Jaguars / Novo Nordisk 5K Stadium Challenge

EverBank Stadium

Saturday, February 24, 2024

5K waves start at 6:00 PM | 1 Mile Fun Run at 6:15 PM


Event Details

  • Glow in the dark run
  • Post-race glow in the dark dance party on the stadium field
  • Custom finisher medals
  • Custom designed long-sleeve shirts to all entrants
  • Interactive course through and around Everbank Field
  • Finish line broadcast on the largest videoboards in the NFL
  • Participant will receive a free 10 oz beer at the post-race celebration

Join the annual Jaguars / Novo Nordisk 5K Stadium Challenge to support the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation and local youth sports programs. The glow in the dark run will include a unique course both inside and outside EverBank Stadium and is fit for all ages. Participants will run around the stadium, up and down the ramps, and finish by crossing the football field. The videoboards will show a live feed of runners running across the field! After the race, join us on the stadium field for a glow in the dark themed post-race celebration and dance party. More details to come! One free beer available to participants 21+ only.  Photo ID required.


All participants will receive an official Jaguars / Novo Nordisk 5K Stadium Challenge long-sleeve technical shirts and a custom designed finisher medal.

Entry Fees

Adults 5K1 Mile Fun Run
Through June 30, 2023$40$30
July 1st- October 15th$45$35
October 16th - February 23rd$55$45
Race Day February 24th$60$55

13 and under and  65 and over entry fees will be $5 less until January 31st

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds or entry transfers!



Glow in the dark post-race  dance party!

Stick around after the run for the glow in the dark themed post-race celebration and dance party on the stadium field!



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.

Individual and Corporate Team Member Registration


Online registration closes February 23rd. After online registration closes, you can still register at any 1st Place Sports location 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.

Corporate Team Wave

Corporate Team Captains:

Follow the link below to create your Corporate Team for participation in the Corporate Team Wave at 6:30 PM. The team captain will sign up first to create the team. Select “5k All Waves” and on the second page you will be prompted to create a team. Please make sure you know what Team Name you will be using, as you cannot change it after you’ve created the team.

Click here to create your corporate team

The top three team members count in scoring. Awards will be given for top three overall Corporate Teams and for the top three teams with the most participation.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, February 22nd from 10 AM – 6 PM and Friday, February 23rd from 10 AM – 5 PM. All packets will be moved to EverBank Stadium for day of race pick up starting at 4:30 PM.

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 CR 210, St Johns, FL 32259


Overall and age group awards will be given out for the Competitive Wave and team awards including participation awards for the Corporate Team Wave. All finishers will receive a custom designed 5K Stadium Challenge medal! The awards ceremony will be held after the Competitive Wave!

Corporate Team Awards Ceremony 7:15 PM

Overall and age-group awards – 7:30 PM



6:00 PM: 5K Walker Wave
6:15 PM: One Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by Nemours
6:30 PM: 5K Stroller Wave and Just for Fun 5K Wave 1
6:45 PM: Team Division and Just for Run  5K Wave 2
7:00 PM: 5K Competitive Division
7:15 PM: Under the Lights 5K – Just for Fun Wave 3


Vendor Booth

Vendor booths are $250. If you are interested in having a booth at this event, please contact Kristina Heath at