EVENT CALENDAR FOR AMELIA ISLAND

AND LOCAL AREA

(WALKING, RUNNING, BIKING, OTHER)

As of: 5/1/2017

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

 

MAY 2017

 

May 4-7

SBA Spring Pedal & Paddle

White Springs FL

 

www.suwanneebike.org

 

May 5-7

Isle of 8 Flags Shrimp Festival

Downtown Fernandina Beach

Parade, vendors, seafood, entertainment

 

www.shrimpfestival.com

May 6

Tour de Cure

World Golf Village

1 World Golf Place

Jacksonville, FL  32092

Rides 5-100 miles, teams (info may change)

 

www.diabetes.org/jaxtour

May 19-21

Wild Amelia Nature Fest Lectures, tours, photo contest

Various locations Fernandina Bch

 

www.wildamelia.com

 

JUNE 2017

 

Jun 17

Jax Triathlon Olympic & Sprint  Series 1,

Main Beach, Fernandina Beach

7:30-10am

 

www.drcsports.com

 

JULY 2017

 

Jul 1-23

Tour de France

Stage 1-Dusseldorf,

Stage 21- Paris

2184 total miles (3516KM)

 

www.letour.com

Jul 15

Jax Triathlon Oly & Sprt Series 2,

Main Beach, Fernandina Beach

7:30-10am

 

www.drcsports.com

Jul 23-29

RAGBRAI XLV

See website for details. Annual Ride Across Iowa

 

www.ragbrai.com

 

 

AUGUST 2017

 

Aug 5

Jax Triathlon Oly & Sprt Series 3,

Main Beach, Fernandina Beach

7:30-10am

 

www.drcsports.com

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Sep 10

28th Annual ESWR (Endless Summer Watermelon Ride), Location TBD

Road Rides 18-100 miles

 

www.nfbc.us

 

OCTOBER 2017

 

Oct 20-23

Suwannee Fat Tire Festival

Road, Trails and paddling

White Springs FL area

 

www.suwanneebike.org

 

NOVEMBER 2016

 

 

DECEMBER 2016

 

                       

For a comprehensive local running event calendar see:  www.ameliarunners.com/race-calendar  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://drcsports.com/calendar

www.trifind.com

 

For local non-athletic event calendars see:

www.Ameliaisland.com/calendar.aspx

www.islandchamber.com/events  

 

 


 

 

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