About This Race
» Jacksonville’s Block Party 5K!
» Live Band!
» Free Beer!
» Win Prize Money!
» Large Custom Finisher Medals!
» Technical Tank Tops!
» Win a Pie!
Also: Gigantic Give-Away – Lots of prizes by random drawing
Schedule of Events
7:00 PM……..Nike Championship
7:30 PM……..Open 5K
8:00 PM……..Block Party begins
8:30 PM……..Pie Eating Contest
8:40 PM……..Prize $$ Awards
8:50 PM……..Gigantic Giveaway
9:00 PM……..Pie Run Awards
|Through April 30th||$25|
|May 1st - May 31st||$27|
|June 1st - June 8th||$30|
|Day of Race||$35|
Entry fee includes Technical Tank Top and entry into the Gigantic Give-Away
Sorry there are no refunds or race transfers!
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:
Nike 5K Championship
The 5K Championship starts at 7:00 PM on Pearl Street. You can run in the championship race if you have run under 17:00 (men) and 20:00 (women) in a 5K within the last year. Nike running shoes will be given to each male who breaks 16:15 and to each female who breaks 19:00. You must run in the championship race to qualify for these prizes. The course is 5 loops and is ideal for spectating.
ChampionShip Race Awards
Cash prizes will be given out to the top three Overall Male/Female winners as follows:
1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100
There is an Equalizer Bonus of $100. The Championship Women will have a two and a half minute head start.
The Open 5K
The Open 5K is for all runners and walkers except those who run in the Championship race. Custom designed medals will be given to all finishers, awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group (See Open Race Awards), and pies will be given out at the finish line to males under 20:00 and females under 24:00.
How you can win a pie!
200 pies will be given at the finish based on the following times or until they run out. Men must break 20 minutes (gun time) and women must break 24:00 minutes (gun time) to qualify.
Packets will be available on Thursday, June 7th and Friday, June 8th from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM at the following 1st Place Sports locations. Packets will be moved to the starting line for Race Day pick up beginning two hours before the start.
|Baymeadows Store:||3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217|
|San Marco Store:||2018 San Marco Blvd., Jax, FL 32207|
|Tapestry Park Store:||9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jax, FL 32246|
|Jax Beach Store:||424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250|
|Orange Park Store:||2186 Park Avenue, Orange|
The race will be timed using the Race Result Timing System. You must cross the timing mats at the finish to be included in the results.
OPEN RACE AWARDS
Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each of the following male and female age groups: 10 and 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 and over.
Post Race Celebration
The Run for the Pies is designed to be a lot of fun for everyone. Be prepared to stick around.
Each year 1st Place Sports has a huge raffle. All you have to do is register to be eligible to win. Prizes include running clothes, running shoes, bags, and lots more! You must be present to win.
Located to the immediate east of The Jacksonville Landing next to the Main Street Bridge, there is a lot that offers over 250 parking spaces and is open 24 hours a day. Parking rates vary during special events. There is also a number of public garages and surface lots Downtown along with metered parking spaces that are free every weekday evening on weekends.