Covid-19 Recommendations

There have been some members asking about the MTC Guidelines for COVID-19. The goal is to provide guidelines for Manasota Track Club sanctioned events, group runs and races in the coronavirus environment. The Manasota running community is made up of hundreds of micro...

Andrew Monroe 5K

Andrew Monroe 5k. January 7, 2020. It was COLD!!!

New Year Run – January 1, 2020

New Year Run – Siesta Key – January 1, 2020

Get your Collectible BBR 2020 Tshirt!

Donate $20 - get a Special Edition BBR T-Shirt We didnt want to miss a year without an exclusive BBR tshirt. We are selling this special edition t-shirt to raise money for the MTC Scholarship Fund. This offer expires on October 25, 2020. 2020 Apparel The BBR and Pub...

Achieva Run For Good – 01/25/20

January 25, 2020. Achieva Run for Good. B;ah blah BlahYour content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the...

2019 Manasota Track Club in Photos

Manasota Track Club - 2019 - Year of Photos

23rd Annual Jingle & Jog 5K – Virtual

Jingle & Jog 5K – Virtual RaceJoin us for the 23rd Annual Jingle and Jog 5K Run/Walk benefitting The Haven!TheHavenSRQ.orgWe've Gone Virtual! THE VIRTUAL RACE The Haven’s Jingle and Jog 5k Run/Walk is turning 23! From our humble beginnings in 1997 with a little...

Buy on Amazon.com. Amazon Makes a Donation to MTC.

Amazon donates to MTC when you shop at Amazon.com! The details: You shop (as you already do). Amazon Gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know....

2019/2020 Awards Banquet- Gallery– 01/25/20

01/25/20. The 2019/2020 Awards Banquet was a great success. Fun was had by all. Co-Chairs, Felicia Cox and Julie Petersen coordinated this event at Laurel Oaks Country Club in Sarasota. Highlights of the evening were the changing of the Presidency from Cindi Wozniak,...

MTC Needs a Newsletter Coordinator

We are seeking a Newletter Coodinator. This a Board Position and a member of the MTC Communications Committee.  The main responsibilities is production of the MTC monthly digital newsletter. Layout, design, plan, organize, edit, and write part of the content every...

Have some news or story you’d like the Manasota Track Club to know or post on the website.

October 13, 2020: TNT Workout

Warm up. 1 x 1600m @ Threshold pace - about 20 seconds slower than your 5k pace/mile.1 min. recovery.8 x 400m @ 5k pace; cut across the grass to the start for your recovery. (so - short recovery). Dessert: 1 x 800m @ faster than 5k pace. Cool down.

Pub Runs start October 11!

Pub Runs start October 11!

2020 Pub Run Series As you all know, Bill’s Beer Run has been the annual fundraiser for the Manasota Track Club for 31 straight years to help fund college scholarships and youth running programs in our local community.  This year COVID cancelled what would have been...

September 15, 2020: TNT Workout

2 x 1k @ ? pace ; 2min. jog recovery - run 1 @ 1/2 marathon pace; 2nd a few seconds faster) 2 x 400m @ 5k pace or 1-2 seconds faster; 2min. jog recovery 2 x 1k @ ? pace; 2 min. jog recovery  (run 1 @ 10k pace; run the 2nd a few seconds faster- maybe 5k pace?) For some...

The Legacy Trail

The Legacy Trail

The Legacy Trail & Oscar Scherer State Park South Start Venice Train Depot, 303 E Venice Avenue- Venice North Start Culverhouse Nature Park- 7905 Macintosh Road, Sarasota Green = 5K route Blue= 10K Route Red = 10 mile Route The Legacy Trail is a 12.5+ mile...

September 8, 2020: TNT Workout

Good warm up and Cool down. 800m @ your 10k pace. Recover - 200m. Then:  16 x 200's @ 5k or faster pace; Recovery jog is across the field - diagonally back to the start. Dessert? finish with an 800m @ 10k pace. 

MTC Donates Lunch to Front-Line workers at SMH

MTC Donates Lunch to Front-Line workers at SMH

The Manasota Track Club did a good thing today. The MTC gave back to our community and delivered Rico's pizzas to our hero front line healthcare workers to say "thank you" for taking care of the people in our community. Wolfie (Ed Wolfe), long time MTC member and on...

September 1, 2020: TNT Workout

Warm up 4 - 5 x  800m @ you choose the effort.  10k? 5k? Mix it up. Run #2 and #4 hammering the last 400m of the 800m interval. (Or run them all at 10k pace; hammering the last 400 2 out of 4 intervals).  Example: do  1 x 800m @ 10k; 1 @ 5k; 1 @ 10k; 1 @ 5k   2 min....

August 25, 2020: TNT Workout

You're running based on effort, not by distance. 8 minutes @ marathon effort; 1 minute recovery jog ez. 6 minutes @ 1/2 marathon effort (take 15 -20 seconds off marathon pace); 1 min. recovery jog, ez. 5 minutes @ 10k effort; 2 min. recovery jog. 4 minutes @ 5k...

August 18, 2020: TNT Workout

Warm up Ladders are good to do on a track 400, 600, 800, 1000, 800, 600, 400  @  efforts b/n 10k (threshold pace) and 5k pace (if too warm, run all at 10k pace). For recovery, run 1/2 the distance, except for the 1000m, run 400m for recovery. We're just trying to...

Get your Collectible BBR 2020 Tshirt!

Get your Collectible BBR 2020 Tshirt!

Donate $20 - get a Special Edition BBR T-Shirt We didnt want to miss a year without an exclusive BBR tshirt. We are selling this special edition t-shirt to raise money for the MTC Scholarship Fund. This offer expires on October 25, 2020. 2020 Apparel The BBR and Pub...

AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY & THE VAN and WOLFIE

AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY & THE VAN and WOLFIE

Written by Julie Petersen with Andy Kish & Ed “Wolfie” as key contributors I do not think this is was what Felicia Cox imagined when she assumed her new role as MTC President at the 2020 MTC Awards Banquet.  To be honest, I do not think any of us imagined a year...

August 4, 2020: TNT Workout

8-10 x 500m @ YOU DECIDE - either 10k pace? or 1/2 at 10k pace 1/2 @ a little faster pace  BUT JUST KNOW, YOUR RECOVERY IS THE JOG STRAIGHT ACROSS THE END ZONE - BACK TO THE START.  If you do all 10, that's 5000m and it may be too hot for that. So don't beat yourself...

MTC Needs a Newsletter Coordinator

We are seeking a Newletter Coodinator. This a Board Position and a member of the MTC Communications Committee.  The main responsibilities is production of the MTC monthly digital newsletter. Layout, design, plan, organize, edit, and write part of the content every...

July 28, 2020: TNT Workout

16-24 x 200m  I call this Turnaround 200's.  Cone at every 200m. Run 200m @ a good effort pace; recovery is 10m pass finish line, 10m back to the finish line; 10m pass the start, 10m back to the start.  REMEMBER THIS WORKOUT?? the recovery is very short. (40m...

July 21, 2020: TNT Workout

TMT Workout – July 21, 2020 4x 400m @ 1/2 marathon pace (so about 20-30 sec. slower than 5k pace per mile....break it down).  Recovery is jog/walk across the grass to the start. 4 x 400 @ 5k pace (you haven't run any 5k's lately so adjust :))  Recovery is same as...

July 21, 2020: TNT Workout

4x 400m @ 1/2 marathon pace (so about 20-30 sec. slower than 5k pace per mile....break it down).  Recovery is jog/walk across the grass to the start. 4 x 400 @ 5k pace (you haven't run any 5k's lately so adjust :))  Recovery is same as above. 2-4 x 200m @ fastish...

July 14, 2020

Warm up Run 10 min. at Marathon pace effort; jog 2 min. Run 8 min. at 10k effort; jog 3 min. Run 4 min. at 5k effort; jog 4 min. Run 2 min. slightly faster than 5k effort; COOL DOWN. (24 min. of set pace running).

July 7, 2020: TNT Workout

Warm up 1 x 1600m (2 laps at Payne Park) @ Threshold pace - (add about 20-30 sec. to your 5k mile pace). - and that's current 5k mile pace, not 5k mile pace when you were 17 years old.  Take 1 min. recovery. 2 x 800m @ 5k pace. (like I said, if you haven't run a 5k...

Covid-19 Recommendations

Covid-19 Recommendations

There have been some members asking about the MTC Guidelines for COVID-19. The goal is to provide guidelines for Manasota Track Club sanctioned events, group runs and races in the coronavirus environment. The Manasota running community is made up of hundreds of micro...

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