Race Calendar - 2023 - Subject to Change

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

Race Calendar - 2023 - Subject to Change

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


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
January 129th Annual Wilde Mountain Scramble8:30 a.m., Forest Meadows Tennis Complex Parking LotForbidden
January 7Swamp Forest Trail Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 20-Mile Challenge8:00 a.m., Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park; Online registration at RunSignupBobby York
January 14GWTC 30K/15K8:00 a.m., The Retreat at Bradley's Pond, Old Centerville Rd; Online registration at RunSignupZach DeVeau or Jillian Heddaeus
January 14Half Shell Hustle 5K Run/Walk8:00 a.m., Riverfront Park, Apalachicola FL; Online RegistrationShelley Shepard
January 21The Trent 10K/5K/1M8:00 a.m. (1M); 8:30 a.m. (5K/10K), Roberts Elementary School; Online registration at EventbriteKim McFarland & Kim Vinson, (850) 488-0923
January 21Arbor Day 5K Trail Race & Native Tree Giveaway9:00 a.m., Bear Creek Educational Forest, 8125 Pat Thomas Parkway; Course Map; Flyer; Online registration at EventbriteGenevieve Prentiss, (850) 597-6501
January 28Bowlegs 5K Run for Scholarship & 1 Mile Walk9:00 a.m.,  FSU/FAMU Engineering Building, Innovation Park; Course Map; Online registration at RunSignupBill Hillison , 893-4557 or Larry Giunipero, 878-5569


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
February 4Dr. Crowdis Heart Run 5K/10K9:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 397 College St., Blakely, GA; Online RegistrationTony Gilbert, (229)723-5070
February 4Double Bridge Run7:00 a.m. (15K); 8:30 a.m. (6K), Pensacola; Online registration at RunSignUpPensacola Sports
February 5Tallahassee Marathon and Tallahassee Half Marathon7:30 a.m., downtown Tallahassee; online registration at RunSignUpmarathon@gulfwinds.org
February 11Flash 12K/6K8:30 a.m. St. Marks; Online registration at RunSignup; FacebookKeith Rowe
February 11Chipola 5K Challenge 75th Anniversary Run8:00 a.m. (CST), Cultural Center, Bldg 1, Chipola College, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna FL; Register online at ITS YOUR RACEThomas Howell
February 11Dearlake Middle School Color Run 5K9:00 a.m., Deerlake Middle School; Online registration at EventbriteWhitney Tanenbaum
February 2510th Annual 2LT SISSON Memorial 5K/Walk (+Virtual)9:30 a.m., FSU Langford Green, Register on line at RunSignupKevin Sisson
February 25MAD (Making a Difference) Dash Fun Run and 5K8:00 a.m. (Fun Run); 8:30 a.m. (5K), Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville Rd; Course Map; Online RegistrationDan Evans
February 25CLA Run the Race 5K & Fun Run8:00 a.m. (Fun Run); 8:30 a.m. (5K), Maclay Gardens State Park; Online RegistrationMolly Simon
February 26FSU Medical Response Unit's - Annual Run for Your Life 5K9:00 a.m., Unconquered Statue, Doak Campbell Stadium, Online registratonFSU MRU 850-644-3349 or MRU@fsu.edu


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
March 1-31Flying Pig 5K Virtual Fun RunAnywhere - anytime; Benefits Flying Pig Animal Sanctuary, Cairo GA; Online registration at RunSignupEmily Brown
March 4Shamrock Scurry 5K and 1 Mile Fun
8:00 a.m. (1 Mile); 8:30 a.m. (5K), Killearn United Methodist Church; Online registration at Eventbritescurry@kumconline.org
March 4St. George Island Red Pepper 5K8:00 a.m., Paddy's Raw BarShelley Shepard
March 4Capital City Senior Games (50+) Track & Field10 a.m. (javelin at 9 a.m.; fun walk at 9:30 a.m.) rolling schedule for all other events; Godby High School Track, 1717 W Tharpe St; Online registration at Talgov.com/SeniorGamesLucas Williams, (850) 891-3825
March 4Breeze by the Bay 5K and 10K in Windmark Beach8:03 a.m., 101 Good Morning St, Port St. Joe; Online RegistrationBobbie Lippincott
March 445th Annual Winston Howell 5K9:00 a.m., Johnny Hughes Community Center, Hartford AL, FlyerWinston Howell, (334) 449-0754; Cayden Hess, (334) 723-2493, Stephanie Riley, (334) 588-2384
March 5St. Marks Duathlon8:00 a.m., 25 Riverside Dr, St Marks, FL; Online registration at RunSignupRobert & Kory Skrob
March 18School House Run8:00 a.m. (CDT), Conservation Park, Panama City Beach; Online registration at RunSignupJoe Edgecombe
March 23-25FSU Relays2:00 p.m. (Thursday); 10:30 a.m. (Friday); 10:00 a.m. (Saturday), Mike Long Track, FSU Campusseminoles.com


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
April 1Springtime 10K/5K/1 Mile7:30 a.m. (1 Mile); 8:00 a.m. (5K/10K), Cascades Park; Online registration at RunSignupSpringtime10K/5K/1M
April 8Red Hills Triathlon730 a.m., Maclay Gardens State Park; Online registration at RunSignupKathy McDaris
April 8Habitat for Humanity 5K8:00 a.m., Cascades Park; Online registration at EventbriteSarah Babchuck
April 8Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival Wiggle Worm 1.4 Mile Fun Run/Walk8:00 a.m., Sopchoppy, FL; Online registration at RunSignupKatherine Westmark, (850) 445-4206
April 15Palace Saloon 5K8:00 a.m., Messer Field, Online RegistrationTom Perkins, (850) 264-4595
April 16Garnet and Gold 4-Miler8:00 a.m. 403 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304
Register and more information
April 22Rose City 10K & 1 Mile8:00 a.m. (10K), 9:30 a.m. (1 Mile), Broad at Monroe St., Thomasville GA; Flyer; Online registrationThomasville YMCA, (229) 226-3446
April 22Gladiator ChallengeVarious starting times; Phipps Farm, Meridian Road; Online registration at RunSignupSusan Huber, (850) 294-4204
April 28-30Brehon Family Services Lace Up for Babies Virtual 5KAnytime during the weekend of April 28-30; Online registration at RunSignupHalle Bush
April 29Nenefest 2-way 5K and Fun Run8:00 am (5K) 9:00 a.m. (1 Mile), Optimist Park, E Indianhead Dr; Online registration at RunSignupMarie Claire Leman. (850) 728-7514
April 29NeSmith Way 5K8:30 a.m., Phipps Farm (across Meridian Rd from Maclay School; Online registrationSue Ault, (850) 556-5922
April 29Rose City 5,000 Meter Walk8:30 a.m., Thomasville Center for the Arts, 600 E Washington St; Online registration; FlyerThomasville YMCA, (229) 226-9878


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
May 6Tails & Trails 5K, 10K, 1 Mile & Half Marathon7:30 a.m. (Half Marathon) 8:00 a.m. (Mile); 8:30 a.m. (10K/5K) - Live; Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Dr; Website; Online registration at RunSignupCara Fowler
May 13Alice Sims Track Invitational (AAU)Time TBA; Chiles High School track, 7200 Lawton Chiles LnAlice Sims
May 20Summer Trail Series Race #16:00 p.m., Redbug Trail ~4.5 m; online registration at RunSignupBobby York


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
June 1Summer Track Series - Week 16:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903
June 3Great Potluck Bash 4 Miler6:00 p.m. Forest Meadows; Online registration at RunSignUpDavid Yon
June 5 - July 28S.M.I.R.F. Summer Cross Country Program BeginsWeekdays, 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Meadows Soccer Complex on Miller Landing Rd; Online registration at RunSignUpDavid Yon
June 8Summer Track Series - Week 26:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon,(850) 264-4903
June 10Summer Trail Series Race #28:00 a.m., Maclay Gardens State Park ~5.5 m; online registration at RunSignupBobby York
June 15Summer Track Series - Week 36:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903
June 17Monticello Kiwanis Club Annual 5K Melon Run & 4K Walk8:15 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Monticello; corner of Water St and Hw 90; Flyer; Online RegistrationFloyd Faglie, (850) 841-0828
June 22Summer Track Series - Week 46:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903
June 24Paul Hoover Freedom Run 5K and Extra Mile Run/Walk8:00 a.m. (5K); 8:45 a.m. (Extra Mile), Wakulla Springs State Park; Online registration at Eventbrite; Paper Registration FormMichael Atkinson
June 29Summer Track Series - Week 56:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
July 4Kiwanis Firecracker 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk7:30 a.m. (1 Mile); 8:00 a.m. (5K), Cascades Park; RegistrationCapital City Kiwanis
July 6Summer Track Series - Week 66:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903
July 8Summer Trail Series Race #38:00 a.m., Swamp Forest ~4.5 m; online registration at RunSignupBobby York
July 13Summer Track Series - Week 76:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903
July 15Ernie Sims Track Invitational (AAU)Time TBA; Chiles High School, 7200 Lawton Chiles LnAlice Sims
July 20Summer Track Series - Week 86:45 p.m., Maclay School TrackTom Perkins, 264-4595; or Jeanne O’Kon, (850) 264-4903
July 22St. George Island Sizzler 5K & 1 Mile6:30 p.m. (1 Mile); 7:00 p.m. (5K); start at Pine and W. 1st on the island;  Online registration at Eventbriteecccfranklin@gmail.com


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
August 5Breakfast on the Track Mile7:45 a.m., Maclay School Track; Online registration at RunSignupFelton or Bonnie Wright, 386-3500
August 12Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K8:00 a.m. (8K/5K); 9:00 a.m. (3K), Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Gate B (1.3 miles west on Miller Landing Road); Details; Online registration at RunSignupTom Perkins, 264-4595, or Bill Lott, 656-1273
August 19Summer Trail Series Race #48:00 a.m., Cadillac Trail ~5.5 m; online registration at RunSignupBobby York
August 26Dueling Summits XC Invitational7:15 a.m. (Community 5K);
8:00 a.m. (Girls High School 5K);
8:40 a.m. (Boys High School 5K);
9:30 a.m. (Girls Middle School Open 3K), Gate B, Elinor Klapp Phipps Park
Jose Fernandez


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
September 1-3 - CANCELEDNights of Thunder Cross Country Fest - CANCELEDSept. 1 - 8 p.m. Collegiate; Sept. 2 - 7 p.m. Middle School; 8 p.m. High School JV/High School Varsity; Sept. 3 - 8 p.m. Open/Masters; Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwy; Online Registrationwww.nightsofthunder.com
September 2Gadsden County Bicentennial 5K Run/Walk8:00 a.m., Gadsden County Courthouse, 101 E Jefferson St, Quincy; Online registration at RunSignupLeslie Steele, (850) 743-8757 or
Jon Brown, (850) 692-8692,
September 4Bluebird Run for Brookie B 5K & 1 MileBluebird Course at JR Alford Greenway; Website; Online Registration at RunSignupBill Bowers
September 8TCC Eagle XC Open Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwy
September 95K for Sickle Cell Anemia & Tim Simpkins 1 Mile8:00 a.m. (Mile), 8:30 a.m. (5K), Jake Gaither Community Center, 801 Bragg Drive; Online registration at RunSignUpVelma Penermon Stevens or Jeff Rollins; or  Paul Guyas
September 13Gretchen Everhart XC Owl RunLCS middle schools only, 10:15 a.m. Everhart students; 10:30 a.m. girls; 11 a.m. boys. Gretchen Everhart School, 2750 N Mission RdVicky Droze or (850) 339-7766
September 16Women's Distance Festival 5K & 1 Mile8:00 a.m. (Women 5K); 8:05 a.m. (Men 5K), 9:00 a.m. (Mile), Optimist Park; Online registration at RunSignupLisa Unger
September 17FL Zeta Phi Delta Epsilon 5K8:00 a.m., Langford Green, FSU Campus; Online RegistrationNatalie Bardin
September 23Salute to Steve Prefontaine 5K Forest Run8:30 a.m. (Mile), 9:00 a.m. (5K); Wallwood Boyscout Reservation; Online registration at RunSignupAllen Blay
September 29FSU Cross Country Invitational
7:40 a.m. Men's 8K; 8:15 a.m. Women's 5K; 5:00 p.m. Middle School Girls 3K; 5:25 p.m. Middle School Boys 3K; 5:50 p.m. High School Girls JV 5K; 6:20 p.m. High School Boys JV 5K, Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwyhttp://www.seminoles.com/
September 30FSU Cross Country Invitational Pre-State7:40 a.m. Girls Elite; 8:05 a.m. Boys Elite; 8:30 a.m. Girls Select; 8:55 a.m. Boys Select; 9:20 a.m. Girls Varsity A; 9:50 a.m. Boys Varsity A; 10:20 a.m. Girls Varsity B; 10:50 a.m. Boys Varsity B, Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwyhttp://www.visittallahassee.com/


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
October 7Tate's Hell 5K RunWalk8:00 a.m., Crooked River Grill, St. James Bay; Flyer; Online registration at RunSignupBelinda Wharton
October 8-142023 Walk for the Wild 5K event during National Wildlife Refuge WeekFor more information visit America's Wildlife Refuges Support America's Wildlife RefugesKatasha Cornwell
October 14Pine Run at Tall Timbers 20K7:30 a.m., Tall Timbers Research Station; Online registration at RunSignupCarter or Jennifer Hay
October 21Run Baby Run! Annual 5K Run/Walk8:00 a.m., Citizens Lodge, Marianna, FL; Online registration at Active.comVicki Duelz, 850-526-4673 or 850-272-0225
October 21Quail Trail 5K8:00 a.m., Pebble Hill Plantation, Thomasville GA; Online registration at RunSignupLori Everett
October 2140th Annual Graceville Harvest Festival, 5K Harvest Hustle8:00 a.m. , Graceville Civic Center, Graceville FL Online RegistrationInformation or (850) 263-3250
October 22Marching Chiefs 5K9:00 a.m., Manley Whitcomb Band Complex, FSU Campus; WebsiteRace Director
October 23Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) XC Championships Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwy
October 24NJCAA Region 8 Cross Country Championships 8:30 a.m. Men 8K; 9:30 a.m. Women 5K; Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwy
October 26FAMU Homecoming Walmart Halloween 5K Run/Walk9:00 a.m., Bragg Stadium, 1500 Wahnish Way; Homecoming Website; Race WebsiteKimberly Hankerson
October 27Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Cross Country Championships Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwywww.theacc.com
October 28Special Olympics Race for Inclusion 5K9:00 a.m., Langford Green, FSU Campus; Online RegistrationClaudia Estevez
October 28Boston Mini-Marathon (13.1M), 5K Run & 5K Walk8:00 a.m. (half); 8:15 a.m. (5K Run); 8:45 a.m. (5K Walk), Boston, GA; Paper Registration Form; Online registration at RunSignupBrad Johnson;  (229) 584-0924 (daytime), (229) 226-4679 (evening)  
October 29Pirate's Run Row Ride Team Race7:30 a.m., Apalachee Regional Park; Online registration at EventbriteKatie Pernell


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
November 4Brewtallaty Offroad Duathlon8:30 a.m., Tom Brown Park. 12-15 mile mountain bike ride and two 5Kish trail runs; Online registration at EventbriteDoug Bell
November 4Corporate Cup Challenge 9:15 a.m., XC Course at Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwy, Online registration at Eventbrite; WebsiteMary Barley
November 4Battle RuckAC Hotel by Marriott, downtown Tallahassee; Online RegistrationRed Hills Crossfit
November 4FSU Relay for Life Run A-Lung with Us9:00 a.m., Integration Statue, FSU Campus; Online RegistrationCatherine Marshall
November 10Veterans Day 5K8:00 a.m., Florida Vietnam Veterans' Memorial; Online registration at RunSignupBob Asztalos
November 11BFD Catfish Crawl 5K, Ruck Race & 1 Mile Fun Run8:00 a.m. central standard time, M&B Depot Park, Blountstown FL; Online registration at It's Your RaceBen Hall
November 17FHSAA Cross Country State ChampionshipsApalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwywww.fhsaa.com
November 18Fur Fest 5K at J. Lewis Hall Park8:15 a.m., J. Lewis Hall Park; Online Registration at RunSignupNancy Stedman
November 23Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K - 10K - 5K - 1 Mile8:00 a.m. (1 Mile); 8:30 a.m. (5K, 10K, 15K), Southwood; Online registration at RunSignupDavid Yon


DateEventTime/Place/General InformationContact
December 2AAU Cross Country National ChampionshipsApalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwywww.aausports.org
December 2GWTC 5 & 10 Mile ChallengeHawk's Rise Elementary School, 205 Meadow Ridge Dr; Online registration at RunSignupMark Tombrink
December 2Jingle Bell Run6:15 p.m. Corner of South Monroe and Park; Online registration at RunSignupTallahassee Parks & Recreation at 891-3866 or 891-3860   
December 9Tallahassee Ultra Distance Classic 50M/50K7:00 a.m., Wakulla Springs State Park; Online registration at UltraSignupJack McDermott
December 9USATF Club Cross Country National Championships Apalachee Regional Park, 7550 Apalachee Pkwy www.usatf.org/events
December 9Jingle Bell Jog8:00 a.m. (10K), 9:00 a.m. (1 Mile); 9:30 a.m. (5K), Tift Park, Albany GA; online registration at Race RosterDeidra Langstaff
December 16Tannenbaum 6K9:00 a.m., Apalachee Regional Park; Online registration at RunSignupHerb Wills or Judy Alexander