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Gasparilla Distance Classic at a glance

The Tampa Tribune
Published:   |   Updated: March 19, 2013 at 03:58 PM

WHAT: 35th annual Gasparilla Distance Classic

DISTANCES: Half marathon (13.1 miles), 15 kilometers (9.3 miles), 8k (5 miles) and 5k (3.1 miles)

AT STAKE: Male and females in the 15k only will win $2,000 for first place, $1,500 for second, $750 for third, $500 for fourth and $250 for fifth. Must be full-time, local residents.

SCHEDULE: Saturday -- 15k, 7 a.m. wheelchairs, 7:05 a.m. open division; 5k, 9:30 a.m. open division, 9:50 a.m. walkers, 10 a.m. strollers. Sunday -- Half marathon, 6 a.m.; 8k, 9 a.m.

START/FINISH LINES: All races start at Bayshore Blvd. and Verne St.; All races finish on Bayshore Blvd. near the foot of the Platt St. Bridge in downtown Tampa

REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP: Available only at the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo being staged at the Tampa Convention Center East Hall on Friday (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.) and Saturday (6 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

COST: Half marathon -- $90; 15k -- $45; 8k -- $40; 5k -- $35.

INFORMATION: www.tampabayrun.com

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