Race Calendar - 2003 - Subject to Change -- Provided for informational purposes only

Gulf Winds Track Club does not endorse or assume responsibility for non-GWTC races.

Race Calendar - 2003 - Subject to Change -- Provided for informational purposes only

Gulf Winds Track Club does not endorse or assume responsibility for non-GWTC races.

Races shaded in yellow are 2003 Grand Prix Races. Races shaded in orange are youth only Grand Prix races. Check schedule for distance(s)


Jan. 5Apalachicola Bridge Run2:30/2:45 p.m.(EST)Registration will be race day only. $15 ($3 off family discount) $8 no shirt. Also there will be a 1 mile kids run at 2:30 with the 10K starting at 2:45. ApalachicolaHobson Fulmer, 850/927-2510Posted 1/6
Jan. 11Sucker Run9 a.m.$12 pre-registration (by Dec. 31)
$15 race day
Return registration form to OCRC, 1701 Lake Douglas Road, Bainbridge, GA 39819
Earle May Boat Basin, Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GARonnie Godwin, 1-229-246-7900 officePosted 1/11
Jan. 12NACoA Run for the ChildrenClick event title for details.Click event title for details.Click event title for details.1-888-554-2627
Jan. 18GWTC 30K9 a.m.Registration FormNatural Bridge MonumentDavid and Judy Waters 850-421-0469Posted 1/18
Jan. 2521st Annual 5M Hog Wild & 1M Pig Trail Trot2 p.m.5 mi.-$15/5mi. by 1/21, after $18 (sweatshirts);1 mi-$10.   Dothan, AL, Westgate ParkLarry Dykes 334-792-6021


Feb. 1Flash 12K8:15 a.m.$12 by Jan. 14 and  $14 afterwards.
18 & under special rate $8 w/shirt  $5 w/o
$7 no t-shirt feel all others
Chaires Elementary SchoolJoe Dexter, 878-7880 or 245-3798Posted 2/1
Feb. 2Toyota PriusMiami Tropical Marathon/Half-Marathon6 a.m.www.miamitropicalmarathon.comAmerican Airlines Arena305-278-8668
Feb. 8Bowlegs 5K9 a.m.$10 by February 5th or $15 on race day.  $7 if no shirt desiredFSU/FAMU Engineering BuildingLarry Giunipero (878-5569) or Bill Hillison (893-4557)Posted 2/8
Feb. 8Resolution Run 5K10 a..m.n/aSeminole Reservation224-2027Posted 2/9
Feb. 9Couples Caper 4K Relay4 p.m.$8 pre-registration; $10 race day.TCCFred Deckert,
(fdeckert1@juno.com) 893-9739
Posted 2/10
Feb. 15Run for the Cookies 5K8:45 - 1 M
9 a.m. - 5K
5K early registration, $12 thru 2/12; afterwards $15; 1M $10TCC, behind the Lifetime Sports ComplexJeanne O'Kon or Tom Perkins, 894-2019Posted 2/15
Feb. 16Tallahassee Marathon/Half Marathon8 a.m. Registration FormFSU StadiumGary Griffin or Peg Griffin
Feb. 223rd Annual Mardi Gras 5K Run & Fitness Walk8 a.m.$12 early, $15 race day.  Students
under 18 and seniors over 60 will get a $2 discount!
Buses will take the 5K participants to the starting line at the Marina from the registration area in St. Andrew's. Contact: Joe Edgecombe, 850-271-8017, 747-7971 or Marty Kirkland 265-8439, Fax: 747-7791 or
email:joeruns@yahoo.com  Online registration on
Feb. 28Jail Break 5K7 p.m.$10 Starts at flagpole, Leon County Sheriff's Office, 2825 Municipal WayChris Chase, 414-7289Posted 3/1


1-MarRed Pepper 5K8 a.m.$12 registration (early and race day); t-shirts to all entrants; 10 year age group awards. St. George Island; race precedes chili cookoff activities.Nick and Barbara Yonclas, evening 850-927-2130 and day 850-670-1661Posted 3/1
2-MarSeaside Half Marathon & 5K7:30 Half-Marathon; 
7:45 5k
Registration FormSeaside, FLKelly Buzzett, 850/231-0321, or Joy Saddler,850/231-2230
8-MarArtsfest 5K5K - 8 a.m.
Fun Run - 9 a.m.
Race Day $15 - All runners will receive long-sleeved t-shirt with Artsfest logoEarle May Boat Basin, Bainbridge, Ga.Don Whaley, 1-229-246-8465
8-MarJohn Reineking Memorial 5K Run/Walk10 a.m.$12 until 3/3; $15 raceday; $10 for students up to 18Maclay Gardens State ParkRoberta Courtney, 8893-8576
15-MarRails to Trails 5K8:30 a.m. 1M; 9 a.m. 5K$10 until March 12; $15 raceday.No t-shirt, $5.J. Lewis Hall Park Three Miles South of St. Marks Trailhead(North of Woodville and West off State Road 363)Joe Beckham, 385-3099Posted 3/15
22-MarFurry Scurry 5K Trail Run and 1M Fun Walk8:30 a.m.$12 thru 3/22; $15 race day; $8 no t-shirt. For more information, go to www.furryscurry.org Tallahassee-Leon Community Animal Shelter (next to Tom Brown Park)Kate MacFall, 508-1001Posted 3/23
22-MarZTA Race to Live9 a.m. 1M Fun Run 9:30 a.m. 5K514 W. College Ave.$12 until March 18, $15 race dayAndrea Cruden, 224-6278Posted 3/24
29-MarRed Hills Triathlon7 a.m.Click event title for complete informationMaclayGardens State ParkKathy McDaris


5-AprSpringtime 10K8 a.m. 10K, 8:10 a.m. 1MClick event title for complete informationDOT/Myers ParkJeanne O'Kon or Tom Perkins, 894-2019Posted 4/5
5-AprSugar Rush 5KtbatbaThe race will begin at FSU's Westscott Fountain on Copeland Avenue and end at the School of Medicine on West Call Street.Shawn Patterson
6-AprG.A.M.M.A.S. Breast Cancer 5K Run/ WalkRegistration 8 a.m.; Race 10 a.m.$12 by or before April 3; $15 race dayTom Brown ParkAmarilys Morales, 591-6336
12-AprPalace Saloon 5K8 a.m.$12.00, early registration (by or before April 11th); $15.00, day of race; $7.00, no shirt optionMesser Field (Click for course map.)Reid Vannoy, 894-5659Posted 4/12
12-AprWorm Gruntin' Festival 5K9 a.m.Festival starts at 10 a.m.Sopchoppy962-5282
12-AprGreat Strides for Cystic Fibrosis 10KRun/Walk/Bike 9 a.m.Registration 8 a.m. The day starts with check-in where walkers turn in their pre-pledged donations and enjoy breakfast foods and drinks. All participants who raise at least $100 receive an official event T-shirt.SouthwoodLaurie Thomas 877-5503 (home)  644-9783 (work)
19-AprRose City 5K Walk8:30 a.m.Click event title for registration details.Thomasvilleymca@rose.net 
26-AprRose City 10K Run8 a.m.Click event title for registration details.Thomasvilleymca@rose.net 
26-AprLee's Place 5K9 a.m.$12 pre-registration; $15 race dayMaclay Gardens State ParkLaura Ciociola
27-AprOklahoma City Memorial MarathonClick event title for details.Click event title for details.Oklahoma City, OK405-525-4242


17-MayHumanatee 5K Run/Walk8:30 a.m. Run/Walk, 9 a.m. 5K$10 pre-registration; $15 race day; $5 no shirtSan Marcos de Apalache State Historic Site, St. MarksJoe Beckham, 385-3099, or Joe Dexter, 878-7880Posted May 17
17-MayBig Bend Arthritis Walk - 5K or 1 MileLate Registration @ 7 am, Warm-up @ 7:40 am and Walk begins @ 8 amRegister: www.Active.com or contact George Palmer @ 222-2098 gpalmer@arthritis.org
$100 per participant earns walker T-shirt
SouthwoodGeorge Palmer @ 222-2098 gpalmer@arthritis.org
18-MayRed Hills Kids Triathlon8 a.m.$5 pre-registration; helmets required. Click event title for registration form.Maclay Gardens State ParkFelton, Bonnie, and Jamie WrightPosted May 18
31-MayMiles for Meals 5K8 a.m. 5K; 9 a.m. 1MPrereg: $12 
Race Day Reg:  $15 
No T-shirt Option:  $8
Maclay Gardens State ParkElder Care Services 921-5554 or goodmanq@ecsbigbend.orgPosted June 1


7-JunPot Luck Bash6 p.m.Click event title for flyer.Forest MeadowsDavid YonPosted 6/8
21-JunMelon Run 5K8:15 a.m.$12 pre-registration thru June 16; $15 race dayMonticello - JCHS GymFred Naughton, 997-3912 or 342-0187
21-JunSt. George Island Sizzler1M 7:15 p.m. EST, 5K 7:30 p.m. Click event title for flyerSt. George IslandHobson FulmerPosted 6/21
21-JunVisions of Manhood 5K8:30 a.m.Click event title for flyer.Pasco St./FAMU campus877-0066
28-JunMarine Corps Reserve Semper "Fi"ve K Run7 p.m. Click event title for flyer. Downtown Tallahassee in front of Clyde & Costello'sSgt. Brian Cole, 322-5692 or Sgt. Nathan Serianni, 212-5556Posted July 14


4-JulFirecracker 5K7:15 a.m.Click event title for flyerGreensboro, FLGreensboro Kiwanis (see flyer)
4-JulFreedom Springs Triathlon7 a.m. CDSTDeadline June 30. Click  for registration form.Blue Springs Recreatioin Park, Marianna, FLTerry Edwards, 850 482-3415Posted July 10
19-JulCritter Run 5K6 p.m. CDTClick event title for details.Dothan, ALLarry Dykes,        334-792-6021


Aug. 8Midsummer's Night 3K Run/Walk7 p.m.Contact SportsBeat, 576-3338.Downtown in front of Clyde & Costello's.SportsBeatPosted Aug. 11
Aug. 16Breakfast on the Track7:45 a.m.Click event title for flyer.Maclay School TrackBonnie, Felton, and Jamie WrightPosted Aug. 17
Aug. 30Tom Brown Bash 3M/5M8:30 a.m.Click event title for flyer. No preregistration.Tom Brown ParkPaul HiersPosted Aug. 31


Sept. 6Echo Run for Others 5K/1M(1M GP for 14 and under)8 a.m.Click event title for details.Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural ScienceWes & Pat BrunerPosted Sept. 7
Sept. 6FSU Parents Weekend 5K7:30 a.m.Check back for registration form.TBAPatricia Coryell
Sept. 13Sickle Cell 5K/1M (Tim Simpkins 1M - GP for 14 and under)8 a.m.Click event title for flyer. Jake Gaither Community Center224-2355 or 224-3597
Sept. 13Trek for the Coast 5K/10K7:30 a.m.www.cleanbeaches.org
$1,000 prize for 1st place male/female 10K winner
Beaches of South Walton (click event title for details) Aaron Bernstein
Sept. 20North Florida Financial Corp. 5K/10K/1-mile8 a.m.5K/10K - $12 before 9/13; $16 after 1M - $8 before 9/13;
$12 after (T-shirt incl.)
KillearnChrissy Pannier, 562-9075
Sept. 27Sand Hills 10 Mile Run & 5K8 a.m. CST$15 early, $18 late; online registration is open on active.com Sunny Hills, FL, Community CenterRay Bentz
850-747-3018, or Joe
Edgecombe 850-271-8017 (e), 747-7971 (d)
Sept. 27Prefontaine 5K9 a.m.Click event title for details. Silver Lake (off SR 20); $3 entrance fee - have correct changeJeff Neilsen, 422-3130Results posted Sept. 29


Oct. 2Gretchen Everhart Owl Run10:30 a.m.Click event title for details.Gretchen Everhart SchoolBill McGuirePosted Oct. 2
Oct. 4Run for Rover 5K8 a.m.Directions: Take Thomasville Road to the stop light that says State Road 35, but go east instead on Pinetree Blvd. There are 3 gas stations at that intersection (BP, Chevron, and Petro). Take Pinetree Blvd about 3 miles east to Thomas University and look for the race signs.Thomas County Humane Society/Thomasville, GAJoe Dexter, 878-7880Posted Oct. 4
Oct. 11Pine Run9 a.m.Click event title for details. Bainbridge, GA (IP Experimental Forest)Posted Oct. 11
Oct. 11Kolomoki Festival 5K9 a.m.Click event title for registration form.Blakely, GAKolomoki Mounds State Park, 229/724-2150
Oct. 18FSU Cares 5K8 a.m.Click event title for details.Start at Westcott Bldg, FSU Campus, Finish at College of Medicine administration building.Nadine Dexter, 644-6683Posted Oct. 18
Oct. 19Mount Desert Island Marathon8 a.m.Click event title for details. Bar Harbor, MaineMount Desert Island Marathon Box 2003
Cranberry Island Maine 04625
Oct. 25Boston Mini Marathon8 a.m.Click event title for registration form.Boston, Ga. Race director – Brad Johnson: bradjohnson@bankcb.com  229-226-3535 or 229-226-4679; Assistant RD – Russ Beckham: rusbec@msn.com  229-498-5857Posted Oct. 28
Oct. 25Alan Sundberg Memorial 5K8 a.m.Click event title for details.Maclay GardensWilliam Sundberg, 402-3000Posted Oct. 26
Oct. 26Seaside Team Triathlon Adventure RaceStaggered times beginning at 7:30 a.m.Click event title for details.Seaside, Coastal Highway 30-Ahttp://www.emeraldcoast.com


Nov. 1Tallahassee Women's Classic 5K/1MWomen, 8 a.m.; Men 8:10; 1m 9:00Click even title for details.Optimist ParkSue KellyPosted Nov. 1
Nov. 1Redfish Run 5K8 a.m. ESTRace day registration.ApalachicolaHobson FulmerPosted Nov. 1
Nov. 1AAAA Chili 5K10 a.m.Click event title for details.Fort Rucker, ALRich Tanner
Nov. 11st Annual Metro West 10K& Fun RunFun Run, 7: 30 a.m.; 10K 8:30 a.m.Register at Active.comTurkey Lake Park,3401 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL 32835Sandy Diaz
Nov. 8Veterans Day Classic 10K9 a.m.Click event title for details. Bainbridge, GALiv Warren, 1818 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Ga.  39819  229-243- 0508
Nov. 8Christmas Connection 5K8 a.m.Race day registration - 7 a.m. - $15; Pre-registration forms available at all Albertson's, local gyms, sporting goods stores, $10 Killearn Albertson's on T'ville RoadLena Juarez
Nov. 8Celebration Run 41M & Birthday Challenge4 a.m.Click event title for details. Hattiesburg, MSRunning Bear
Nov. 9Peachtree City 50K7:30 a.m.Click event title for details.PeachtreeCity, Ga. Scott Ludwig
Nov. 15Shaw's Fall Classic 5M Run/Walk8 a.m.Details coming.Market Square893-5597Posted Nov. 17
Nov. 22Dancers Dash 5K Fun Run9 a.m.Register at SportsBeat. $5 donation to Childrens Miracle NetworkSeminole Reservation (Echo 5K run backwards)Nadine Dexter, 644-6683
Nov. 22Medal of Honor 5K10 a.m.Early Registration (at SportsBeat): $5 for FSU students w/ ID, $12 general public. Day-of-Race: $7 FSU Students, $15 general publicStart and end at Langford Green in front of Building B of the Doak Campbell Stadium on Florida State University campusAnthony DeSantis, Race Coordinator at 727-421-8815 or semperfifsu@hotmail.com 
Nov. 22Seville Quarter Milers Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk9 a.m.Early registration $15 - late (November 10 - 21) $18 - Race Day $20Seville Quartter in Downtown Pensacola850-434-621, 
Nov. 22Draggin' Tail 18 Mile Run8 a.m. CT$18 early, $22 after 11/15.Pre-registered runners get their choice of short or long sleeved T's. No shirt option is $12. 3 person relays available in male, mixed, and female categories. $45 early, $60 after 11/15. Sunny Hill, FL Community CenterJoe Edgecombe, 850-747-7971 (D), 271-8017 (E), Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 (E) or email:joeruns@yahoo.com  Online registration on active.com Posted 11/30
Nov. 27Tallahassee Turkey Trot, 1M, 5K, 10K & 15K1M, 8 a.m.; all others 8:30 a.m.Registration form - pre-register at Sportsbeat or by mail: David Yon, 313 N. Monroe St. Suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida, 32301State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWoodDavid Yon, 425-6671 or 668-2236; email david@radeylaw.comPosted 11/28


Dec. 6Reindeer Run 5K9 a.m.$15 race dayPort St. Joe (East of Panama City), Reid Avenue, Downtown Business District.Sandy Buccieri-Bish
Dec. 610 Mile Challenge, 2X5 mile relay8:30 a.m.Registration form; Prereg: $12.00 nonmenbers, $10.00 members, $5.00 no shirt. Relay is $7.00 menbers, $9.00 nonmembers, $4.00 no shirt. Race day registration starts at 7:30. Fees: $16.00 and $7.00 no shirt.Killearn Lakes Elementary SchoolDawn BrownPosted 12/6
Dec. 6 FSU/AMSA 5K8 a.m.Click event title for details. Westcott Fountain to Mike Long TrackShawn Patterson
Dec. 6Jingle Bell Run 3K6:45 p.m.Registration forms at SportsBeat or before event.DowntownSportsBeat
Dec. 13Winter Warmup Community Track Meet1 p.m.Running events from 100 to 1600 meters, plus relays, hurdles, high jump and long jump. Open to all ages, from 10 and under to 50 and over. Entry fee: $1 per event. Maclay School TrackGary Droze, 668-2373 (work) 942-733 (home)
Dec. 13Tallahassee Ultra Distance Classic, 50K & 50M7 a.m.Click event title for details.WakullaSprings State ParkFred Deckert, 850/893-9739
Dec. 14Tallahassee Marathon8 a.m.Click event title for registration form.Wakulla Springs State ParkPeg Griffin