EVENT CALENDAR FOR AMELIA ISLAND

AND LOCAL AREA

(WALKING, RUNNING, BIKING, OTHER)

As of: 9/21/2017

 

This is a sampling of events held in our local area. The North Florida Bicycle Club’s Amelia Island Cycling Group holds group rides of 30 miles for A, B, C and social riders every Thursday at 9am, and every Saturday at 8:30 leaving from Fernandina’s “Main Beach”.  The group also holds a ride every Monday morning of 40-100 miles, social rides of 15-20 miles every Wednesday, and other rides on Tues, and Fri of  30-40 miles for experienced riders; locations/routes/time vary, see:  www.AmeliaIslandCycling.com  and sign up for their GoogleGroup blog.  See www.nfbc.us for many other organized group bicycle rides in North Florida.  Links to other event calendars and a summary of the North Florida Bicycle Club’s Travel Team schedule are on the last page of this calendar.

 

DATE

EVENT

INFO

 

OCTOBER, 2017

 

Oct 14-15

 

Bike MS/PGS Tour RideTPC Sawgrass/Marineland FL

2-day event RT to Daytona FL

NFBC Charity Bike Team Event, also.

  

www.bikefln.nationalmssociety.org

 

 

 

 

Oct 21

ZOOMA Womens 5k, ½ marathon, Fernandina Beach, 7:30am

  

www.zoomarun.com/race/florida

Oct 19-22

      

Suwannee Fat Tire Festival

Road, Trails and paddling

White Springs FL area

  

www.suwanneebike.org

Oct 21,22

Gainesville Cycle Club Festival Various rides, including Santa Fe 100, Horse Farm 100

  

www.gccfla.org

 

NOVEMBER, 2017

 

Dates TBD

  

Thanksgiving Classic Run, 6K, 1M, 1/2marathon

  

www.1stplacesports.com

Dates TBD

   

Horrible Hundred Ride,

Clearmont, FL 100miles

  

 

   

DECEMBER, 2017

 

Nov 4

Three Rivers Ride, St Marys, GA., rides up to 100 miles

  

www.camdencyclingclub.org

Date TBD

  

Reindeer Run 1/2mile, 5K,Main Beach Fernandina

  

www.ameliaislandrunners.com 

Date TBD

  

Jacksonville Marathon, 5K, and ½ marathon, Bolles School

  

www.amerisbank.com/jacksonville-marathon

 

JANUARY, 2018

 

Date TBD

IDIDARIDE

50 mile off-road endurance ride

White Springs, FL

   

www.suwanneebike.org

 

FEBRUARY, 2018

 

Date TBD 

 

Pirates on the Run 5/10K

St Peters Church,

801 Atlantic Av

7am start

  

www.ameliarunners.com

Feb 9-11

 

26.2 with Donna

Marathon, ½ marathon, 5K,

Ultra-marathon

Jacksonville Beach, FL

  

www.breastcancermarathon.com

 

MARCH 2018

 

Mar 9-11

 

Concours d’Elegance Car Show

Ritz Carlton and nearby area

  

www.ameliaconcours.org

Mar 10

 

Gate River Run

Downtown Jacksonville

National 15K championship

  

www.1stplacesports.com

 

APRIL 2018

 

Apr 21

 

12th Annual Katie Ride For Life

Road Rides of 18-103 miles,

+ off-road, walk/run, spin class

Atlantic Rec Ctr, Fernandina Bch, FL

  

Jennifer@katiecaples.org

www.katierideforlife.org

Apr 29

 

Tour de Forts Classic

Various lengths up to 100 m

TBD, probably St Augustine , FL

  

www.nfbc.us

 

MAY 2018

 

May 4-7

 

SBA Spring Pedal & Paddle

White Springs FL

  

www.suwanneebike.org

 

May 3-6

 

Isle of 8 Flags Shrimp Festival

Downtown Fernandina Beach

Parade, vendors, seafood, entertainment

  

www.shrimpfestival.com

May 7

 

Tour de Cure

World Golf Village

1 World Golf Place

Jacksonville, FL  32092

Rides 5-100 miles, teams

  

www.diabetes.org/jaxtour

May 20-22

Wild Amelia Nature Fest Lectures, tours, photo contest

Various locations Fernandina Bch

  

www.wildamelia.com

 

JUNE, 2018

 

Jun 18

 

Jax Triathlon Olympic & Sprint  Series 1,

Main Beach, Fernandina Beach

7:30-10am

  

www.drcsports.com

Date TBD

 

World Naked Bike Ride,

Southhampton, UK

  

www.worldnakedbikeride.org

   

For a comprehensive local running event calendar see:  www.ameliarunners.com/kbendy/rrcacal.htm  or

www.1stplacesports.com

 

For local bicycling events see: 

www.nfbc.us    www.openroadbicycles.com/events  

www.velobrew.com       www.bikeflorida.org

www.ameliaislandcycling.com

 

For state and regional bicycling events see:

http://www.floridabicycle.org/cgi-bin/fbtc-mon.cgi?which=9

 

For national running events see:

www.runningintheusa.com  

 

For Triathlon events see:

http://www.drcsports.com/RaceCalendar/index.php

www.trifind.com

 

For local non-athletic event calendars see:

www.Ameliaisland.com/calendar.aspx

www.islandchamber.com/events  

 

 

New Feature.    The North Florida Bicycle Club has a Travel Team that makes trips to bicycling events, mostly in the Southeast area.  If you are interested in participating in any of these events with other NFBC members, contact Charity Ride Team Captain Jacy Crosby at jacy.crosby@gmail.com  or see www.nfbc.us

 

Next NFBC Travel Team Events

 

 August 26 - Rotary Bike Ride

Early Registration: $40 until June 30th. Max Registration: $60

Fundraising not required $0
Rotary Bike Registration

 

October 14-15 – Bike MS: PGA Tour Cycle to Shore

Early Registration: $35 until April 22nd. Max Registration: $75

Fundraising minimum of $250 (in addition to registration fee).
Bike MS: PGA Tour Cycle to Shore Registration

 


 

 

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