- Saturday, Jan. 18: Run to Home Base 5K run/walk, 1 mile walk and kids dash, JetBlue Park, Fort Myers (ftmyerstrackclub.com)
- Saturday, Jan. 18: Tour de Cape 5K, part of a weekend of activities. The event includes a 5K, a 3 mile family bike ride, and 15-30-62-100 mile bike tours in the northwest and southwest regions of Cape Coral. Cape Harbour, Cape Coral (tourdecape.net)
- Sunday, Jan. 19: Naples Daily News Half Marathon, Naples (gcrunner.org)
- Saturday, Jan. 25: BUG Chase 5K run/walk, Calusa Nature Center, Fort Myers (ftmyerstrackclub.com)
- Saturday, Jan. 25: Run for the Paws 5K, to benefit the Collier Humane Society (gcrunner.org)
- Saturday, Feb. 1: Strides for Education 5K Run/Walk, Florida Southwestern Stats College (ftmyerstrackclub.com)
- Saturday, Feb. 1: Running Water 5K, Jaycee Park, Cape Coral (3dracinginc.com)
- runsignup.com or runtothearts.com)
- Saturday, Feb. 8: Rotary’s Run for the Rose Garden 5K Cape Coral (3dracinginc..com).
- Sunday, Feb. 9: Edison Junior Races, a number of length based on age, all in downtown Fort Myers (ftmyerstrackclub.com)
- Saturday, Feb. 15: Edison 5K run/walk, downtown Fort Myers (ftmyerstrackclub.com)
- Sunday, Feb. 16: Paradise Coast Half Marathon/5K, North Collier Regional Park (runeliteevents.com)
- Saturday, Feb. 22: Run the Lakes for Cypress Lake Middle 5K, Lakes Park, Fort Myers (runsignup.com).
- Saturday, Feb. 29: City of Palms Half Marathon/5K, Florida Gulf Coast University (runeliteevents.com)
- Saturday, Feb. 29: Naples Golden Eagle 5K, downtown Naples (gcrunner.org).
- Sunday, March 1: Lazy Flamingo Half-Marathon & Two-Person Relay, Fort Myers (ftmyerstrackclub.com)
- For more running events visit gcrunner.org/calendar.html; ftmyerstrackclub.com/race-calendar; eliteevents.org and 3dracinginc.com
- Monday, Jan. 13: 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 (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL)
- Tuesday, Jan. 14: 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 (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL)
- Friday, Jan. 17: NE-Lee Critical Mass night ride, gathers at the Winn-Dixie, 14600 Palm Beach Blvd. Lights required, helmets recommended. Details and start times at (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL).
- Sunday, Jan. 19: 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 (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL) for details.
- Saturday, Jan. 25: Saturday Morning Slow Roll, meet-up at 2160 McGregor Blvd. Recommended for inexperienced/young riders. Distance is 6 miles, includes group ride instruction. Details and start times at (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL).
- Friday, Jan. 31: Cape Coral Critical Mass ride. Gather at the Southwest Florida Military Museum parking lot at 4820 Leonard Street for a family-friendly night ride through the Cape. Lights required, helmets recommended. Details and start times at (meetup.com/Biking-SWFL).
- 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 www.caloosariders.org.
- For more 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).
- trifind.com to find regional and state tris.