February 09 - December 06, 2020

2020 Starfish Challenge

February 09 - December 06, 2020 Pinellas County, FL • Multiple Locations Ft. De Soto Park, Madeira Beach, St. PetersburgFL  33715 View Map Organized by Florida Road Races

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3-Race 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE (for athletes already registered for St. Pete and Shamrock) - 3 Race Challenge: Ft. De Soto 15K, 2 Halfathons (Halloween, Holiday)
$190.00
3-Race 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE (for athletes already registered for St. Pete and Shamrock) - 3 Race Challenge YOUTH: Ft. De Soto 15K, 2 Halfathons (Halloween, Holiday)
$150.00
3-Race 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE (for athletes already registered for St. Pete and Shamrock) - 3-Race 10K Challenge: Ft. De Soto, Halloween, Holiday
$135.00
3-Race 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE (for athletes already registered for St. Pete and Shamrock) - 3-Race 10K Challenge YOUTH: Ft. De Soto, Halloween, Holiday
$90.00
3-Race 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE (for athletes already registered for St. Pete and Shamrock) - 3-Race Challenge: 2 5Ks (Ft. De Soto, Halloween), Holiday 10K
$115.00
3-Race 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE (for athletes already registered for St. Pete and Shamrock) - 3-Race Challenge YOUTH: 2 5Ks (Ft. De Soto, Halloween), Holiday 10K
$80.00
VOLUNTEERS - GROUP VOLUNTEERS
$0.00
VOLUNTEERS - INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERS
$0.00
VIRTUAL: 5 RACE 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE Includes Individual Event and Starfish Challenge finisher medals - Virtual 5-Race Series - USA Address: St. Pete, Shamrock, Ft De Soto, Halloween, Holiday
$160.00
VIRTUAL: 5 RACE 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE Includes Individual Event and Starfish Challenge finisher medals - Virtual 5-Race Series - INTERNATIONAL: St. Pete, Shamrock, Ft De Soto, Halloween, Holiday
$220.00
VIRTUAL: 4 RACE 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE Includes Individual Event and Starfish Challenge finisher medals (for those who completed St. Pete in 2020) - Virtual 4-Race Series - USA Address: Shamrock, Ft De Soto, Halloween, Holiday
$130.00
VIRTUAL: 4 RACE 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE Includes Individual Event and Starfish Challenge finisher medals (for those who completed St. Pete in 2020) - Virtual 4-Race Series - International Address: Shamrock, Ft De Soto, Halloween, Holiday
$180.00
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About this event

February 09, 2020 - December 06, 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Pinellas County, FL

Multiple Locations Ft. De Soto Park, Madeira Beach, St. PetersburgFL  33715
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NEW: We have created a year-long 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE, which kicks off at our St. Petersburg Distance Classic on February 9 and finishes with our Holiday Distance Classic on December 6, 2020.      The 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE to athletes is simple: commit to a full year of training and completing our 5 races in Pinellas County in any combination, including virtually.     ATHLETES who complete the 2020 Starfish Challenge will be rewarded with a limited-edition Starfish Challenge Ornament at our Holiday Distance Classic, just in time to add to your Holiday decorations.      This new challenge overlaps and is in addition to our other season-long challenges, which are staged from October through March each season. While several local races offer race day or race weekend challenges, we are proud to invite athletes to challenge themselves over extended periods of time each season and each year.     Our 2020 Starfish Challenge consists of the following races:     February 9: St. Petersburg Distance Classic, downtown St. Pete. Marathon • Halfathon • 10K • 5K • Virtual     March 15: 11th Annual Florida Shamrock Distance Classic, Ft. De Soto Park Halfathon • 10K • 5K • Virtual
    October 4: 6th Annual Ft. De Soto Distance Classic, Ft. De Soto Park 15K • 10K • 5K • Virtual
    October 31: 12th Annual Florida Halloween Distance Classic, Ft. De Soto Park Halfathon • 10K • 5K • Virtual
    December 6: 19th Annual Florida Holiday Distance Classic, Madeira Beach to Largo Halfathon • 10K • Virtual
    PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the following Challenges are provided for your convenience. However, you can sign up for races in the Challenges individually as long as you use the EXACT same name on each registration – our scoring program reads Jennie Smith and Jennifer Smith as two different athletes.     You can Register for any of our individual races through our website at www.FloridaRoadRaces.com.     "As a new runner, I didn't realize how much I would grow in the sport by signing up for the series. Naturally, as I participated in each race I began to improve in my time, my control and learn what my body's needs to refuel are. I have learned so much about myself by simply signing up for the series of half marathons. I look forward to my third series this fall!"       ************************     The Race Courses:       The St. Petersburg Distance Classic courses are a scenic tour through St. Pete, from the sparkling waterfront, to beautiful historic neighborhoods, the trendy downtown, and the shaded Pinellas Trail - a rails-to-trails linear park.       The Shamrock Distance Classic courses at Ft. De Soto are fast and flat. Made up of recreational trails and access roads in this beautiful state park, these races are great for setting PRs.       The Ft. De Soto Distance Classic courses showcase the natural beauty of this Florida barrier island. Named the nation’s #1 Beach in 2005, you will run on flat, paved recreational trails (no sand!) with vast views of the tranquil Gulf.       The Halloween Distance Classic courses are exactly the same as the Halloween Distance Classic courses. Measure your precise progress from March to October - perhaps you'll set some PRs!       The Holiday Distance Classic course starts in Madeira Beach and ends at Taylor Park. You'll run through exclusive residential and commercial areas in our beach communities, along smoothly paved Pinellas Trail, and through shaded public parks. The Park Blvd. bridge adds some hill-work to your run or walk. Shuttle busses will bring you back from the finish line to the start line.   

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The 2020 STARFISH CHALLENGE REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Affordable entry fees and risk-free registration for early entrants
  • Personalized bibs for early entrants
  • Ladies' and Men's tech or tank shirts
  • Disposable bib chip timing
  • Scenic USATF certified courses
  • Aid stations amply stocked with Gatorade, water, oranges
  • Stunning Running Starfish medal for all individual race finishers
  • Extra series completion bling: the 2020 Starfish Challenge Holiday Ornament
  • Great post-race parties, featuring hot pasta, tasty pastries, cold beer, fresh fruit, soft drinks and live music
  • Overall, Master, Grand Master and Age Group awards
  • Virtual option for all races
  • FREE parking at all Ft. De Soto races
  • FREE shuttle services at the Holiday Distance Classic

 

 

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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.

 

 

There are no discounts offered for signing up early, as our virtual option is first and foremost, a fundraiser for those non-profits we support.

 

 

However, there are several benefits to signing up early for the entire series:

1) Registration service fees are minimized when signing up for the entire series at the same time.
2) Virtual athletes who register for the entire series will be the first athletes to be sent their finisher medals after each race.
3) Registering once is certainly more convenient than registering for each individual event.

 

 

For more race information, please visit our website at: www.FloridaRoadRaces.com.

 

Our simple goal is to exceed your expectations. Run on our roads, relax on our award-winning beaches!

 

 

Chris & Rya Lauber

Race Directors

Florida Road Races


info@FLRoadRaces.com 

Pinellas County, FL • Multiple Locations Ft. De Soto Park, Madeira Beach, St. PetersburgFL  33715 Get Directions

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