FEBRUARY 26 – 27, 2022

2022 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

FEBRUARY
26 – 27, 2022

2022 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

START TIMES • Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022

START TIMES
Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022

6:00 a.m. Half Marathon

START: Platt Street and Bayshore Blvd.

2022 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

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

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:

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 2022 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 4 – 30, 2021

$95

July 1-Nov. 30, 2021

$105

Dec. 1, 2021 –
Jan. 14, 2022

$115

Jan. 15 – Feb. 20, 2022
ONLINE ONLY
(or until 15K Sells Out)

$135

Race Weekend
Late Registration
(if available)

Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in ANY of the 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Race Weekend Events.

2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Deferrals (to 2023) will be allowed on a limited basis and according to the following Deferral Fee Schedule:

$25 – Prior To January 14, 2022

$35 – Jan. 14 – Feb 20, 2022

To receive a 2022 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 20, 2022, but beginning Saturday, January 25, 2022, 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 21, 2022.  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 2022 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 2022 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 21, 2022.  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 14, 2022. 

Runner Premiums

Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon participants that PRE-REGISTER by FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2022 will be guaranteed an Official 2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Long Sleeve Gender Specific Performance Shirt**, a PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Race Bag, a PGDC branded Publix Reusable Booty Bag and for those that cross the Finish Line, Post-Race Food & Beverages, a complimentary 12-ounce Michelob Ultra (must be 21-years of age or older), an awesome 2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Finishers’ Medal and a personalized Virtual Finisher’s Certificate (a valid email address MUST be provided with registration).

2022 PGDC Gender-Specific Sizing Chart

** Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon participants that register online after January 14, 2022, or wait to register during Race Weekend Late Registration (if available), will not be guaranteed a gender-specific performance wicking shirt and/or the correct sized shirt.

See your name in a special section in the Tampa Bay Times recognizing that you ran the 2022 PGDC! Select this option and a copy of the printed section will be mailed to your home. This section will publish on Wed., March 2, 2022, and is the perfect memento for all registered participants. For local registered participants, the 2022 PGDC/TBT Special Section will only be available in Single Copy Sales of the Tampa Bay Times on Wed., March 2, 2022.

To purchase the 2022 TBT-PGDC Race Results Special Section Package, register online or by mail. Already registered, please utilize the

2022 TBT-PGDC Race Results Special Section Order Form

Columbia Restaurants “1905” Runner Revive Area – The Columbia  Restaurant, based in Tampa’s Ybor City and one of Florida’s Top 25 Restaurants since 1967, will greet all 2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Finishers with their signature ‘1905’ Salad, paella, black beans, yellow rice, and Cuban Bread.

 

Pre & Post-Race Massage! The Performance Massage Sports Massage Team will be providing Post-Race Massage following both the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K and Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K.

On Sat., following the 15K & 5K, the Team will offer 10-minute Post-Race Massages ($15), and following the Half Marathon & 8K on Sun., 20-minute massages ($25). Pre-paying for massage is available through online registration ONLY at www.RunGasparilla.com. (This rate applies to pre-paid massages only. Race Day rate will be slightly higher.)

The Team will also offer Pre- Race Massage during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo on both Fri. and Sat. during Expo Hours. For more information or to book an additional Pre-Race and/or Post-Race Massage, please contact Glen Kemp, 813- 831-7007.

Packet Pickup

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 25, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and on Saturday, February 26, 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 27. Requests for Race Day Packet Pick-up must be made in writing and no later than Sunday, February 20, 2022.   To request a Race Day Packet Pick-up, please send an email to registration@rungasparilla.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.

Race Number Pick-Up Authorization Form

ChronoTrack Timing Tags

The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association is once again proud to lead the pack in offering to its runners and walkers the latest in timing technology. In 2022, race participants will be timed utilizing the ChronoTrack B-Tag Timing System, developed and designed with RFID – radio frequency identification. Much like the ChampionChip Timing System when it was introduced, the ChronoTrack B-Tag Timing System will dramatically improve overall efficiency and the participant’s experience.

Here’s how it works. The technology is woven into a tag that will be placed on the back of each runner’s Race Number. That’s all there is to it.

In preparation for the Tampa Bay Times Race Weekend Results, transponder pads at the Start, Finish, and along the race course will record the participant’s time. Post-Race, each participant will receive both their Start Time and Chip Time, as well as any splits that were recorded.

PLEASE NOTE – If you intend to run the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon AND Publix Gasparilla 8K on Sunday, February 27, 2022, you must register and complete an Entry Form for both events.  Unless you are running the Michelob Ultra Challenge, you will be issued a Half Marathon Race Number AND an 8K Race Number.

When running the Half Marathon, you MUST wear your assigned Half Marathon Race Number ONLY.  Do not wear or carry your 8K Race Number during your Half Marathon.  Before starting the 8K, YOU MUST remove your Half Marathon Race Number and replace it with the 8K Race Number.

Because of the sensitivity of the Chrono Track Timing Device, wearing or carrying your 8K Race Number during the Half Marathon OR wearing or carrying your Half Marathon Race Number during the 8K could impact your Tampa Bay Times Race Weekend Results.