Entry Fees

15K ENTRY FEES
$35 Youth 18 and Under
$40 online only for first 100 entrants or until 11:59 pm April 19, whichever comes first

$45 postmarked/online before April 20, 2017

$50 postmarked/online before June 1, 2017
$60 postmarked/online before August 27, 2017

$70 postmarked/online before September 24, 2017
$70 online ONLY before 11:59 pm September 28, 2017
$75 on-site registration, September 30 – October 1, 2017

5K RACE ENTRY FEES
$25 Youth 18 and Under
$30 online only for first 100 entrants or until March 19, whichever comes first

$35 postmarked/online before April 20, 2017
$40 postmarked/online before August 27, 2017

$45 postmarked/online before September 24, 2017
$45 online ONLY before 11:59 pm September 28, 2017
$50 on-site registration, September 30 – October 1, 2017

VIRTUAL 15K AND 5K
For virtual athletes who would like to run or walk anywhere in the world on their own schedule and still earn one of our finisher’s medals. Athletes who register for the entire series virtually will receive the series completion medal automatically.

15K OR 5K VIRTUAL RUNS
$30.00 postmarked/online before September 28, 2017 – USA Address
$37.50 postmarked/online before September 28, 2017 – International Address

Your Registration Includes

Starfish gold medal for 15K and 5K finishers
Ladies’, Men’s or Youth tech shirt
FREE downloadable race photos
FREE parking at Fort De Soto
Personalized bibs for early entrants
Affordable entry fees and refund policy
Accurately measured, USATF certified courses
Excellent traffic control, including cones and police
Accurate mile markers; chip timing and scoring
Aid stations stocked with Gatorade, water, oranges
Awards for the top three in standard age groups
Overall, Masters (40+), and Grandmasters (50+) plaques for the top three M/F
Regular e-mails, providing updated information
Race day packet pickup (bibs and t-shirt)
Fitness walkers are welcome in all our races
Our fabulous post-race Pasta Party with beer, breakfast munchies, and live music!

Refund Policy

Early entrants who register by July 1, 2017 are eligible for refunds of entry fees or deferral to another upcoming race – athlete’s choice. To receive a refund, deferral, or credit, you must register by July 1, 2017 for the Fort De Soto 15K & 5K Race and notify the race director by email (not Facebook) at least 3 weeks before the race or by September 10, 2017. This date is when we order your personalized bib and start preparing your packet. There are no refunds due to cancellations due to an Act of God, such as weather. No deferral or transfer is available if you do not show up for the race. All refunds will be issued after the last race of the series (Fort De Soto Halfathon & 5K), on or about April 1, 2018.

THERE ARE NO TRANSFERS OF BIBS TO OTHER ATHLETES. Non-registered runners will NOT be covered by USATF insurance and will be disqualified if caught.

No Strollers, Bicycles or Dogs

All our races are sanctioned and insured through USATF for runners, joggers, and walkers ONLY. Strollers, skaters, skateboards and bicycles are NOT allowed on the course during our races.

Online Confirmation

You can check your registration at this link on Active.com. Click on “Search Participants” at the top of the page. If you signed up for the Challenge or the Triple Crown, your name will not appear in the individual race’s search; please search on the Challenge/Triple Crown link at Active.com.

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E-mail Address

Please include your e-mail address so we can forward race updates to you. E-mail is our primary source of communication with our athletes.

International Participants

Canadians may register online or by printing the entry form above, with check payable in U.S. Dollars. All other international participants MUST register online after using a major credit card. International participants requiring invitations to secure visas must request letter by September 1. You must include in your request your full mailing address as well as the address of the U.S. Consulate in your area. Letters of invitation will be sent by mail only.

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We’re located in the beautiful Tampa Bay area, staging races in Clearwater, Fort DeSoto Park, and Madeira Beach to Largo.
“Fall to spring; start to finish; every race is perfectly organized, challenging and packed with breathtaking views, amazing volunteers, yummy food, beer and BIG BLING! Thank you for the priceless memories, each mile has been magical for me..cannot wait for the next one!!!”
– Kristie Adams, St. Petersburg, FL

Our 2017-18 Season

Florida Halfathon Challenge
(4 Halfathons)
Fort De Soto Triple Crown
(3 Fort De Soto races)

Fort De Soto 15K and 5K

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Fort De Soto Park

Florida Halloween Halfathon & 5K Race
Sunday, October 29, 2017 
Fort De Soto Park

Florida Holiday Halfathon & Relay
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Madeira Beach to Largo

Clearwater Distance Classic, 50K Ultra, Marathon, Halfathon, 5-Miler, 5K Walkathon
TBD, 2018
Clearwater

Fort De Soto Halfathon & Spring 5K Race
Sunday, March 11, 2018 
Fort De Soto Park