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Florida 10 Run Series Begins in Lakeland

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Running

Texas 10 Race Management, LLC, in conjunction with WinWin Events, will launch an all-new 10-mile running series in Florida starting next month in Lakeland – on the heels of the already successful Texas 10 Series. Event management is excited to offer runners a great distance in the primary 10-mile race in addition to companion 5-mile […]

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Beginner Running Tips with PGTV Sports Central

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Categories: General, PGTV, Running

Want to get out and get fit? No better time than now. Check out these beginner running tips in the PGTV Sports Central video below.  

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Red Ribbon Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run November 8

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Running, Uncategorized

Polk County’s Only Red Ribbon Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Lake Mirror Promenade Building on InnerAct Alliance’s successful 20+ years of momentum in presenting one of the largest Red Ribbon Campaigns in the state, the popular Red Ribbon tradition continues with Polk County’s 2nd Annual Half […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Running, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. 9th Annual Aching Quad Date: Friday, September 12 – Saturday, September 13 Venue:  Lake Hollingsworth/Lake Morton/Lake Hunter, Lakeland – The Lakeland Runners Club presents the 9th Annual Aching Quad, a four-race event in Lakeland […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Kamari Johnson of Lakeland High School

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Categories: General, PGTV, Running, Uncategorized

Polk County is home to some of the top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world.  Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there […]

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2015 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk Date Announced

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Running

The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) announced that the fourth annual Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk for the benefit of the George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway & Youth Crisis Shelter will be on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. “We are announcing the […]

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Running Shoes and Brews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Running, Upcoming

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine Market, Lakeland Time: 6:15 p.m. Hilly 5K. Food and […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Running, Soccer, Softball, triathlon, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Florida ISA Back to School Bash Date: Saturday, July 26 – Sunday, July 27 Venue: Bartow Softball Complex – Florida Independent Sports Association (Florida ISA) presents Back to School Bash in Bartow, a youth […]

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Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon July 27

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized

7th Annual Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon returns to Babson Park on Sunday, July 27. This year’s event is presented by Hawk Racing and hosted by Webber International University. It all begins on Saturday, July 26, 2014, as registration opens in the Yentes Center, at 3:00 p.m. The race is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 2014. […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Running, Soccer, Softball

  THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. National Bike to Work Day Celebration Date: Friday, May 16, 2014 Venue: Fort Blount Park, Bartow – Participate in a Team Challenge, register with Commuter Services, bring your bike or your walking shoes […]

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