EverGreen Pumpkin Run

EverGreen Cemetery - 4535 North Main Street

Sunday, October 27, 2024

10 Mile and 5K at 8:00 AM

About this Race

This event sells out each year so don’t wait too long to sign up.

2022 Results

2022 Individual race photos


The 10 mile is the official Jacksonville Grand Prix event.  13 and under JGP scoring will be in the 5K.



Race Features

» Finisher Medals to both 10 Mile and 5K participants
» Pumpkins line the course
» Take a pumpkin home after the race


$25.00 1st Place Sports gift card will be given to the runners wearing the best costume in the following divisions: Scariest Costume, Funniest Costume, and Best Overall Costume.


This race is sponsored by The Evergreen Cemetery Association and benefits the Jacksonville Historical Society!

Entry Fees

5K5K - 13 and under10 Mile13&under
65 and over65 & over
Through August 31st$30$20$30$20
September 1st - Septmber 30th$35$25$35$25
October 1st - October 21st$40$30$40$30
October 22nd - October 28th$45$35$45$35
Race Day$50$50$50$50

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!



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.

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 of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers with no processing fee.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports locations on Friday, October 27th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Saturday, October 28th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. All 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
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


10 Mile

Prize Money: Prize money will be awarded to the top three men and women overall as follows: 1st Place $200, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $100, 1st Masters $50. Masters can double dip if they finish in the top three overall.

Age Group Awards: Age group awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each of the following male and female age groups as follows: 19 and under, 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+.


Awards will be presented to the top male and female overall and to the top three finishers in each of the above age groups, plus 10 and under and 11-13.

Finisher Medals:
Finisher medals will be given to 10 Mile and 5K participants!

Race Shirt

Participants will receive a long-sleeve technical race shirt for this event.




Course is USAFT certified (FL20021JK)

The part of the course inside the cemetery is lined with pumpkins. The course runs through stately oak and magnolia trees and is about 90 percent shaded. All miles and turns will be marked, with digital clocks at most miles.



Course is USATF certified (FL20020JK)

The entire 5K course is lined with pumpkins and runs through stately oak and magnolia trees which makes it about 90% shaded. All miles and turns will be marked, with digital clocks at most miles.



Parking is available inside the cemetery and outside the cemetery!



Free food and drink will be served after the race. You are welcome to take pumpkins home with you after the ten mile race has finished. Please do not take a pumpkin until the race is over! Only one pumpkin per person!

Jacksonville Grand Prix Race

This event is a race on the 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.