SHELL POINT GOLF CLUB WILL HOST RUNNERS FOR A JULY 2 RACE

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 20, 2011) – On Saturday, July 2, Shell Point Golf Club will welcome participants for the Fort Myers Track Club ‘4 Miler Race’ to run through the community of Shell Point. The race starts at 7:30am and will begin and end at the Shell Point Golf Club, after taking runners along the Caloosahatchee River for some incredible views.
“We are so happy to work with the Fort Myers Track Club and host this exciting event,” said Michael Mongoven, director of golf for Shell Point Golf Club. “I think that the golf course and property of Shell Point will prove to be a wonderful location for the race due to the variety of natural environments throughout the community.”

On the day of the race, runners may start to check in at 6:15am. For those who pre-register, packets can be picked up at Run Florida located at 13101 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers.

To sign up for this race, visit the Fort Myers Track Club website at www.ftmyerstrackclub.com where you can sign up online, or print off a copy of the registration to be mailed in. Pre-registration for the race is $20 for adults and $15 for youth runners under age 18, and registration needs to be completed by July 1, 2011.

On the day of the event, registration will be $25 for adults and still $15 for youth. There will also be a one mile fun run that is free for anyone who attends. This is a race that will utilize the ChronoTrack Bib Tag Technology for those who are racing for time. Light refreshments will be available and awards will be given at the end of the event. For questions regarding the race, contact Run Florida at (239) 225-0234.

The Shell Point Golf Club is an 18-hole Championship Golf Course that opened in 2000 and was designed by Gordon Lewis. The course offers a grass driving range and practice green, lessons, a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar, and all the course golf carts are equipped with Uplink GPS monitors. The course is open to the public, and is located at the entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida, just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel Island Causeway.

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