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Gasparilla Distance Classic

The Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend is a running event in Tampa, FL that in 2017, will take place on Saturday & Sunday, February 25 - 26

The Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend is a running event in Tampa, FL that in 2017, will take place on Saturday & Sunday, February 25 - 26

Gasparilla Distance Classic

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Gasparilla Distance Classic
Gasparilla Distance Classic
Gasparilla Distance Classic

What is it about?

The Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend is a running event in Tampa, FL that in 2017, will take place on Saturday & Sunday, February 25 - 26. The event is pirate-themed and a part of the annual two-month long 'Gasparilla Celebration' that pays tribute to Jose Gaspar, a swashbuckling pirate that many years ago, invaded the waters of Tampa Bay!

Gasparilla Distance Classic

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Version
1.2.12
Rating
NA
Size
40Mb
Genre
Sports Health & Fitness
Last updated
December 8, 2017
Release date
February 16, 2015
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The Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend is a running event in Tampa, FL that in 2017, will take place on Saturday & Sunday, February 25 - 26. The event is pirate-themed and a part of the annual two-month long 'Gasparilla Celebration' that pays tribute to Jose Gaspar, a swashbuckling pirate that many years ago, invaded the waters of Tampa Bay!

Since 1978, the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, has produced the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events to raise funds for youth charitable organizations in the Tampa Bay Community. More than $4.2 million has been donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa, Girls Inc. of Pinellas, The Friends of Tampa Recreation and several non-profits and youth running related programs.

Arrrgh You Ready To Run For The Booty?

Race Weekend features a distance for every member of the family, every level of competition and everyone that crosses the Finish Line receives a bit of 'Booty,' also know as a Finisher's Medal. In it's 38th Running, the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K, 5K Run, 5K Walk & 5K Stroller Roll that are scheduled for Saturday, February 20 and will be followed by the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K on Sunday, February 21.

For those that are up for a challenge, the weekend also offers three multi-event Challenges. Runners can participate in the Michelob Ultra Challenge (15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K), Michelob Ultra Amber Challenge (15K, 5K & Half Marathon) or Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus Challenge (15K & 8K). In addition to individual race amenities, those that finish one of the Challenges, receive a Challenge Finisher's Medal and Challenge Finisher's Jacket. The weekend also features the two-day '8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo that will be held in the Tampa Convention Center's East Hall and is Free & Open To The Public.