About This Race
» Prize Money!
» Large Custom Finisher Medals!
» Technical Tank Tops!
» Win a Pie!
Finisher Medals: Medals will have 2020 on them as that race was cancelled. The ribbons will have 2021.
Funds go to support high school cross country and track programs in Duval county and the summer camp scholarship program.
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.
- Please adhere to the 6 foot spacing guideline and wear a mask when picking up your packet.
- 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.
- 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.
- Once you have finished the race please respect the six foot social distancing spacing and wear a face covering.
- Masks required at post race celebration and awards area.
- Awards may be picked up at awards tent on race day or a 1st Place Sports, Baymeadows the day after the race.
- 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.
- Hand sanitizers and masks will be available at the Sanitation Tent near the start/finish.
- If you feel ill or have a fever, do not come to packet pickup or to the race.
Schedule of Events
7:00 PM……..Championship 5K
7:30 PM – 7:38 PM……..Open 5K Waves
8:15 PM……..Pick up awards at awards tent
We will not have a post-race celebration for this event.
|Championship 5K, Open 5K & Virtual 5K||5K Children 13 and Under/Adults 65 and over|
|Through April 30th||$35||$20|
|May 1st - May 31st||$40||$25|
|June 1st - June 11th||$45||$30|
|Day of Race||$50||$50|
Entry fee includes a technical tank top.
Sorry there are no refunds or race transfers!
Online registration closes early. After online registration closes, you can still register in any 1st Place Sports store or on Race day. By signing up late, you are not guaranteed a shirt at packet pickup or on race day.
You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our in-store computers! This will save you up to $3 in server and credit card fees.
If you are unable to attend in person, you can run the race virtually.
The Championship 5K starts at 7:00 PM on Monroe Street near the corner of Laura Street at Hemming Park. 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. 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. The 5K Open course will start and finish on Monroe Street at Hemming Park. 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!
Apple pies will be given at the finish based on the following times. 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 10th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, June 11th from 10:00 AM until 5:00 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|
|210 Store||2220 Country Rd 210, St Johns, FL 32259|
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
We will not have a post-race celebration this year.
The Gigantic Giveaway will not be held this year.
There are a large number of parking garages and lots, which charge for parking around Hemming Park, however on-street parking is free on weekends.
Jacksonville Grand Prix Race
This event is the final event of the 2020-2021 Jacksonville Grand Prix schedule. Runners who finish in the top ten of their age group will receive points to be counted in the overall series. Over $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the end of the series. For more information about the Grand Prix, click here.