NEW IN 2019 – Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge

2019 Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Registration Is Open!

Don’t miss the chance to participate in the brand new 2019 Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge that consists of running the 15K on Saturday and Half Marathon on Sunday.

In addition to the individual event Runner Premiums (15K Shirt & Half Marathon Shirt, 15K Finishers Medal & Half Marathon Finisher’s Medal, 15K Virtual Finisher’s Certificate & Half Marathon Finisher’s Certificate, a Virtual Goody Bag & one PGDC Branded Publix Reusable Shopping Bag), registered Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge participants will also receive a Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Finisher’s Jacket.

Those runners and walkers that complete the Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge by participating in and crossing the Finish Lines of 15K & Half Marathon, will receive a Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Finisher’s Medal and a Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Finisher’s Certificate.

ATTENTION MICHELOB ULTRA PURE GOLD CHALLENGE WALKERS!  Walkers are welcome in the Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge. Because of road closure permits, a 16-minute per mile pace must be maintained in the 15K, 5K & Half Marathon.  For event specific Walker Information, please visit the 15K & Half Marathon  Runner Info pages.

 

Challenge Seeded Start Access

Challenge (15K & Half Marathon) Seeded Start Access is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Access for Challenge participants will be based on 15K Seeded Start Requirements. For Seeded Start Access, a written results verification is required and can be presented BY-MAIL with a completed entry form and payment.   PLEASE NOTE that if registering Online for the Challenge, a 15K Estimated Finish Time will be requested and once verified utilizing Athlinks, will be used for Seeded Start Access consideration.

Finish Time Requirements for Seeded Men Entry (please note that the listed Finish Times are ONLY for those that are requesting a Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Seeded Number):

Half Marathon – 1:30:00 or less
15K – 1-hour or less
10K – 40-minutes or less

Finish Time Requirements for Seeded Women Entry (please note that the listed Finish Times are ONLY for those that are requesting a Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Seeded Number):

Half Marathon – 1:45:00 or less
15K – 1:15:00 or less
10K – 50-minutes or less

Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Entry Fees

  • $135 – May 1-31, 2018
  • $150 – June 1, 2018 – October 1, 2018
  • $170 – October 1, 2018 – January 11, 2019
  • $190 – ONLINE ONLY January 12 – February 17, 2019

Please note that the Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Will Sell Out Quickly! 

Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in the Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge.

2019 Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Deferrals (to 2020) will be allowed on a limited basis and according to the following Deferral Fee Schedule:

  • $25 – Prior To January 20, 2019
  • $35 – January 21, 2019 – February 17, 2019

To receive a 2019 Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Deferral Form and Deferral Fee payment information, please send an email to:  [email protected]

Register Now!

Participants that register online will receive a Race Week Registration Confirmation via email no earlier than Monday, February 18, 2019.  This confirmation will be in addition to the confirmation received from Active Networks upon completion of online registration.   The Race Week Registration Confirmation will include each participant’s Race Number, Name, Address, Race Entered and Age.

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.

To register by mail, please complete a 2019 PGDC Registration Form

For form-fillable feature, PGDC Registration Form must be opened in Adobe Reader.  Once opened, click on each field, fill in and then, print for signing.  Once completed, enclose Entry Fee Payment and mail to the following address:

GDCA
P.O. Box 1881
Tampa , Fl. 33601-1881
 
Registered participants who provide a correct and legible email address will receive a Registration Confirmation via email no earlier than Monday, February 18, 2019.  Confirmation will include each participant’s assigned Race Number, Name, Address, Race Entered and Age.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Registrations by mail must be postmarked by January 11, 2019.  If available, Late Online Registration for the Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge will close on Sunday, February 17, 2019 or when the Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Sells Out!  There will be no Race Weekend Late Registration for the 2019 Challenges!!!

 

If you register by mail or online, you MUST pick up your T-shirt and packet during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo being held at the Tampa Convention Center – East Hall on Friday, February 22, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and on Saturday, February 23, 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

 

 

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