis Walk - 5K or 1 Mile Late Registration @ 7 am, Warm-up @ 7:40 am and Walk begins @ 8 am Register: www.Active.com or contact George Palmer @ 222-2098 gpalmer@arthritis.org

$100 per participant earns walker T-shirt
Southwood George Palmer @ 222-2098 gpalmer@arthritis.org  
May 18 Red Hills Kids Triathlon 8 a.m. $5 pre-registration; helmets required. Click event title for registration form. Maclay Gardens State Park Felton, Bonnie, and Jamie Wright Posted May 18
May 31 Miles for Meals 5K 8 a.m. 5K; 9 a.m. 1M
Prereg: $12 
Race Day Reg:  $15 
No T-shirt Option:  $8
Maclay Gardens State Park Elder Care Services 921-5554 or goodmanq@ecsbigbend.org Posted June 1
June 7 Pot Luck Bash 6 p.m. Click event title for flyer. Forest Meadows David Yon Posted 6/8
June 21 Melon Run 5K 8:15 a.m. $12 pre-registration thru June 16; $15 race day Monticello - JCHS Gym Fred Naughton, 997-3912 or 342-0187  
June 21 St. George Island Sizzler 1M 7:15 p.m. EST, 5K 7:30 p.m.  Click event title for flyer St. George Island Hobson Fulmer Posted 6/21
June 21 Visions of Manhood 5K 8:30 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Pasco St./FAMU campus 877-0066  
June 28 Marine Corps Reserve Semper "Fi"ve K Run 7 p.m.  Click event title for flyer.  Downtown Tallahassee in front of Clyde & Costello's Sgt. Brian Cole, 322-5692 or Sgt. Nathan Serianni, 212-5556 Posted July 14
July 4 Firecracker 5K 7:15 a.m. Click event title for flyer Greensboro, FL Greensboro Kiwanis (see flyer)  
July 4 Freedom Springs Triathlon 7 a.m. CDST Deadline June 30. Click  for registration form. Blue Springs Recreatioin Park, Marianna, FL Terry Edwards, 850 482-3415 Posted July 10
July 19 Critter Run 5K 6 p.m. CDT Click event title for details. Dothan, AL Larry Dykes,        334-792-6021  
Aug. 8 Midsummer's Night 3K Run/Walk 7 p.m. Contact SportsBeat, 576-3338. Downtown in front of Clyde & Costello's. SportsBeat Posted Aug. 11
Aug. 16 Breakfast on the Track 7:45 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Maclay School Track Bonnie, Felton, and Jamie Wright Posted Aug. 17
Aug. 30 Tom Brown Bash 3M/5M 8:30 a.m. Click event title for flyer. No preregistration. Tom Brown Park Paul Hiers Posted Aug. 31
Sept. 6 Echo Run for Others 5K/1M (1M GP for 14 and under) 8 a.m. Click event title for details. Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science Wes & Pat Bruner Posted Sept. 7
Sept. 6 FSU Parents Weekend 5K 7:30 a.m. Check back for registration form. TBA Patricia Coryell  
Sept. 13 Sickle Cell 5K/1M (Tim Simpkins 1M - GP for 14 and under) 8 a.m. Click event title for flyer.  Jake Gaither Community Center 224-2355 or 224-3597  
Sept. 13 Trek for the Coast 5K/10K 7:30 a.m. www.cleanbeaches.org
$1,000 prize for 1st place male/female 10K winner
Beaches of South Walton (click event title for details)  Aaron Bernstein  
Sept. 20 North Florida Financial Corp. 5K/10K/1-mile 8 a.m.
5K/10K - $12 before 9/13; $16 after 1M - $8 before 9/13;
$12 after (T-shirt incl.)
Killearn Chrissy Pannier, 562-9075  
Sept. 27 Sand Hills 10 Mile Run & 5K 8 a.m. CST $15 early, $18 late;
online registration is open on active.com 
Sunny Hills, FL, Community Center Ray Bentz
850-747-3018, or Joe
850-271-8017 (e), 747-7971 (d)
Sept. 27 Prefontaine 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for details.  Silver Lake (off SR 20); $3 entrance fee - have correct change Jeff Neilsen, 422-3130 Results posted Sept. 29
Oct. 2 Gretchen Everhart Owl Run 10:30 a.m. Click event title for details. Gretchen Everhart School Bill McGuire Posted Oct. 2
Oct. 4 Run for Rover 5K 8 a.m. Directions: Take Thomasville Road to the stop light that says State Road 35, but go east instead on Pinetree Blvd. There are 3 gas stations at that intersection (BP, Chevron, and Petro). Take Pinetree Blvd about 3 miles east to Thomas University and look for the race signs. Thomas County Humane Society/Thomasville, GA Joe Dexter, 878-7880 Posted Oct. 4
Oct. 11 Pine Run 9 a.m. Click event title for details.  Bainbridge, GA (IP Experimental Forest)   Posted Oct. 11
Oct. 11 Kolomoki Festival 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for registration form. Blakely, GA Kolomoki Mounds State Park, 229/724-2150  
Oct. 18 FSU Cares 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for details. Start at Westcott Bldg, FSU Campus, Finish at College of Medicine administration building. Nadine Dexter, 644-6683 Posted Oct. 18
Oct. 19 Mount Desert Island Marathon 8 a.m. Click event title for details.  Bar Harbor, Maine Mount Desert Island Marathon
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Cranberry Island Maine 04625
Oct. 25 Boston Mini Marathon 8 a.m. Click event title for registration form. Boston, Ga.  Race director Brad Johnson:  bradjohnson@bankcb.com  229-226-3535 or 229-226-4679; Assistant RD Russ Beckham: rusbec@msn.com  229-498-5857 Posted Oct. 28
Oct. 25 Alan Sundberg Memorial 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for details. Maclay Gardens William Sundberg, 402-3000 Posted Oct. 26
Oct. 26 Seaside Team Triathlon Adventure Race Staggered times beginning at 7:30 a.m. Click event title for details. Seaside, Coastal Highway 30-A  
Nov. 1 Tallahassee Women's Classic 5K/1M Women, 8 a.m.; Men 8:10; 1m 9:00 Click even title for details. Optimist Park Sue Kelly Posted Nov. 1
Nov. 1 Redfish Run 5K 8 a.m. EST Race day registration. Apalachicola Hobson Fulmer Posted Nov. 1
Nov. 1 AAAA Chili 5K 10 a.m. Click event title for details. Fort Rucker, AL Rich Tanner  
Nov. 1 1st Annual Metro West 10K& Fun Run Fun Run, 7: 30 a.m.; 10K 8:30 a.m. Register at Active.com Turkey Lake Park, 3401 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL  32835 Sandy Diaz  
Nov. 8 Veterans Day Classic 10K 9 a.m. Click event title for details.  Bainbridge, GA Liv Warren, 1818 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Ga.  39819  229-243- 0508  
Nov. 8 Christmas Connection 5K 8 a.m. Race day registration - 7 a.m. - $15; Pre-registration forms available at all Albertson's, local gyms, sporting goods stores, $10  Killearn Albertson's on T'ville Road Lena Juarez  
Nov. 8 Celebration Run 41M & Birthday Challenge 4 a.m. Click event title for details.  Hattiesburg, MS Running Bear  
Nov. 9 Peachtree City 50K 7:30 a.m. Click event title for details. PeachtreeCity, Ga.  Scott Ludwig  
Nov. 15 Shaw's Fall Classic 5M Run/Walk 8 a.m. Details coming. Market Square 893-5597 Posted Nov. 17
Nov. 22 Dancers Dash 5K Fun Run 9 a.m. Register at SportsBeat. $5 donation to Childrens Miracle Network Seminole Reservation (Echo 5K run backwards) Nadine Dexter, 644-6683  
Nov. 22 Medal of Honor 5K 10 a.m. Early Registration (at SportsBeat): $5 for FSU students w/ ID, $12 general public. Day-of-Race: $7 FSU Students, $15 general public Start and end at Langford Green in front of Building B of the
Doak Campbell Stadium on Florida State University campus
Anthony DeSantis, Race Coordinator at 727-421-8815 or 
Nov. 22 Seville Quarter Milers Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk 9 a.m. Early registration $15 - late (November 10 - 21) $18 - Race Day $20 Seville Quartter in Downtown Pensacola 850-434-621, 
Nov. 22 Draggin' Tail 18 Mile Run 8 a.m. CT $18 early, $22 after 11/15.Pre-registered runners get their choice of short or long sleeved T's. No shirt option is $12. 3 person relays available in male, mixed, and female categories. $45 early, $60 after 11/15.  Sunny Hill, FL Community Center Joe Edgecombe, 850-747-7971 (D), 271-8017 (E), Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 (E) or email: joeruns@yahoo.com  Online registration on active.com  Posted 11/30
Nov. 27 Tallahassee Turkey Trot, 1M, 5K, 10K & 15K 1M, 8 a.m.; all others 8:30 a.m. Registration form - pre-register at Sportsbeat or by mail: David Yon, 313 N. Monroe St. Suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida, 32301 State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood David Yon, 425-6671 or 668-2236; email david@radeylaw.com Posted 11/28
Dec. 6 Reindeer Run 5K 9 a.m. $15 race day Port St. Joe (East of Panama City), Reid Avenue, Downtown Business
Sandy Buccieri-Bish  
Dec. 6 10 Mile Challenge, 2X5 mile relay 8:30 a.m. Registration form; Prereg: $12.00 nonmenbers, $10.00 members, $5.00 no shirt. Relay is $7.00 menbers, $9.00 nonmembers, $4.00 no shirt. Race day registration starts at 7:30. Fees: $16.00 and $7.00 no shirt. Killearn Lakes Elementary School Dawn Brown Posted 12/6
Dec. 6  FSU/AMSA 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for details.  Westcott Fountain to Mike Long Track Shawn Patterson  
Dec. 6 Jingle Bell Run 3K 6:45 p.m. Registration forms at SportsBeat or before event. Downtown SportsBeat  
Dec. 13 Winter Warmup Community Track Meet 1 p.m. Running events from 100 to 1600 meters, plus relays, hurdles, high jump and long jump. Open to all ages, from 10 and under to 50 and over. Entry fee: $1 per event.  Maclay School Track Gary Droze, 668-2373 (work) 942-733 (home)  
Dec. 13 Tallahassee Ultra Distance Classic, 50K & 50M 7 a.m. Click event title for details. WakullaSprings State Park Fred Deckert, 850/893-9739  
Dec. 14 Tallahassee Marathon 8 a.m. Click event title for registration form. Wakulla Springs State Park Peg Griffin