2021 MTC Racing Series- Andrew Monroe 5k- January 10, 2021

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Come Celebrate MTC’s Adopt-A-Road Marker

Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Ken Thompson Park1700 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236 The MTC board of directors will host our members at the inaugural MTC Adopt-A-Road day! We willgather at Ken Thompson Park at 9AM and work together to clean up our stretch of...

Board of Directors – Volunteers Wanted

Manasota Track ClubBoard of Director OpeningsCommittee Member Openings Every year the Manasota Track Club (MTC) is run by a team of volunteers who give countless hours to ensure club events are planned and executed.  In an effort to position 2022 as MTC’s best year...

on June 2nd, #WERUNTOGETHER

Lace Up Your Shoes for Global Running Day at Fleet Feet On June 2, we #runtogether. As members of the Manasota Track Club, Global Running Day is our holiday. It’s a celebration of the activity we love and the sport that brings our community together. Think about it....

Step up your Spring Cleaning

Written by Kristen Seymour What do running a marathon and cleaning out your closet have in common?  Plenty, if you ask me. They’re both challenging, time-consuming tasks, for one thing — but they’re activities that make you feel amazing once they’re done. (That Marie...

MTC Founder/Club’s First President

Bill O’Brien Enters the Great Race in the Sky Our Manasota Track Club founder and first president passed away January 11, 2021 at age 96. He led a varied life as an educator, athlete, coach and soldier and was an inspiration to everyone with whom he came into...

Coming Soon… MTC Pub Runs

MTC PUB RUNS 2021 !!Thursday Nights in October! October 7Big Top Brewing Company kicking off!!  NEW LOCATION 975 Cattlemen Rd,Sarasota 34232 Kickoff Run starts  at 6pm, packet pickup begins at 5:30Come early to purchase 50/50, or a beer!!Surprise Basket...

Jingle & Jog 2021

Jingle & Jog - December 4, 2021MTC Racing SeriesPhotos by Maureen StantonPhoto Gallery

Be a sponsor of the 34th Annual BBR

Manasota Track Club (MTC) would like to invite you to be one of the sponsors for the 34th Annual Bill’s Beer Run (BBR) 5-mile race on October 30, 2022, on Casey Key. BBR is our annual major fundraising event where the proceeds are used for the MTC scholarship program,...

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...

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Be a sponsor of the 34th Annual BBR

Be a sponsor of the 34th Annual BBR

Manasota Track Club (MTC) would like to invite you to be one of the sponsors for the 34th Annual Bill’s Beer Run (BBR) 5-mile race on October 30, 2022, on Casey Key. BBR is our annual major fundraising event where the proceeds are used for the MTC scholarship program,...

2022 Fall Racing Series Announced

2022 Fall Racing Series Announced

Phillippi 5K | Phillippi Shores Elementary SchoolOctober1, 2022REGISTER BILL’S BEER RUN | Casey KeyOctober 30, 2022(Registration will open June 1 at 7AM.  You must be a current MTC member* to register for BBR)*email mtcmembership@mtc75.org to confirm you are currently...

MTC Summer Beach Runs are back!

MTC Summer Beach Runs are back!

Come for the Run. Come for the Fun. Come for the Beer!Tuesdays @ 6:00pm Starting on June 7, 2022 6/7/22 Mickey Johnson Memorial 5K Mickey Johnson was a long time volunteer of MTC who tragically died after being struck by a car in Venice Every year the first beach run...

36th Annual Run for the Turtles

36th Annual Run for the Turtles

36th AnNual Run for the Turtles 5KLocation: 948 Beach Road, Sarasota, FL 34242 Date: April 2, 2022 Time: 7:30AM - 1 Mile    8:00AM - 5K   Mote's 36th Annual Run for the Turtles is a great way to support sea turtle conservation & research efforts. This year,...

March 8, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout:   12 x 400m4 @ Threshold pace;  1 min. recovery4 @ 5k pace; 2 min. recovery4 @ Interval pace (about 4 sec. faster than 5k pace per 400m); 2:30/3 min. recovery Another option can be: 6 x 400 @ 5k pace6 @ Interval pacesame recovery as above

March 1, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout: 1 x1000m @ Threshold pace; 1:30 min. recovery (this pace is 20 sec. slower than 5k pace)1 x800m @ 5k pace; 2 min. jog/walk recovery2 x 400m @ faster than 5k pace; 2 min. jog /walk recoveryX 2 Then Run 1 lap around the track (steady state). Dessert:Finish with...

February 22, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout: 10x 500's @ 5k pace; 100m jog across the end zone back to the start.(short recovery). This workout is like running a 5k, so keep that in mind with your training week. (or if you're racing on weekend).  

February 8, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout: 4 x 1200m @ 5k pace; 1/2 the time for recovery.  (this is a Marker workout) for this distance race. Aerobic workout too.I'm going to suggest - if you are running with a few others, to take turns leading a lap - just so you learn your pace. If no one on the...

January 25, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout: We've done this before, it's an advanced wo. I can modify it for newer or less mileage runners: 800m @ 5k pace400m recovery300m @ (supposed to be mile pace, but make it hard effort pace if don't know your mile pace)200m Steady State run (almost like threshold...

January 18, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout: 1 mile @ Threshold pace; 1 min. recovery4 x 400m @ 5k pace; 200m recovery8 x 200m @ faster than 5k pace; 200m recovery (3 mile workout) Dessert? 1 x 800m - 400m @ 5k pace- 400m with whatever is left in the tank.      

January 11, 2022: TNT Workout

Likely we'll be at Payne Park this Tuesday eve. I'll know for sure Monday or Tuesday (when school resumes.)  I'll send out an email as late as Tuesday afternoon if the location changes. 5:30 warm up, a little before 6pm start. Workout: 2 x 800m @ 10k pace; 1 min....

Run For Hope 5K – February 26, 2022

Run For Hope 5K – February 26, 2022

Run for Hope is a 5K on February 26th at Payne Park in support of the non-profit organization, New Hope Girls. New Hope Girls is an organization in the Dominican Republic that rescues and recovers girls ages 5 to 16 in the Dominican Republic from the cycle of...

January 4, 2022: TNT Workout

Workout:   12 x 400m @ 5k pace; jog across the field to the start for recovery.   Simple but demanding workout. This is a good workout for 5k folks. Finish with 1 lap, reverse direction stride 100m/ jog 100m. Following week will be longer repeats/ mixing it...

December 28, 2021: TNT Workout

Workout: 4 -5 x 1000 @ 10k pace; 1:30 recovery jog. 4 x 400m @ 5k pace; 200m jog recovery. If you're training for a 5k, then run  3 -4 x 1000 @ 5k goal pace, 2 min. recovery. 2-4 x 400m faster than 5k pace (a few secs.); 200m recovery jog.

December 7, 2021: TNT Workout

Let's do a ladder this Tuesday:   1600m @ 5k pace (or 10k pace- you decide); ALL with 200m Recovery.  800m @ 5k pace;  400m @ faster than 5k pace 200m @ faster than 5k pace Go Up the ladder. the recovery is short so don't overdo the pace. 6000m of "speed". not...