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
Upcoming GCR Social Events
June Adopt a Road Clean Up | Saturday June 24 | Run 6:30am, Clean up 8:00am
Gordon River Greenway - Golden Gate Entrance
Come join fellow club members for our alternate Saturday run followed by free food & drink! Running on the Gordon River Greenway, you can choose to run from 3 to 12 miles.
After the run, stick around to help keep our hometown clean. We will start the road clean up at 8:00 am. GCR will supply gloves, garbage bags and safety vests. You don't need to run first to help out.
See you on the Greenway!
Freedom Swim | Tuesday July 4th | 11am
Naples Beach Hotel
Join us for a 4th of July swim follwing the Firecracker 5K. Swim as much or as little as you'd like; get out and walk/run on the beach at any time.
Dash n Dine | Tuesday July 11th | 6pm
Naples on the Run
Run: 6:00PM at Naples on the Run, free food after! Must be a GCR member, check/register here!
Happy Hour and Gold Sprints | Friday July 21st | 6pm
Fit & Fuel Naples
- Gold sprints are stationary bike races. There will be 2 stationary bikes set up to race your competitor to the finish! Get ready for an fun time!
- It will be $10 for all GCR members and you'll get one beer, snacks, and a free entry in the Gold Sprints competition if you so choose. It is a ton of fun for not only competitors but spectators alike!
- Every donation of $10 will go towards Give a Kid a Bike and Running Shoes which is a collaborative effort between GCR, Naples Cyclery, and Naples on the Run.
More information about races, training runs and social events can be found on our calendar
and our races page
The newest issue of Gulf Coast Runner's Quarterly Newsletter is now available. Watch for it in your email or read it here.