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Countdown to the Starting Line
Get ready to run in Tampa on Sunday, December 16th! The race begins at the Tampa Convention Center. Packet pickup happens at the Expo on Saturday.
Race Start Times and Corrals
5k - 7:00AM
15k - 7:45AM
Corral Assignments: Check your email for a link to your RAM Racing account. View your registration to find your corral. Then, visit the Corral Information page to find out your wave. All the info you need is in the Participant Guide online.
Find details on parking locations for the expo and race at https://www.tampagov.net/tcc/parking.
Expo and Packet Pickup: Sat., Dec. 15, 10 to 6
Tampa Convention Center East Hall
333 S Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
Enjoy chocolate samples, peruse the vendor booths, and pickup your swag at the expo. Get in some holiday shopping while you're there. Plenty of Hot Chocolate branded gear and clothing and vendor goods will be on display. Special race deals, too!
Vendors: AARP Community Programs, Ameriprise Financial, Bondi Band, Clearwater Running Festival, Gulf Coast Gourmet Foods, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, LASIK Vision Institute, Medsense Massagers, OIC Advance, Power Home Remodeling, Topgolf
Sponsors: Allstate, nuun
IMPORTANT: No Race Day Packet Pickup
There is no race-day packet pickup. You can have a friend pick up your packet if you can't make it on Saturday.
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Okay guys, here's number 3 of 3 of the St. Pete Beach Classic giveaways! Head on over to This Old Runner on Instagram and enter to win your choice of the Beach Run, 5K or 10K race on January 19, 2019. You have 24 hours to enter. 6 pm Wed. 12/12 through 6 pm. Thurs. 12/13/18.
Doesn't running a race in St. Pete Beach in January sound wonderful?! I think so. I'm running the 5K + 10K Duo Challenge again this year. I can't wait! This is one of my favorite local races.
Free Training Runs
Join like-minded runners for training runs on the Wednesday, Dec. 12, and 19 and Jan 2 and 9. Meet at the St. Pete Beach Community Center.
There's a gift certificate available if you win and want to give the entry as a gift to someone else. If you want to upgrade another race, use the free entry and pay the difference in registration fees.
For example: you can upgrade to a Half Marathon, the 5K + 10K Challenge, or the Full Marathon Challenge. If you upgrade to the Half you can enter the #Burg2Beach2Bayshore Challenge.
You can upgrade at packet pickup. Present your certificate and pay the difference in cost between the races.
The #SPBeachClassic Half Marathon is the second leg of the Burg to Beach to Bay Challenge. Visit https://stpetebeachclassic.com/ for more information on the 3-half marathon challenge.
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Choose from a 5K, 10K or Half Marathon on January 12, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL. Don't forget to use my code (THISOLDRUNNER) to save $5 on any distance.
BDR JAX Medals Revealed!
Here they are! The 2019 Best Damn Race Jacksonville medals IRL.
Register Early for the Best Damn Price on the Best Damn Race in Jacksonville on Jan. 12, 2019
One of the coolest things about the Best Damn Races is the sliding scale for pricing. If you sign up early, you pay the least amount. Registration increases as more and more people sign up. Today (12/8) you can get the half marathon for $65, the 10K for $30, and the 5K for $25. Those are excellent prices!
I think even the top price for each race is a great value, but who doesn't like to save a bit of cash and get the deal! Register here for Jacksonville races.
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If you're not running in Jax use “ThisOldRunner" to SAVE $5 on any race distance at any 2019 Best Damn Race. Feel free to use it for you and your running buddies!
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