Many events for the upcoming season are confirmed, including some as far out as next spring. A few are part of larger happenings so you can make a day or night of it. Some of the events are:
Saturday, Oct. 6: Busey Bank Run for Prevention 5K, Centennial Park, Fort Myers, 6 p.m. start time. www.3dracinginc.com
Saturday, Oct. 6: Walk for Wishes, Florida Gulf Coast University, 8:30 a.m. start time. Family Fun Day begins at 9:30 a.m. www.endurancesportstiming.com
Saturday, Oct. 13: Cops & Joggers 5K Run/Walk, Edwards & Hendry, Downtown Fort Myers, 7:45 p.m. start time. www.ftmyerstrackclub.com
Saturday, Oct. 20: St. Andrew Catholic School Run for the Stars 5K, 7:30 a.m. start time, Jim Jeffers Park, Cape Coral. www.3dracinginc.com
Saturday, Oct. 27: Race 4 F.I.S.H. 10K, 7:30 a.m. start time, Sanibel Community House, Sanibel. www.ftmyerstrackclub.com
Saturday, Oct. 27: Walk to End Alzheimer’s (2 miles), 9 a.m. start time, Centennial Park, Fort Myers. www.alz.org/walk
Saturday, Oct. 27: Babcock Ranch Trick or Trot 5K, 8 a.m. start time, Babcock Ranch. www.3dracinginc.com
Saturday, Nov. 10: Achieva Credit Union’s Coconut Run 5K, 7:30 a.m. start time, Sun Splash Waterpark, Cape Coral. www.3dracinginc.com
Saturday, Nov. 10: Midpoint Madness 5K, 7 p.m. start time, Royal Palm Square, Fort Myers. www.ftmyerstrackclub.com
Thursday, Nov. 22: Turkey Trot 5K, 7:30 a.m. start time, Cape Coral Hospital, Cape Coral. www.ftmyerstrackclub.com
Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving Day 5K Walk/Run, 7 a.m. start time, Hertz Arena, Estero. www.eliteevents.org ¦
- Dan Moser is a long-time bicycle/pedestrian advocate and traffic safety professional who cycles, runs and walks regularly for transportation, recreation and fitness. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org and 334-6417.
For 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). The Florida Bicycle Association (floridabicycle.org) is your source for statewide happenings. BikeWalkLee’s blog site has all the information you’ll need to stay abreast of advocacy efforts in Southwest Florida as well as statewide and nationally.