News & Events
Congratulations to 2020 Scholarship Recipients:
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.
Owen attended Bishop Verot High School and was a member of the cross country & track & field teams for four years while making honor roll and principal’s list for notable academic achievement each of those four years. He will attend Florida State University in the Fall to study Finance.
Addie attended Fort Myers High School and is an avid runner, participating in multiple track club events in addition to her volunteer work with the club. She participated in the IB program at FMHS in addition to volunteering with the Villas Elementary Run Club. Addie plans to study Environmental Science and Policy at the University of South Florida.
Emily attended Fort Myers High School and ran cross country all four years. She was also the section leader for the top choir and choir president at FMHS. Emily was involved in six different clubs, four of which were honor societies and a graduate of the IB program. She also served as a junior board member of the Fort Myers Track Club, rarely missing a race in the 4 years she served on the board. Emily is attending the University of Florida this Fall to major in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology and plans to pursue graduate school to become a certified physical therapist.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Running will be on hiatus until further notice.
Sundays at 6am: Leaving from Starbucks @ the corner of Winkler & College.
Wednesday at 6:30pm
Location: Cypress Lake High School track (6750 Panther Ln)
Please look at the interactice Calendar. It contains as much up-to-date information as possible. If it is not on there, we either don't do it, don't have it ready, or it is way to far out there to think about right now.
2020-21 Membership Coming Soon!
Family membership is no longer available to better to simplify the use of adult member discounts. Youth membership is now $10.
2020-21 FMTC Membership
Members Only! (Using your discount)
Did you know we offer an ADULT members a 20% discount on all (& only) FMTC sponsored races: Turkey Trot 5K, River Run 10K, Hooters River Roots & Ruts & Edison Festival 5K. The track club will offer these discounts up to (NOT including) race day registration. There are two ways to receive the member discount.
Mail-in: mail-in forms, simply fill-out the form and send in the indicated member fee. We recommend this for youth members that do not have an individual e-mail account.
Online: when registering online the discount is already applied to the individual member account. EACH adult member must be logged into their individual Chronotrack account for the discount to apply. Do not attempt to register multiple members under one login, you will receive only one discount. If your member discount does not appear, please enter the e-mail you used to register for membership and reset the password by clicking "forgot password". Follow the same procedure using your email if you have yet to use the online registration option. If your discount does not appear when registering online, please logout and log back into your account prior to registering.
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:
Cape Coral Turkey Trot 5K November 28, 2019
River Run 10K December 7, 2019
River Roots & Ruts Trail Run & Relay January 5, 2020
The Edison Festival 5K February 15, 2020
The Lazy Flamingo Half Marathon & Relay March 1, 2020
For more information CLICK HERE.