Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

March 2018

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March 9-10
Punta Gorda FL
Pedal and Play in Paradise
FRIDAY: Check-in Noon-6:00pm at Laishley Park, ride in the easy and informative City Manager′s Tour at 5:00pm. SATURDAY: Check-in 7-9am at Laishley Park, enjoy breakfast and embark on the 10-Mile ′Mystery Ride′ or the 15-, 30-, or 62-mile ride, all with supported rest stops. Return to Laishley Park for lunch with FREE beer and entertainment. Register by February 21 for T-shirt. Hosted by TEAM Punta Gorda, 227 Sullivan Street Suite, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, 941-637-8326. Supports bicycle initiatives and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society′s fight against blood cancers.
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Info: http://www.pedalandplayinparadise.com/
Last update 2017-10-25 Ride ID 2606 posted by Team Punta Gorda (473)
 
March 10 (Sat)
Dunedin FL
Ride 4 the Animals 2018
Ride4theAnimals- to Benefit the Suncoast Animal League Join us as we Ride 4 the Animals. Enjoy a day of fun; and if you want, challenge yourself to ?ride with the big dogs? for a metric Century along the Gulf Beaches. You can also ride at a more leisurely pace, or enjoy one of two other shorter routes. Whatever you choose, come and . . .Ride 4 the Animals! Event will begin at Highlander Park and end at Highlander Park at the Mutt Madness Event. There will be well stocked Rest stops and a SAG driver along the route. After the ride stay and enjoy the Mutt March Event - you will receive a free beverage from the beer truck and complimentary lunch item at our Suncoast Animal League food booth. Other food will be available for purchase from vendors. Fun Raffle prizes! T-shirts for all who pre-register. Support the dogs and cats in need! The shelter animals thank you...with a big wag of their tail and a gentle purr. Sign up today for this EARLY BIRD PRICING!
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Info: http://www.Ride4theAnimals.com
Register: https://raceroster.com/events/2018/14906/ride-4-the-animals-2018
Last update 2017-11-15 Ride ID 2502 posted by Ridetheanimals-Suncoast Animal League (140)
 
March 10-11
Naples FL
Pan-Florida Challenge Ride for Hungry Kids
The 2018 Pan-Florida Challenge Ride for Hungry Kids, scheduled for March 10, 2018 is a charity ride with the goal of raising enough funds to provide millions of meals for hungry kids. Every dollar raised helps provide life-sustaining food for kids via our Pan-Florida Challenge Power Packs, delivered directly to the backpacks of kids every Friday. In the past three years, riders have helped provide over 3 million meals to hungry kids. Ride Routes include 10/30/62/100/180 miles. All rides are fully supported and include catered meals, water stops, PFC jersey (for 30 miles and up), and overnight accommodations for 100 and 180 mile rides). All rides will begin at North Collier Regional Park in Naples. Registration fees and fundraising minimums vary by ride route. This is opportunity to ride the beautiful back-roads of Florida with a friendly group of like-minded riders committed to a very worthy cause.
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Info: http://panfloridachallenge.org
Register: http://support.panfloridachallenge.org
Last update 2017-09-27 Ride ID 2605 posted by Pan-Florida Challenge (579)
 
March 10-11
Fort Myers FL
20th Annual Royal Palm Challenge
Join us for two days of riding in beautiful Southwest Florida. That′s right, this year we are offering two rides for the price of one! Saturday rides of 32 or 42 miles, as well as the main event on Sunday. The Saturday rides will use different routes than Sunday, but all rides will start and end at Fort Myers Brewing Company. Registration in $45 through March 8th. Fee includes pre-event and post-event activities plus lunch, full rest stops and SAG support on course. Royal Palm Challenge pint glass and swag guaranteed for the first 325 Sunday registrants.
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Info: http://caloosariders.org/rpc
Last update 2018-01-16 Ride ID 2630 posted by Caloosa Riders (158)
 
March 10 (Sat)
Eleuthera The Bahamas
Ride for Hope Gran Fondo Eleuthera
Feel like going on a cycling adventure in the Bahamas? Consider joining in on Ride for Hope?s Gran Fondo Eleuthera, March 10th 2018, which will take you on an excursion through Eleuthera Island, just over an hour?s flight from Miami. You?ll pedal past turquoise, crystal clear waters, quaint settlements, and be taken on a journey that combines scenic riding, historical sites with little to no traffic. The route, if riding over 50 miles will even lead you on a venture over the world famous glass window bridge. Throughout the weekend, before and after the ride, you can experience true freedom and island living as you wander the winding roads and explore off the beaten track trails leading you to seemingly untouched private beach escapes, hidden treasures, caves and lots of outdoor adventure. International flights fly directly into various Eleuthera international airports all throughout the week from major hubs in the USA, along with daily flights direct from the Bahamas? capital city of Nassau. Proceeds from all Ride for Hope participants? fundraising efforts are donated towards the treatment and research of cancer in the Bahamas. Cyclists choose their own participation level (starting with a fundraising minimum of $500; $250 for students) along with their own personal goal of how many miles they intend to ride (an out and back route of up to 100 miles).
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Info: https://rideforhopebahamas.com/
Register: https://rideforhopebahamas.com/2018-event/register/
Last update 2017-11-06 Ride ID 2608 posted by Ride For Hope Bahamas (583)
 
March 25 (Sun)
Venice FL
Tour de Parks 2018
The Tour de Parks is a non-competitive bicycle tour of Sarasota Parks, including the Legacy Trail. Rides lengths: 20/35/62 miles. Start-finish line: Historic Venice Train Depot. Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, on-course refreshment stations, SAG support and tech T-shirt to the first 650 registrants. Entry fees are $40-$50 depending on when you register. Rides begin at 7:30 a.m. on March 25. The course will close at 2 p.m. No rain date. No refunds. Most of the proceeds are used to support The Legacy Trail and efforts to expand it 8 miles to downtown Sarasota. See the Friends of The Legacy Trail website to register and for more information.
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Info: http://www.friendsofthelegacytrail.org
Last update 2018-01-02 Ride ID 2615 posted by Friends Of The Legacy Trail (544)
 
March 31 (Sat)
Palm Coast FL
Up with Down Ride
The Up With Down Bike Ride was created as an annual event by cyclists for cyclists to promote World Down Syndrome Day. Three routes, 20 mile, half century and century, highlight the scenic byways of Flagler and Volusia County. Pass ocean and marsh vistas, ride through Flagler Beach, one of Florida′s last true beach towns, bike the famous Loop with its National Scenic Drive designation. Lunch follows catered by Mezzaluna′s, one of Flagler County′s most popular restaurants. Scheduled rest stops and SAG vehicle provided. All proceeds will be used to establish an enrichment center for disabled children and adults.
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/up-with-down-bike-ride/
Register: https://raceroster.com/events/2018/15058/up-with-down-ride?aff=0CWS4&aff=0CWS4
Last update 2018-01-02 Ride ID 2626 posted by Caam Events (565)
 

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March 2017 Archive

COMMERCIAL
March 3-5
Chiefland FL
Chiefland Bicycle Ride
Come join us for the Chiefland Spring Bicycle Ride/Tour! Three fun-filled days riding on Florida’s Gulf Coast Trails. All rides start in Chiefland. Choose from several options to these destinations - Trenton, Cross City, Cedar Key and Horse Shoe Beach. Phone: (727) 457-6994.
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Info: http://www.chieflandbicyclefest.com
Last update 2016-12-04 Ride ID 2505 posted by Gulf Coast Events And Tours (78)
 
March 4 (Sat)
Bartow FL
Bloomin Bike Ride Scenic Road Tour
17/35/64 miles. Registration opens at 7 am at Fort Blount Park, Broadway and Main Street. Mass start at 8 am. Road tour through scenic south Polk County with well stocked rest stops, marked route and SAG service, t-shirts, picnic lunch at the end of the ride. For more info email, Trish at LillyCat36@aol.com or call 863/640-1024 Can register at Active.com - Bloomin Bike Ride. Hope to see you there! You Register with Haku at this link: https://organizations.hakuapp.com/organizations/18c4e1b55783f59fb532/events/9d273f945323f1b55c34
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Info: http://www.bartowcyclingevents.com
Last update 2017-01-23 Ride ID 2529 posted by Main Street Bartow Inc. (169)
 
March 11-12
Naples FL
Pan-Florida Challenge for Hungry Kids - 180 Miles 2-Day Ride
Take Pride in Your Ride! The Pan-Florida Challenge is a 180 mile epic ride across Florida from Naples to Fort Pierce over two days - March 11th & 12th, 2017. Get Bragging rights for life! And thousands of hungry kids will thank you! Together we RIDE to END Kids’ Hunger - 1 meal at a time. Our challenge goal is 2,000,000 meals. What Riders Get - A Fully Supported Ride ? Comprehensive online fundraising support ? 2017 Pan-Florida Challenge Cycling Jersey ? Multiple food & water stops, every ~20 miles, and SAG Support ? Excellent Overnight Accommodations on Lake Placid ? Day 1 Finish Party, Dinner and Breakfast, with Activies on the lake ? Awesome Finish Line Party & Medals for your major accomplishment ? Awards, prizes, recognition for top fundraisers, and bragging rights for life! How the Challenge Works We ride to provide meals to hungry children who do not know where their next meal is coming from. 100% of riders′ donations fund meals for hungry kids directly The more money you raise, the more meals are fed to hungry kids Registration fee $50, Fundraising minimum also. After February 1, the price to register is $75. Challenge Yourself. Help Others. It Feels Good!
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Info: http://www.panfloridachallenge.org/
Last update 2016-11-30 Ride ID 2501 posted by Pan Florida Challenge (564)
 
March 12 (Sun)
Fort Myers FL
Nineteenth Annual Royal Palm Classic
62/40/15 miles. Check in at 7am, rides start at 8:00, 9:00, and 9:30 respectively. Fully stocked rest stops, SAG support and lunch included. T shirt included with registration before March 1, 2017. Full details at www.royalpalmclassic.org
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Info: http://royalpalmclassic.org
Last update 2017-02-10 Ride ID 2535 posted by Caloosa Riders (158)
 
COMMERCIAL
March 13-17
Cross City FL
gulfcoasteventstours.com
Tour package consists of 5 days and four nights; cycling on Florida′s beautiful Gulf Coast, other attractions include a visit to Historic Yulee Sugar Mill, see the Mermaids perform at Weeki Watchee Springs, and see the Manatees at Crystal River.
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Info: http://www.gulfcoasteventstours.com/
Last update 2016-12-04 Ride ID 2508 posted by Gulf Coast Events And Tours (78)
 
COMMERCIAL
March 18-22
Fort Myers FL
Ends Cycling - Key West Bike Ride
Pray, Pedal, Repeat! At Ends of the Earth Cycling, we host multi-day cycling tours throughout the United States to promote and resource global youth ministries. We do this, not just with hard-core cyclists, but people just like YOU! Ends Cycling invites you to join a Christ-centered cycling tour investing in global youth ministries through prayer, awareness, fundraising and a whole lot of fun! Are you willing?
Info: http://EndsCycling.com/tours
Last update 2016-10-13 Ride ID 2494 posted by Ends Of The Earth Cycling (560)
 
March 18 (Sat)
Palm City FL
Riding for Heroes
Justinswings.org in conjunction with Treasure Coast Cycling Association (TCCA)is hosting their 6th Annual Riding for Heroes to benefit the LCpl Justin J. Wilson (US Marines) Memorial Foundation, Inc., providing military families in financial need seeking to be with their loved ones before or after their deployment. Select from 105, 80, 58, or 40 mile ride route options. Registration includes entry, food and beverage at each rest station and lunch immediately following. T-shirts for the first 200 registrants guaranteed. Register early to get yours! All rides depart from LCpl Justin Wilson Memorial Park (Palm City, FL). Information on LCpl Justin Wilson ? http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jjwilson.htm
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/riding-for-heroes/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2557 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
March 24-25
Punta Gorda FL
Pedal and Play in Paradise
FRIDAY: Check-in Noon-6:00pm at Laishley Park, ride in the easy and informative City Manager′s Tour at 5:00pm, then enjoy free yoga, appetizers, entertainment, and games at our Sunset Tiki Party from 6:30-10 pm. SATURDAY: Check-in 7-9am at Laishley Park, enjoy breakfast and embark on the 10-Mile ′Mystery Ride′ or the 15-, 30-, or 62-mile ride, all with supported rest stops. Return to Laishley Park for lunch with FREE beer and entertainment. Register by March 12 for T-shirt. Hosted by TEAM Punta Gorda, 227 Sullivan Street Suite, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, 941-637-8326. Supports bicycle initiatives and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society′s fight against blood cancers.
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Info: http://www.pedalandplayinparadise.com/
Last update 2017-01-08 Ride ID 2519 posted by Team Punta Gorda (473)
 
March 25 (Sat)
Monticello FL
Monticello Bike Fest
100/60/30/10 miles. Registration through http://www.caamevents.com. Racec begin at 7:30am - 10am at 420 W Washington St., Monticello, FL 32344. Rates are $55 - $70. Enjoy a ride on our beautiful,quiet canopied roads.
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Info: http://www.monticellojeffersonfl.com
Last update 2016-10-11 Ride ID 2492 posted by Monticello Chamber Of Commerce (558)
 
March 25 (Sat)
Tampa FL
Cycling For Autism
March 25,2017 40/20/12/6 Miles. Registration opens at 8AM at Whiskey Joes at 7720 Courtney Campbell Causeway. Ride the Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail and enjoy lunch on completion at Whiskey Joes. Registration includes shirt and lunch. Bike and 50/50 raffles. Benefits The Learning Academy and Applied Behavioral Analysis programs at USF, providing education and assistance for families with autism and related disabilities. kenhopkins64@gmail.com
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Info: http://www.rotarycyclingforautism.org
Last update 2017-03-01 Ride ID 2567 posted by Tampa Interbay Rotary (568)
 

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