2024 PGDC Online Is Open!

Beginning May 1, 2023, registration will be available online for the 2024 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K, 2024 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K, 2024 Michelob Ultra Challenge, 2024 Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge, 2024 Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Challenge, and 2024 Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge.

PLEASE NOTE that there are registration caps for each of the 2024 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.

ATTENTION WALKERS! The 5K and 8K are the only PGDC Race Weekend events that offers a dedicated walk. Walkers are welcome in all PGDC Race Weekend Events.   Because of road closure permits, a 16-minute-per-mile pace must be maintained.  Please visit the 15K, 5K, Half Marathon & 8K Runner Info pages for event-specific Walker Information.

PLEASE REMEMBER that there are registration caps for each of the 2024 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.

Online Registration Fees:

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

May 1 – 31, 2023
  • 15K – $50
  • 5K – $40
  • 5K Walk – $40
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $40
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $100
  • 8K – $45
  • 8K Walk – $45
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $245
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $180
  • Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge – $130
  • Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Challenge – $120
June 1 – Sept. 30, 2023
  • 15K – $55
  • 5K – $45
  • 5K Walk – $45
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $45
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $110
  • 8K – $50
  • 8KWalk – $50
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $265
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $200
  • Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge – $150
  • Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Challenge – $140
Oct. 1 – Nov. 30, 2023
  • 15K – $60
  • 5K – $50
  • 5K Walk – $50
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $50
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $120
  • 8K – $55
  • 8K Walk – $55
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $285
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $220
  • Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge – $170
  • Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Challenge – $160
Dec. 1, 2023 – Jan. 13. 2024
  • 15K – $65
  • 5K – $55
  • 5K Walk – $55
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $55
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $130
  • 8K – $60
  • 8K Walk – $65
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $305
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $240
  • Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge – $190
  • Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Challenge – $180
Jan. 14 – Feb. 18, 2024
  • 15K – $70
  • 5K – $60
  • 5K Walk – $60
  • 5K Stroller Roll
    (Adults and Kids 5 yrs & Over) – $60
  • 5K Stroller Roll Children
    (Kids 4 yrs & Under) – $5
  • Half Marathon – $150
  • 8K – $65
  • 8K Walk – $70
  • Michelob Ultra Challenge – $325
  • Michelob Ultra Pure Gold Challenge – $260
  • Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge – $210
  • Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Challenge – $200

** PLEASE REMEMBER that there are registration caps for each of the 2024 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.

On or before February 19, 2024, a Registration Confirmation will be emailed to all who registered for the 2024 events and provided a valid email address. When received, please confirm that all information (event entered, name, address & age) is correct. Please note that Race Numbers will not be assigned until the first week in February 2024.

If an email address is not given, confirmation cannot be provided.

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.

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

Packet Pick Up

2024 PGDC 15K, 5K, Half Marathon, 8K, Michelob Ultra Challenge, Michelob Pure Gold Challenge, Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge, and Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer Race Packet, T-shirt, and Race Number Pick-Up will take place during the 2024 ABC Action News Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Tampa General Hospital being held at the Tampa Convention Center on Friday, February 23, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and on Saturday, February 24, beginning at 6:00 a.m.

** 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 it up for you.  A downloadable version of the Authorization Form can be found below.

Race Number Pick-Up Authorization Form

2024 Rules and Requirements

Online Registration Waiver must be digitally signed – the waiver can be found at the bottom of the first online registration page (if the participant is under 18 years old, parent or guardian must sign the release). Age Requirements:

• Half-Marathon: At least 12 years old (18 yrs & Under Require a Parental or Guardian Signature)
• 15K: No age restrictions
• 8K: No age restrictions
• 5K: No age restrictions

Race Numbers and ChronoTrack B-Tags are required for all races. Refunds and/or transfers of registration are not allowed in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K & 5K, Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon & 8K, Michelob Ultra Challenge, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold, Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer and/or Michelob Ultra Infusions Challenge. You may downgrade to a shorter distance if you cannot run the race you registered for medical reasons. There is no charge for downgrading; however, you will not receive a refund for the difference in the entry fee. If you require a race change, you MUST contact the race office in writing via email by Friday, January 12, 2024.

If the request and change are made prior to Friday, January 12, 2024, the change will be made at No Charge. From January 13 – February 18, 2024, there will be a $15 fee for making a change in registration. There will be NO changes made over Race Weekend. If you participate in a race you are NOT registered for, you will NOT be eligible for overall and age group awards. If you need to make a change in your registration, please submit a request to the GDCA office via email: registration@rungasparilla.com. Race Registration changes will not be made over the phone.

PLEASE NOTE: From January 13 – February 18, there will be a $15 fee for making a change in registration. NO changes will be made over Race Weekend.

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