Mail In Registration – 2018 PGDC Registration Is Open!

Beginning May 1, 2017 and until January 12, 2018, registration will be available By Mail for the 2018 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K, 2018 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K, 2018 Michelob Ultra Challenge, 2018 Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge and 2018 Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge.

(Do not mail after Friday, January 12, 2018)

PLEASE NOTE that there are registration caps for each of the 2018 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events.  If any of the individual 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K or Challenge Registration Caps are reached, registration WILL close for that event.  The 2018 Registration Caps are as follows:

  • 15K – 6,500
  • 5K – 14,000
  • Half Marathon – 6,500
  • 8K – 5,500
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – 1,200
  • Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge – 500
  • Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge – 800

ATTENTION WALKERS! Though the 5K is the only PGDC Race Weekend event that offers a dedicated walk, the Kashi 5K Walk, Walkers are welcome in all PGDC Race Weekend Events.   Because of road closure permits, a 16-minute per mile pace must be maintained.  For event specific Walker Information, please visit the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Runner Info pages.

In 2018, for safety and the enjoyment of all, A Walker Corral will be offered in the 15K, Half Marathon & 8K.  If you are a Walker, please let us know! When registering Online or By Mail, Walkers will be given the opportunity to select ‘YES, I Am A Walker!’

 

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Mail In Registration Fees:

May 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

  • 15K – $35
  • 5K – $25
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $25
  • 5K Stroller Roll (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $25
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $75
  • 8K – $30
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $190
  • Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge – $160
  • Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge – $90

June 1, 2017- September 30,2017

  • 15K – $40
  • 5K – $30
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $30
  • 5K Stroller Roll (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $30
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $85
  • 8K – $35
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $205
  • Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge – $175
  • Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge – $105

October 1, 2017 – January 12, 2018

  • 15K – $45
  • 5K – $35
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $35
  • 5K Stroller Roll (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $35
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $95
  • 8K – $40
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $225
  • Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge – $195
  • Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge – $125

To register by mail, please utilize the ‘form fill-able’ 2018 PGDC registration form Once opened, click on each field, fill in and then, print for signing.  Once completed…

Mail to:
GDCA
P.O. Box 1881
Tampa , Fl. 33601-1881

Mailed entries must be postmarked by January 12, 2018. Entry forms postmarked after January 12, 2018 WILL NOT be processed until Race Weekend and will require payment of the additional Late Registration Fees.

Email confirmations will be sent to those providing an email address on or before February 19, 2018.

PLEASE NOTE:  If at any time, you have unsubscribed from the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic E-Blast Database, you WILL NOT receive a Registration Confirmation via email.  You MUST rejoin the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic E-Blast Database.  To rejoin, Click Here.

Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in ANY of the 2018 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events. 

If you register by mail or online, you MUST pick up your Event Shirt and packet during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo being held at the Tampa Convention Center – East Hall on Friday, February 23, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and on Saturday, February 24, 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are not able to attend the Expo and pick-up your Race Number, a Race Number Pick-Up Authorization Form must be completed, signed and presented by whomever WILL be picking up for you.  A downloadable version of the Authorization Form can be found below.

Race Number Pick-Up Authorization Form

2018 Rules and Requirements

Registration Waiver must be signed – the waiver can be found at the bottom of registration form (if participant is under 18 years old, parent or guardian must sign the release). Age Requirements:

  • Half-Marathon: At least 12 years old (18 yrs & Under Require a Parental or Guardian Signature)
  • 15K: No age restrictions
  • 8K: No age restrictions
  • 5K: No age restrictions

Race Numbers and ChronoTrack B-Tags are required for all races. Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K, Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K, Michelob Ultra Challenge, Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge and/or Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge. If you are unable to run the race you registered for due to medical reasons, you may downgrade to a shorter distance. There is no charge for downgrading, however, you will not receive a refund for the difference in entry fee. If you require a race change, you MUST contact the race office in writing via email by Friday, February 16, 2018.

If the request and change are made prior to Sunday, January 21, 2018, the change will be made at No Charge. From January 22 – February 16, there will be a $15 fee for making a change in registration. There will be NO changes made over Race Weekend. If you participate in a race you are NOT registered for, you will NOT be eligible for overall and age group awards. If you need to make a change in your registration, please submit a request to the GDCA office via email: registration@tampabayrun.com. Race registration changes will not be made over the phone.

PLEASE NOTE: From January 22 – February 16, there will be a $15 fee for making a change in registration. There will be NO changes made over Race Weekend.

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