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Incorporated in 1977, Gulf Winds Track Club is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization with a mission to promote fitness, well-being, and camaraderie in the Tallahassee area. Members are runners, walkers, and triathletes of all ages and abilities. The club’s activities include, among other things:

  • Organizing multiple races year-round, varying in distance from the diaper dash to a 50-mile ultramarathon, held on venues including road, track, and trail
  • Offering free weekly group runs
  • Hosting beginning runner classes for adults
  • Providing small college scholarships for high school runners
  • Providing grants to elementary, middle, and high school running teams and clubs
  • Offering race-planning expertise and equipment to other charities that put on their own local races
  • Supporting the maintenance of local running trails
  • Raising money for other local charitable causes that support children with cancer, homeless individuals, domestic violence survivors, and others.
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