8K River Day

River Road, Historic Orange Park

Saturday, February 17, 2018

8K and 5K 8:30 AM | 1 Mile Fun Run 8:00 AM

Race Results

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About this Race


8K River Day offers 8K and 5K options (and a virtual run!) along a beautiful, scenic course along the St. John’s River in Orange Park. It’s a great training race for the Gate, with music along the race course and a fun runner’s village at the finish line. Bring the kids for the one mile fun run, and stay to enjoy the beautiful weather, music, and food at the finish line.

This year’s 8K River Day is Saturday, February 17, 2018. Proceeds benefit the financial aid program at Grace Episcopal Day School, an independent school for children in Pre-K 3 through 8th grade. www.geds.net

Entry Fees

8K, 5K & Virtual Run1 Mile
Through February 9th$25$12
February 10th - February 16th$30$12
Day Of Race$35$12

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds or transfers!

Children 12 and under receive $5 off for the 5K or 8K. Enter code child12 at checkout for discount.

Register Now!


» 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.

In person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Friday, February 16th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. All remaining 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
Orange Park Store: 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073


8k and 5k finishers will receive a finisher medal. For the 8K, awards will be presented to the top three men and women overall, first master’s male and female overall, 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+. There are no awards for the 5K.


The 8K and 5K will begin and end at Grace Episcopal Day School at the corner of Kingsley and Reed Streets in Orange Park.  The course will continue to River Road, then proceed north.  The 5K will have a turn around while the 8K will continue north for an additional distance before turning around to finish at Grace Episcopal Day School.

Virtual Run

Virtual runners will be sent a race number and finisher medal. Race event shirts are an additional $10.00.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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