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Congratulations to 2023 Scholarship Recipient:

Every year the Fort Myers Track Club awards one or more deserving high school seniors a scholarship. It was named the FMTC Billy Shevach Scholarship in memory of Billy and the generosity of the Shevach family.  Each recipient is a member of the Fort Myers Track Club and met the scholarship requirements for volunteerism and participation with the track club.

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Kylie Thomas

Kylie enjoyed a variety of sports including gymnastics, soccer, swimming, and golf. In sixth grade she finally found the light and focused on competitive running but started running local races at the age of 5. Her first organized running event, the Fort Myers Track Club Edison Festival Junior Run. Kylie also ran her first 5K with the Fort Myers Track Club. Kylie plans to attend Florida State University this fall.

Kylie’s academic achievements include:

  • Graduating Suma Cum Laude with a 4.41 GPA

  • National Honor Society Member

  • Scholars Academy Member

  • Principals List each quarter

  • FHSAA Track State Medalist, 2022. FHSAA XC State Qualifier, 2018-2022

  • FHSAA XC Regional Qualifier, 2016-2022

  • FHSAA Track & Field State Qualifier. 2022

  • FHSAA Track & Field Regional Qualifier. 2022, 2021, 2019

 Kylie has received the following awards:

  • Scholar Award for Academic Excellence, 2019-2023

  • Florida Athletic Coaches Association, All Academic Award, 2022

  • BVHS, XC Leadership Award, 2021, 2020

  • BVHS XC, Most Valuable Runner Award, 2019

  • BVHS Track & Field, in it to Win it Track Award, 2022

Kylie’s community service record is outstanding serving more than 260 hours of service:

  • Lee County Teen Court Attorney & Juror, 2019-Present

  • Lee County Teen Court Program Assistant, 2022-23

  • Fort Myers Track Club Volunteer, 2019-Present

  • Scholars Academy SHARC Camp Project, 2022 which netted over $4000 for the Track Club’s Youth and Scholarship Fund.

Leadership roles:

  • School House System Group Leader

  • Captain, Girls XC Team, 2021-2022

  • Co-Captain, Girls XC Team, 2019-2021

  • FHSAA Student-Athlete Seminar Participant (July 2022)

  • Board Member, Fort Myers Track Club

  • Director & Founder. SHARC Youth Run Camp, 2022

  • Senior Leader for Freshman Retreat (Aug 22)

FMTC Summer Fun Runs!

Fun Run July 11th @ 6:30PM | Millennial Brewing Company (free run pick your distance and pace)

Last Man Out July 14th @ 8PM | Cypress Lake H.S. Track (last runner each lap drops out until only one is left)

Dog Days July 21st @ 8PM | Cypress Lake H.S. Track (30 minute lap event)

Fun Run | TBD



It is not long before the racing season begins in SWFL.  Starting in October we will be looking for volunteers to help with races and packet pick-up.  You can find our race schedule and corresponding packet pick-up times linked to several places on this website.  Please email us to volunteer

Group Runs
Sundays at 6am: Leaving from Starbucks @ the corner of Winkler & College.

2023-24  FMTC Membership 

Member Information

Annual Membership valid from July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024


See CLUB PAGE for member benefits & additional details

FMTC Race Series

2022-2023 Race Series Information

The FMTC Race Series is a series of five races sponsored by the Fort Myers Track Club and open only to FMTC members. The series includes varied race distances to appeal to runners of all abilities. Runners that participate in at least three races of the Series are included in the overall Series standings, and doing well in the Series will land you some fantastic gear.

Races in the series include:

Turkey Trot 5K November 24, 2022
River Run 10K December 3, 2022

The Edison Festival 5K February 18, 2023
River Roots & Ruts Trail Run & Relay March 5, 2023

For more information CLICK HERE.

Series Standings

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