Subaru Thanksgiving Day Classic | 1st Place Sports Running
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Subaru Thanksgiving Day Classic
Half Marathon & 6K

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015

  • Half & 6K at 7:00 AM | Turkey Trot 1 Mile at 7:05 AM | Pickwick Plaza

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Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  Half Marathon 6K 1 Mile Fun Run
Through October 31st $40 $25 $10
November 1st - November 25th $45 $30 $12
Day of Race $55 $35 $15

Help Those in Need!

» Please bring in a canned good as part of your entry fee or donate $1.00 when you register.

Discounted Entry:

» Senior and Youth Discount for 6K and Half Marathon: 65 and over and 13 and under receive a $10 discount. Enter code below when registering online for your discount:


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» Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes early. After online registration closes, you can still register in any 1st Place Sports store or on Race day.

On paper or in person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers, or you can mail in a completed entry form to our Race Office: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32217. Make checks payable to 1st Place Sports Running Club.

» Click Here to Download a Registration Form

Registration Search

Search registrations to confirm your registration status:

In-store Registration Search: Click here

Online Registration Search: Click here

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Tuesday, November 24th and Wednesday, November 25th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. All packets will be moved to the Race Site for day of race pick up starting an hour before the event.

Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217
San Marco Store: 2018 San Marco Blvd., Jax, FL 32207
Town Center Store: 4870 Big Island Dr., Jax, FL 32246
Jax Beach Store: 424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250
Orange Park Store: 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073
St. Augustine Store: 1000 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Half Marathon Awards

Cash Prizes:

The following cash awards will be given out: 1st Place Male/Female Overall $500, 2nd Place Male/Female Overall $300, 3rd Place Male/Female Overall $200, 1st Place Male/Female Masters $100.


In addition to the cash prizes, a Timex GPS watch or Timex Heart Rate Monitor watch will be given to the top overall male/female finishers.

Age Group Awards:

Awards will also be given to the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.

Finisher Medal

All Half Marathon and 6K participants will receive finisher medals!

6K Awards

The 6k will only have finisher medals, no other age group or cash awards.

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the Bib Chip timing system. You must cross the timing mats at the start and finish to be included in the results. No personal chips allowed in this race!

Help those in need!

A portion of each entry will be given to the Mandarin Food Bank. You can help too! Donate by bringing in a canned good when you pick up your race packet or make a $1.00 donation when you sign up. Thanks for your help!

Turkey Trot, 1 Mile Fun Run

Children participating in the Turkey Trot receive a shirt at packet pickup and a medal at the finish!


Digital clocks will be located at the each mile and the finish. All miles and turns will be clearly marked. Traffic will be controlled by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. However, you should be aware that traffic will be on the course. Be careful for your own safety.

Half Marathon Course:

Subaru Distance Classic Course Map

6K Course:

Post Race Party

Free post race refreshments, fruit and bagels will be available right after the race in Pickwick Plaza parking lot. The awards ceremony will be held at 9:30 AM.

Hotel Accomodations

Embassy Suites

The Embassy Suites will serve as race headquarters. They are offering a special discounted rate to runners. The Embassy Suites is located just east of Interstate 95 on Baymeadows Road at 9300 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Florida, 32256. Call 1-800-362-2779 for reservations.

Grand Prix Race

This race on the 2015-2016 Jacksonville Grand Prix schedule. Runners who finish in the top ten of their age group will receive points to be counted in the overall series. Over $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the end of the series. For more information about the Grand Prix, click here.

Race Photos

Speedy Banana will be taking photos at this event.


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