Florida – Georgia 5K

Riverfront Plaza - Downtown Jacksonville

Saturday, October 30, 2021

5K at 8:00 AM

About this Race


Join the University of Florida and the University of Georgia in downtown Jacksonville for  a very unique running/walking event on the morning of the big game.  It’s blue and orange versus black and red, Gators against the Bulldogs.  Wear your school colors and run or walk the 5K (3.1 miles) through downtown Jacksonville.

Online registration will close on Friday, October 29th at 10 AM.


Want to participate, but can’t make it to the race on the big day.  You can still get an official race dri-fit shirt and finisher’s medal.  Sign up for the virtual event, run the 5K distance on your own course between October 1st and October 30th, post your results to Race Roster, and receive your race swag via mail.

Register for the Virtual Event



  • Medals to all Finishers
  • 5K course Downtown and Riverside
  • Dri-fit Shirts
  • Car Decal
  • Custom Bibs
  • Chip Timing – Live Results
  • Race Packets
  • Post-race Celebration
  • Awards Ceremony


In addition to the official race shirt each participant will receive the following items.

Entry Fees

GeneralLittle Gators and Bulldogs
13 and under
Early Bird Until October 1st$59$29
October 2nd - October 29th$69$39
Race Day$75$45
  • Discounts available for Florida and Georgia season ticket holders and students.

Register Now!


Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes early. 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  1st Place Sports location on store kiosks with no processing fee.


The items in this section can be purchased during registration.  Please note each registrant will receive a car decal, and a dri-fit shirt, but you are welcome to purchase extras.


Water Bottle $5    Blue shirt $15            Red Shirt $15              Car Decal  $5

                                         Cooling Towel


Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports locations on Thursday, October 28th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, October 29th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. All unclaimed packets will be moved to the race site for race day pick up beginning at 6:30 AM. Please select your pickup location during registration

  • 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
  • St Johns County: 2220 CR 210, St Johns, FL 32259 (904) 484-7641
  • Race Day at RiverFront Park – Near starting line


Awards will be give to overall and age-group winners.

Race Shirt

Participants will receive dri-fit race shirts.  Register as a Gator and receive a blue shirt.  Register as a Bulldog and get a red shirt.


The course will start and finish at Riverfront Plaza in downtown Jacksonville following a small loop through downtown and will then be out and back along Water Street and Riverside Ave.

View Interactive Course.


Free parking is available on city streets.  There are lots of parking garages in the area.  More details will be included in your race instructions, which will be emailed to you the week of the event.


Held after the run/walk at  Riverfront Plaza.



You will receive race instructions the week of the event. These will include your assigned race bib number and your selected pickup location where you will need to pick up your race packet.  The email will also contain updated information for the event including parking instructions. Be sure that our 1st Place Sports emails are not going to your junk folder to ensure that you receive this important email.