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Golden Ibis Half Marathon, Quarter & 5k

Starts Saturday October 24th, 2020

Thonotosassa, FL

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Join us in the woods for our new Golden Ibis Half Marathon, Quarter & 5k

Opened in 1938, Hillsborough River State Park is one of Florida's first state parks; this original Civilian Conservation Corps park is divided by the swiftly flowing Hillsborough River with a set of Class II rapids.



Whats Included?

  • Custom Race Shirt (guaranteed for pre-registration only)
  • Post-Race snacks and drinks
  • Award for all Finishers in all distances


Awards in All Distances:

  • Custom medal for all Finishers
  • First Place Male and Female Overall
  • Custom Award for First through Third in each 5-year Age Group


Park Entrance Fees:

  • Regular Park Entrance Fees Now Included in your entries!



Event Parking:

  • Main event parking will be in Parking Lot #3
  • Overflow parking as directed by HRSP staff/volunteers
  • Parking is limited, so please carpool with other participants if practical


We encourage you to make a day or a weekend out of racing at Hillsborough River State Park. With a number of picnic areas, pavilions, several playgrounds, the Spirit of the Woods Pool Side Cafe and Gift Shop, an ADA-accessible half-acre swimming pool and canoe and bicycle rentals, the park is a great place to bring the entire family!


Camping at Hillsborough River State Park

Hillsborough River offers RV and tent camping with electric on most of the campsites in this 112 site campground. Each site is equipped with water, a fire ring and picnic table. Each loop has restrooms with hot showers and laundry facilities.


Camping Reservations:

Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance through ReserveAmerica. http://floridastateparks.reserveamerica.com


  • Event takes place rain or shine.
  • No entry fee refunds.

Event details and schedule

Friday, October 23

Overnight Camping Available


Saturday,  October 24

6:30am--Park Opens/Check-in/Day-of Registrations (if not sold out)

8:00am--Start of the Half Marathon

8:15am--Start of the 10k

8:30am--Start of the 5k

AWARDS will be handed out as they are computed by our timers. There will be no official awards ceremony.


  • Event takes place rain or shine.
  • No entry fee refunds.


Race Distances

Price Register
Golden Ibis--Half Marathon - Individual Ag... $65.00 until Btn active register yellow
Golden Ibis--6.55 Miles - Individual $55.00 until Btn active register yellow
Golden Ibis--5K - Individual $40.00 until Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

15402 U.S. 301 North, Thonotosassa, FL

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