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Published Oct. 2, 2005

Bayshore Runners Club: Sponsors a variety of races, including the Gasparilla Warmup and two half-marathons. Membership (single $12, family $20) includes a running calendar. Call Millard Shumate at 831-9381.

Suncoast Runners Club: Organizes major annual events, such as the Bay-to-Bay Race and Max Bayne Half-Marathon, and smaller, less competitive events, such as the Summer Beach Series. Dues are $15 (individual) and $25 (family). Call Jon Voorhis at 898-5550.

Sunshine Running Team: Open to all interested in improving times and running with a group. An individual training schedule is provided. The team is managed and coached by Jack Houghteling, who also runs the Marathon Mules training program. Call 462-9094.

Tampa Bay Runners Club: Running obviously is the focal point, but members also can participate in social activities. The group holds runs of various distances on Sunday mornings in Temple Terrace and Wednesday nights in Carrollwood. The $15 membership includes a newsletter and an invitation to monthly meetings. Call Richard Steele at 661-3790.

West Florida Y Runners Club: Weekly training runs and track workouts in Clearwater. Its Times Turkey Trot training classes are popular for beginners. Walkers are welcome. The $15 membership dues ($25 for family) include a subscription to the club newsletter. Call Marc Skinner at 581-2676.

_ If we missed your club, sent information to Times Outdoors, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.