2019 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Will Be Capped At 6,500!
START TIMES • Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019
6:00 a.m. Half Marathon
START: Platt St. & Bayshore Blvd.
2019 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Start Staging will be based on the registered participant’s Projected Finish Time that was provided with registration. There will be two Start Staging Areas:
2-Hours & Under (green)
Staging will take place on Little Bayshore Boulevard between Platt Street and Brorein Street. Runners assigned to 2-Hours & Under should enter the Staging Area through barricade breaks that will be located on either side of Little Bayshore Boulevard.
From the north/Tampa Convention Center & Downtown Tampa, 2- Hours & Under runners will be directed to Little Bayshore Boulevard Staging by utilizing the NW sidewalk of the Platt Street/Channelside Bridge. Once over the bridge, runners will enter the staging area through Barricade Breaks on either side of Little Bayshore Boulevard.
From the south, 2- Hours & Under runners will be directed across Platt Street to Barricade Breaks on south side/Publix Super Markets side of Little Bayshore Boulevard.
2+ Hours (blue)
Staging will take place on Platt Street/Platt Street Bridge. Runners assigned to 2-Hours & Under Staging should enter the Staging Area from the rear. Entrance will be located on Platt/Channelside at the north end of the Platt Street Bridge.
From the north/Tampa Convention Center & Downtown Tampa, runners will be directed to the Platt Street Bridge and secured Staging Area.
From the south, runners will be directed north on the Platt Street Bridge sidewalks to access 2+ Staging Area from the rear.
Seeded men & women (green/yellow)
only will access the Half Marathon starts from the front and should utilize the seeded/elite entrance located adjacent to the start platform on the north side of Platt Street.
Half Marathon Seeded Start Access
Half Marathon Seeded Start Access is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. For access to the Half Marathon Seeded Start Area, a written results verification is required and must be presented BY-MAIL with a completed entry form and payment. The following are Finish Times required for Half Marathon Seeded Start Access:
Finish Time Requirements for Men:
- Half Marathon – 1:30:00 or less
- 15K – 1-hour or less
- 10K – 40-minutes or less
Finish Time Requirements for Women:
- Half Marathon – 1:45:00 or less
- 15K – 1:15:00 or less
- 10K – 50-minutes or less
ATTENTION HALF MARATHON WALKERS!
Walkers are welcome in the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon. Because of road closure permits, a 16-minute per mile pace must be maintained for the first five miles (Davis Islands portion of course). Those not able to complete the first five miles by 7:20 a.m. (1:20) will be moved to the Davis Islands sidewalk until they reach Bayshore Blvd., at which time, they will be moved back on to the road for the remainder of their Half Marathon.
Those not able to complete miles 5 – 11 and reach Bay To Bay Boulevard by 9:00 a.m. (3:00), will be moved to the Bayshore Boulevard sidewalk until Bay to Bay, at which time, they will be allowed back onto Bayshore Boulevard. These participants will be sharing the road with the Publix Gasparilla 8K participant
Half Marathon Entry Fees
$75 – May 1-31, 2018
$85 – June 1, 2018- September 30, 2018
$95 – Oct. 1, 2018 – Jan.11, 2019
$105 – ONLINE ONLY Jan. 12 – Feb. 17, 2019 (or until Half Marathon Sells Out)
$115 – Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22-23, 2019: Expo Late Registration (if available)
There will be NO Race Day Registration for the 2019 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon
Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in ANY of the 2019 Publix Gasparilla Distance Race Weekend Events.
2019 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon 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 – Jan. 21 – Feb. 17, 2019
To receive a 2019 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Deferral Form and Deferral Fee payment information, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If available, online registration will remain open until Sunday, February 17, 2019, but beginning Saturday, January 12, 2019, the cost of Half Marathon registration will be according to the Online Late Registration Fees ($105 – Half Marathon).
Participants that register online and provide a valid email address 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 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. 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 the 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
Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Shirt & Race Number Pick-Up will take place 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 23, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (following Start of 5K) and until 5 p.m.
For late out-of-town arrivals ONLY, there will be very limited Packet Pick-Up on Race Day, Sunday, February 24. Requests for Race Day Packet Pick-up must be made in writing and no later than Sunday, February 17, 2019. To request Race Day Packet Pick-up, please send an email to Registration@TampaBayRun.com.
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 whoever WILL be picking up for you. A downloadable version of the Authorization Form can be found below.