Local RACES:

Race Schedule is Subject to Change

FTC Race Discount codes can be found here. You must be logged into your FTC member account to access this page.

* Races with the * are Florida Track Club races and are either free or discounted for FTC members. Discount codes can be found here. ( be sure to log into your account to view this page ) 

November 2021

  • Gobble Wobble 5k Run/walk: 11/25/21 (Thanksgiving morning) Tioga Town Center Sign Up Here


  • *Jingle Bell Jog 5k and Holiday Social on 12/11/21 at Westside Park. Sign Up Here. 


  • *Frank Shorter Mile and Mustache Dash on 1/1/22 at Westside Park. Sign Up Here. 

  • *FTC Marathon. 26.2 and 13.1 on 1/16/22: Back by popular demand, this flat course is FAST and a Boston Qualifier! Sign up here


  • The LifeSouth Race Weekend Half Marathon and 5k: 5k on Feb. 19 and the Half Marathon on the 20th. Both races start in downtown Gainesville in front of Bo Diddley Plaza. The 5k goes through the Bed and Breakfast district while The half marathon course includes iconic landmarks such as the Hippodrome, views of Depot Park, a run across the Helix bridge, UF Campus and Lake Alice, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the "Bacon Strip" hills of 16th Avenue and the downtown. Sign up here

    MARCH 2022

    • Race the Tortoise 5k:  Run or walk through one of Florida's most beautiful state parks! The Race the Tortoise 5K winds through the dogwood tree-lined roads of O'Leno State Park in High Springs, Florida. This flat and fast tour through the dogwoods guarantees a beautiful shaded race that should be your target for a 2022 PR! Your registration includes state park admission for the day, excellent post-race food including a hot breakfast, and unique awards including a 1-day park pass "medal" for each finisher. Sign up here. 
    • LGAA 5k 3/12/22: The LGAA 5k is back in 2022 and will feature a new day and month. This years race will be on Saturday evening to allow for a fun atmosphere. Join a team and race to raise money for a charity! Sign up here. 
    • *FTC Micanopy 5 and 10 Mile on 3/19/22. Join the Florida Track Club for this club event.  It is free for Florida Track Club Members and $15 for non-members. The race will start in downtown Micanopy (near the City of Micanopy Ballpark) and will mostly be on tree-lined lime rock roads. Free for FTC members. Sign up here.
    • Trail of Payne 10k : The Trail of Payne 10K at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. Sign up here. 

      APRIL 2022

      • *FTC Headwaters 5k & Club Brunch  Join the Florida Track Club for this club event. This race will start at Headwaters Park in NW Gainesville. It is a flat route with few turns built for speed! After the race, the FTC will provide food at a great location for family fun! Free for FTC members. Sign up here. 

      MAY 2022

      • *The FTC Summer Track Series #1 at Fred Cone Park.  Free for FTC members. Register Here

      JUNE 2022

      • *The FTC Summer Track Series #2  at Fred Cone Park. Free for FTC members. Register Here. 

       JULY 2022

      • *The FTC Melon Run 3-miler  at Westside Park. Register here. (Club members can log in to access a discount code!) Sign up here.

        A July 4th tradition in Gainesville, the Florida Track Club hosts the 44rd Annual Jack Gamble Melon Run!  Enjoy the somewhat rolling hills on the course, try to win an age group watermelon awards and enjoy refreshments after the race.

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