Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K

Race season is upon us here in Tampa Bay!

From now until May, we'll have enough 5k's, 8k's, and half-marathons to exhaust even the most dedicated runner. Take your pick from these or find more here: 

December 3

Run Tampa Tinsel Run 5k/1mi Fun Runs, Gadsden Park Register

Santa’s Twilight 5k, Ybor City Register

December 10

Hillsborough River Marathon, Half, Quarter Register

Soaring Eagle 5k/1mi, Gadsden Park, Tampa Register

December 17

Jingle Bell Run 5k, Tampa

Tampa BrainDeer 5k, Tampa Register

Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, Tampa

December 31

Manatee River 5 mile Run, Palmetto Register

January 1

New Year’s Blast the Past 10k/5k/1mi, Temple Terrace Register

January 8

Extra Yard 5k, Tampa Register

February 5

Florida Challenge Half & 5k, Alafia River State Park Register

February 11

Love, Give, Live 5k, Tampa Register

  • Benefiting the LifeLink Foundation

Race to End Homelessness 8k Run, Tampa Register

  • Benefits homeless through Tampa Housing Authority

Tampa Ultimate Wine Run 5k Register

  • Benefits Achieving My Dreams Foundation

The Super Run 5k, Al Lopez Park, Tampa Register

  • Superhero-themed race (you get a cape!)
  • Benefits American Association for Cancer Research and several children's charities

February 25

Gasparilla Distance Classic, 15k/5k, downtown Tampa Register

  • Benefits Beat Nb, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Foundation
  • The pirate king of Tampa Bay races. Register early!

Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon/5mi, downtown Tampa Register

March 4

Rad Run 5k, Thonotosassa Register

  • Benefiting Bridging Freedom

March 25

Breakthrough for Brain Tumors Tampa Bay 5k Register

  • Benefiting American Brain Tumor Association

Driscoll’s Strawberry Classic 10k/5k, Temple Terrace 

  • Benefits Meals on Wheels and Children's Dream Fund
  • A top-rated race by Florida Running and Triatholon Magazine

March 26

XTERRA Trout Creek 15k/5k Trail Runs Register

  • Challenging trail run through classic Florida nature along the Hillsborough River

April 1

Fools Run 50mi/50k/16mi, Withlacoochee State Forest Register

  • Trail run through classic Florida nature an hour from downtown Tampa

April 8

River-N-Rapids Half/5k, Thonotosassa Register

  • Trail run through Hillsborough River State Park, home to Florid's only Class 3 rapids

April 15

Hunger Run 5k, Tampa Register

  • Benefits Kaye Prox Food Bank

May 13

Miles for Moffitt 15k/10k/5k/1mi, Tampa Register

  • Benefits cancer research by Moffitt Cancer Center

May 14

Great Mother’s Day Race 5k, Al Lopez Park, Tampa Register

June 18

Great Father’s Day Race 5k, Al Lopez Park, Tampa Register