Bradenton Runners Club

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Bradenton Runners Club promotes a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle through the sports of running and walking. We welcome all ages and abilities to our group walks, runs and social activities. All of our group runs and activities are open, and club membership is not a requirement. If you want to improve your current level of fitness and enjoy great conversation, try one of our group training runs and meet some of our members. Certified coaches and experienced runners and walkers are available to help you get started, as well as competitive runners to provide a challenge to those more experienced.

Check out our Group Runs tab for our weekly run schedule and the Events tab for upcoming events and races.  For membership information, please see Membership Information.  We can’t wait to meet you!

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News & Upcoming Events

Monthly BRC Pizza Social at Danny’s Pizzeria

Join us on the third Monday of each month at Danny’s Pizzeria. Friends, fun and great pizza!Photo Aug 14, 3 57 14 PM

6:30 p.m. @Danny’s Pizzeria, 7220 Manatee Avenue W., Bradenton, FL.

Thanks to Danny’s for giving BRC members a 10% discount off the price of their meals.

(Note: This is not a sponsored event, and all guests are responsible for their own meals.)

24th Annual Canes Cross Country Classic 5K

Monday, Sept. 5th

Canes Classic 2016

Join BRC for the 24th Annual Canes Country Classic 5K, a Manatee County Labor Day tradition! This awesome cross-country race, taking place at G.T. Bray Park, is flat and fast with trails, grass and road. And the Canes Classic 5K is part of the BRC Racing Series, so you don’t want to miss the opportunity to racing earn points!

Register here and for more details.

Awards will be given to overall, masters, grand master, senior grand master and veteran grand master, plus 6-deep in age groups. The Canes Classic also has great door prizes, chip timing, unique shirt designs and yummy post-race food and drink. Join BRC at Manatee County’s oldest running tradition!

Thanks, Bradenton, for another great De Soto Grand Parade 5K!

DeSoto5K 2016Bradenton Runners Club would like to thank all the runners, volunteers and sponsors who joined us on Saturday, April 30th, for the new and improved De Soto Grand Parade 5K – the race to kick of the De Soto Heritage Festival Grand Parade.  We hope you enjoyed the race and will come back next year! We are always working to improve our races and BRC has bigger and better plans for the 2017 De Soto Grand Parade 5K!

Click here for race results from the 2016 De Soto Grand Parade 5K. Take a look at 2016 De Soto 5K race photos on BRC’s Facebook page.

The 2017 race will include a full start-to-finish, chip-timed course but will extend further down Manatee Ave W. so you’ll be able to see even more of the Hernando de Soto Historical Society‘s Heritage Festival Grand Parade.  Additionally, in 2017, the race after party will be even better and you’ll be able to watch the parade from the starting area! More surprises to come, so stay tuned.

Check out information on the upcoming races in the 2016 BRC Racing Series:

Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5th, 201624th Annual Canes Cross Country Classic 5K, benefiting Manatee High School Cross Country

Saturday, Oct. 15th, 2016Bradenton Area Half Marathon, benefiting the Hernando de soto Historical Society

Saturday, Dec. 31st, 201616th Annual Manatee River Run – 5 Mile Championship Race, benefiting the Bradenton Runners Club

2016 Racing Series

Check out the 2016 Race Series & Results tab for more details.

 2016 Race Series Lineup