By Times Staff Writer
Published February 3, 2006
Feb. 18: Swamp Stomp 30-Hour Adventure Race, in north Tampa, 7 a.m. This is a qualifier for USARA Adventure Racing National Championships. For details, contact Shawn Dietrich at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kip Koelsch at email@example.com or call 727 579-3813.
CYCLINGFeb., 19, 26: Florida State Championships Cyclocross Series at Largo Central Park Nature Preserve, 150 Highland Ave. Contact race director Lance Riddile at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727 518-3021.
Feb. 18-19: Race For Humanity weekend of bicycle racing. Road race in San Antonio will take place Feb. 18 and criteriums will take place Feb. 19 in Dade City's historic downtown district. For information, go to www.floridacycling.com or call organizer Tim Molyneaux at 407 256-7971.
DUATHLONFeb. 12: Tradewinds Park Duathlon, 7 a.m. Race distances are 2 mile run, 10 mile bike, and 2 mile run. Call race directors Rob and Mercedes Childers at (954) 433-3475.
Feb. 19: Chilly Willy Duathlon, 7:30 a.m., Fort De Soto Park North Beach. Race distances are 3.1 mile run, 11 mile bike, and 3.1 mile run. Check out www.flraceplace.com or call race director Joe Fernandez at 813 874-7223.
RUNNINGFeb. 25-26: In downtown Tampa, the Gasparilla Distance 15K and 5K will take place Feb. 25 followed by the Bank Of America Marathon and Half Marathon on Feb. 26. For further information, including Friday's Gasparilla Expo and packet pickup, call (813) 254-7866.
Feb. 11-12: SUN Masters Valentine's Day Meet at Long Center Pool in Clearwater. This meet is the Dixie Zone Championships. Contact Joe Biondi at email@example.com or call 727 725-9978.
TRIATHLONMarch 5: Florida's Great Escape Triathlon at Lake Louisa State Park near the USA Triathlon National Training Center in Clermont. Contact race director Tom Ziebart at 352 241-7144 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Compiled by Jessica Fish, Times correspondent