Thank you for your interest in our road races on Florida's west coast, created to promote a healthy lifestyle, showcase our coastal communities, and attract athletes to our area.

Athletes enjoy:
  • Accurately measured USATF certified courses
  • Safe courses with excellent traffic control including cones and police
  • Accurate mile markers; computerized timing/scoring
  • Beautiful courses and finish line venues
  • A warm welcome to fitness walkers in all our races
  • Running Starfish gold medals for all Halfathon finishers
  • Finish-line celebration: fruit, bagels, pasta and live entertainment
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Take the Florida Halfathon Challenge by completing all 4 Halfathons in our 2015-16 race season and earn a beautiful Challenge medal, choose your personalized bib number for all 4 races, and save with some great discounts!*

Halloween Half – Oct. 31
Holiday Half – Dec. 13
Clearwater Half – Jan. 17
Florida Beach Half – Mar. 20

Staged in the tropical Tampa Bay area, all 4 races are held 6-8 weeks apart, allowing you plenty of time for training and recovery. You can measure your progress from our first Halloween race to our final Florida Beach race, both run on the beautiful Ft. De Soto course. Get in the spirit with our Holiday Halfathon starting in Madeira Beach, and ascend those bridges with spectacular views at our Clearwater Halfathon.

Perhaps you'll set some PRs! You'll certainly have fun and take home a well-deserved Challenge medal, in addition to each of the 4 race's starfish finisher's medals.

You'll save some money as well. By signing up for all 4 Halfathons at once you'll get discounted pricing, especially if you sign up early. And you'll get a personalized bib number (your choice) that will be yours for the whole season.

Your best three finishing times, of which one must be the Florida Beach Halfathon, will be combined to determine if you've won an Overall or Age Group Florida Halfathon Series Championship.** A cash purse of $6000 will be awarded to the top male and female winners.

What runner doesn't like a Challenge? Sign up today and save!

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*You must register for all 4 Halfathons at the same time to be guaranteed the same bib number for all 4 races.

**The Clearwater Marathon can count for 2 Halfathons.

The 5K does not qualify for the Challenge; this is only for Halfathons.