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  1. Despite not having the usual throngs of people running the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic, Georgia Malpartida, 50, chose to run the Ultra Challenge this year on the official course on Bayshore Boulevard.
  2. Stuart Carrier, 72, made the trip from North Carolina this year to run in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic on Saturday morning. Carrier has never missed running the event since it started in 1978.
  3. Fitz Koehler, a veteran race announcer who typically averages about 40 races a year across the country, worked her first Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic on Saturday morning.
  4. Florida may lift its three-decade ban on catching and killing goliath groupers, like this one swimming at Mote Aquarium in Sarasota.
  5. Rebecca White embraces Erik Esinhart after he proposed before they crossed the finish line together at the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa on Saturday.
  6. Runners cross the starting line for the half-marathon race during the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa, Florida on Feb. 23, 2020. This year's running weekend will feature virtual races, with the normal Bayshore Boulevard courses open only to registered runners Saturday and Sunday morning.
  7. Fans celebrate Champa Bay Day at the Valspar Championship. They could pose for photos with the Vince Lombardi trophy, the William Harridge Trophy, the USL Eastern Conference Championship trophy and a replica of the Stanley Cup.
  8. Keegan Bradley, at right, stares down the first hole while playing the Copperhead Course on Sunday, May 2, 2021, during the final round of the Valspar Championship at the Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort in Palm Harbor.
  9. USF grad Chase Koepka watches his shot on the 18th hole on Day 3 of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor on Saturday.
  10. Keegan Bradley watches his shot at the 18th hole during Day 3 of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor on Saturday.
  11. Second-day co-leader Keegan Bradley watches the green at the No. 18 hole Friday at Innisbrook Golf Resort.
  12. Paul Casey makes a putt on the No. 11 hole during the Valspar Championship Friday at Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor.
  13. PGA golfers warm up on the putting green on Day 1 of the PGA's Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor.
  14. Paul Casey acknowledges the crowd at the 18th green at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course during the third round of the 2019 Valspar Championship.
  15. A plan to contract with a developer to renovate the marina could appear before City Council soon.
  16. Paul Casey tees off on the second hole during the final round of the Valspar Championship in 2019 in Palm Harbor.
  17. A line of kayaks and paddleboards sit on the dock connecting to Rainbow Springs in Dunnellon.
  18. The Golden Aster Scrub Nature Preserve in Gibsonton features a 2.6-mile unpaved trail.
  19. A rider more experienced than our columnist hits the trails at Alafia River State Park.
  20. The view from a houseboat in Fleming Island on March 15.
  21. Members of Congress say they expect relaxed catch limits for red snapper this year in light of a new study.
  22. There are about three times as many red snapper as previously estimated in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a study released Wednesday about the popular game and table fish over which recreational anglers and federal regulators have fought for years.
  23. Denny Petrov, with Salty Dog Kayak Rentals, left, tends to paddlers Joe Bonzo, from center, Brenda Bonzo and A.J. Bonzo as they launch for a day trip out of Werner-Boyce State Park in Port Richey.
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