2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Registration & Information

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The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for youth charitable organizations and running programs in the Tampa Bay area. Since the first running of the Gasparilla Distance Classic in Feb. 1978, as a direct result of the running events, $5.9 million has been donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, The Friends of Tampa Recreation, University of Tampa Cross Country & Track Program, Pepperjack’s Kids Running Program, Tampa Bay Area High School Athletic Programs, various non-profit organizations and Tampa Bay area running related programs for kids and adults. The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association is also proud of its fundraising partnerships with St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and, Joy FM’s Team Freedom. To learn more about these wonderful causes and fundraising opportunities, please visit the Charity Partner Page on Rungasparilla.com. Thank you to the City of Tampa, Publix, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend’s event sponsors, volunteers and every one of the 870,000+ participants that since 1978, have crossed the Finish Line.

BACK IN 2022 — — — — — — — — — — — — — —

Host Hotel – Embassy Suites - Tampa Convention Center The Embassy Suites Pre-Race Pasta Dinners (Fri. & Sat. Evenings) Breathable Performance Fabric For All 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Gender Specific Event Shirts PGDC Running Caps, presented by Publix for all 2022 PGDC Registered Participants Unique and colorful 2022 PGDC 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Finisher’s Medals PGDC Finisher’s Towels, presented by Publix for all 2022 PGDC 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Finishers Q 105 Post-Race Celebration­—NEW LOCATION (Tony Jannus Park across from Publix on Little Bayshore between Platt St. Bridge & Brorein St. Bridge) Specially Designed Bib Numbers For All Active, Retired & Former USAA Military Division Competitors Z ephyrhills Natural Spring Water ‘Half Way There’ Celebration at the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Course Mid-Points In-Store Registration At Bay Area locations of DICK’S Sporting Goods. See PG 21 Publix Gasparilla Reusable Goody Bags For All Registered Participants ASICS/PGDC Pirate Themed Branded Apparel Play Pickleball during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo Raymond James Corporate & Open Team Challenge

SAT., FEB. 26, 2022 PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 15K & 5K

15K Start: Brorein St. & Franklin St. In 2022, to assist with COVID 19 Mitigation, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K will feature two rolling Wave Starts. Each Wave will feature four corrals of 500. Wave #1 will Start at 6:45 a.m. and Wave #2 at 6:55 a.m. As a corral clears the Start Line, the next corral will be immediately walked forward to the Start Line. On Race Morning, once a corral reaches capacity at 500, the corral will close and late comers will be directed to an open corral. Race Numbers will be assigned according to each participants Projected Finish Time (90 minutes & Under or 91 minutes & Over) that was provided at the time of registration. 5K Start (9:15 a.m.): Brorein St. & Ashley St. In 2022, to assist with COVID 19 Mitigation, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K Run will feature eight Wave Starts. Each participant will be assigned a Wave according to their Projected Finish Time that was provided at the time of registration. Each participant’s Race Number will be color-coded to the assigned Wave Start. As in previous years, there will be a designated Start for the Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll and Kashi 5K Walk. For more information, please click here.

CLICK FOR MORE INFO: 2022 PGDC Event Cancellation & Deferral Policy 2022 PGDC Race Weekend COVID-19 Protocol FAQs 3


SUN., FEB. 27, 2022 PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC HALF MARATHON & 8K • Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Rolling Start: 
Platt St. & Bayshore Blvd. Start: 6 a.m. • Publix Gasparilla Rolling 8K Start: Bayshore Blvd. & Verne St. Start: 9:15 a.m.

In 2022, to assist with COVID 19 Mitigation, the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K will feature one rolling Wave Start. The Half Marathon will feature four corrals of 500 on Little Bayshore Boulevard (2-hours & Under) and four corrals of 500 on the Platt Street Bridge (2-hours & Over). The rolling Start will begin at 6:00 a.m. For the Half Marathon, Wave #1 will Start at 6:00 a.m. As a corral clears the Start Line, the next corral will be immediately walked forward to the Start Line. On Race Morning, once a corral reaches capacity at 500, the corral will close and late comers will be directed to an open corral. . The 8K will feature eight corrals of 500 on Bayshore Boulevard at Verne Street. The rolling 8K Start will begin at 9:15 a.m. As a corral clears the Start Line, the next corral will be immediately walked forward to the Start Line. On Race Morning, once a corral reaches capacity at 500, the corral will close and another will open. Race Numbers will be assigned according to each participants Projected Finish Time (1 hour & under or 1 hour & over) that was provided at the time of registration.

2022 PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC (PGDC) RACE WEEKEND GENERAL INFORMATION

• Race Headquarters: Tampa Convention Center, East & Central Hall, 333 South Franklin St. • 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo: 
Tampa Convention Center - East & Central Hall 
 Fri., Feb. 25, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
 & Feb. 26, 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. • The Expo is FREE and open to the public. In addition to PGDC Packet Pick-up, several health and fitness professionals will be on-hand to help you learn how to lead a more healthy lifestyle. • Visit the Ferman display at the Expo, check out some of your favorite vehicles and enjoy musical entertainment courtesy of the Ferman Automotive Group. • C heck out the specially-designed 2022 ASCIS PGDC ‘Pirate Themed’ Race Weekend Gear in the PGDC booth at the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo. • Play a game of Pickle Ball! • Check Out The Tampa General Hospital Healthy Pavilion. • Visit WFLA-TV 8, meet the On-Air Talent and hang out in the Great 38 Comfort Zone, presented by Rooms To Go. • Great 38 Comfort Zone Rooms To Go Furniture will be raffled off on Saturday afternoon.

USAA WARRIOR CHALLENGE

The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association and USAA take a great deal of pride in recognizing those that currently serve or have served in the U.S. Military. In 2009, USAA and the Association created the USAA WARRIOR CHALLENGE AWARD, a designation that on an annual basis, is awarded to the military branch that registers the most participants combined in the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon and/or 8K. In 2020, there were 1900 active, retired and former military personnel who participated in one or more of the Race Weekend Running Events. With 680 registered participants, the U.S. Army was the recipient of the 2020 USAA Warrior Challenge Award with the U.S. Air Force close behind at 595 participants.

USAA MILITARY CHALLENGE

The 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend will once again include an individual military competition in the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon and 8K. The USAA Military Challenge (See PG. 26) will be open to active, retired and former military personnel. Individual awards will be presented in each distance: • Top 3 Male & Female Overall • 1st Grand+ Masters Male 
& Female (60+) • 1st Grand Masters Male & Female • 1st Masters Male & Female To register, be sure to mark the appropriate military branch on entry form (click here) or during online registration at: Rungasparilla.com

HOST HOTEL

Embassy Suites Tampa Convention Center 513 South Florida Avenue (attached to Tampa Convention Center) For additional 2022 PGDC Race Weekend Hotel 
Block information, please visit: Rungasparilla.com

PRE & POST-RACE MASSAGE

The Performance Massage Sports Massage Team will be providing Post-Race Massage after the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K and Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K. On both mornings, the Team will offer 10-minute ($15) and 20-minute ($25) Post-Race 
Massages. Pre-paying for massage is available through online registration ONLY at Rungasparilla.com. (This rate applies to pre-paid massages only.) 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.

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RACE WEEKEND TIMING, PRESENTED BY Publix

Race participants will be timed utilizing the ChronoTrack B-Tag Timing System developed and designed with RFID–radio frequency identification. A timing tag will be placed on the back of each runner’s bib/race number and SHOULD NOT be removed. Transponder pads at the Start, Finish and along the race course will record the participant’s time for compiling the Tampa Bay Times Race Results. For immediate Post-Race Results, a personalized QR Code will be placed on the front of all Race Bibs/Numbers. By scanning the QR Code (Smart Phone QR Code Reader app required), each finisher will receive their Start Times and Net Times, as well as any splits that were recorded.

RACE WEEKEND AID STATIONS PRESENTED BY ZEPHYRHILLS NATURAL SPRING WATER & GATORADE ENDURANCE

The 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K will include (1) Start and (1) Finish Aid Station, as well as the following on-course Aid Stations: • 15K (9) Aid Stations: Zephyrhills Spring Water will be distributed at each Aid Station; 
Gatorade Endurance Formula will be available at miles 3 & 7 • 5K (4) Aid Stations: Zephyrhills Spring Water • Half Marathon (12) Aid Stations: Zephyrhills Spring Water and 
Gatorade Endurance Formula will be distributed at each Aid Station • 8K (4) Aid Stations: Zephyrhills Spring Water

REGISTRATION FEES ONLINE & BY MAIL UNTIL JAN. 14, 2022

Pre-Registration for all 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events will end at midnight on Fri., Jan. 14, 2022. Register online or use Official Entry Form (click here) • Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K $50 • Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K $40 • Kashi 5K Walk $40 • Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll Adults and Kids 5 & Over $40 Kids 4 & Under (each) $5 • Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon $105 • Publix Gasparilla 8K $45 
 • Michelob Ultra Challenge $270 • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge $205 • Stella Solstice Challenge $155 • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge $145 
 PLEASE NOTE: IF EVENT REGISTRATION CAPS ARE REACHED, REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE. If you register by mail or online, you MUST pick up your T-shirt, Race Number, and Publix Reuseable Goody Bag during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo in the Tampa Convention 
Center – East & Central Hall, Fri., Feb. 25, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Sat., Feb. 26, 6 a.m.– 3 p.m. LATE REGISTRATION FEES (IF AVAILABLE, ONLINE ONLY) Late (Online Only) Registration begins on Sat., Jan. 15 and ends on midnight Sun., Feb. 20 • Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K $55 • Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K $45 • Kashi 5K Walk $45 • Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll Adults and Kids 5 & Over $45 Kids 4 & Under (each) $5 • Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon $115 • Publix Gasparilla 8K $45 
 • Michelob Ultra Challenge $290 • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge $225 • Stella Solstice Challenge $175 • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge $165 
 PLEASE NOTE: IF REGISTRATION CAPS ARE REACHED, ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE. If you register by mail or online, you MUST pick up your T-shirt, Race Number, and Publix Reuseable Goody Bag during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo in the Tampa Convention Center – East & Central Hall on Fri., Feb. 25, 10 a.m.– 8 p.m., and Sat., Feb. 26, 6 a.m.– 3 p.m.

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Hey Kids, Arrrgh You Ready to Run?

Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 Activities Begin at 9 A.M. Jefferson High School Free for Kids 2-10 REGISTRATION IS FREE FOR KIDS AGES 2 – 10 UNTIL FEBRUARY 16, 2022 The 2022 Publix Too Good For Drugs Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic Kids will receive a 2022 Publix Too Good For Drugs Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic Event Shirt, a Personalized Race Number, a 2022 Publix Too Good For Drugs Jr. Classic Goody Bag and, a 2022 Publix Too Good For Drugs Jr. Classic Finisher’s Medal.

TO REGISTER VISIT: Rungasparilla.com 7


PUBLIX REUSABLE GOODY BAG, T-SHIRT & RACE NUMBER PICK-UP 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo 
Tampa Convention Center – East & Central Hall 
 Fri., Feb. 25: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. & Sat., Feb. 26: 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

SATURDAY PICK-UP TIME SCHEDULE • 15K: 6-6:30 a.m. 
 • 5K: 6:45-9:30 a.m. 
 • Half Marathon: 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. • 8K: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 15K & 5K RACE INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: If you intend to run the 15K AND 5K on Sat., Feb. 26, 2022, you must register and complete an Entry Form for each event. Unless you are running the Michelob Ultra Challenge, you will be issued a 15K Race Number AND a 5K Race Number. When running the 15K, you MUST wear your assigned 15K Race Number ONLY. Do not wear or carry your 5K Race Number. Before starting the 5K, YOU MUST remove your 15K Race Number and replace with your 5K Race Number. Because of the sensitivity of the Chrono Track Timing Device, wearing or carrying your 5K Race Number during the 15K or wearing or carrying your 15K Race Number during the 5K, WILL impact your Tampa Bay Times Race Results.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 15K

• 15K Rolling Start: Brorein St. & Franklin St.
 • Wheeler Start: (Push-Rim Only): 6:40 a.m. 
 • Rolling Wave Start #1 GREEN – 90 minutes & Under: 6:45 a.m. 
 • Rolling Wave Start #2 BLUE – 91 minutes & Over: 6:48 a.m. 15K Wheelers and runners with Seeded Numbers will access the front of the Start Area at the intersection of Brorein & Franklin St. All others should enter from barricade break on the south side of Brorein St. according to their assigned Wave Start Area.PLEASE NOTE - 2022 PGDC Registered Participants not wearing their 2022 PGDC COVID-19 Verification Wristband WILL NOT be allowed to access their Start Corral. — I n 2022, to assist with COVID 19 Mitigation, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K will feature two rolling Wave Starts. Each Wave will feature four corrals of 500. Wave #1 will Start at 6:45 a.m. and Wave #2 at 6:48 a.m. As a corral clears the Start Line, the next corral will be immediately walked forward to the Start Line. On Race Morning, once a corral reaches capacity at 500, the corral will close and late comers will be directed to an open corral. Race Numbers will be assigned according to each participants Projected Finish Time(90 minutes & Under or 91 minutes & Over) that was provided at the time of registration.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 5K

Start Time: 9:15 a.m. 5K Start: Brorein St. & Ashley St. In 2022, to assist with COVID 19 Mitigation, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K Run will feature eight Wave Starts. Each participant will be assigned a Wave according to their Projected Finish Time that was provided at the time of registration. Each participant’s Race Number will be color-coded to the assigned Wave Start. PLEASE NOTE - 2022 PGDC Registered Participants not wearing their 2022 PGDC COVID-19 Verification Wristband WILL NOT be allowed to access their Start Corral. As in previous years, there will be a designated Start for the Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll and Kashi 5K Walk. For more information, please click here.

KELLOGG’S 5K STROLLER ROLL

Start Time: 9:40 a.m. Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll participants will stage on Florida Ave., south of Brorein St.. Stroller Roll participants should enter the staging area, (marked with Kellogg’s barricade signage) from barricade break on west side of Florida Avenue. Once all of the Wave #8 runners have cleared the Start Area, the 5K Stroller Roll participants will be allowed access and walked to the ‘official’ 5K Start Line at Brorein & Franklin St. Stroller Roll registered participants should should utilize Channelside Dr. to access the Staging Area on Florida Ave. PLEASE NOTE - 2022 PGDC Registered Participants not wearing their 2022 PGDC COVID-19 Verification Wristband WILL NOT be allowed to access their Start Corral.

KASHI 5K WALK

Start Time: 9:45 a.m. (51 min. & over) Kashi 5K Walkers will stage on Florida Avenue, south of Brorein St. and behind the Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll Staging Area. Kashi 5K Walk participants should enter the staging area, (marked with Kashi barricade signage) from barricade break on west side of Florida Avenue. Once all of the Stroller Roll participants have cleared the Start Area, Kashi 5K Walk registered participants will be allowed access and walked to the ‘official’ 5K Start Line at Brorein & Franklin St. Kashi 5K Walk participants should utilize Channelside Dr. to access the Staging Area on Florida Ave. PLEASE NOTE - 2022 PGDC Registered Participants not wearing their 2022 PGDC COVID-19 Verification Wristband WILL NOT be allowed to access their Start Corral.

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RACE WEEKEND RUNNER & WALKER SAFETY

For the safety and enjoyment of all, the courses are restricted to registered participants and Official Race Personnel only. **Animals of any type, skateboards or inline skates, Rollerblades, roller skates, bicycles and cars are prohibited. Participants with stroller age children will be restricted to the Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll and WILL NOT be allowed in the 15K, 5K Run, 5K Walk, Half Marathon or 8K. STRICTLY 
ENFORCED! For your own safety, we discourage the use of headphones in acceptance with RRCA and USATF Guidelines. ** For those that wish to inquire about Gasparilla’s Service Animal Procedures, please call (813) 254-7866.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC MOBILE APP

On or before Feb 1., download the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic App! 
The app will provide the latest PGDC Race Weekend Information, as well as Parking 
Information, Runner Tracking, Race Results, Course Maps and more!

TAMPA BAY TIMES RACE RESULTS

Every Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Number features a personalized QR Code that when utilized, will link directly to Individual Results. No Smart Phone on Race Day? Visit the Tampa Bay Times Race Results Tent that during the Q105 Post-Race Celebrations in Tony Jannus Park (across from Publix on Little Bayshore between Platt St. Bridge & Brorein St. Bridge), which will be equipped with iPads. Complete (but not official) Results for each of the distances will be available by Noon on Saturday and Sunday at Rungasparilla.com or Official Publix Gasparilla 
Distance Classic Race Weekend App.

TAMPA BAY TIMES/PGDC RESULTS SPECIAL SECTION

On Sunday, Feb. 27, the Tampa Bay Times printed edition will feature Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K Coverage, photos and limited results. On Monday, Feb. 28, the Tampa Bay Times will feature a digital Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Results Special Section available on tampabay.com that will include PGDC Race Weekend Coverage, Photos and complete (but not Official) Age Group Results. On Wednesday, March 2, a printed version of the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Results Special Section will be included in all single copies of the Tampa Bay Times sold in Tampa Bay Area Publix locations. For those folks that live out of the Tampa Bay Area, TBT-PGDC Race Results Special Section will be available (and mailed to your home) for $5. • This special purchase includes postage, packaging, handling, the Wednesday, March 2nd Edition of the Tampa Bay Times and the TBT-PGDC Race Results Special Section. • The $5 TBT-PGDC Race Results Special Section can be purchased online or by mail at the time of registration.

COURSE CLOCKS & MILE MARKERS, PRESENTED BY Publix

For the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K, clocks and mile markers will be located at each mile.

RUNNER TRACKING, POWERED BY ASICS

Spectators, family and friends (on-site or at home) can electronically track multiple runners along the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K course by receiving real-time updates via email, text messaging and/or Facebook postings. Updates will be received as runners cross checkpoints (will vary according to distance), as well as at the Finish Line. Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, Runner Tracking Registration will be available at Rungasparilla.com.

2022 PGDC ONLINE RACE REGISTRATION

Race Roster Online Registration is available for the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K, Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K, and while available, the Michelob Ultra, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold, Bud Light Seltzer and Stella Solstice Challenges at Rungasparilla.com. To register online, you must have a MC, Visa, Amex or Discover credit card. PLEASE NOTE: When registering online, Race Roster does assess a service charge. 
BANDITS: SOMEONE WHO PARTICIPATES WITHOUT REGISTERING AND PAYING THE FEE. PLEASE REMEMBER THESE EVENTS ARE FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF ALL AND TO RAISE CHARITABLE DOLLARS FOR YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS IN THE TAMPA BAY COMMUNITY. IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO REGISTER, PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL OF YOURSELF, THE GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC ASSOCIATION AND THOSE THAT HAVE CHOSEN TO SUPPORT THE YOUTH IN THE TAMPA BAY COMMUNITY. IF YOU ATTEMPT TO ACCESS THE COURSE, AND ARE NOT WEARING A RACE NUMBER AND A 2022 PGDC COVID-19 VERIFICATION WRISTBAND, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE COURSE.

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PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 15K & 5K 15K & 5K ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

• P rior to entering the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo for packet pick-up, all 15K & 5K participants will be asked to show proof of a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Series (no later than Feb. 11) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours of race weekend (after Tuesday, Feb. 22). For more information, please click here. • All 15K & 5K participants MUST sign the Race Application Waiver. • All 15K & 5K participants are encouraged to wear a mask (made with at least two layers of breathable material) while in the Start Corrals. It’s reccomended that masks be removed after crossing the Start Line. • A Parent or Legal Guardian MUST sign the Race Application Waiver for those under 18. • Adults with stroller age children 4 & under that will participate in the Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll, must provide the names and ages of children that will be riding in baby joggers and strollers; $5 registration fee for each is required. See PG.12 for 
additional Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll information. • For children 5 & over, payment of a 5K registration fee ($40/$45) is required and an entry form must be completed in their name and MUST include the signaure of a parent or legal guardian.

15K & 5K REGISTRATION BY MAIL

Fill out the online Registration Form completely and return with your check or money order to: GDCA, P.O. Box 1881, Tampa, FL 33601. DO NOT mail after Jan. 14, 2022. Make checks payable to GDCA. Registered participants who provide a correct and legible email address will receive 
REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION via email no later than Mon., Feb. 21, 2022. Confirmation will include each participant’s assigned race number, name, address, race entered and age. PLEASE NOTE: If at any time, you have unsubscribed from the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Blast Database, you WILL NOT receive a Registration Confirmation via email. You must rejoin the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Blast Database. When registering online, if the same email address is used for more than one registration, a confirmation email will only go to one of the registered participants. For more information, please visit Rungasparilla.com. Please check email confirmation to 
see that all information is correct. If there are any errors, email GDCA office at registration@Rungasparilla.com or call (813) 254-RUNN (7866). Email address must be provided to 
receive confirmation.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF PRE-REGISTRATION FEES 
DURING IN-STORE REGISTRATION AT DICK’S SPORTING GOODS ON SATURDAY, JAN. 15 & 16, 2022

Once again, DICK’S Sporting Goods is the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend’s Official Sports Store and In-Store Registration location. You may register for the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K, Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K, and IF AVAILABLE, the Challenges. For additional In-Store Registration information, see PG. 21

REMEMBER, YOU MUST register in person at DICK’S Sporting Goods during In-Store Registration hours to receive your T-Shirt and Publix Reuseable Goody Bag prior to Race Weekend. If you register by mail or online, your T-Shirt and Publix Reuseable Goody Bag WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE for pick-up until the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo being held in the Tampa Convention Center – East Hall & Central Hall on Fri., Feb. 25, 10 a.m.– 8 p.m. and on Sat., Feb. 26, 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. Race Numbers WILL NOT be available for pick-up prior to Race Weekend!

KASHI 5K WALK*

Because the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association, Publix and the City of Tampa strive to create a healthy, fun and enjoyable experience for All. 5K walkers will once again have their very own event. Registration fees for adults and children 5 & over will be according to the 5K fees. See PG. 6 PLEASE NOTE: IN 2022, THERE WILL ONCE AGAIN BE A KELLOGG’S 5K STROLLER ROLL FOR FAMILIES THAT WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE AND WALK WITH THEIR STROLLER AGE CHILDREN. IF YOU WILL BE PARTICIPATING WITH A BABY STROLLER/ JOGGER, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE KELLOGG’S 5K STROLLER ROLL. ONLY OFFICIALLY REGISTERED KASHI 5K WALK PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE KASHI 5K WALK START AREA!!!

KELLOGG’S 5K STROLLER ROLL*

The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association, Publix and The City of Tampa also encourage Healthy Living for the entire family. The Association encourages families with little ones to come out and enjoy an event created especially for them. The Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll will be open exclusively to 5K Joggers/ Walkers pushing baby joggers and/or strollers and their families and friends. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A RACE. FOR THE SAFETY AND ENJOYMENT OF ALL, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER WITH THE INTENT OF ANYTHING OTHER THAN A RELAXING 3.1 MILE WALK OR JOG WITH YOUR STROLLER AGE CHILDREN, FAMILY AND FRIENDS! • Registration fees for adults and children 5 & over. ($40/$45) • Registration fees for stroller age children 4 & under: $5 • All stroller age children will receive the #1 as their Race Number and be presented with a Kellogg’s Tony The Tiger 5K Stroller Roll Finisher’s Medal at the Finish Line.

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• When filling out the 2022 entry form or registering online, parents MUST provide the names and ages of participating stroller children. • Only officially registered Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll walkers, joggers and stroller children will be allowed in the Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll Start Area!!! • On Race Morning, Stroller Roll kids MUST wear their Stroller Roll Race Number. PLEASE NOTE: If kids in strollers are not wearing a Stroller Roll Race Number (or number isn’t affixed to baby stroller/jogger), upon crossing the Finish Line, they WILL NOT receive a Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll Finisher’s Medal. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BABY JOGGERS AND/OR STROLLERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE 15K, 5K RUN, 5K WALK, HALF MARATHON OR 8K AND WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. * PLEASE NOTE: 2022 PGDC Registered Participants not wearing their 2022 PGDC COVID-19 Verification Wristband WILL NOT be allowed to access the Kashi 5K Walk or Kellogg’s 5K Stroller Roll Start Corrals.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 15K & 5K RUNNER PREMIUMS

Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K participants will receive: • PGDC Branded Publix Reuseable Goody Bag 
 • PGDC Virtual ‘Goody Goody’ Bag • Official Gender Specific Tech T-Shirt • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix PLEASE NOTE: Only those registered by Sun., Jan. 16, 2022 will be 
guaranteed the correct size and Gender Specific Tech T-Shirt. For those that cross the Finish Line: • 2022 PGDC 15K or 5K Finisher’s Medal 
 • 2022 PGDC 15K or 5K Finisher’s Towel, Presented by Publix 
 • Post-Race food & beverages 
 • (1) 12-ounce Michelob Ultra for runners 21 years of age and older, DO NOT detach the Michelob Ultra coupon from your Race Number prior to being served. 
 • Personalized eFinishers Certificate

PUBLIX GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC 15K & 5K AGE GROUP AWARDS

Once PGDC Race Results are deemed correct and Official, Age Group Awards will be distributed to the Top 5 men and women in each 15K and 5K Age Group. Age Group Awards are personalized and will be mailed no later than April 15, 2022. 15K & 5K Overall, Masters, Grand Masters and Grand+ Masters winners WILL NOT be 
eligible for Age Group Awards. All results are USATF sanctioned and certified.

15K & 5K RUNNER BELONGINGS

Availabilty of 2022 PGDC Race Weekend Gear Check on Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27 is TBD. An announcement will be made in early February via an eblast and on Rungasparilla.com

SUN., FEB. 27, 2022
 PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON & 8K

PLEASE NOTE: If you intend to run the Half Marathon AND 8K on Sun., Feb. 27, 2022, you must register and complete an Entry Form for each event. Unless you are running the Michelob Ultra Challenge, upon registration, 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. Before starting the 8K, YOU MUST remove your Half Marathon Race Number and replace with your 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, will impact your Tampa Bay Times Race Results. Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Rolling Start: 
Platt St. & Bayshore Blvd. 
Start Time: Publix Gasparilla 8K Rolling Start: 
Bayshore Blvd. & Verne St. 
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PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON & 8K ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Every Half Marathon and 8K participant MUST sign the Race Application Waiver. 
Half Marathon participants must maintain a 16 minute-per-mile pace. PLEASE NOTE: WALKERS ARE WELCOME IN THE PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON, BUT BECAUSE OF ROAD CLOSURE PERMITS, A 16-MINUTE PER MILE PACE MUST BE MAINTAINED. • P rior to entering the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo for packet pick-up, all 15K & 5K participants will be asked to show proof of a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Series (no later than Feb. 11) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours of race weekend (after Tuesday, Feb. 22). For more information, please click here. • 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 exit Davis Islands., at which time, they will be moved back on to Bayshore Blvd. • Those not able to complete miles 5–11 and reach Bay To Bay Boulevard by 9 a.m. (3:00), will be moved to the sidewalk until Bay to Bay, at which time, they will be allowed back onto Bayshore Blvd. These participants will be sharing the road with the Publix Gasparilla 8K participants. • For participants under 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign the Waiver. • For Half Marathon participants 12 & under, a parent or legal guardian must register and accompany their child throughout the Half Marathon course. • Mail-in entries must be postmarked by Jan. 14, 2022.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON & 8K REGISTRATION BY MAIL

Fill out the online Registration Form completely, then print out and return with your check or money order to: GDCA, P.O. Box 1881, Tampa, FL 33601. DO NOT mail after Jan. 14, 2022. Make checks payable to GDCA. Registered participants who provide a correct and legible email address will receive 
 REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION via email no later than Mon., Feb. 21, 2022. Confirmation will include each participant’s assigned race number, name, address, race entered and age. PLEASE NOTE: If at any time, you have unsubscribed from the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Blast Database, you WILL NOT receive a Registration Confirmation via email. You must rejoin the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Blast Database. For more information, please visit Rungasparilla.com. When registering by mail or online, if the same email address is used for more than one registration, a confirmation email will only go to one of the registered participants. Please check email confirmation to see that all information is correct. If there are any errors, email GDCA office at: registration@Rungasparilla.com or call (813) 254-7866. Email address must be provided to receive confirmation.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON & 8K RUNNER PREMIUMS

Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon participants will receive: • PGDC Reuseable Goody Bag • Official Long Sleeve Gender Specific Tech T-Shirt. 
PLEASE NOTE: Only those registered by Sun., Jan. 16, 2022 will be guaranteed 
the correct size and Gender Specific Tech T-Shirt. • PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Runner Bag • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix • Register by Sun., Jan. 16, 2022
 and have your first name printed on your race number. For those that cross the Finish Line: • 2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Finisher’s Medal • 2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon Finisher’s Towel, Presented by Publix • Post-Race Food & Beverages • For runners 21 years of age and over, (1) 12-ounce Michelob Ultra. DO NOT detach the Michelob Ultra coupon from your Race Number prior to being served. • Personalized eFinisher’s Certificate Publix Gasparilla 8K participants will receive: • PGDC Reuseable Goody Bag • PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Runner Bag • Official Gender Specific Tech T-Shirt • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix PLEASE NOTE: Only those registered by Sun., Jan. 16, 2022 will be guaranteed correct size/gender specific shirt. For those that cross the Finish Line: • 2022 Publix Gasparilla 8K Finisher’s Medal • 2022 Publix Gasparilla 8K Finisher’s Towel, Presented by Publix • Post-Race Food & Beverages (For runners 21 years of age and over, (1) 12-ounce Michelob Ultra. DO NOT detach the 
 Michelob Ultra coupon from your Race Number prior to being served. • Personalized eFinisher’s Certificate

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PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON & 
8K IN-STORE REGISTRATION AT DICK’S SPORTING GOODS ON SATURDAY, JAN. 15 & SUNDAY, JAN.16

The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association welcomes DICK’S Sporting Goods as the 
Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K’s Official Sports Store and In-Store Registration 
Location. For additional information, dates, times and locations of In-Store Registration at DICK’S Sporting Goods. See PG. 21

PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON COURSE

• The course starts on Platt St. and finishes on beautiful Bayshore Blvd. • The course will take runners and walkers on to Davis Islands for miles 1-5. • The Davis Islands route features views of Tampa Bay and roads lined with beautiful homes and shady oak trees. • Miles 5–13.1 will be run along Bayshore Blvd. with an out and back course that turns around at Gandy Boulevard.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA 8K COURSE

• The 8K course starts on Bayshore Blvd. just east of the Plant Ave. Davis Islands Bridge. • The 8K will also feature an out and back course on Bayshore Blvd. and turn around at Mason/Stovall.

PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON & 8K AGE GROUP AWARDS

Personalized Age Group Awards will be awarded to the top 5 men and women in each 
Half Marathon and 8K Age Group. Awards will be mailed to Age Group Winners on or before April 15, 2022. Half Marathon & 8K Overall, Masters, Grand Masters and Grand+ Masters winners WILL NOT be eligible for Age Group Awards.

MICHELOB ULTRA CHALLENGE

2022

The Michelob Ultra Challenge consists of running the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon and 8K. Individual Runner Premiums include: • Publix Gasparilla Reusable Goody Bag 
• 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Gender Specific Shirt 
 • PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Runner Bag 
 • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix • Michelob Ultra Challenge Jacket Registered Michelob Ultra Challenge participants that complete the Michelob Ultra Challenge by participating and crossing the Finish Lines of all four events will also receive: •H UGE Michelob Ultra Challenge Finisher’s Medal. • 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Finisher’s Medals 
 • 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Finisher’s Towels, Presented by Publix

ATTENTION MICHELOB ULTRA CHALLENGE PARTICIPANTS! The Publix Gasparilla 8K starts promptly at 9:15 a.m. Once the Start Area is cleared at approximately 9:25 a.m., it WILL BE officially closed and Timing Mats will be pulled. Latecomers will not be allowed on course. Runners and walkers participating in the 2022 Michelob Ultra Challenge MUST complete the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon in under 3:00 to allow enough time to make it to the Official Start of the Publix Gasparilla 8K.

MICHELOB ULTRA PURE GOLD CHALLENGE

2022

The Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge consists of running the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K and and Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon. Individual Runner Premiums include: • Publix Gasparilla Reuseable Goody Bag 
 • 15K & Half Marathon Gender Specific Shirts 
 • PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Runner Bag 
 • Michelob Pure Gold Challenge Jacket • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix Registered Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge participants that complete the Michelob Pure Gold Challenge by participating and crossing the Finish Lines of the 15K and Half Marathon, will also receive: • HUGE Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge Finisher’s Medal. • 15K & Half Marathon Finisher’s Medals 
 • 15K & Half Marathon Finisher’s Towel, Presented by Publix

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STELLA SOLSTICE CHALLENGE

2022

The Stella Solstice Challenge consists of running the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K and 8K. Individual Runner Premiums include: • Publix Gasparilla Reuseable Goody Bag • 15K & 8K Gender Specific Shirts • PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Runner Bag • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix • Stella Solstice Challenge Jacket Registered Stella Solstice Challenge participants that complete the Stella Solstice Challenge by participating and crossing the Finish Lines of the 15K and 8K, will receive the following: • HUGE Stella Solstice Challenge Finisher’s Medal • 15K & 8K Finisher’s Medals • 15K & 8K Finisher’s Towels, Presented by Publix

BUD LIGHT SELTZER CHALLENGE

2022

The BUD LIGHT SELTZER Challenge consists of running the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K and Publix Gasparilla 
8K. Individual Runner Premiums include: • Publix Gasparilla Reuseable Goody Bag 
 • 5K & 8K Gender Specific Shirts 
 • PGDC Virtual Goody Bag • PGDC Running Hat, Presented by Publix • Bud Light Challenge Challenge Jacket Registered Bud Light Seltzer Challenge participants that complete the Bud Light Seltzer Challenge by participating and crossing the Finish Lines of the 5K and 8K, will receive the following: • HUGE Bud Light Seltzer Challenge Finisher’s Medal • 5K & 8K Finisher’s Medals • 5K & 8K Finisher’s Towels, Presented by Publix

Challenge Awards will be presented to: • Top 3 Male & Female 
 • Top Masters Male & Female 
 • Top Male & Female Grand Masters 
 • Top Male & Female Grand+ Masters (60+) Athletes participating and winning/or placing in the Challenge Competitions are eligible to win only one Challenge Award. There is NO Double Dipping.

RUNNER BELONGINGS

Availabilty of 2022 PGDC Race Weekend Gear Check on Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27 is TBD. An announcement will be made in early February via an eblast and on Rungasparilla.com

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I’LL BE WAITING FOR YOU AT THE START LINE! SEE YOU THEN! ARRRGH, PEPPERJACK TM

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2022 PGDC COVID-19 FAQ’s (Please see pages 2 & 3 for updates)

For the upcoming 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic (PGDC) Race Weekend, the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association (GDCA) will be implementing health and safety measures to ensure a safe race weekend experience for all registered participants, Start & Finish Line contractors, expo vendors, expo attendees and expo volunteers, event sponsors, and our GDCA staff, board of directors and organizing committee. Also, as in 2021, we will utilize reduced event caps to ensure a safe and enjoyable race for all participants. Reduced PGDC Event Caps

– PGDC 15K – 4,000

– PUBLIX GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON – 4,000

– PGDC 5K – 4,000 + 1,000 IN THE KASHI WALK & KELLOGG’S STROLLER ROLL – PUBLIX GASPARILLA 8K – 4,000

– MICHELOB ULTRA CHALLENGE – 400

– MICHELOB ULTRA PURE GOLD CHALLENGE – 400 – BUD LIGHT SELTZER CHALLENGE – 400 – STELLA SOLSTICE CHALLENGE – 400

• Proof of a qualified negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 (Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022)**, OR proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination record concluded at least 14 days before Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 (Friday, Feb. 11, 2022), will be required for the following:

– Entering the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo 2022 PGDC Race Weekend registered participants 5 years of age and over, expo vendors, expo volunteers, expo attendees – non-runners, TCC staff and GDCA board of directors, organizing committee members, and staff

–P ick-up of 2022 PGDC Race Numbers & Goody Bags 2022 PGDC Race Weekend registered participants 5 years of age and over

–E ntering “active athlete areas” - The 2022 PGDC Start & Finish Line Areas 2022 PGDC Race Weekend registered runners & walkers 5 years of age and over, Start & Finish Line Event Personnel, Start & Finish Line volunteers, the media, GDCA board of directors, organizing committee members, and staff

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PROTOCOLS ** On-site testing will be available – please see page 2

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There’s something for everyone! * • News Channel 8 Personalities, including meteorologist & avid runner, Leigh Spann • The Publix booth featuring a FREE 2022 PGDC Photo Opportunity • Find your name on the traditional PGDC Registered Participant’s Runner Wall! • Pickle Ball Demonstrations! • And much more!

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* Tampa Convention Center COVID 19 Mitigation Protocols will be followed including, but not limited to health screenings for all TCC guests, employees and contractors prior to entering the building, Mandatory Face Coverings while in the building.

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ArrrgH You Ready To Save? 2022 ONLINE ENTRY FEES INCREASE ON JAN. 14!

Take advantage of Pre-Registration Fees & Register During In-Store Registration at the following Bay Area Locations of DICK’S Sporting Goods: SAT., JAN. 15: 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. SUN., JAN. 16: 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. TAMPA

WESLEY CHAPEL

Westshore Plaza 258 Westhore Plaza Westfield Citrus Park 8100 Citrus Park Town Ctr.

5925 Wesley Grove Blvd.

Brandon Town Center 901 Brandon Town Ctr. Mall

Tyrone Square Mall 6775 22nd Avenue North

BRANDON

CLEARWATER

LAKELAND

Lakeland Park Center 919 Lakeland Park Ctr. Dr, #300

ST. PETERSBURG

Countryside Center 26583 Hwy 19 North

CASH, CHECK OR CREDIT CARD ACCEPTED! REMEMBER, In-Store Registration offers the ONLY opportunity to get your Official Race Shirt and 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Reusable Goody Bag prior to Race Weekend.


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Q105 POST-RACE CELEBRATION & AWARDS PRESENTATION IS BACK! On both mornings, the entertainment begins at 9 a.m. AND the Michelob Ultra taps start flowing with MUCH more fun and music to follow. At 10 a.m., the door prize giveaways and at 11 a.m., the Overall Awards Presentation begin. SATURDAY

Awards will be presented in the following Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K categories: • Top 5 Overall Male & Female • Top 5 Local Male & Female • 1st Masters Male & Female • 1st Grand Masters Male & Female • USAA Military Challenge • Ferman Automotive ‘Fittest Firm’ & Ferman Automotive Chevy Cruzin Crew Challenge Winning Teams will be announced.

SUNDAY

Awards will be presented in the following Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K categories: • Top 5 Overall Male & Female • Top 5 Local Male & Female • 1st Masters Male & Female • 1st Grand Masters Male & Female • Michelob Ultra Challenge • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge • Stella Solstice Challenge • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge • USAA Military Challenge

PLEASE NOTE: IF OVERALL AWARD WINNERS DO NOT ATTEND THE AWARDS PRESENTATION, AWARDS CAN BE MAILED, BUT ONLY AFTER PAYMENT IS RECEIVED FOR POSTAGE AND SHIPPING.

• Raymond James Corporate & Open Team Challenge winning teams will be announced on Sat. & Sun., but Team Awards will not be distributed during the Q105 Post-Race Celebration. • Raymond James Corporate & Open Team Challenge Overall & Individual Awards will be personalized and delivered to the winning Team Captains on or before April 15, 2022. There will be NO double dipping in the Overall, Masters, and Grand Masters categories. All results are USATF sanctioned and certified.


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The 2022 PGDC Weekend will once again include an individual military comepetition in the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon and 8K. The USAA Military Challenge will be open to active, retired and former militray personnel.

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2022 PGDC RACE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FORM - FEB 26 & 27, 2022 RACE FEES - Must be Postmarked by 1/14/22 ❏ 15K .......................................................................................... $50 FIRST NAME ❏ 5K RUN (5 yrs. & older) ............................................................ $40 ❏ 5K WALK (5 yrs. & older) ............................................................ $40 ❏ 5K STROLLER ROLL (5 yrs. & older) ............................................. $40 ❏ 5K STROLLER ROLL (4 yrs. & younger) ................................... $5 ea.

LAST NAME

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AGE ON RACE DAY

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Child Name_________________________________________ Child Name_________________________________________

EMAIL (REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION)

❏ GASPARILLA HALF MARATHON ................................................. $105 ❏ GASPARILLA 8K ........................................................................... $45 ADDRESS/APT. ❏ MICHELOB ULTRA CHALLENGE ................................... $270 (Run the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K )

❏ MICHELOB PURE GOLD CHALLENGE .............................. $205 (Run the 15K & Half Marathon )

❏ STELLA SOLSTICE CHALLENGE - ...................................... $155 (Run the 15K & 8K)

❏ BUD LIGHT SELTZER CHALLENGE - ................................ (Run the 5K & 8K )

$145

NON-GENDER SPECIFIC CHALLENGE JACKETS Select Size: ❏ XS ❏ SM ❏ MED ❏ LRG ❏ XL ❏ XXL ❏ XXXL ❏ 2022 TMPA BAY TIMES RACE RESULTS SPECIAL SECTION

$5

(Included in Wednesday 3/2/2022 edition & includes Complete Age Group Results)

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GENDER SPECIFIC T-SHIRT SIZE ❏ XS ❏ SM ❏ MED ❏ LRG ❏ XL ❏ XXL ❏ XXXL M Please select your branch ❏ ARMY ❏ NAVY ❏ MARINES ❏ AIR FORCE ❏ COAST GUARD ❏ NAT’L GUARD PLEASE NOTE: Due to the administrative costs associated with processing offline registrations, a $3 Processing Fee must be added to the Total Amount Due. If payment is submitted without the $3 Processing Fee included, the entry form and payment will be returned.

CLICK HERE FOR “FORM FILLABLE” $___________ REGISTRATION FORM

I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. By my signature, I certify that I am in

good health, have not been advised by a physician or other medical provider not to participate in this, or a similar event, or physical activity, and I am properly trained for each and all of the events I am entering. (If in doubt as to your physical condition to engage in an event as strenuous as these races, it is strongly recommended that you seek the advice of a competent physician.) I agree to abide by any decision of a race official, including law enforcement officials, relative to any aspect of my participation in this even t, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have re ad the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. As a condition to participating in this event, I assume all risks associated with or relating to participation, including, but not limited to: falls; potentially injurious physical contact with other participants, volunteers, race personnel, contract service providers, employees, spectators or objects tha t will or may be located on the racecourse, such as barricades or other traffic or crowd control

devices, timing mats, aid station tables, or service vehicles; hazardous conditions of the roadway, shoulders and sidewalks o r other public areas on and around the racecourse or pre or post-race event venues; the effects of weather on participants and/or the course (including but not limited to high or low temperatures, rain or wind); any acts of violence that occur at or during the event; and the potential of contracting a communicable disease, including 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID -19), associated with contact, or being in close proximity, with other participants, volunteers, race personnel, contract serv ice providers, employees, and

spectators. I understand and acknowledge that the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association (“GDCA”) cannot fully protect me from or against the risks associated with th is event, including the possible exposure to communicable or infectious diseases. I further understand that GDCA, notwithstanding best efforts, cannot guarantee that all event participants and spectators will observe recommended infectious disease mitigat ion protocols or directives during the event. I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 and other communicable diseases that

are or may be in place as of the date of the event, and I attest to having read the CDC’s current guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/considerations-for-eventsgatherings.html - anchor_1619540969756. In consideration of my entry being accepted in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K, Michelob Ultra Challenge, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge, Bud Light Seltzer Challenge or Stella Solstice Challenge, I, intending to be legally bound, do hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, and assigns, waive, release and forever disch arge any and all rights and claims for damages that I may have or which may hereafter accrue to me against the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association Inc., Publix Super Markets, the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County and the Road Runners Clubs of America, or any subsidiary or political subdivision thereof, it’s or their respective officials, agents, representatives, volunteers, insurers, successors, assigns and event sponsors (the “Released Parties”) from all

claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of or relating to my participation in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in cluding, but not limited to the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K, Michelob Ultra Challenge, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge, Bud Light Seltzer Challenge and Stella Solstice Challenge, even though that liability may arise out of n egligence or carelessness on the part of the Released Parties. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers/strollers (excluding the dedicated 5K Stroller Roll), roller skates or inline skates, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race, and I will abide by all race rules. I also understand that in the event any or all of the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race events cannot be held as scheduled because of COVID -19 or another public health event, an act of God, or circumstances beyond GDCA’s control, including the issuance of any executive, county, municipal or judicial order, law or rule, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Events will be canceled and I will be entitled to one of two recovery options: a partial entry fee refund or partial entry fee deferral to 2023, according to the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association’s Event Cancellation Refund & Deferral Policy.

Please read the 2022 PGDC Race Weekend COVID-19 Protocol FAQs

I grant the Released Parties permission to use my photographs, motion pictures, image, likeness, recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purposes, including for commercial purposes, without

compensating me. I agree to drug testing in accordance with The USA Track and Field and IAAF Rule 144 if I place in the Top 25 overall men and women. I also hereby consent to permit emergency treatme nt in the event of injury or illness. Gasparilla Distance Classic reserves the right to reject entry for any reason.I understand all persons under 18 years of age must have the written consent of their parent or legal guardian to

compete in the abovementioned events. I, the undersigned parent or guardian, hereby consent to the applicant's participation and waive and release all rights and claims for damages as is more fully set forth above.

All persons under 18 years of age must have written consent of parent or legal guardian to compete in the abovementioned events. I, the undersigned parent or guardian, hereby consent to the applicant's participation and waive and release all rights and claims for damages as is more fully set forth above.

Signature_______________________ Signature of Parent/Guardian (if under 18)________________________ Emergency Contact_______________________ Emergency Contact Phone___________________________ PLEASE NOTE: If you intend to run more than one distance, you must register and complete an Entry Form for each. Unless you are running the Michelob Ultra Challenge, Bud Light Seltzer Challenge, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge, or the Stella Solstice Challenge, you will be isued a seperate Race Number for each distance.

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Arrrgh you ready to RUN? Receive a $5 Registration Discount when you scan the 2022 PGDC Registration Discount QR Code found in Tampa Bay Area locations of Publix Supermarkets.

For more info, visit: publix.com/gasparilla

Feb. 26 & 27, 2022. Tampa, Florida


JOY OF GASPARILLA!

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WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! The Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events would not be what they are today without the thousands of volunteers that help us every year. If you are interested in being a Rooms To Go Volunteer please call: (813) 254-7866 OR VISIT Rungasparilla.com 34


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Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water will be on-course to greet every 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K registered participant at their respective Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water “Half-Way There” on-course locations. At each of the following Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water “Half-Way There” On-Course Locations, Zephyrhills will enhance the runners’ and walker’s experience with colorful Zephyrhills Structure Signage and encouragement!

PGDC 15K – BAYSHORE BLVD & HAWTHORNE – LANDSIDE PGDC 5K – BAYSHORE BLVD. & OREGON – LANDSIDE HALF MARATHON – BAYSHORE BLVD. & CAROLINA – WATERSIDE 8K – BAYSHORE BLVD. & MASON/STOVALL – WATERSIDE

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You’ll Be IN Good Company Though not competing as a team, the company with the largest number of employee participants will be recognized in The Tampa Bay Times and during the Q105 15K & 5K Post-Race Awards Celebration, will receive the Ferman Automotive ‘Fittest Firm’ Award.

Ferman Chevy Cruzin’Krewe Teams can consist of friends, family members, co-workers, service club members, running club members, church members, charity supporters…heck, anyone that wants to join in, have fun and register online to run or walk in one of the Race Weekend Events…the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, and or 8K

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FEB. 26 & 27, 2022

Companies, Running Clubs, family and friends can take their Race Weekend experience and performance to the next level by forming a team and participating in the Raymond James Corporate & Open Team Challenge. The Raymond James Corporate & Open Team Challenges will each consist of four divisions: Open Men, Open Women, Mixed and Masters Mixed. Corporate Teams must be comprised of three to five full-time employees of the sponsoring company. Open Teams must be comprised of three to five individuals.

ENTRY DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JAN 24, 2022

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Team Entry Fees:

15K Teams.............................$400 5K Teams...............................$300 Half Marathon Teams............$600 8K Teams...............................$350

15K, 5K, 8K & Half Marathon Teams

In addition to the traditional race amenities, participants will receive the following: • Team Challenge Running Singlet that includes Team Challenge Artwork and Company Logo or Team Name • Gasparilla Pirate-Themed Socks • Access to private and catered Race Day Raymond James Team Challenge VIP Tent



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