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. 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.
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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!
6:30 p.m. @Danny’s Pizzeria, 7220 Manatee Avenue W., Bradenton, FL 34209
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.)
12th Annual Falcon 5K River Run, Saturday, Feb. 6
The 12th Annual Falcon 5K River Run takes place as part of the 2nd Annual Bradenton Area RiverWalk Regatta. This community-oriented event is also part of the 2016 BRC Racing Series, so be sure to sign up! The Falcon Athletic Booster Committee of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School partners with the cities of Bradenton and Palmetto to present this race, which benefits school athletic programs. Click here for race registration and details.
Bradenton Runners Club Annual Awards Banquet —
Saturday, Feb. 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for the Bradenton Runners Club Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 6th, 2016 at the 6:00 p.m. Held at the Beach House Restaurant, located in Bradenton Beach, you will experience a lovely meal while enjoying the company of your fellow BRC volunteers, runners and board members.
Tickets are $25.00 per person and must be purchased by Jan. 31st. Tickets can be purchased online or with a check to:
Bradenton Runners Club
PO Box 1606
Bradenton, FL 34206
This is also our opportunity to announce and honor the winners of the 2015 BRC Racing Series and recipients of the 2015 Achievement Awards. BRC honors club members who, in 2015, attained special running accomplishments or devoted themselves to volunteerism. We hope to see you on Feb. 6th at the Beach House!
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: De Soto Grand Parade 5K — Sat, Apr. 30 @6PM
The BRC-sponsored De Soto Grand Parade 5K is new and improved for 2016! For the first time, runners will race an out-and-back course along the route of the Hernando de Soto Historical Society Heritage Festival Grand Parade on Manatee Avenue. Runners no longer take a bus to the race start line, as in past years. The De Soto Grand Parade is the most spectacular parade in the southeastern United States, attracting more than 175,000 spectators along Bradenton’s main drag. Click here to register and for more details.
Awards for Overall M/F, M/F Age Group Winners and Best-Dressed Runners! Come dressed in your best conquistador outfit!
Mark your calendars for the new and improved De Soto Grand Parade 5K — run a 5K with tens of thousands of people cheering you on! This race will also have awards and medals, door prizes, awesome hospitality — including a live DJ! — beads, and a great race shirt — crew cut for men and v-neck tapered for ladies. Best of all, the De Soto Grande Parade 5K takes place within a unique, festive parade atmosphere with 175,000 people cheering you on! This will be an event you will always remember!
Would you like to have your company or organization featured on the De Soto Grande Parade 5K race shirt? Gain great exposure by sponsoring a race shirt seen by tens of thousands of people! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsorship information. BRC-sponsored races benefit the club’s college scholarship program and local charity programs.
Click here to register and for more details.
2016 Racing Series
Check out the “2016 Race Series and Results” tab for more details.
2016 Race Series Lineup
- January 10 Dolphin Dash 5K
- January 24 Suncoast Half Marathon
- February 6 St. Stephen’s Falcon 5
- March 5 Shark’s Tooth 10K
- April 9 Manatee Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K
- April 30 De Soto Grand Parade 5K
- Sept 5 Canes Classic 5K
- Nov 12 St. Joseph Eagle Classic 5K
- Dec 4 Scrooge 10K at Heritage Harbour
- Dec 31 Manatee River Run 5 Mile Championship
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