FEBRUARY 20 – 21, 2021
2021 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
START TIMES • Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021
6:00 a.m. Half Marathon
START: Platt Street and Bayshore Blvd.
2020 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 (Red)
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 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.
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:
- Half Marathon – 1:30:00 or less
- 15K – 1-hour or less
- 10K – 40-minutes or less
- 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
$85 – June 1 – June 30, 2020
$95 – July 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020
$105 – Oct. 1, 2020 – Jan. 8, 2021
$115 – ONLINE ONLY Jan. 9 – Feb. 14, 2021 (or until Half Marathon Sells Out)
$125 – Friday & Saturday, Feb. 19 – 20, 2021: Expo Late Registration (if available)
There will be NO Race Day Registration for the 2021 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon
Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in ANY of the 2021 Publix Gasparilla Distance Race Weekend Events.
2021 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Deferrals (to 2022) will be allowed on a limited basis and according to the following Deferral Fee Schedule:
$25 – Prior To January 17, 2021
$35 – Jan. 18 – Feb. 14, 2021
To receive a 2021 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Deferral Form and Deferral Fee payment information, please send an email to: registration@RunGasparilla.com.
If available, online registration will remain open until Sunday, February 14, 2021, but beginning Saturday, January 9, 2021, the cost of Half Marathon registration will be according to the Online Late Registration Fees ($115 – Half Marathon).
Participants that register online and provide a valid email address will receive a Race Week Registration Confirmation via email on or before Monday, February 15, 2021. This confirmation will be in addition to the confirmation received from Race Roster 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.
Mail-In Offline Registration Fees:
Please note that due to the administrative costs associated with processing Offline 2021 PGDC Registrations, a $3 Processing Fee must be added to the Total Registration Amount Due – if payment does not reflect the additional $3 Processing Fee, the entry form and payment will be returned.
To register by mail, please download and complete a 2021 PGDC By-Mail Form-Fillable Registration Form must be downloaded and opened in Adobe Reader. Once opened, please click on each field, provide the requested information and then, print for signing, enclose Entry Fee Payment (including $3 Processing Fee), 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.
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 19, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and on Saturday, February 20, 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 21. Requests for Race Day Packet Pick-up must be made in writing and no later than Sunday, February 15, 2021. To request a Race Day Packet Pick-up, please send an email to email@example.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.