Kindness Matters 5k and Fun Run

2 Ocean Front N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Saturday, May 27, 2023

8 AM for 5K, 1 Mile to start Right after the 5K

Race Results

This race has ended. Check back soon for race results. 2023


Join the fun for a 5k and Fun Run to Help us End Bullying and Prevent Childhood Suicide

The Kindness Matters 5k and Fun Run is a great opportunity for all ages to earn medals, and to enjoy games and activities that promote kindness and treating others well. Plus, receive free life-saving resources and positive mental health tools for your family. We can’t wait to see you there!


Race Features

  • Medals to all finishers
  • Shirts to all participants
  • Chip timing
  • Out and Back Course on the beach
  • Overall and Age-group awards
  • Post race food and drink
  • Vendors



Race Map


Entry Fees

5K1 Mile Fun Run
Through May 9th$25$15
May 10th-27th$30$15

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.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at the 1st Place Sports location on Friday, April 28th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 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, Jacksonville, FL 32217
Jacksonville Beach 424 South 3rd Street, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250


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+.



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.


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