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Girlz on Fire Women’s Triathlon

April 11, 2019

Coming May 11, 2019. The World Triathlon Destination hosts an all women’s triathlon. The Girlz on Fire Women’s Triathlon will be held in Clermont, just 20 minutes west of Orlando, Florida, where they host more individual triathlons than any single location in the world. The event centers around Lake Minneola with water temperatures expected to be a […]

Race for the Cupcake

February 19, 2019

Coming March 23, 2019. Gotta love the name! Race for the Cupcake is a fun 5K run held on the “sugary” sands of Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida. The race will be timed, but it is not a certified course. All participants will receive a medal, refreshments, a brand new signature Race For the Cupcake cup, and of course, […]

The Great American Bacon Race

January 16, 2019

Coming January 19, 2019. Add bacon to anything and it’s better! And that certainly includes a running race! The Great American Bacon Race is the ultimate bacon-lovers event with bacon stations through the race, a Custom Bacon Race medal, a Great American Bacon Race t-shirt, and then of course, unlimited bacon at the Bacon Bash After Party. […]

Fast Track to Cruising Course for Women Only

November 17, 2017

Coming April 7, 2018. Ahoy snow bunnies! Take a break from winter skiing and head to sunny Florida to learn to sail with Offshore Sailing School’s Fast Track to Cruising Course for Women Only. This week-long adventure includes 2 days of classroom learning and practical, hands-on experience on a Colgate 26 while staying ashore, followed by […]

Evergreen Pumpkin Run

October 23, 2017

Coming October 29, 2017. Racing through a cemetery?! That’s exactly what you’ll be doing in the Evergreen Pumpkin Run! This 5K or 10K race takes you through the picturesque Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, with old iron gates, stately memorials and headstones, magnolia tree shading the roads, and best of all, pumpkins decorating the route (pumpkins that each […]

The Great Mother’s Day Race

May 12, 2017

Coming May 13 and 14, 2017. Celebrate Mom at the Great Mother’s Day Race held in two locations in Florida. These chip timed, 5K races are open to the whole family and include free race pictures, dry-fit shirt, race medal, custom bib, goodie bag, awards and prizes, food and drinks, and more. The Sarasota location will […]

Everglades Half Marathon

October 27, 2016

Coming November 19, 2016. Keep an eye out for a manatee! The inaugural Everglades Half Marathon will be held entirely within Florida’s Everglades National Park, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. This is a flat course with no major climbs and follows the Shark Valley Tram Road offering views of the diverse flora and fauna of the area. […]

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

June 28, 2016

Do you know the first undersea park in the United States? It’s John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo, Florida, established in 1963. Home to the only living coral reef in the continental United States, snorkelers and divers will enjoy the colorful fish and sea creatures found in the clear turquoise waters of […]

Easter Beach Run

March 23, 2016

Coming March 26, 2016. Get your bunny ears and tail ready! It’s the Easter Beach Run at Daytona Beach! Starting right on the beach, choose either a 4-mile, 2-mile run, or a 2-mile health walk for this chip timed race. This year marks the 49th year of the oldest consecutive foot-race in Florida. After the […]

Ladies Tennis Retreats, Amelia Island

February 5, 2015

Coming May 13, and October 14, 2015. Get your game on! Presented by Cliff Drysdale Tennis, this 5-day retreat at the luxurious Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort off the northeast coast of Florida combines expert tennis instruction with friendly team competitions, gourmet dining, and celebrations. Mornings are spent with your coaches sharpening your skills, while […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2014

December 15, 2014

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2014 reviews in the Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the outdoor festival called the Amazing Earthfest in Kanab, Utah, held in May. […]

Florida – Gulf Coast Biking and Beaches Tour by Two-Wheeling Women

October 17, 2014

Coming February 22, 2015. Sample warm sunshine and open roads in the dead of winter. TrailblazerGirl cyclists will enjoy the Florida – Gulf Coast Biking and Beaches Tour by Two-Wheeling Women, a boutique, all-women’s cycling tour group. With a maximum of 12 ladies and 2 guides on the tour, you’ll have plenty of individual attention […]

Destin Fishing Rodeo

August 19, 2014

Coming October 1, 2014. Head to the “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” for the Destin Fishing Rodeo. Started in 1948, there are daily tournaments throughout the month of October with over $100,000 in cash and prizes awarded for the largest fish caught in a number of different categories. Whether you choose to head out on […]

Crystal River Manatee Tour & Dive, Florida

August 9, 2013

Swim with sea cows? Yes, you can with Crystal River Manatee Tour & Dive. They offer snorkel tours year-round in the warm waters of Crystal River where the West Indian Manatee love to rest and feed. These gentle, curious giants of the sea are mostly herbivorous and measure up to 13 feet long, and weigh […]

Jules’ Undersea Lodge

August 5, 2013

Channel your inner mermaid. The Jules’ Undersea Lodge offers overnight stays in their underwater hotel in Key Largo, Florida. Originally a research laboratory used to explore the continental shelf off the coast of Puerto Rico, it has been modified to have an air conditioned living space with 2 private bedrooms, a small kitchen, hot showers […]

New York Yankee Women’s Mini-Fantasy Camp

May 31, 2013

Coming January 15, 2014. The baseball-loving TrailblazerGirl’s dream come true! The New York Yankee Women’s Mini-Fantasy Camp is an experience of a lifetime in Tampa, Florida. You’ll get an official New York Yankees uniform to play in, be taught by former Yankees Major Leaguers, enjoy breakfasts and lunches each day of the camp as well […]

Ladies Tennis Retreat by Cliff Drysdale at The Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami

September 28, 2012

Coming October 17-21 (and again 24-28), 2012. There are tennis camps and then there is the Ladies Tennis Retreat by Cliff Drysdale at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami. This is the largest and most complete tennis venue of any Ritz-Carlton resort worldwide. And the retreat includes 4 nights luxurious accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton, a welcome […]

Ladies Tennis Retreat by Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

August 27, 2012

Coming October 10-14, 2012 (and other dates). Come to the luxurious, 4-diamond Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida for one of the best 5-days of tennis you’ll ever experience. The Ladies Tennis Retreat by Cliff Drysdale Tennis blends professionally led educational drills with match play sessions that will assuredly improve your game. And taking […]