Sandy Claws 5k Run-Virtual

Sandy Claws 5K – Virtual RaceThe 44th Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run is going virtual! Choose your distance and run at any location you wish or visit one of these six parks in search of a Sandy the Crab photo frame!• Nokomis Beach • Shamrock Park• Phillippi Estate Park...

MTC Announces 2021 Spring Racing Series

The Manasota Track Club 2021 Spring Racing Series will be: Race #1:  January 10, 2021 – Andrew Monroe Memorial 5kRace #2:  March 27, 2021 – SMA Rise & Run 5KRace #3:  April 10, 2021 – Python Run 5KRace #4:  May 1, 2021 – SUP & RUN 5k MTC members only- racing...

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...

Join the MTC Adopt-A-Highway Trash Pickup Team

May 22, 2021 – Join the MTC Adopt-A-Highway Trash Pickup Team (Earn MTC Volunteer Points) Spend time with your MTC friends while improving one of the area’s best running routes by joining us for the next Adopt-a-Highway Trash Pickup, taking place Saturday, May 22....

New Year Run – January 1, 2020

New Year Run – Siesta Key – January 1, 2020

2021 Sup & Run 5k – May 1, 2021

SUP and RUN 5k- May 1, 20212021 MTC Racing Series - #4Photo Gallery

Bills Beer Run – 2019

Bill's Beer Run – 2019 Photos by Maureen Stanton

2021 Spring Picnic-05/17/21

Spring Picnic - May 17, 2021Photo Gallery

Summer Beach Runs Are Back!

Summer Beach Runs Are Back! Ready for some sweaty, sandy fun in the sun? Grab your sunnies and lace up your sneakers, because the summer beach run series is back, baby! As in past years, these beach runs will take place every Tuesday on Siesta Beach. The first run...

Registration Opens June 1 for Bill’s Beer Run 2021

Mark your calendars. Set your alarm clocks! BBR registration is right around the corner! Registration for Bill’s Beer Run 2021 will open to members only at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1. And that means now is the time to make sure your Manasota Track Club membership is...

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July 27, 2021: TNT Workout

This Tuesday TMT will be at Brookside Middle School Track. 6:30AM start. Workout:2 x (5 x 400m @ a pace that is sustainable with a 100m recovery.)400m jog b/n sets. (if you are a high achiever, then make it 2 x (6 x 400m.....)  🙂

July 20, 2021: TNT Workout

 Workout: 1 x 1600m @ Threshold pace (this is like your 10k race pace). (20 sec. slower than 5kpace / mile); 200m recovery jog. 4-8 x 100m strides; 100m jog recovery. (strides are at 85% -90% effort - so faster than threshold pace.) 1 x 1600m @ Threshold pace; 200m...

July 13, 2021: TNT Workout

Workout: 6x 800m 2 x 800m @ Threshold pace; 200m recovery  (threshold pace is 20 sec. slower than your 5kpace/mile) 2 x 800m @ 5k pace; 300m recovery 2 x 800m @ a few sec. faster than 5k pace; 400m recovery

Barbara Keddie – Obituary

Barbara Keddie – Obituary

     Long Time MTC Member passed away on June 19, 2021 Barbara J. Keddie, 93, passed away on June 19, 2021, the day of her wedding anniversary. She was born in Water­ville,Maine on October 16, 1927, and married Robert (Bob) Keddie in 1948. They raised two daughters in...

July 6, 2021: TNT Workout

Tuesday morning track workout is at Brookside track, start time 6:30AM. How about some 400's? 4x 400 @ Threshold pace. (take your 5k pace/mile and add 20-30 sec.).  100m recovery jog. 4 x 400 @ 5k pace; 200m recovery jog. 4 x 400 @ faster than 5k pace (if feel up to...

Tropical Storm Elsa Cancels Summer Beach Run | July 6, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa Cancels Summer Beach Run | July 6, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa AlertKids' Summer Beach Run | July 6, 2021 Due to Tropical Storm Elsa, Sarasota County has activated their Department Disaster Preparedness Plan, canceling the Kids' Summer Beach Run for this Tuesday, July 6th.MTC is following the county's decision...

June 29, 2021: TNT Workout

This TMT will be at Payne Park, 6:30am start time.  2k @ threshold pace (this is 20-30sec. slower than your 5kpace/mile). 200m recovery jog. 1600m  @ Threshold pace for 800m/ then pick it up a few seconds for last 800m; 200m jog recovery. 1200m @ Threshold pace for...

June 22, 2021: TNT Workout

Here are new dates and locations: 6/22 Payne6/29 Payne7/6 Brookside7/13 Payne7/20 Payne7/27 Brookside Workout: 1600m @ Threshold pace; recover 200m (threshold pace is 20-30 sec. slower per mile than 5k pace800m @ 5k pace (or a little faster than threshold pace); 400m...

June 15, 2021: TNT Workout

Hey There Runners, Tuesday Morning Track meets up at Brookside Middle School Track, 6:30 am START. I don't care too much for the paved track, but, here it goes: 4x 400m @ 5k pace; jog diagonally to the 200m start for your recovery. (keeping you on grass). It's only...

June 8, 2021: TNT Workout

1 x 1600m @ Threshold pace (20-30 sec. slower than you 5k pace/mile); 1 min. recovery 2 x 800m @ 5k pace; 200m jog recovery 4 x 400m @ 5k pace or faster; jog across the grass back to the start for your recovery. Modify if need to due to heat and your training regime. ...

May 25,2021: TNT Workout

Last TNT (Tuesday NIGHT Track) til October. We go to MORNINGS starting in June. Partly b/c of the heat and also b/c of the MTC SK Beach Runs Tuesday eve's starting at 6:30 or 7pm. TMT (Tuesday Morning Track) locations TBD - I'll send out an email this week.This...

on June 2nd, #WERUNTOGETHER

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....

May 18, 2021: TNT Workout

This TNT is at Riverview High’s track. 5:30 pm warm up, a little before 6pm.  Workout- Turnaround 200’s OR if the field is available- diagonal Recov to start.  Turnaround 200’s, 24x- run 200m at 5k pace or (a few sec faster or slower- depending on race and training...

Summer Beach Runs Are Back!

Summer Beach Runs Are Back!

Summer Beach Runs Are Back! Ready for some sweaty, sandy fun in the sun? Grab your sunnies and lace up your sneakers, because the summer beach run series is back, baby! As in past years, these beach runs will take place every Tuesday on Siesta Beach. The first run...

MTC Spring Picnic- May 15, 2021

MTC Spring Picnic- May 15, 2021

Run, Sun and Fun for Everyone...also Beer, wine and margaritas!.   The MTC Picnic will be held on Saturday, May 15th at the Turtle Beach Pavilion. Leading the way, your MTC vice president, Kelli Anderson and board secretary Jennifer Gallagher will be our hosts for the...

May 11, 2021: TNT Workout

Payne Park this TNT, 5:30 warm up. A little before 6pm start.  5/18 TNT at Riverview 5/25 TNT at Payne June we go to mornings, 6:30am. -Locations TBD.    Workout:  12x400m @ 5k pace or a few sec faster. Recovery is the grass walk back to start.  Suggestions: You...

Step up your Spring Cleaning

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...