Remember The Ancestors 5K

American Beach, FL 32034

Saturday, June 19, 2021

5K at 8:00 AM | 1 Mile at 9:00 AM

About this Race

Social Distancing Guidelines

Due to the current Covid crisis race entries will be limited and social distancing guidelines will be in place. We also have a virtual option if  you do not want to attend.

Race participation is limited and will be run in waves!

The following Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place during the event.

  1. Please adhere to the 6 foot spacing guideline and wear a mask when picking up your packet.
  2. Please wear a mask when you can not adhere to the six foot spacing guideline.  Everyone must wear a mask at the start and finish.
  3. Race will be started in waves of 100 people.  You must choose your starting wave during registration. Potential award winners should try to run in the early starting waves.
  4. Once you have finished the race please respect the six foot social distancing spacing and wear a face covering.
  5. Masks required at post race celebration and awards area.
  6. Awards may be picked up at awards tent on race day or a 1st Place Sports, Baymeadows the day after the race.
  7. Bring you own water if you want to be as safe as possible. We will have water in bottles at the start and finish.  Water in cups will be available at the half way point on the course.
  8. Hand sanitizers and masks will be available at the Sanitation Tent near the start/finish.
  9. If you feel ill or have a fever, do not come to packet pickup or to the race.

Entry Fees

5K1 Mile
Through May 31st$40$10
June 1st - June 19th$45$10
Raceday$50 $10

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds or transfers!


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Online Registration:

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Wave Start

We will be starting in waves of 100.

8:00 AM – Blue Wave – Potential award winners should start in this wave.

8:02 AM – Red Wave

8:04 AM – Green Wave

Walkers should start in the last wave.


Custom medals to all finishers.

Awards will be given to the top three men and women overall, master male and female winner and then three deep in the male and female age groups from 10 and under to 80 and over.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up on Friday, June 18th from 10 AM until 5 PM at 1st Place Sports Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32217

Packets will also be available at the starting line on race morning from 6:30 AM until 7:50 AM.

Melanin Parks

“An outdoor glamping experience where the memories are yours, the pleasure is ours….”

Melanin Parks is a Motor Coach touring group that offers Unique Family experiences that combines outdoors exploration with economic empowerment.

We create outdoor adventures that blend our history and culture with the economic influences of Black businesses throughout the US and Canada.

Melanin Parks family friendly experiences provide exposure, entertainment, and education. See the country through the lens of history, “OUR Melanated History.”

We’re waiting for you…

Melanin Parks also serves to support outdoor activities for children that have been stricken from COVID 19 quarantine and isolation.