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 Group Runs for our weekly run schedule and Events for upcoming events and races.  For more information about BRC membership, please see Membership Information.

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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.)

Thank you, Bradenton!

19th Annual Bradenton Runners Club

5-Mile “Give to Run” Turkey Trot


On Thanksgiving morning, Bradenton Runners Club held the 19th Annual BRC 5-Mile “Give to Run” Turkey Trot at De Soto National Memorial.  Thanks to the generosity of runners and local businesses, BRC raised $8,400 for Turning Points and The Food Bank of Manatee! Thank you for choosing to Give to Run, Bradenton!

Frosty 5K

Saturday, Dec. 17th at 8:00 a.m.

Frosty 5KThe Frosty 5K is the second to last race of the year on the 2016 BRC Racing Series. You don’t want to miss this race, held at Twin Lakes Park on Saturday, Dec. 17th, at 8:00 a.m. Sponsored by the Active Suncoast Foundation, the Frosty 5K course is a scenic single-loop run.  Stay after the the race for post-race festivities with music, costume contest, door prizes, and great beverages and noshes!

CLICK HERE to register and for more information.

16th Annual Manatee River Run –

5-Mile Championship Race

Saturday, Dec. 31st at 8:00 a.m.

Join us Saturday, Dec. 31st at 8:00 a.m. for the Bradenton Runners Club’s 16th Annual Manatee River 5 Mile Run – RRCA Florida 2016 MRRState Championship Race at Emerson Point Preserve in Palmetto, Fl. This race is a Road Runners Club of America Florida State Championship Race, and the last race of the year on the 2016 BRC Racing Series. Proceeds from the race help BRC raise scholarship funds for local student runners.

CLICK HERE to register. Registration is only $30 until December 1st!

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 BRC College Scholarships!

Click here to learn more about our scholarship and running aid programs and here for more information specifically about BRC college scholarships. The 2017 BRC College Scholarship Application can also be viewed on a separate page here:

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

Saturday, Dec. 17th, 2016Frosty 5K, benefiting the Active Suncoast Foundation

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

2016 BRC Racing Series

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

 2016 Race Series Lineup