Ft. De Soto Halfathon
$60 ONLINE ONLY first 100 entrants or March 19, whichever comes first
$65 postmarked/online until April 20, 2017
$70 postmarked/online until September 18, 2017
$75 postmarked/online until November 19, 2017
$85 postmarked/online by February 11, 2018
$95 postmarked/online by March 11, 2018
$95 online registration ends March 15, 2018
$110 onsite registration March 17-18
Ft. De Soto Spring 5K Race
$30 ONLINE ONLY for first 100 entrants or until March 19, whichever comes first
$35 postmarked/online until November 19, 2017
$40 postmarked/online until February 11, 2018
$45 postmarked/online by March 11, 2018
$45 online registration ends March 15, 2018
$50 onsite registration March 17-18, 2018
VIRTUAL HALFATHON 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.
HALFATHON or 5K VIRTUAL RUN
$30.00 postmarked/online before March 15, 2018 – USA Address
$37.50 postmarked/online before March 15, 2018 – International Address
Your Registration Includes
Starfish gold medal for all Halfathon and 5K finishers
Ladies’, Men’s or Kids’ tech shirt
FREE downloadable race photos
Personalized bibs for early entrants
Fit 2 Run Pacers
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!
Early entrants who register by December 18, 2017 are eligible for complete refunds of entry fees or deferral to another upcoming race – athlete’s choice. There are no refunds, transfers or credits, unless you register by December 18, 2016, AND notify the race director by email (not Facebook) of your withdrawal at least THREE weeks prior to the race or February 25, 2017. This is when we order your personalized bib and chip, 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. For online registrations, your refund will be issued to your credit card within 7 days, based on Active.com‘s billing cycle. Mail-in registration by check will be refunded after the Florida Beach Halfathon, 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.
Strollers, Bicycles & Dogs Not Allowed
All our races are sanctioned and insured through USATF for runners, joggers, and walkers ONLY. Strollers, skaters, skateboards, bicycles or dogs are NOT allowed on the course during our races.
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, your name will not appear in the individual race’s search. Please search on the Challenge/Triple Crown page at Active.com.
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.
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.
– Alan Meyer, Former President of the Bradenton (FL) Runners Club
Our 2017-18 Season
(3 races at Ft. De Soto)
Join us at our events
Clearwater Distance Classic
50K, Marathon, Half,
5-Miler, 5K Walk