- Saturday, Dec. 9: Babcock Ranch Jingle Bell 5K/10K. Babcock Ranch will host it’s first Jingle Bell 5k and 10K race on December 9. Babcock Ranch is America’s first solar powered town. It will eventually be home to 50,000 residents. Our races will start and finish in our downtown area and will take in some of the most beautiful views in the area. 7:30 a.m., Babcock Ranch (3dracinginc.com)
- Saturday, Dec. 9: QBE Shootout 5K. The QBE Shootout 5K presented by Greg Norman Estates commences on Saturday morning of the tournament, with participants competing on a self-contained course within Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort community. 7:30 a.m., Tiburon Golf Club, Naples (gcrunner.org)
- Saturday, Dec. 16: Citygate Ministries Downtown Christmas Run 5K, 6 p.m., downtown Fort Myers (3dracinginc.com)
- Saturday, Dec. 16: Christmas Santa Stroll 5K Glow Run, 5:30 p.m. (eliteevents.org)
- Saturday, Dec. 23: Marco 5 Mile Hill Run, 8 a.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Marco Island (gcrunner.org)
- For more running events visit gcrunner.org/calendar.html; ftmyerstrackclub.com/race-calendar; and 3dracinginc.com
- Friday, Dec. 8: NE-Lee Critical Mass ride, Gathers at 7:30 p.m. at the Winn-Dixie, 14600 Palm Beach Blvd. Lights required, helmets recommended. (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL/events/)
- Saturday, Dec. 9: Sanibel Critical Mass ride, gathers at 7:30 p.m. at Jerry’s Shopping Center, 1700 Periwinkle Way, on Sanibel. Lights required, helmets recommended. (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL/events/)
- Friday, Dec. 15: Roll Estero. Meet at Tropical Smoothie, 10011 Town Commons Drive #104a, Estero, at 7:30 p.m. for a 8 p.m. roll out on an easy 10-miler. Lights required, helmets recommended. (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL/events/)
- Ongoing: Join the Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club on one of their many weekly rides for members and potential members, with an array of paces and routes to choose from. Check them out online at www.caloosariders.org.
- For more Lee County cycling and tri events, visit Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club (caloosariders.org); Florida Mudcutters (mudcutters.org); and SW Florida Biking Meetup Group (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL).
- Sunday, Dec. 17: Christmas Sprint Duathlon & Triathlon. The Christmas season has a Sprint Duathlon and Triathlon at beautiful Sugden Regional Park. 7 a.m., Sugden Regional Park, Naples (eliteevents.org/christmas-sprint-triathlon--duathlon.html)
- Check trifind.com to find regional and state tris.