February 25 – 26, 2023

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MAY 1, 2022

Ferman Automotive ‘Fittest Firm’

Although the Gasparilla Distance Classic Association (GDCA) has instituted practices to lessen or reduce the spread of COVID-19, the GDCA cannot guarantee you will not get exposed to the virus or get sick as a result of attending one of the GDCA events. By attending or participating in a 2023 PGDC Race Weekend Event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

February 25 – 26, 2023

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MAY 1, 2022!

Ferman Automotive ‘Fittest Firm’

The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association invites companies to consider entering their employees as a group. By participating, your company and employees can also reap the benefits of team building, corporate visibility, and better physical fitness and health.

Though not competing as a team, the company with the largest number of employee participants will be recognized in The Tampa Bay Times and will receive the Ferman Automotive ‘Fittest Firm’ Award.

2022 Ferman Automotive Fittest Firm ‘Top 3!”
  • #1 – Tampa General Hospital
  • #2 – Raymond James Financial
  • #3 – Publix Super Markets 

To be included in the Ferman Automotive ‘Fittest Firm,’ competition, we ask that the following

Each participating employee must complete and sign a 2023 PGDC Registration Form.

  • The employee participant can participate in any of the Race Weekend Events: 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K, Michelob Ultra Challenge, Michelob Pure Gold Challenge, Bud Light Seltzer Challenge & Stella Solstice Challenge
  • Payment of the appropriate Entry Fee for each employee
  • Team Captain will submit the completed Entry Forms, payment, and a listing of the employee participants that includes the event(s) that they will run/walk.
  • Once submitted to GDCA, the entries will be processed as a group; each employee participant that provides a correct email address will receive an email confirmation that will include their assigned Race Number.
  • Before Race Weekend, the Team Captain will receive a complete list of their participating employees that will include an assigned Race Number for each
  • Individual employees are responsible for picking up their Race Number, Shirt & Goody Bag during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo that will be held in the Tampa Convention Center’s East Hall on the following dates: Friday, February 24:  10 am – 8 pm & Saturday, February 25: 6 am – 3 pm

The group entrants will be treated as individual runners and walkers and will receive the traditional runner amenities (shirt, virtual goody bag, Finisher’s Medal, and Virtual Finishers Certificate). Registration fees are as follows:

May 1 – 31, 2022
  • 15K – $45
  • 5K – $35
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $35
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $35
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $95
  • 8K – $40
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $240
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $175
  • Stella Solstice Challenge – $125
  • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge – $115
June 1 – October 31, 2022
  • 15K – $50
  • 5K – $40
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $40
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $40
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $105
  • 8K – $45
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $260
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $195
  • Stella Solstice Challenge – $145
  • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge – $135
November 1, 2022 – January 13, 2023
  • 15K – $55
  • 5K – $45
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $45
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $45
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $115
  • 8K – $50
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $280
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $215
  • Stella Solstice Challenge – $165
  • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge – $155

** PLEASE REMEMBER that there are registration caps for each of the 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events. If any of the individual 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K, or Challenge Registration Caps are reached, registration WILL close for that event.

January 14 –            February 19, 2023
  • 15K – $60
  • 5K – $50
  • 5K Walk (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $50
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $50
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $125
  • 8K – $60
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $300
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $235
  • Stella Solstice Challenge – $185
  • Bud Light Seltzer Challenge – $175

** PLEASE REMEMBER that there are registration caps for each of the 2022 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend Events. If any of the individual 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K, or Challenge Registration Caps are reached, registration WILL close for that event.

For more information, registration@rungasparilla.com or call (813) 254-7866