Since 1978, more than 635,000 participants have crossed the Gasparilla Distance Classic finish line. This year, the Tampa Bay Times will be there every step of the way, from training to race day. Whether you'll be walking, skipping, jogging or sprinting across the 5K, 8K, 15K or half-marathon finish, join us by using #gasparillarun! Happy running!
Tampa Bay TimesGasparilla Distance Classic: One of Tampa's best known road races, it draws first-timers to Olympians, including medalists Meb Keflezighi and Shalane Flanagan prepping for Brazil. It features a free Health Expo on Friday at the Tampa Convention Center, a 5K and a 15K Saturday, and an 8K and a half-marathon Sunday.
by Lyndsey McKenna, Tampa Bay...2/17/2016 3:37:48 PM
Tampa Bay TimesBryan Hamilton will miss watching the sun come up over Bayshore Boulevard at next weekend's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa, but the U.S. Army major will still get 9.3 miles in "shadow running" around Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
by Lyndsey McKenna, Tampa Bay...2/17/2016 3:38:15 PM
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