Gulf Coast Runner

Welcome to Gulf Coast Runners!

This is the home of the Gulf Coast Runners organization. We are based out of beautiful Naples Florida in the southwest portion of the state.
Gulf Coast Runners is a 501c3 non-profit organization that works with many local non-profit organizations to help them raise much needed funds for their charity.
By being a member, you personally engage in a healthy lifestyle, support our Youth Running program, and help fund our Scholarship program.
Become a GCR member or make a donation today!

Gulf Coast Runners New and Social Events!!!

Happy Hour Social

Looking for a Happy Hour for athletes? Well, look no further...we have the perfect match for you!

Come join fellow runners and triathletes of all levels at the Fit and Fuel Cafe this Friday, 2/5/16 from 6-8 pm for a fun time! Gulf Coast Runner and Naples Area Triathlete members pay only $10 at the door for one free craft beer and delicious snacks provided by the terrific folks at Fit and Fuel and Naples Cyclery. Non-members pay $15 at the door.

Not a GCR or NATS member? You can sign up now online. We can sign you up at the door, as well!

We will also share information on training tips and programs, upcoming races and will have give away items from Naples Cyclery and other sponsors.

So, make your plans now to come to Fit and Fuel Cafe this Friday night for a tasty, cold beer and snacks with fellow athletes. You'll have a great time! Fit and Fuel is located next to Naples Cyclery at 813 Vanderbilt Beach Rd in the Pavilion Shopping Center.

See you soon!

Mitch Norgart

Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up

Next clean up will be February 20th.
Gordon River Greenway - 8:00 am

St. Patrick's Day 5K Fun Run

March 17th
Riptide Brewery - 3rd Ave N - 6:15pm

Applications for our scholarship program are available through the Board of Directors and through High School Guidance Counselors. Applications are due April 1, 2016 and scholarships are awarded at the Tropicool Race (May 1, 2016) as well as the annual High School Senior Awards Programs.
Application Guidelines.
Previous scholarship winners.


More information about these and other races, training runs and social events can be found on our calendar
The newest issue of Gulf Coast Runner's Quarterly Newsletter is now available. Watch for it in your email or read it here.