Monday, April 28, 2014

April 28th: Upcoming running/walking/biking events

It's Monday morning and it's getting warmer every day.  Get out and enjoy the beautiful weather before summer arrives...and be sure to mark your calendar to participate in the annual Ride of Silence on May 21st.
Upcoming events
·         Saturday, May 3: Run for Kayla 5K, 7:30 a.m., Patriot Elementary School, Cape Coral (
·         Saturday, May 10: Turtle Trot 5K, Lovers Key State Park, 8 a.m. (
·         Saturday, May 17: Cape Cops 5K, ,Cape Coral Yacht Club Community  Park, 5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral, 7:30 a.m. (
   Monday, May 26: Memorial Day 5KRun on the Green, Eastwood Golf Course, Fort Myers, 7:30 a.m. $20 in advance, $30 day of.(

Cycling and other events:
·         Saturday, May 10: Cape Coral Yacht Club Sprint Triathlon,Cape Coral Yacht Club Community Park,5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral, 7 a.m. (

·         Wednesday, May 21: Two local Rides of  Silence:

      Downtown Fort Myers:  7 p.m. (meet at 6:45)
     Centennial Park, 2000 West First Street, Fort Myers (under the Bridge at Heitman and Bay Streets). Cyclists will ride in a silent funeral-style procession at 10-12 mph for 8 miles to honor those who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Riders are requested to wear black arm bands or red if they have been injured in a cycling versus motor vehicle accident. More details Everyone welcome. Free of charge. No registration necessary.

     Sanibel: 7 p.m. (meet at 6:45 p.m. at Sanibel Community Park on Periwinkle).  Eight mile silent ride across Causeway islands and bridges (turning around at the underpass on the south end of the high span bridge).  Sponsored by the Sanibel Bicycle Club.  Contact Patti Sousa for more info: 395-1695.    
      Click the blog post linked above for details on both rides.
      Sunday, July 6: Wheels and Wings V Bicycle Ride. 62/32/15 mile rides and a 10-mile gentlemen's mass start race within the 62-mile route. Speed Trap Alley -- break the speed limit and receive a written warning from Punta Gorda Police, suitable for framing. Mystery Ride for the 15 milers. Beef O' Bradys 1105 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda,$30 includes ride, SAG stops, T-shirt, 10 Wings and two drinks (

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