St. Paddy’s Run 5K and 10K

Evergreen Cemetery - 4535 North Main Street

Sunday, March 16, 2025

8:00 AM

Race Details

  • Finisher medals to all finishers!
  • Moisture wicking shirts to all participants!
  • Certified Courses
  • Overall and age-group awards in 10K and 5K
  • Prize money in the 10K
  • 10K is a Jacksonville Grand Prix Event
  • Discounted entry fee for 13 and under and 65 and older


To Benefit

Proceeds benefit Springfield Historical Society.

Email Communication

All communications including event promotions, bib number assignment, results problems, and runner instructions are done by email from 1st Place Sports. If you sign up for an event and do not receive an email from 1st Place Sports and want to receive them, please make sure that 1st Place Sports emails are not going to your junk mail.

Entry Fees

5K and 10K
Through January 31st$30
February 1st -February 28th$35
March 1st - March 16th$40
Race Day - March 17th$50

No day of race registration.

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

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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.

In person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our in-store computers with no processing fee.

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Friday, March 15th from 10 AM until 6 PM and on  Saturday, March 16th from 10 AM until 4 PM. If you selected day of pickup, your packets will be available at 1st Place Sports Baymeadows prior to race day.

Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217
San Marco Store: 2018 San Marco Blvd., Jax, FL 32207
210 Store: 2220 CR 210, St Johns FL 32258
Jax Beach Store: 424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250


Finisher medals will be given to all participants.

Awards Ceremony right after each race.

Awards 10K: Top three overall male and female and to the top three finishes 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+.

Awards 5K – Overall male and female and top three finishers in each of the above age groups.

Prize Money – 10K only – The Pot of Gold!

Checks will be mailed to winners

  • 1st Place Male and Female $200.00
  • 2nd Place Male and Female $100.00
  • 3rd Place Male and Female $50.00
  • 1st Place Masters Male and Female $50.00

Masters runners can double dip for prize money.


The 10K and 5K waves will start and run together at 8:00 AM near the entrance of the cemetery. Both races will finish in a common finish area. This is a beautiful course through Evergreen Cemetery. The course runs through stately oak and magnolia trees and is about 90 percent shaded. All miles and turns will be mark ed with digital clocks at most miles.

» Click Here to View the Interactive 5K Course

» Click Here to View the Interactive 10K Course

Race Shirts

Participants will receive technical race shirts for this event.  Sizes are gender specific.

Race Timing

The race will be timed using a timing chip on your race number. Do not fold or cover it up. Please wear your race number on the front of your shirt or shorts.

Course Restrictions

Bikes and dogs are not allowed on the course under any circumstance. Biking next to a runner could lead to the runner being disqualified.

Jacksonville Grand Prix Race

This event is a race in the 2023-2024 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.