Monday, October 14, 2019

October 14: Upcoming running/walking/bicycling/tri events

Upcoming events


  • Saturday, Oct. 19: Gulf to Gulf 80 Mile Relay, downtown Naples to the Sanibel Causeway and back for 6-person relay teams (
  • Saturday, Oct. 26: FISH 10K, Sanibel (
  • Saturday, Oct. 26: Eighth annual LCEC Goblin Gallop 5K, Jaycee Park, Cape Coral (
  • Saturday, Oct. 26: Halloween Monster 5K, Fleischmann Park, Naples (
  • Friday, Nov. 1: Sunset & Suds 5K 2019, Naples (
  • Saturday, Nov. 2: St. Andrew Catholic School Run for the Stars 5K, Cape Coral (
  • Saturday, Nov. 9: Olde Naples 10K, 7:30 a.m. (
  • Saturday, Nov. 9: Run 4 Your Lungs 5K Run/Walk, Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers (
  • Monday, Nov. 11: Midpoint Madness 5K run/walk, Midpoint Bridge, Fort Myers, 7 p.m. (
  • Saturday, Nov. 16: CCPS 5K, competitive run, fun run and walk, Barron Collier High School, Naples (
  • Saturday, Nov. 16: Sprint for Students 5K run/walk, FGCU campus (
  • Sunday, Nov. 24: Fall Classic Half Marathon, Naples (
  • Thursday, Nov. 28: 40th annual Turkey Trot 5K. 1-mile fun run and tot trot, Cape Coral Hospital (
  • Thursday, Nov. 28: GCR Thanksgiving 5K, plus 1K kids run, downtown Naples (
  • Thursday, Nov. 28: Thanksgiving Day 5K, Hertz Arena, Estero (
  • Thursday, Nov. 28: FGCU Ninth-Annual Gobbler 5K and 1K fun run, Alico Arena, Estero (
  • Saturday, Dec. 7: 41st annual City of Palms River Run 10K and 2-mile fun run/walk, Centennial Park, Fort Myers (
  • Sunday, Dec. 8: Florida West Coast Half Marathon & 5K, Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota (
  • Saturday, Dec. 14: QBE Shootout 5K, Tiburon Golf Club, Naples (
  • Saturday, Dec. 14: Naples Christmas Glow Run 5K, Sugden Regional Park, Naples (
  • Sunday, Dec. 15: Naples Distance Classic 5K/10K/Half Marathon, Eagle Lakes Community Park, Naples (
  • Sunday, Dec. 15: Jingle Bell 5K, Babcock Ranch (
  • Saturday, Dec. 21: Marco 5 Mile Hill Run, Marco Island (
  • For more running events visit;; and


  • Monday, Oct. 14: Monday Minions Ride. This is a weekly ride that rolls in the 13-15 mph range. Total distance around 15 miles. After the ride most go over to Square 1 restaurant for the $5 burger and fries deal. If you are looking to get into cycling beyond the casual roll, this is an ideal ride for you. 6 p.m., Fort Myers Cyclery, 3630 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers ( 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 15: Taco Tuesday Ride. Every Tuesday night, We Ride For Tacos! After a 21 mile ride on Treeline/Old Airport/Daniels/6 Mile Cypress roads and paths, we'll finish at Tijuana Flats for Taco Tuesday. B RIDERS: 16 to 18 mph for the basic group. A RIDERS: The faster group rides at 20mph plus. We finish well after dark, so Front And Rear Lights are Required. 6:30 p.m., Trek Bicycle Store of Fort Myers, 8291 Dani Drive, Fort Myers (
  • Friday, Oct. 18: The SWFL critical mass NE-Lee ride, gathers at 7 p.m. at the Winn-Dixie, 14600 Palm Beach Blvd. Lights required, helmets recommended. (
  • Sunday, Oct. 20: Wakey, Wakey! Weekly Sunday Morning Ride. This is a weekly ride for riders of most skill levels and most types of bicycles (hybrids, fitness, and road). The ride is sanctioned by the Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club, thus helmets are required, no ear buds, and no aero bar use while in the group. 7.30 a.m., location varies, visit ( for details. 
  • Sunday, Oct. 20: 10th annual Tour de Northport, distances of 15, 35 and 65 miles (
  • Friday, Oct. 25: Cape Coral Critical Mass ride. Gather at 7:30 p.m., start at 8 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Military Museum parking lot at 4820 Leonard Street for a family-friendly ride through the Cape. Lights required, helmets recommended. (
  • Saturday, Oct. 26: Saturday Slow Roll. 8 a.m. meet-up at 2160 McGregor Blvd. Recommended for inexperienced/young riders. Distance is 6 miles, includes group ride instruction. (
  • 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
  • For more Lee County cycling and tri events, visit Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club (; Florida Mudcutters (; and SW Florida Biking Meetup Group (


  • Sunday, Nov. 17: Longboat Key Sprint/Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon and 5K (
  • Check to find regional and state tris.

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