1st Place Sports Running | Mandarin Run 10K and 5K

Mandarin Run 10K and 5K

SATURDAY, November 8, 2014


Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  5K 10K
Through November 1st $25 $30
November 2nd - November 7th $30 $35
Day of Race $35 $40

Discounted Entry:

ยป There is a $2.00 discount if you own your own chip, but chip number must be entered during registration process.

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» Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes the day prior to the beginning of packet pickup. 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 with no processing fee, 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.

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Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. All packets will be moved to the race site for raceday pick up beginning an hour before the race.

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

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the MyLaps Timing Chip System (chip must be worn on your shoe during the race). Your entry fee covers the cost of the chip rental. If you have your own chip, you need to enter your chip number on the entry form, and deduct $2.00 from the entry fee. You must cross the timing mats to be included in the results. Do not wear your personal chip if you sign up on raceday!


10K: Prize money will be awarded to the top three men and women overall as follows: 1st Place $200, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $100, 1st Masters $50. Age group awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each of the following male and female age groups as follows: 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+.

5K: Awards will be presented to the top male and female overall and to the top three finishers in each of the above age groups plus 10 and under, 11-13 and 14 to 19.

The Awards Ceremony will be held at 9:15 AM near the finish line in the church parking lot.


10K: The race will start and finish at the Mandarin Presbyterian Church and will follow a large loop around Mandarin. The course is flat and fast, runs through a nice residential neighborhood, and is USA Track and Field certified. Water stations will be located at the start, 2 mile, 4 mile and at the finish. A medical station will also be available at the finish. Each mile will be marked and digital clocks will be displayed.


5K: The 5K starts at the 10K starting line and runs an out and back course along Flynn Road.



Please park at Mandarin Presbyterian Church located at 12001 Mandarin Road at the start and finish of the race. Please do not block in other vehicles or park illegally. Additional parking is located one block to the east on the old campus of the church located at 11844 Mandarin Road.

Post Race Celebration

Free food and drink will be provided after the race right at the finish line. This will be the site of the awards ceremony. Music will be provided and a drawing for prizes will be held!

Grand Prix Race

The Mandarin Run 10K is the fifth Jacksonville Grand Prix event. The 10k, not the 5k score points towards the Grand Prix. 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.