Carl and Igor at
the Goody Goody Sunday Run
RUNNING WALKING RACING TALKING
HCSO Luau Run 4
Great West Chase 5
Tick Tock Ultra 6
Tampa Police Memorial Run 10
Richard's Run for Life 12
St. Pete Run Fest 14
Tinsel Run 26
Coaching Program 30
Group Run Details 31
Race Calendar 35
Holiday Light Run 38
Run Tampa Information & Links 44
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Great West Chase 5k/10k
HCSO Luau Ranch Run
The Tick Tock Ultra, in September, was a lake lapping event.
Teams, or individuals, had either six or twelve hours to lap Lake Hollingsworth as many times as possible.
We had about a dozen individual entrants
and two 5-member teams.
We took first and
second in the team
category, and our
Tick Tock Ultra
Gopher Weedon Trail Run
Jensen and Vinny at the Wineglass Marathon and Half, his first half
Goody Goody Turkey Gobble Awards
Richard's Run for Life
Thank you, volunteers,
Yoko Moore, Julie Halstead,
Congrats Carly Ray!
1st Overall Female
St. Pete Run Fest
In the next issue,
how to train to
Wednesday Night Harbour Island Loop Run
Meet at the fountain in the courtyard at Hyde Park Village,
on Wednesdays, at 6 p.m.
Scott and Marybeth McGaha are
our Wednesday Group Run
See full group run schedule and links on page 33.
Upper Tampa Bay Trail
Expertise in Treating Sports Injuries
Davis Islands Group Run
Thanks for volunteering,
Dr. Brian Fullem
701 N. Hercules Avenue
Goody Goody Sunday Run
Every Sunday, unless we have a
group race, we meet at the
fountain in the courtyard at Hyde
Park Village at 7 a.m.
Breakfast after at Goody Goody.
Goody Goody Sunday Run
Sundays, 7 a.m., Hyde Park Village
Run Tampa runs the Bayshore every Sunday. Then we celebrate the run by refueling at Goody Goody.
Meet at the fountain at Hyde Park
Village. Plenty of free parking.
Thank you to Feet First for providing shoes and gift certificates for Tinsel Run winners.
Saratoga Classic Half Marathon
& Super Sara 5k
Carla Cervantes and
Rick Receuver at
Run for the Pies
Event capped at 500!
Only 65 spots left!
Al Lope Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave
5k 8:00 & 1 mile 8:40
Finisher medals to all in the 5k
Unique age group awards from under 15 up to 80+ in five year categories.
New Balance shoes for overall winnersand fastest in under 15 category; plus, Feet First gift certificates to age group winners.
2 middle of the pack awards, $130 Running Center gift cards
After party at Lifetime Fitness catered by Eddie V's.
Track Workouts for all levels
and Russell Haupert
Meet the coaches:
Coach Deb Voiles
Coach Karen Smith
Run Tampa Coaching
2nd place age group,
Ft. Benning, GA
Times Turkey Trot
Run Tampa Track
6:00 pm, Al Lopez Park, intermediate/beginner, with Coach Deb
6:15 pm, Coleman MS, intermediate/advanced, with Coach Karen
Personalized coaching: Contact Coach Karen
Check details on website because sometimes we don’t have a run due to a club race.
Meet at the fountain in Hyde Park Village courtyard, then run the spectacular Bayshore, before regrouping for breakfast. Free parking. Click here for map. Water drop at 2-miles. Maps here. Click here to read a detailed description.
Three runs per week. All paces welcome. No pressure to hang with a pack. No minimum distance. You fall in with whomever is going your pace, and before you know it, you have many new friends. Click here for maps .
***We do not have group runs when we have a group race. Always check the website.
Saturday Runs, 7-9 a.m.
Saturday runs rotate among these locations:
Clearwater Bridges, meet at Coachman Park
Upper Tampa Bay Trail Ehrlich Rd Trail head, meet in lot behind Citrus Park Cyclery
Safety Harbor, meeting at the fountain behind the Starbucks on Main Street
Flatwoods Park, meeting at the Bruce B. Downs entrance
Upper Tampa Bay Trail, Lutz Lake Fern Trail head
Davis Islands, meeting at Marjorie Park Marina
Sunday Runs, 7-8 a.m.
Wednesday Evening Harbour Island Loop Run, 6:00-7:00 pm
Deborah Ellinger and
Brynn Barrow at the
Clearwater Bridge Run
Run Tampa Group Run Schedule
Scott and Marybeth McGaha host this run that starts at Hyde Park Village.
at the Peachtree 10k
Ann Swanick and
sister, Mary Gibbs at
the St. Pete Run Fest
Michael Broache BQ'd
at the Tunnel Vision
Anne Nolan PR'd at the
Marine Corps Marathon
Rock the Ribbon 5k/10k, Safety Harbor
Melinda Hennessey at the Houston Half Marathon
4th overall female,
at the Tom Walker
Miles for Moffitt
Marine Corps Marathon
4th female, overall
Featuring Run Tampa members,
Eleanor Dorta, Maria Vigil-Kennedy,
Terri Stanley, Rio Gaon, Velma Radloff,
Diane Bennett, and Debbie Voiles.
At Run Tampa, we love traditions, and one of our favorite traditions is the Holiday Light Run.
It is always the Wednesday night before Christmas, a special edition of our weekly Wednesday night Hyde Park Village run. We run a different route, up and down the nearby streets with the prettiest lights.
No fee, no registration, but guests do need to sign waivers.
Dec 18th, 6:00 p.m.
BQ'd and PR'd at the
Great Smokay Mountains Half
Kayla's send-off before
her first marathon,
PB & J Race
Great Smoky Mountains Half
Ron Haney at the Tunnel to Towers race
Not a club member?
Click here to join.
Marth Mayer's first
50-miler, at Tick Tock
on printed race shirts!
Quick production times!
Three group runs each week
2020 Destination races (San Diego Marathon, Half, Half Relay & Twin Cities Marathon, 10 mile, 10k, 5k)
Club apparel (shirt w/membership)
Group race events
Discounts for some races
Discounts to most local running stores
Coaching program (extra fee)
Run Tampa Club
Run Tampa Services:
Website (see above) with Tampa Bay area's most complete race calendar
2 podcasts, Mojo for Running and Beginner Runner Village, downloaded over 900,000 times in 169 countries
Online coaching at coaching.mojoforrunning.com
Club with over 500 members (see above), founded and directed by Debbie Voiles, owner of Run Club, Inc. dba Run Tampa
Listen on Apple (iTunes), Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, or any other podcast app.
Listen on the phone, while you run or commute. These are not like other
podcasts. No interviews, here, and no idle chit chat, just Coach Deb addressing
a different running topic in each episode.
at the New York
Race calendar with over 100 races listed. The calendar is a service to the running community. Races do not pay to be listed.
Maps of Tampa area's most popular running trails
Links to Deb's podcasts
Club information/registration, including race discounts
at New York City
The complete calendar, with over 100 races, is on the Run Tampa website.
Race directors should submit races via the link at the top of the
Race Calendar page of the website. There is no fee. This is a service
to the running community.
Dec 8 Chase the Dreidel 5k, St. Pete Register
Dec 8 Florida Holiday Distance Classic Half/10k, Madeira Beach Register
Dec 8 Florida West Coast Half/5k, Benderson Pk, Sarasota Register
Dec 8 Santa & Suds 5k, Clearwater Register
Dec 8 The Brownie 5k, Clearwater Register
Dec 8 YMCA Reindeer Run, Palm Harbor Register
Dec 13 Boley Centers’ Jingle Bell Run, St. Pete Register
Dec 13 Jingle Bell Run, Manasota Register
Dec 14 5k Reindeer Run, Lithia Register
Dec 14 Sandy Claws Beach Run, Sarasota Register
Dec 14 Santa’s Twilight 5k, Safety Harbor Register
Dec 14 Say No to Drugs 10k/5k/1mi, Clearwater Register
Dec 15 Average Joe Run 5k, Tampa Register
Dec 15 Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, downtown Tampa Register
Dec 20 Jingle 5k, Lakewood Ranch Register
Dec 21 ★ Tinsel Run 5k, Al Lopez Park, Tampa | Run Tampa Group Race ★ Register
Dec 21 Christmas Cookie Fun Run, Lutz Register
Dec 21 Frosty 5k, Sarasota Register
Dec 21 Santa’s Run for Our Kids, Winter Haven Register
Dec 22 Downtown Dunedin Christmas Half Marathon/10k/5k Register
Dec 22 Mt. Dora Half/5k Register
Dec 29 Last Chance Race 5k, Indian Shores Register
Dec 29 Run for Health 5k/10k, Tampa Register
Jan 1 New Year’s Day Florida Sunrise 5k, Indian Shores Register
Jan 4 ★ Croom Zoom 100k/50k/25k, Brooksville | Run Tampa Group Event ★ Register
Tampa Bay Area Race Calendar
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