TAMPA (WFLA) — Attention runners, joggers, walkers and all WFLA News Channel 8 fans!

You can meet all of the shining News Channel 8 personalities at the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo this weekend.

The 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo is on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8 at the Tampa Convention Center’s East Hall.

Even though the 2021 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic running events will be done virtually, this is where you pick-up your race packet and bib number.

Admittance is FREE to the Expo and it promises to have something for everyone.
News Channel 8 anchors and reporters will be on-hand to greet viewers so you can take pictures to share on your social media pages.

Here’s when you can meet your favorite News Channel 8 folks this weekend:

FRIDAY MAY 7 | Open to the public 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

  • Shannon Behnken
  • David Espinosa Hall

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Niko Clemmons
  • Vladimir Kislinger
  • Leigh Spann

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

  • Rebecca Barry
  • Josh Benson
  • Stacie Schiable
  • Marco Villarreal

3 p.m.-5 p.m.

  • Dan Lucas
  • Mahsa Saeidi
  • Gabrielle Shirley

5 p.m.-7 p.m.

SATURDAY MAY 8 | Open to the public 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

6 a.m.-8 a.m.

8 a.m.-10 a.m.

  • Josh Benson
  • Melissa Marino
  • Heather Melendez

10 a.m.-Noon

  • Evan Donovan
  • Amanda Holly
  • Jennifer Leigh

Noon-1:30 p.m.

  • Keith Cate
  • Gabrielle Shirley
  • Olivia Steen

1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

  • Karen Loftus
  • Justin Schecker

The 8 on Your Side Health and Fitness Expo, Official Headquarters of the 2021 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend, offers the latest in running shoes and apparel, as well as the latest in medical breakthroughs and information to help you take charge of your health.

The Expo is FREE and open to the public.