2006 Race Calendar

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Last updated 11/04/07

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DATE EVENT TIME REGISTRATION LOCATION CONTACT Results
January
Jan. 7 Kiwanis River Run 5K/10K 9 a.m. Race Day Registration (7:30 a.m.) $15; pre-registration $10; no t-shirt option. Online registration at www.active.com   Earle May Boat Basin Ben Fuller
Bainbridge Kiwanis
229-243-7798
Posted
Jan. 14 Bowlegs 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for complete information. FSU/FAMU Engineering Building - Innovation Park Larry Giunipero (878-5569) or Bill Hillison (893-4557) Posted
Jan. 15 Apalachicola Bridge Run 10K 2:30 p.m.  Click event title for complete information. Apalachicola (Gibson Inn) Hobson Fulmer Posted
Jan. 21 GWTC 30K 8:00 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Old Centerville Road Jerry & Jackie McDaniel, 297-0009 Posted
Jan. 28 Capital City Challenge 5K Special Olympic Athletes 1/2-Miler: 8:30 and 5K: 9:00 Click event title for complete information. Active.com registration available.  Mike Long Track/FSU Terry Massa (850) 509-2613 terrymassa@aol.com 
or Lonnie Seay (850) 922-2984 SEAYL@leoncountyfl.gov 
Posted
February
Feb. 4 Flash 12K 8:30 a.m. Click event title for complete information. J. Lewis Hall Park, Woodville Hwy. Joe Dexter, 878-7880 or 245-3798 Posted
Feb. 11 Run for the Cookies 5K/1M 1M, 8:45; 5K, 9 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Tallahassee Community College Jeanne O'Kon or Tom Perkins, 894-2019 Posted
Feb. 11 Mardi Gras 5K Run and Fitness Walk and a 1 Mile Family
Fun Run/Walk
8 a.m. Registration, races start and finish will be at 10th and Beck Ave at the Oaks by the Bay Park. Early registration is $12. $15 after 2/6. The 1 Mile event is $10 early and $12 late. There will be a $1 discount to seniors over 60 or youth under 18 for the 5K only. A no T-shirt option is $10. Online registration on www.active.com  Panama City Joe 850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 (E), Marty 850-265-8439 (e), Fax
850-229-9077.  
 
Feb. 12 AMSA 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Mike Long Track/FSU Mei-Ling Shotts
(850) 445-6318
 
Feb. 19 Tallahassee Marathon/Half Marathon 8 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Mike Long Track/FSU Jack McDermott   Posted
Feb. 25 Race Judicata 5K 8:30 a.m. Course map
TAC certified course. 
FSU Law School Amanda Reynolds, 239-940-7227 Posted
March
Mar. 4 Red Pepper Run 5K 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the Blue Parrot Restaurant, which is on the beach just west of the road you come onto the island on, very near the Buccaneer Inn (which is where the race starts). St. George Island Nick and Barbara Yonclas, evening 850-927-2130 and day 850-670-1661 Posted
Mar. 4 TRBC 10K/1M 10K: 8 a.m.; 1M 8:10 a.m.

 

Click event title for complete information. Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville Road Grea Bevis, 508-0874 Posted
Mar. 5 St. Marks Econoduathlon 9 a.m. Registration 8 a.m., click event title for details. J. Lewis Hall Park, Woodville Mike Boll  
Mar. 5 Seaside Half  Marathon & 5K Half Marathon -7:30 a.m.; 5K -7:40 a.m. Online registration on www.active.com  Seaside, FL info@seasidehalfmarathon.com, 850-231-6190
P.O. Box 4825
Seaside, FL 32459-4825 
Posted
March 11 Navy JROTC/John Reinking Memorial 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Maclay Gardens State Park Bill Reineking 309-1414  
Mar. 11 Family Fun Run 8 a.m. $10 by March 8th or $15 on race day. Immediate family members pay the first entry fee and deduct $3 from the fee of each additional entrant. Family entrants must be submitted together. Myers Park Neighborhood, starting behind Ross Shopping Center at the intersection of E. Lafayette St. and Seminole Dr. Letisha Bivins, (850) 345-7434  
Mar. 11 Azalea Festival 5K / 1 Mile 8:30 AM 5K, 9:15 AM 1 Mile (Call to check times) www.getactivevaldosta.com
Drexel Park, Valdosta, Georgia

 

Caterina Orr, 229-333-1817

 

 
Mar. 18 Shamrock Scurry 5K Children's Run, 8:15; 5K, 8:45 Pancake breakfast following 5K. Click event title for complete information. 32" TV to the first person breaking 16:00. Celebration Baptist Church Terry Ryan 850/562-6466 ext 3307 or 850/668-4273  
Mar. 18 Sand Hills 10 Mile and 5K Run 8 a.m. $15 early/$18 race day. Online
registration on www.active.com 
Sunny Hills, FL Ray Bentz
850-747-3018,  
 
Mar. 18 Furry Scurry 5/10K 8:30 a.m. Click event title for complete information.Check out their website, too! Easterwood Dr., next to Tom Brown Park Kate MacFall, 508-1001 Posted
Mar. 23 Spring Break Community Track Meet 5:30 p.m. OPEN TO ALL AGES
$2.00 per person for as many events as you wish to run. Order of events:
800, 100, 1600, 200, 3200, 400
Maclay School Track Gary Droze
668-2373/942-7333
 
Mar. 24 Dogwood Festival Walk/Run Walk – 5:30 p.m.
Run – 6:00 p.m
Registration – 5:00 p.m., Click event title for complete information.
Main Street, Attapulgus, Georgia Janice Baty,  229-465-3896; Myra Hartzog, 229-465-3475; Doris Gay, 229-465-3482  
Mar. 25 Habitat for Humanity 5K 9 a.m. Early registration: $12
Late Registration: $15
Group registration (10 people or more): $10/person
Click event title for flier, or http://www.fsuhabitat.org   
FSU/Tully Gym Rebecca Slicker, 644-3285 Posted
Mar. 25  ZTA Race to Live 9 a.m.   514 W. College Ave. (ZTA house) Darcy Landsman  
Mar. 25 Red Hills Triathlon 7 a.m.   MaclayGardens State Park Kathy McDaris  
April
Apr. 1 Springtime 10K/1M 8 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Race map. Finishers medal Team entry form. From downtown to DOT parking lot. Jeanne O'Kon & Tom Perkins Posted
Apr. 8 Worm Gruntin' 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Downtown Sopchoppy. Festival Hotline - (850) 962-2020  
Apr. 8 Lee's Place 5K 8:30 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Maclay Gardens Tara Stalnaker, (850) 841-7733  
Apr. 8 Healthy Body Bash and 5K Run/Walk 9 a.m. Free for FSU students; $10 for public Woodward Plaza, FSU Heather Fisher at 850-644-8871  
Apr. 15 32nd Annual Palace Saloon 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Online registration at www.active.com  Messer Field (Intersection of Jackson Bluff Rd. and Dupree St.) Reid Vannoy, 894-5659 Posted
Apr. 15 National Mayhaw Festival 5k Run & 1 mile fun run/walk 8:30 a.m.   Colquitt, GA Dr. Russ Henley 229-758-8500 or 229-758-5322 (evening); or Debbie Wittmer 229-758-5240; or www.colquitt-georgia.com   
Apr. 17 Boston Marathon 11:25 - Push-rim wheelchairs
11:31 - Elite women
12:00 - Wave 1 (includes elite men)
12:30 - Wave 2
Click event title for complete information. Boston, MA    
Apr. 22 Colin P. Kelly Freedom Run 1M/5K 7:30/8 a.m. Click event title for registration form. Madison Enid Mazzone, (850) 973-1637  
Apr. 22 St. Teresa's School Nun Run 5K and mile 8:45 AM (Mile at 8:30 AM) By 4/10, $10 for mile and $12 for 5K. On race day, $12 for mile and $15 for 5K St. Teresa's School
417 Edgewood Lane, Albany, GA, USA, 31707
Cathy Jones
229-436-0134
 
Apr. 22 Rose City 5K Walk 8:30 a.m.   Thomasville ymca@rose.net (229)226-9878  
Apr. 29 Rose City 10K/1M 8:00 a.m.   Thomasville ymca@rose.net (229)226-9878 Posted
May
May 6 Meals on Wheels 5K Run/Senior 1K Walk (5K Run & Senior Walk on separate courses) 8 a.m. Early Student Rate (includes t-shirt) $ 10
(Under 18 years of age); Early Adult Rate (includes t-shirt) $ 12; Early Adult Rate, No T-Shirt $ 8; Run Day (with or without t-shirt) $ 15; Senior 1 Mile Walk (includes t-shirt) $ 12
Maclay Gardens; click here for course map. Sharon Davidson, 921-5554 Posted
May 6 Fiesta Run 10K/5K 8 a.m. http://www.pensacolarunners.com  Seville Square: Bus pick-up to the start from 6:00 am – 7:15 a.m., Pensacola, Florida Ray Yarbrough – 850-476-8765  
May 13 Marzuq Shriners 5K 8 a.m.  Click event title for flyer. Maclay Gardens   Posted
May 20 Bear Lake Trail Challenge 4-miler 8 a.m.  http://www.pensacolarunners.com Bear Lake Recreation Area – Blackwater State Forest
Munson, Florida
Don Williams – 850-324-3180  
May 21 Red Hills Kids Triathlon 8:30 A.M. Click event title for complete details. Maclay Gardens State Park Bonnie, Felton, & Jamie Wright, 386-3500 Posted
May 29 Gate-to-Gate 4.4M 7:30 a.m. CDT Register at active.com Eglin AFB    
June
June 3 Potluck 4M 6 p.m. - 4 mile prediction run
7 p.m. - Open Mike Social
Click for registration form. Forest Meadows David Yon Posted
June 3 Capital City Ride for Hope 7 a.m. Click event title for details. Celebration Baptist Church Mandy Rogers  
June 17 Melon Run 5K 8:15 a.m.  Click event title for details. JCHS Gym, Monticello, FL Ferd Naughton, (850)997-3912, (850)342-0817, (850)997-5552 or Larry Halsey Posted
June 17 Gary McAdams Summer Sunset 5K 6 p.m. http://www.pensacolarunners.com Seville Square,
Pensacola
Bob Kelly – 850-484-5230  
June 24 St. George Island Sizzler 5K/1M 7 p.m. Click event title for complete information.(Note that time is P.M.) St. George Island, FL Hobson Fulmer Posted
June 25 Navarre Fun Fest 5K 7 a.m. Early registration is $15 through June 22 at www.navarre5krun.com  Navarre Beach, FL Emily Homan  
July
July 4 Firecracker 5K 7:30 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Greensboro, FL   Posted
July 4 Baytree 8K 8 a.m. www.getactivevaldosta.com  Valdosta, GA Todd Smoot  
             
July  Freedom Springs Triathlon 7 a.m. CDST The adult triathlon is a ¼ mile swim, 10-mile bike, & 5k run. Kids event is a 100-yard swim, 5k bike, & 1-mile run.  Marianna, FL Terry Edwards, 850 482-3415 Posted
July 15 Deerpoint Lake 1 Mile Open
Water Swim
8 a.m. CT Deerpoint Lake Dam on Hwy 2301 Deerpoint Lake Dam on Hwy 2301 (Click for map.) Joe Edgecombe
850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 
 
July 22 20th Critter Run 5K 6 p.m. CT $15/$20 Great Post Race Party Westgate Park, Dothan AL Larry Dykes 334-792-6021  
August
Aug. 4 Midsummer Nite 3K 7 p.m. Click event title for flyer. Adams St., in front of Clyde's & Costello's Sandalbeat, 576-3338 Posted
Aug. 12 Breakfast on the Track 1M 7:45 a.m. Click event title for complete information. Maclay School Bonnie, Felton, & Jamie Wright, 386-3500 Posted
Aug. 12 Run for Love 5K 7:15 PM ET 1 Mile / 7:45 PM ET 5K 5K - $14 received on or before August 6th / $17 thereafter
1 Mile - $10 on or before August 6th / $12 thereafter
Online registration will be available at active.com 
Abraham Baldwin College Tennis Center
Interstate 75, Exit 64
Tifton, Georgia
Ernest Lang
H: (229)382-7579
W: (229)382-4264
 
Aug. 19 Downhill Mile Extravaganza 8 a.m. Click event title for complete details. 

Miller Landing Rd, off North Meridian Rd.       (starts 1 mile west of soccer entrance)

Gary Droze, 942-7333/668-2373 Posted
Aug. 19 MDA Walkathon/Marathon 7:30 a.m. Click event title for flyer.  ERA office in Killearn Nancy or Paula, 893-2115  
Aug. 26 Miccosukee Madness 8K/5K/1M  8 a.m./5K & 8K; 8:45/1M Click event title for complete information. Miccosukee Greenway: Corner of Edenfield and Miccosukee Roads Mike Sims (514-3424) or Tom Perkins (894-2019) Posted
September
Sept. 2 Shaw's 5K and 5 Miler 7:30 a.m.   Market Square at Timberlane Rd. & Market St. Joe Dexter, 878-7880 or 245-3798  
Sept. 2

27th Annual Midnight Chase 5k Run & And 1 Mile Fun Run

Midnight! Click event title for flyer.
Online registration available at http://www.active.com
Panama City Civic Center Tim Wanamaker @ 850-773-1650  
Sept. 9 Sickle Cell 5K/1M 8:15 a.m. 1M; 8:30 a.m. 5K Click to register. Gaither Gym/FAMU Campus Sickle Office,  222-2355 Posted
Sept. 9 Omega Pepper Festival 5K/1M 8 a.m./8:45 a.m.   Omega, Ga. (community club house/walking track on hwy 319) Lamar Dickens, 229-528-4633  
Sept. 16 Cougar XC Challenge Girls Varsity 9:00am; Boys Varsity 9:45am; Open/JV 10:30am Click event title for flyer. Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park Chris Sumner  
Sept. 23 Barbecue & Blues 5K Bridge Run & Fitness Walk 7:30 a.m. CT www.draggintailrun.com 
Click to check out the t-shirt design.

 

Carl Grey Park, St. Andrews Joe  
850-774-0018 (C) or 850-763-5005 (E)
Posted
Sept. 23 Prefontaine 5K HS Race, 8:30; Open 9 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Silver Lake Recreation Area  Jeff Neilsen, 459-8859 Posted
Sept. 30 Paws in the Park 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for flyer.  Constitution Convention Park, Pt. St. Joe Jenny Mercuri, (850)647-2504/227-6940   
October
Oct. 7 Tallahassee Women's
Distance Festival 5k
8 a.m. Women; 8:10 a.m. Men Click event title for flyer. Click here for event information. Optimist Park Lisa Unger, 562-2901 Posted
Oct. 7 Oyster Spat 5K 8 a.m.  Click event title for flyer St. George Island Public Park Island Outfitters  
Oct. 7 5K Ramble (Walk/Run) 11 a.m. To benefit Tallahassee Alzheimer's Project. Click event title for Registration/Pledge Sheet. Fallschase Farmhouse (4475 Buck Lake Road) Lori Abbey
850.386.2778 - Office
850.386.2775 - Fax
850.766.0552 - Cell
 
Oct. 7 Walk for Wishes 8:30 a.m. Click event title for flyer.  FSU Campus Jenna Gangestad  
Oct. 14 Pine Run 20K 9 a.m. Directions Int'l Paper Co., GA David Yon Posted
Oct. 21 Thomas County Humane Society Run for Rover 5K 8 a.m./1M Fun Run 9:30 $12.00 pre registration for the 5K event ($15.00 on race day)
$6.00 pre registration for the fun run (Children 12 and under), $8.00 on race day
Thomas University Carol Jones, (229) 228-0613  
Oct. 21 Hot Dog 5K and 1M Fun Run for P.A.W.S. 9 a.m. 5K Pre-registration (before Oct. 11th) $15 / Day of Race $20
Overall, Masters, and age group awards
1M Pre-registration $5/ Day of Race $8
Spring Creek Park, Colquitt, GA Dr. Russ Henley,  229-758-8500 or Maria Vives,  229-758-5338  
Oct. 21 Habitat for Humanity 5K 9 a.m. $12 pre-registration before Oct 11, $15
registration after Oct 11, group rate is $10 per person for 10 or more
people, awards, prizes, and t-shirts (included).
FSU Campus/Tully Gym Rebecca Slicker  
Oct. 21 Trick or Trot 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Southwood YMCA

Lynn Thompson, 3196 Merchants Row Blvd., Ste. 200. Tallahassee, FL 32311

Posted
Oct. 21 Cross Country Track Meet High School 8:30 (girls);  9:15 (boys). Open race,  10:30 Click event title for flyer. Maclay School Campus Gary Droze, 668-2373/942-7333   
Oct. 26 FSECC 5K Run/Walk 9 a.m. Click event title for registration form.  Esplanade Way, Shuster's Cafe/EATZ (North Side) Brenda Malone, 510-9439  
Oct. 28 Boston Mini Marathon 8 a.m. Click event title for website. Select the link "For More Information 2006" for a race flyer. Boston, Ga. P.O. Box 545
Boston, GA 31626
229-224-6201
Posted
Oct.  28 Tricker Trek 10K Run & 1 MIle Family Fun Run 8 a.m. Standard age groups. Costume contest! $12 early/ $15 race day. Panama City through old "Cove" area. Online registration on www.active.com   Gumby 850-271-5896 or Joe 8850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 (E)  
Oct. 28 Alan Sundberg 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for registration form. For complete information: www.safeinthesun.org  Maclay Gardens billsundberg@yahoo.com  Posted
November
Nov. 4 15th Annual Chili 5K 9 a.m. CST http://www.chili5k.com/  Howze Field, Fort Rucker, AL Click either link for details.  
Nov. 4 Chasing the Pig BBQ Festival 5K 1M 8:45, 5K 9 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Douglas, Ga. Danny McCarty  
Nov. 4 Christmas Connection 5K Run/Walk 8:30 a.m.  Click event title for flyer.  Albertsons on Thomasville Road at 3521 Thomasville Road. 893-5166 or 222-2180 Posted
Nov. 5  Peachtree City 50K   Click event title for flyer. Peachtree City, Ga. Scott Ludwig  
Nov. 11 Veterans Day Classic 10K 9 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Bainbridge College, Bainbridge, GA Liv Warren, 229/253-0508 Posted
Nov. 11 YMCA Holiday Chili Run 15K, 8:15 a.m.; 5K 8:30 a.m.; 1M 8 a.m.   Click event title for flyer. Register online at www.active.com Albany, Ga.  ymcaalby@bellsouth.net   
Nov. 18 FSU Cares 5K 8 a.m. Click event title for registration form. Complete information here. Westcott Building, FSU Nadine Dexter, 878-7880 Posted
Nov. 18 10th Annual Draggin' Tail 18 Mile Run and 3 person Relay and 5K Run 8 a.m. $18 early, $22 late. There will great food for all participants. Unique dragon awards. Pre-registrants get choice of short or long sleeve T-shirts for the 18 miler. Short sleeve T's for the 5K. (Click for t-shirt design.) Relays in male, mixed, and female categories. Register at www.active.com  Sunny Hills Joe 8850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 (E) or Marty 850-265-8439
Email: (check the "contact us"
page on www.draggintailrun.com)
 
Nov. 18 Seville Quarter Turkey Trot 8 a.m. CST Complete details at www.rosies.com  Seville Quarter, Pensacola Susi Lyon, 850-434-6211   
Nov. 23 Turkey Trot 1M/5K/10K/15K Turkey Gobbler
1 Mile Run/Walk
8:00 a.m.
5K, 10K, and 15K Races
8:30 a.m.
Click event title for flyer. Registration form hereOnline registration State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood David Yon, 425-6671 or 668-2236; email david@radeylaw.com Posted
Nov. 25 Apalachicola River Run 5K  8 a.m. Register starting at 7:00 a.m.day of race   on Water Street, in front of Historic Cotton Exchange. All entries $15.00 (includes t-shirt).
Apalachicola, FL jspohrer@forgottencoastoutdoors.com, 850-670-5496    
Nov. 25 Swine Time Festival 5k & Kids Fun Run 8:30 a.m. Click event title to register at active.com At the fairgrounds in Climax, GA Craig Burnside, 229.246.4085  
December
Dec. 2 GWTC 10 Mile Challenge/5M Race 8 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Course map. Tiny's Barbecue, Hwy. 20 Judy Alexander, 383-1361 Posted
Dec. 2 Jingle Bell Run 3K 6:15 p.m. Click event title for flyer.  Downtown Tallahassee Shannon Sullivan, 576-3338  
Dec. 2 Reindeer Run 5K Run and Fitness Walk 9 a.m. Click event title for details. Course map. Port St. Joe Jenny Mercuri, 647-2504/227-6940  
Dec. 9 Tallahassee Ultra 7 a.m.  Click event title for details.  Wakulla Springs State Park Gary Griffin  
Dec. 16 Jingle Bell 5k/1M 4 p.m. CST In advance, $10 and new unwrapped toy, $5 and toy for track teams; $15 and toy raceday. Petals-n-things, Hwy. 71 Patty Fisher or Betty Justice, (850) 639-5588  
Dec. 16 Casting Off Cancer 5K 8 am registration, 9 am 5k start, 10 am fun run start. $15 by 12/9, $18 after 12/9 for 5k
$7 Dollars by 12/9, $10 after 12/9 for Fun Run.
Panama City. Starts at the Marina at the end of Harrison Avenue. Brandon, 850-874-2234