Register now for the Fort De Soto 15K & 5K.

Entry fees increase the closer you get to race date. Register now and save!

15K ENTRY FEES
$35 Youth 18 and Under
$40 online only for first 100 entrants or until 11:59 pm April 15, whichever comes first
$45 postmarked/online before May 15, 2018
$50 postmarked/online before June 1, 2018
$60 postmarked/online before August 26, 2018
$70 postmarked/online before September 23, 2018
$70 online ONLY before 11:59 pm September 27, 2018
$75 race-weekend registration, September 29 – 30, 2018

5K ENTRY FEES
$25 Youth 18 and Under
$30 online only for first 100 entrants or 11:59 pm April 15, whichever comes first
$35 postmarked/online before June 1, 2018
$40 postmarked/online before August 26, 2018
$45 postmarked/online before September 23, 2018
$45 online ONLY before 11:59 pm September 27, 2018
$50 race-weekend registration, September 29-30, 2018

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 27, 2018 – USA Address
$37.50 postmarked/online before September 27, 2018- International Address

Your Registration Includes

Starfish gold medal for 15K and 5K finishers
Ladies’, Men’s or Youth tech tanks
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!

Licensed Sports Massage therapists will be on site to soothe your aching muscles for $12/10 minutes, $24/20 minutes, etc. Treat yourself!

Refund Policy

Early entrants who register by June 30, 2018 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 byJune 30, 2018 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 9, 2018. 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 (Shamrock Halfathon & 5K), on or about April 1, 2019.

THERE ARE NO TRANSFERS OF BIBS TO OTHER ATHLETES. You may not give or sell your number to another individual. The other individual’s results may compromise scoring as they may be in a different age bracket than yourself. 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 2018-19 Season

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

Fort De Soto 15K and 5K

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Fort De Soto Park

Florida Halloween Halfathon & 5K Race
Sunday, October 28, 2018 
Fort De Soto Park

Florida Holiday Halfathon & Relay
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Madeira Beach to Largo

Clearwater Distance Classic, 50K Ultra, Marathon, Halfathon, 5-Miler, 5K Walkathon
Will Not Be Held In 2019

Florida Shamrock Halfathon & 5K Race
Sunday, March 17, 2019 
Fort De Soto Park