Florida Track Club Races

The Florida Track Club hosts the following races.

November 2018

Tom Walker Memorial Half Marathon

Boulware Springs Nature Park, Gainesville, FL

The Florida Track Club hosts our annual Tom Walker Memorial Half Marathon Run on the beautiful Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail. This is an out and back course that starts at the beginning of the Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail and heads east along the trail to the turn around point just before the County Road 234 crossing at the Rouchelle Parking Area.  The trail is a wide paved path with plenty of shade.  The course is mostly flat with a few hills.

Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Gainesville/TomWalkerMemorialHalfMarathon

December 31st, 2018

Frank Shorter Mile

Westside Park, Gainesville, FL

The Florida Track Club hosts our annual Frank Shorter Mile and Kids Race on the last day of the year.  Come out and celebrate the new year by setting your mile PR and setting goals for the new year.  Kids Race is free.

Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Gainesville/FloridaTrackClubpresentsShorter1MileRace

TBA 2019

Twilight Track Meet

UF Track, Gainesville, FL

The Florida Track Club hosts a fantastic track meet of traditional distances for runners of all ages and skill levels.  Kids Race is free.

Registration coming soon.

July 4th, 2019

Melon Run 3 Miler

Westside Park, Gainesville, FL

A July 4th tradition in Gainesville, the Florida Track Club hosts the almost "World Famous" 41st Annual Melon Run!  Enjoy the somewhat rolling hills on the course and then enjoy free watermelon and refreshments after the race.  This event consists of a 3 mile race followed by a short Kids Fun Run.

Registration coming soon.

Additional Community Races

Girls on the Run 5k, April 20th, 2019.  Hawthorne Trail.


Do you have an upcoming race you'd like the community to know about?  Let us know!

The Florida Track Club is a member of the Road Runners Club Of America and the USA Track and Field Florida Association.


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