On the Run in Fort Myers: Where to Get Your Heart Rate UpJan 27, 2022 01:30PM ● By ANN MARIE O’PHELAN
Now is the best time of year to get outside and pound the pavement, sand, or trails. There are runs, tours, and fantastic places to enjoy aerobic exercise. Runners and walkers alike reduce stress, lose weight, improve heart health, and lift their spirits. Here is a selection of activities and places where you can go the distance.
February 19, 2022, 5 pm
This 5K run is part of the largest festival in Southwest Florida—the Edison Festival of Light. The event draws more than 1,400 runners and walkers to the Downtown River District and is coordinated by the Fort Myers Track Club (ftmyerstrackclub.com).
BEACHES AND BIKE PATHS
Sanibel and Captiva
January 22, 2022
Packet pickup: 6:30-8 am; race: 8 am
Fort Myers Beach
March 12, 2022, 9-10 am