Sunday, November 1, 2015

Nov. 2nd: Upcoming walking/running/biking/tri events

Upcoming events
· Saturday, Nov. 7: Making Tracks for Missions 5K, at First Assembly of God, 4701 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers. (

· Wednesday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day 5K Midpoint Madness. To benefit YMCA, race starts at 7 p.m. (

· Saturday Nov. 14: Achieva Credit Union’s Coconut Run 5K & Kids Run, part of the weekend’s Coconut Festival in Cape Coral. (

· Sunday, Nov. 22: Naples Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5K (

· Thursday, Nov. 26: The 36th annual Turkey Trot kicks off Thanksgiving with its traditional 5K run/walk and more. Starts at Cape Coral Wellness Center, 609 SE 13th Court, Cape Coral. (

· Saturday, Dec. 5: 37th annual River Run, 10K run and 2-mile walk. Benefits GiGi’s Playhouse of Fort Myers, starts from Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers. (

· Friday, Nov. 6: SWFL Critical Mass ride. Join a family fun slow ride through Fort Myers. Front and rear bike lights required. Grab your helmet, bring all your friends and meet in the open field next to Publix (check online for the start time) at First Street Village, 2160 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers. (

· Sunday, Nov. 8: Veterans Day Honor Ride, a ride to honor our veterans and support Honor Flight of Collier County. Ride from Naples Cyclery to Fat Point Brewery in Punta Gorda, up U.S. 41 with a police and military escort at 22 mph. $50 includes supported ride, lunch and Craft Beers at Fat Point and a souvenir pint glass. Ground transportation back to Naples Cyclery (motor coach) and your bike will be transported inside one of Naples Cyclery's enclosed trucks. You'll be able load a bag with a change of clothes into the trucks in the morning so they will be available when we arrive at the brewery. There will be a second distance option starting at 9:30 from the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers. This ride is 30 miles to the brewery and does not offer return transportation.

· Friday, Nov. 27: Skip the leftovers and the shopping and join the Caloosa Riders for their traditional Turkey Leg Century Ride, leaving at 7:30 a.m. from the Publix at Daniels Crossing Shopping Center, 6890 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers. (

  Sunday, Nov. 29: Go Girl Cycling 1st birthday celebration ride.  Starts at Go Girl Cycling shop (9377 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers) at 7:30 a.m., with 3 ride distance options...then return to the shop for a birthday party! 

· Sunday, Nov. 8: Challenge Venice, Olympic and half Ironman, based at Sharky's on the Pier, 1600 Harbor Drive, Venice. Kid’s tri offered the day before (

· Saturday, Nov. 21: Duathlon at the Bend, a run and row combo at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota. (

· Sunday, Dec. 20: Christmas Sprint Traithlon and Duathlon. Swim/bike/run or run/bike/run – your choice, all at Sugden Regional Park. (

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