Monday, December 9, 2019

December 9: Upcoming running/walking/bicycling/tri events

Upcoming events

  • Saturday, Dec. 14: QBE Shootout 5K. Proceeds to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Tiburón Golf Club, Naples (
  • Saturday, Dec. 14: Naples Christmas Glow Run 5K. Run on paths lined with thousands of lights and dozens of lighted characters! Add to the excitement and fun by running or walking with glowing decorations. Runners will have the choice of running in the Competitive Wave that has a 30 minute time limit or have fun with family and friends in the non competitive wave. 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. Join us on December 15 for our 3rd annual Jingle Bell 5K! We’ll have live music, food, and drinks. Babcock Ranch ( or
  • Saturday, Dec. 21: Marco 5 Mile Hill Run, Marco Island (
  • Jan. 5: Hooters River, Roots and Ruts 10-mile and 5K run, Caloosahatchee Regional Park, Alva (
  • Jan. 11: Pine Island Kiwanis Club Calusa 5K, Pine Island ( 
  • Jan. 18: Run to Home Base 5K run/walk, 1 mile walk and kids dash, JetBlue Park, Fort Myers ( 
  • Jan. 19: Naples Daily News Half Marathon, Naples ( 
  • Jan. 25: BUG Chase 5K run/walk, Calusa Nature Center, Fort Myers ( 
  • Jan. 25: Run for the Paws 5K, to benefit the Collier Humane Society (
  • Feb. 1: Strides for Education 5K Run/Walk, Florida Southwestern Stats College (
  • Feb. 1: Running Water 5K, Jaycee Park, Cape Coral (
  • Feb. 16: Paradise Coast Half Marathon/5K, North Collier Regional Park (
  • For more running events visit;; and

  • Monday, Dec. 9: 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, Dec. 10: 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 (
  • Saturday, Dec. 14: Sanibel Critical Mass ride, gathers at 7 p.m. at Jerry’s Shopping Center, 1700 Periwinkle Way, on Sanibel. Lights required, helmets recommended. (
  • Sunday, Dec. 15: 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.
  • Friday, Dec. 20: NE-Lee Critical Mass ride, gathers at 7 p.m. at the Winn-Dixie, 14600 Palm Beach Blvd. Lights required, helmets recommended. (
  • Friday, Dec. 27: Cape Coral Critical Mass ride. Gather at 7:00 p.m., start at 7:30 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. (
  • 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 (
  • Tuesday, Dec. 17: 2019 Christmas Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon, Sugden Regional Park, 4284 Avalon Dr., Naples (
  • Sunday, Jan. 5: HITS Sarasota Tri, with sprint/Olympic/half distances, Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota (  
  • Check to find regional and state tris.

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