Club Sponsored Events

Mathews Outdoor Club (MOC) merged with a local running club in 2021 and inherited some long standing competitive events and we’ve added some new ones to the calendar. Check the MOC calendar for these and other area events to broaden your outdoor experiences.

Mathews Micro Tri Series

Summer (Jun-Aug). A series of triathlons scheduled monthly during the summer. Races are structured in the traditional triathlon sequence (swim, bike, run) in shorter distances for each leg. Ideal for experienced triathletes to practice transitions and for first timers and novices.

Kat Sharp exits transition for the run leg, cheered on by Jake Johnson and Ron Myers.
Helen Morris completed all series events & was 3rd overall finisher for 2020.

Rick Browder completes the Gwynn’s Island race in 2020.

Tracy Tunstall with a strong finisth in the 4 mile race.

Gwynn’s Island Festival Race

Last Weekend in June. This race is scheduled in conjunction with the annual Gwynn’s Island Festival. The race has evolved over the past few years: the 2021 event will include options for running, biking or a combined bike/run duathlon.


Put In Creek Duathon

Labor Day Monday, September. This annual event is free and open to any/all participants. Starting and finishing at Put In Creek park in Historic Mathew Courthouse, participants run 3 miles to Williams Wharf and paddle 2.5 miles back to town.

Elizabeth Whitaker completes the 2.5 mile paddle to finish the Duathlon.
On the first leg, a 3 mile run, Dave White leaves Mathews along Rte 14.

The Mathews Marathon route will take participants to three of the counties many beaches.
Race Director, Wrightly Reed, after finishing his first ultra marathon in 2020.

Mathews Marathon & Half

October. 2021 is the inaugural year for the Mathews Marathon & Half Marathon. Details on race routes, registration, volunteering and sponsorships are available on the event page. There is a (combined) limit of 200 participants for these races.

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