Race Calendar - 2006 - Subject to Change -- Provided for informational purposes only

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

Race Calendar - 2006 - 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 2006 Grand Prix Races. Races shaded in orange are youth only Grand Prix races. Check schedule for distance(s)


Jan. 7Kiwanis River Run 5K/10K9 a.m.Race Day Registration (7:30 a.m.) $15; pre-registration $10; no t-shirt option. Online registration at www.active.com  Earle May Boat BasinBen Fuller
Bainbridge Kiwanis
Jan. 14Bowlegs 5K9 a.m.Click event title for complete information.FSU/FAMU Engineering Building - Innovation ParkLarry Giunipero (878-5569) or Bill Hillison (893-4557)Posted
Jan. 15Apalachicola Bridge Run 10K2:30 p.m. Click event title for complete information.Apalachicola (Gibson Inn)Hobson FulmerPosted
Jan. 21GWTC 30K8:00 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Old Centerville RoadJerry & Jackie McDaniel, 297-0009Posted
Jan. 28Capital City Challenge 5KSpecial Olympic Athletes 1/2-Miler: 8:30 and 5K: 9:00Click event title for complete information. Active.com registration available. Mike Long Track/FSUTerry Massa (850) 509-2613 terrymassa@aol.com 
or Lonnie Seay (850) 922-2984 SEAYL@leoncountyfl.gov 


Feb. 4Flash 12K8:30 a.m.Click event title for complete information.J. Lewis Hall Park, Woodville Hwy.Joe Dexter, 878-7880 or 245-3798Posted
Feb. 11Run for the Cookies 5K/1M1M, 8:45; 5K, 9 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Tallahassee Community CollegeJeanne O'Kon or Tom Perkins, 894-2019Posted
Feb. 11Mardi Gras 5K Run and Fitness Walk and a 1 Mile Family
Fun Run/Walk
8 a.m.Registration, races start and finish will be at 10th and Beck Ave at the Oaks by the Bay Park. Early registration is $12. $15 after 2/6. The 1 Mile event is $10 early and $12 late. There will be a $1 discount to seniors over 60 or youth under 18 for the 5K only. A no T-shirt option is $10. Online registration on www.active.com Panama CityJoe 850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 (E), Marty 850-265-8439 (e), Fax
Feb. 12AMSA 5K8 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Mike Long Track/FSUMei-Ling Shotts
(850) 445-6318
Feb. 19Tallahassee Marathon/Half Marathon8 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Mike Long Track/FSUJack McDermott  Posted
Feb. 25Race Judicata 5K8:30 a.m.Course map; 
TAC certified course. 
FSU Law SchoolAmanda Reynolds, 239-940-7227Posted


Mar. 4Red Pepper Run 5K8 a.m.Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the Blue Parrot Restaurant, which is on the beach just west of the road you come onto the island on, very near the Buccaneer Inn (which is where the race starts).St. George IslandNick and Barbara Yonclas, evening 850-927-2130 and day 850-670-1661Posted
Mar. 4TRBC 10K/1M10K: 8 a.m.; 1M 8:10 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville RoadGrea Bevis, 508-0874Posted
Mar. 5St. Marks Econoduathlon9 a.m.Registration 8 a.m., click event title for details.J. Lewis Hall Park, WoodvilleMike Boll
Mar. 5Seaside Half  Marathon & 5KHalf Marathon -7:30 a.m.; 5K -7:40 a.m.Online registration on www.active.com Seaside, FLinfo@seasidehalfmarathon.com, 850-231-6190
P.O. Box 4825
Seaside, FL 32459-4825 
11-MarNavy JROTC/John Reinking Memorial 5K9 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Maclay Gardens State ParkBill Reineking 309-1414
Mar. 11Family Fun Run8 a.m.$10 by March 8th or $15 on race day. Immediate family members pay the first entry fee and deduct $3 from the fee of each additional entrant. Family entrants must be submitted together.Myers Park Neighborhood, starting behind Ross Shopping Center at the intersection of E. Lafayette St. and Seminole Dr.Letisha Bivins, (850) 345-7434
Mar. 11Azalea Festival 5K / 1 Mile8:30 AM 5K, 9:15 AM 1 Mile (Call to check times)www.getactivevaldosta.comDrexel Park, Valdosta, GeorgiaCaterina Orr, 229-333-1817
Mar. 18Shamrock Scurry 5KChildren's Run, 8:15; 5K, 8:45Pancake breakfast following 5K. Click event title for complete information. 32" TV to the first person breaking 16:00.Celebration Baptist ChurchTerry Ryan,  850/562-6466 ext 3307 or 850/668-4273
Mar. 18Sand Hills 10 Mile and 5K Run8 a.m.$15 early/$18 race day. Online
registration on www.active.com 
Sunny Hills, FLRay Bentz
Mar. 18Furry Scurry 5/10K8:30 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Check out their website, too!Easterwood Dr., next to Tom Brown ParkKate MacFall, 508-1001Posted
Mar. 23Spring Break Community Track Meet5:30 p.m.OPEN TO ALL AGES
$2.00 per person for as many events as you wish to run. Order of events:
800, 100, 1600, 200, 3200, 400
Maclay School TrackGary Droze
Mar. 24Dogwood Festival Walk/RunWalk – 5:30 p.m.Registration – 5:00 p.m., Click event title for complete information.Main Street, Attapulgus, GeorgiaJanice Baty,  229-465-3896; Myra Hartzog, 229-465-3475; Doris Gay, 229-465-3482
Mar. 25Habitat for Humanity 5K9 a.m.Early registration: $12
Late Registration: $15
Group registration (10 people or more): $10/person
Click event title for flier, or http://www.fsuhabitat.org   
FSU/Tully GymRebecca Slicker, 644-3285Posted
Mar. 25 ZTA Race to Live9 a.m.514 W. College Ave. (ZTA house)Darcy Landsman
Mar. 25Red Hills Triathlon7 a.m.MaclayGardens State ParkKathy McDaris


Apr. 1Springtime 10K/1M8 a.m.Click event title for complete information. Race map. Finishers medal Team entry form.From downtown to DOT parking lot.Jeanne O'Kon & Tom PerkinsPosted
Apr. 8Worm Gruntin' 5K9 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Downtown Sopchoppy.Festival Hotline - (850) 962-2020
Apr. 8Lee's Place 5K8:30 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Maclay GardensTara Stalnaker, (850) 841-7733
Apr. 8Healthy Body Bash and 5K Run/Walk9 a.m.Free for FSU students; $10 for publicWoodward Plaza, FSUHeather Fisher at 850-644-8871
Apr. 1532nd Annual Palace Saloon 5K8 a.m.Click event title for complete information. Online registration at www.active.com Messer Field(Intersection of Jackson Bluff Rd. and Dupree St.)Reid Vannoy, 894-5659Posted
Apr. 15National Mayhaw Festival 5k Run & 1 mile fun run/walk8:30 a.m.Colquitt, GADr. Russ Henley 229-758-8500 or 229-758-5322 (evening); or Debbie Wittmer 229-758-5240; or www.colquitt-georgia.com 
Apr. 17Boston Marathon11:25 - Push-rim wheelchairs
11:31 - Elite women
12:00 - Wave 1 (includes elite men)
12:30 - Wave 2
Click event title for complete information.Boston, MA
Apr. 22Colin P. Kelly Freedom Run 1M/5K7:30/8 a.m.Click event title for registration form.MadisonEnid Mazzone, (850) 973-1637
Apr. 22St. Teresa's School Nun Run 5K and mile8:45 AM (Mile at 8:30 AM)By 4/10, $10 for mile and $12 for 5K. On race day, $12 for mile and $15 for 5KSt. Teresa's School
417 Edgewood Lane, Albany, GA, USA, 31707
Cathy Jones
Apr. 22Rose City 5K Walk8:30 a.m.Thomasvilleymca@rose.net (229)226-9878
Apr. 29Rose City 10K/1M8:00 a.m.Thomasvilleymca@rose.net (229)226-9878Posted


6-MayMeals on Wheels 5K Run/Senior 1K Walk(5K Run & Senior Walk on separate courses)8 a.m.Early Student Rate (includes t-shirt) $ 10
(Under 18 years of age); Early Adult Rate (includes t-shirt) $ 12; Early Adult Rate, No T-Shirt $ 8; Run Day (with or without t-shirt) $ 15; Senior 1 Mile Walk (includes t-shirt) $ 12
Maclay Gardens; click here for course map.Sharon Davidson, 921-5554Posted
6-MayFiesta Run 10K/5K8 a.m.http://www.pensacolarunners.com Seville Square: Bus pick-up to the start from 6:00 am – 7:15 a.m., Pensacola, FloridaRay Yarbrough – 850-476-8765
13-MayMarzuq Shriners 5K8 a.m. Click event title for flyer.Maclay GardensPosted
20-MayBear Lake Trail Challenge 4-miler8 a.m. http://www.pensacolarunners.comBear Lake Recreation Area – Blackwater State Forest
Munson, Florida
Don Williams – 850-324-3180
May 21Red Hills Kids Triathlon8:30 A.M.Click event title for complete details.Maclay Gardens State ParkBonnie, Felton, & Jamie Wright, 386-3500Posted
29-MayGate-to-Gate 4.4M7:30 a.m. CDTRegister at active.comEglin AFB


June 3Potluck 4M6 p.m. - 4 mile prediction run
7 p.m. - Open Mike Social
Click for registration form.Forest MeadowsDavid YonPosted
3-JunCapital City Ride for Hope7 a.m.Click event title for details.Celebration Baptist ChurchMandy Rogers
June 17Melon Run 5K8:15 a.m. Click event title for details.JCHS Gym, Monticello, FLFerd Naughton, (850)997-3912, (850)342-0817, (850)997-5552 or Larry HalseyPosted
17-JunGary McAdams Summer Sunset 5K6 p.m.http://www.pensacolarunners.comSeville Square,
Bob Kelly – 850-484-5230
June 24St. George Island Sizzler 5K/1M7 p.m.Click event title for complete information.(Note that time is P.M.)St. George Island, FLHobson FulmerPosted
25-JunNavarre Fun Fest 5K7 a.m.Early registration is $15 through June 22 at www.navarre5krun.com Navarre Beach, FLEmily Homan


July 4Firecracker 5K7:30 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Greensboro, FLPosted
July 4Baytree 8K8 a.m.www.getactivevaldosta.com Valdosta, GATodd Smoot
July Freedom Springs Triathlon7 a.m. CDSTThe adult triathlon is a ¼ mile swim, 10-mile bike, & 5k run. Kids event is a 100-yard swim, 5k bike, & 1-mile run. Marianna, FLTerry Edwards, 850 482-3415Posted
15-JulDeerpoint Lake 1 Mile Open
Water Swim
8 a.m. CTDeerpoint Lake Dam on Hwy 2301Deerpoint Lake Dam on Hwy 2301 (Click for map.)Joe Edgecombe
850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 
July 2220th Critter Run 5K6 p.m. CT$15/$20 Great Post Race PartyWestgate Park, Dothan ALLarry Dykes 334-792-6021


Aug. 4Midsummer Nite 3K7 p.m.Click event title for flyer.Adams St., in front of Clyde's & Costello'sSandalbeat, 576-3338Posted
Aug. 12Breakfast on the Track 1M7:45 a.m.Click event title for complete information.Maclay SchoolBonnie, Felton, & Jamie Wright, 386-3500Posted
Aug. 12Run for Love 5K7:15 PM ET 1 Mile / 7:45 PM ET 5K5K - $14 received on or before August 6th / $17 thereafter
1 Mile - $10 on or before August 6th / $12 thereafter
Online registration will be available at active.com 
Abraham Baldwin College Tennis Center
Interstate 75, Exit 64
Tifton, Georgia
Ernest Lang
H: (229)382-7579
W: (229)382-4264
Aug. 19Downhill Mile Extravaganza8 a.m.Click event title for complete details. Miller Landing Rd, off North Meridian Rd.      (starts 1 mile west of soccer entrance)Gary Droze, 942-7333/668-2373Posted
Aug. 19MDA Walkathon/Marathon7:30 a.m.Click event title for flyer. ERA office in KillearnNancy or Paula, 893-2115
Aug. 26Miccosukee Madness 8K/5K/1M 8 a.m./5K & 8K; 8:45/1MClick event title for complete information.Miccosukee Greenway: Corner of Edenfield and Miccosukee RoadsMike Sims (514-3424) or Tom Perkins (894-2019)Posted


Sept. 2Shaw's 5K and 5 Miler7:30 a.m.Market Square at Timberlane Rd. & Market St.Joe Dexter, 878-7880 or 245-3798
Sept. 227th Annual Midnight Chase 5k Run & And 1 Mile Fun RunMidnight!Click event title for flyer.
Online registration available at http://www.active.com
Panama City Civic CenterTim Wanamaker @ 850-773-1650
Sept. 9Sickle Cell 5K/1M8:15 a.m. 1M; 8:30 a.m. 5KClick to register.Gaither Gym/FAMU CampusSickle Office,  222-2355Posted
Sept. 9Omega Pepper Festival 5K/1M8 a.m./8:45 a.m.Omega, Ga. (community club house/walking track on hwy 319)Lamar Dickens, 229-528-4633
Sept. 16Cougar XC ChallengeGirls Varsity 9:00am; Boys Varsity 9:45am; Open/JV 10:30amClick event title for flyer.Elinor Klapp-Phipps ParkChris Sumner
Sept. 23Barbecue & Blues 5K Bridge Run & Fitness Walk7:30 a.m. CTwww.draggintailrun.com 
Click to check out the t-shirt design.
Carl Grey Park, St. Andrews
850-774-0018 (C) or 850-763-5005 (E)
Sept. 23Prefontaine 5KHS Race, 8:30; Open 9 a.m.Click event title for flyer.Silver Lake Recreation Area Jeff Neilsen, 459-8859Posted
Sept. 30Paws in the Park 5K8 a.m.Click event title for flyer. Constitution Convention Park, Pt. St. JoeJenny Mercuri, (850)647-2504/227-6940 


Oct. 7Tallahassee Women's
Distance Festival 5k
8 a.m. Women; 8:10 a.m. MenClick event title for flyer. Click here for event information.Optimist ParkLisa Unger, 562-2901Posted
Oct. 7Oyster Spat 5K8 a.m. Click event title for flyerSt. George Island Public ParkIsland Outfitters
Oct. 75K Ramble (Walk/Run)11 a.m.To benefit Tallahassee Alzheimer's Project. Click event title for Registration/Pledge Sheet.Fallschase Farmhouse (4475 Buck Lake Road)Lori Abbey
850.386.2778 - Office
850.386.2775 - Fax
850.766.0552 - Cell
Oct. 7Walk for Wishes8:30 a.m.Click event title for flyer. FSU CampusJenna Gangestad
Oct. 14Pine Run 20K9 a.m.DirectionsInt'l Paper Co., GADavid YonPosted
Oct. 21Thomas County Humane Society Run for Rover 5K8 a.m./1M Fun Run 9:30$12.00 pre registration for the 5K event ($15.00 on race day)
$6.00 pre registration for the fun run (Children 12 and under), $8.00 on race day
Thomas UniversityCarol Jones, (229) 228-0613
Oct. 21Hot Dog 5K and 1M Fun Run for P.A.W.S.9 a.m.5K Pre-registration (before Oct. 11th) $15 / Day of Race $20
Overall, Masters, and age group awards
1M Pre-registration $5/ Day of Race $8
Spring Creek Park, Colquitt, GADr. Russ Henley,  229-758-8500 or Maria Vives,  229-758-5338
Oct. 21Habitat for Humanity 5K9 a.m.$12 pre-registration before Oct 11, $15
registration after Oct 11, group rate is $10 per person for 10 or more
people, awards, prizes, and t-shirts (included).
FSU Campus/Tully GymRebecca Slicker
Oct. 21Trick or Trot 5K9 a.m.Click event title for flyer.Southwood YMCALynn Thompson, 3196 Merchants Row Blvd., Ste. 200. Tallahassee, FL 32311Posted
Oct. 21Cross Country Track MeetHigh School 8:30 (girls);  9:15 (boys). Open race,  10:30Click event title for flyer.Maclay School CampusGary Droze, 668-2373/942-7333 
Oct. 26FSECC 5K Run/Walk9 a.m.Click event title for registration form. Esplanade Way, Shuster's Cafe/EATZ (North Side)Brenda Malone, 510-9439
Oct. 28Boston Mini Marathon8 a.m.Click event title for website. Select the link "For More Information 2006" for a race flyer.Boston, Ga.P.O. Box 545
Boston, GA 31626
Oct.  28Tricker Trek 10K Run & 1 MIle Family Fun Run8 a.m.Standard age groups. Costume contest! $12 early/ $15 race day.Panama City through old "Cove" area. Online registration on www.active.com  Gumby 850-271-5896 or Joe 8850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 (E)
Oct. 28Alan Sundberg 5K8 a.m.Click event title for registration form. For complete information: www.safeinthesun.org Maclay Gardensbillsundberg@yahoo.com Posted


Nov. 415th Annual Chili 5K9 a.m. CSThttp://www.chili5k.com/ Howze Field, Fort Rucker, ALClick either link for details.
Nov. 4Chasing the Pig BBQ Festival 5K1M 8:45, 5K 9 a.m.Click event title for flyer.Douglas, Ga.Danny McCarty
Nov. 4Christmas Connection 5K Run/Walk8:30 a.m. Click event title for flyer. Albertsons on Thomasville Road at 3521 Thomasville Road.893-5166 or 222-2180Posted
Nov. 5 Peachtree City 50KClick event title for flyer.Peachtree City, Ga.Scott Ludwig
Nov. 11Veterans Day Classic 10K9 a.m.Click event title for flyer.Bainbridge College, Bainbridge, GALiv Warren, 229/253-0508Posted
Nov. 11YMCA Holiday Chili Run15K, 8:15 a.m.; 5K 8:30 a.m.; 1M 8 a.m.  Click event title for flyer. Register online at www.active.comAlbany, Ga. ymcaalby@bellsouth.net 
Nov. 18FSU Cares 5K8 a.m.Click event title for registration form. Complete information here.Westcott Building, FSUNadine Dexter, 878-7880Posted
Nov. 1810th Annual Draggin' Tail 18 Mile Run and 3 person Relay and 5K Run8 a.m.$18 early, $22 late. There will great food for all participants. Unique dragon awards. Pre-registrants get choice of short or long sleeve T-shirts for the 18 miler. Short sleeve T's for the 5K. (Click for t-shirt design.) Relays in male, mixed, and female categories. Register at www.active.com Sunny HillsJoe 8850-774-0018 (D) or 850-763-5005 (E) or Marty 850-265-8439
Email: (check the "contact us"
page on www.draggintailrun.com)
Nov. 18Seville Quarter Turkey Trot8 a.m. CSTComplete details atwww.rosies.com Seville Quarter, PensacolaSusi Lyon, 850-434-6211 
Nov. 23Turkey Trot 1M/5K/10K/15KTurkey Gobbler
1 Mile Run/Walk
8:00 a.m.
5K, 10K, and 15K Races
8:30 a.m.
Click event title for flyer. Registration form here. Online registration. State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWoodDavid Yon, 425-6671 or 668-2236; email david@radeylaw.comPosted
Nov. 25Apalachicola River Run 5K 8 a.m.Register starting at 7:00 a.m.day of race   on Water Street, in front of Historic Cotton Exchange. All entries $15.00 (includes t-shirt).Apalachicola, FLjspohrer@forgottencoastoutdoors.com, 850-670-5496  
Nov. 25Swine Time Festival 5k & Kids Fun Run8:30 a.m.Click event title to register at active.comAt the fairgrounds in Climax, GACraig Burnside, 229.246.4085


Dec. 2GWTC 10 Mile Challenge/5M Race8 a.m.Click event title for flyer. Course map.Tiny's Barbecue, Hwy. 20Judy Alexander, 383-1361Posted
Dec. 2Jingle Bell Run 3K6:15 p.m.Click event title for flyer. Downtown TallahasseeShannon Sullivan, 576-3338
Dec. 2Reindeer Run 5K Run and Fitness Walk9 a.m.Click event title for details. Course map.Port St. JoeJenny Mercuri, 647-2504/227-6940
Dec. 9Tallahassee Ultra7 a.m. Click event title for details. Wakulla Springs State ParkGary Griffin
Dec. 16Jingle Bell 5k/1M4 p.m. CSTIn advance, $10 and new unwrapped toy, $5 and toy for track teams; $15 and toy raceday.Petals-n-things, Hwy. 71Patty Fisher or Betty Justice, (850) 639-5588
Dec. 16Casting Off Cancer 5K8 am registration, 9 am 5k start, 10 am fun run start.$15 by 12/9, $18 after 12/9 for 5k
$7 Dollars by 12/9, $10 after 12/9 for Fun Run.
Panama City. Starts at the Marina at the end of Harrison Avenue.Brandon, 850-874-2234