Gulf Winds Summer Trail Series

Sat May 20 - Sat August 19 Tallahassee, FL 32301 US


Summer Trail Series

6:00PM EDT - 11:00AM EDT


Tallahassee, FL US 32301


Gulf Winds Summer Trail Series - 10th Anniversary

This four-race series takes place on the most scenic and challenging trails in Tallahassee. Each course offers a little bit of everything: rolling terrain, single track trails, multi-use trails, and technical sections with rocks, roots, and tight twisty turns. This is a great off-road running experience. Registration is limited to 150 runners. Don't miss out!

  • May 20 - Redbug Trail (~4.5 mi), 6:00 p.m. (Fools Fire Brewing Night and Cookout)
  • June 10 - Maclay Gardens State Park (~5.5 mi), 8:00 a.m.
  • July 8 - Swamp Forest Trail (~4.5 mi), 8:00 a.m.
  • August 19 - Cadillac Trail (~5.5 mi), 8:00 a.m. (Pancake Breakfast and Awards Presentation)

Note: Race locations may change prior to the first race of the series. All registered participants will be notified via the email address used during the registration process. The race director may also offer a preview run on each course the week before the race. Notification will be sent to all registered participants via the email address used during the registration process and updated on the Facebook event page.

Race History: Trouble Afoot! by Herb Wills

Race shirt: One shirt is available for the race series. Shirts are unisex short sleeve t-shirts (60% combed ringspun cotton/40% polyester, laundered for reduced shrinkage) Runners who register for the series will receive a race shirt with registration. Shirts are not guaranteed for late registration (if offered).  

Series Championship Awards: Series championship awards will be presented at the last race. A point system will determine the series champion. If there is a tie at the end of the series, the winner will be determined by the fastest overall time at the last run. Your best three races count towards the series standings. Points awarded for the finish of each race:

  • 1st place ‐ 20 Points
  • 2nd place ‐ 15 Points
  • 3rd place ‐ 12 Points
  • 4th place ‐ 10 Points
  • 5th place ‐ 8 Points
  • 6th place ‐ 6 Points
  • 7th place ‐ 4 Points
  • 8th place ‐ 2 Points
  • 9th place & Up ‐ 1 Points

Race Age: Your race age will be your age as of May 20, 2023. That will keep you in the same age category for the entire series.

Water Stations: Water stations may be set up approximately halfway through each course depending on current Covid practices. Runners are encouraged to carry a water bottle at each event for hydration and will be notified in advance if a water station will not be available.

Packet Pick‐up: Early packet pick-up TBD. Race day bib pick up is from 6:30 to 7:30 AM for the morning races and 4:30 to 5:30 PM for the evening race. Runners will receive a new bib for each race. Please do not be late so we can start the races on time.

Additional Information: Check our Facebook event page for updates.

Race Director: Bobby York

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at


Can I register for just one race?

Series participation is limited to 150 runners. Single race entry is not available.

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

No. Each participant must register and sign a waiver of liability.

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