Celebration 5K

1st Place Sports, 3931 Baymeadows Road
3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

5K at 7:30 AM | 1 Mile at 8:30 AM

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About this Race

The Celebration Run is a wonderful way for the entire family to start the holiday.  This run features moisture wicking shirts to all participants, custom designed medals to all 5K finishers and 1st Place Sports fun run medals to all mile finishers.  After the race, stick around and enjoy the watermelon festival.  There will be loads of watermelon to eat, a seed spitting contest and drawings for prizes.  Post-race food will include bananas, bags and popsicles.  Prize money to top finishers and three deep age-group awards for each 5 year category.


Entry Fees

5K1 Mile5K - 13 and Under and 65 and over
Through June 1st$25$10$20
June 1st - June 23rd$30$10$20
June 24th -July 3rd $35$10$20
Day of Race$40$10$30

Moisture wicking shirts are available in men’s and women’s sizes XS to 2XL

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds or transfers!


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Online Registration:

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In person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers and save on server and processing fees.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at the 1st Place Sports Baymeadows store location on Monday, July 2nd and Tuesday, July 3rd from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. All unclaimed packets will be available at the race site for raceday pick up beginning an hour before the race.

Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32217

Orange Park: 2186 Park Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073

Tapestry Park: 9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32246

San Marco: 2018 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Jax Beach: 424 South Third Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250


Prize money  will be presented to the top three men and women overall ($200, $100, $50), first master’s male and female overall ($50), and the top three in each of the following male and female age groups: 10 & under, 11-13, 14-19, 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 Medals: All participants in the 5K will receive a custom designed medal and 1 Mile Fun Run will receive a 1st Place Sports fun run finisher medal!


Parking is available in various lots surrounding 1st Place Sports.


1st Place Sports would love to have your company or organization as a sponsor of this or one of our other events during the year.  We can tailor a sponsorship to meet your promotional needs.

For more information, contact [email protected]