2024 Registration Is Open!

Special K 5K Stroller Roll
9:45 a.m. • Saturday, February 24, 2024

START: Brorein St. & Franklin St.
The Special K 5K Stroller Roll will be open exclusively to 5K walkers of all ages and those runners and walkers wishing to participate while pushing a baby jogger or baby stroller. The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association encourages Healthy Living for the entire family and invites families and parents with little ones to come out, run, or walk and enjoy an event created especially for them.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A RACE, AND THOUGH EACH PARTICIPANT WILL BE TIMED, IT SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS A COMPETITIVE EVENT. RACING WITH BABY JOGGERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. FOR THE SAFETY AND ENJOYMENT OF ALL, ESPECIALLY THE CHILDREN, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE 5K WALK & STROLLER ROLL WITH THE INTENT OF ANYTHING OTHER THAN A RELAXING 3.1 MILE WALK OR JOG.

Entry Fees

The prices below do not include a service fee charged by our registration partner.

$40

May 1 – 31, 2023

$45

June 1 – September 30, 2023

$50

October 1 –
November 30,  2023

$55

December 1, 2023 –

January 12, 2024

$60

January 13 – February 18, 2024
Online Only

$65

Race Weekend

(If Available)

Special K 5K Stroller Roll Kids (4 yrs & Under) **

$5 – BY MAIL OR ONLINE Until January 12, 2024

$5 – ONLINE ONLY – January 13 – February 18, 2024

** PLEASE NOTE: EVERY ADULT AND/OR CHILD MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE 2024 5K SPECIAL K STROLLER ROLL AND WEARING A 2024  5K SPECIAL K STROLLER ROLL RACE NUMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE  5K SPECIAL K STROLLER ROLL. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BABY JOGGERS AND/OR STROLLERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE 15K, HALF MARATHON, OR 8K.

Kashi 5K Walk (51-min. & Over)
9:55 a.m. • Saturday, February 24, 2024

START: Brorein & Franklin St.
The Kashi 5K Walk was created specifically for those that want to participate in the 2023 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events but in a relaxed and non-competitive environment.

Entry Fees

$40

May 1 – 31, 2023

$45

June 1 – September 30, 2023

$50

October 1 –
November 30,  2023

$55

December 1, 2023 –

January 12, 2024

$60

January 13 – February 18, 2024
Online Only

$65

Race Weekend

(If Available)


PLEASE NOTE: If you intend to run the 15K & 5K AND participate in the Special K 5K Stroller Roll or Kashi 5K Walk on Saturday, February 24, 2024, you must register and complete an Entry Form for each event.

When running the 15K, you MUST wear your assigned 15K Race Number ONLY.  DO NOT wear or carry your 5K Race Number(s).  Before starting the 5K Run, you must remove your 15K Race Number and replace it with your 5K Race Number.

If applicable, before you start the Special K 5K Stroller Roll or Kashi 5K Walk, you must remove your 5K Run Race Number and replace it with your assigned Special K 5K Stroller Roll Race Number or Kashi 5K Walk Race.

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 could impact your overall Race Results.

** PLEASE NOTE: EVERY ADULT AND/OR CHILD MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE 2024 SPECIAL K 5K STROLLER ROLL AND WEARING A 2024 SPECIAL K  5K STROLLER ROLL RACE NUMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SPECIAL K 5K STROLLER ROLL.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BABY JOGGERS AND/OR STROLLERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE 15K, HALF MARATHON, OR 8K.

Runner Premiums

Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K participants will receive an Official 2024 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K Gender-Specific Performance Wicking Race Shirt**, a 2024 PGDC ‘Goody Goody’ Virtual Race Bag, a 2024 PGDC Branded Publix Reusable Shopping Bag, and for those that cross the Finish Line, a 2024 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K Finisher’s Medal, Post-Race Food & Beverages, a complimentary 12-ounce Michelob Ultra (21-yrs & Over) and a personalized PGDC 5K Virtual Finisher’s Certificate (a valid email address MUST be provided with registration).

2024 PGDC Gender-Specific Sizing Chart

**Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K participants that register online after January 12, 2024, or wait to register during Race Weekend Late Registration (if available) will receive a Race Shirt, but will not be guaranteed a gender-specific performance wicking shirt and/or the correct sized shirt.


Standard – (Name and Chip Time)  $20 per medal

Custom – (Name, Chip Time, and up to 20 Custom Characters)  $30 per medal

Finish Line Engravers

Celebrate your perseverance and pride with the help of Finish Line Engravers by personalizing your 2024 PGDC Finisher Medal (including multiple events and Challenges) with your name and net finish time. After you complete your race(s), simply bring your medal(s) to Finish Line Engravers Booth at the Runner Revive Area on the Platt Street Bridge and they will engrave it on the spot! When making your purchase, please designate the number you wish to engrave.


FinisherPix, the Official Photographers of the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic, allows you to order your photos now & save!”

You can receive the FinisherPix Photo Pack in Digital Format for a small fee. The FinisherPix Photo Pack includes ALL photos we identify of you in all digital formats (Basic digital image, Digital images with Finish Time, Digital images in certificate format.) A link to download all images will automatically be emailed when photos are available online.

Presale Pricing

15K                                                                        $19.99
5K                                                                          $14.99
Half Marathon                                                   $29.99
8K                                                                          $14.99
Michelob Ultra Challenge                               $69.99
Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge           $44.99
Michelob Ultra Infusion Challenge               $29.99
Michelob Ultra Oragnic Seltzer Challenge  $24.99


ASICS Runkeeper is the official 2024 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic training app

Are you signed up to run, but not sure of where to start for training? The ASICS Runkeeper app is here to offer the support you need ahead of race day. ASICS will provide free access to the Runkeeper Go™ premium experience as part of your registration. The app features training plans and guided workouts led by ASICS running coaches. Additionally, users can easily set goals, train, and track their progress in the build-up to the event. Put the worries of training aside and focus on the fun part of reaching your finish line!