5K/8K Superhero Run (formerly the 8K River Day)

156 Kingsley Avenue

Saturday, February 15, 2020

8K and 5K 8:30 AM | 1 Mile Fun Run 8:00 AM

Race Results

This race has ended. Check back soon for race results. 2020

Superheroes are taking over River Road

Who’s YOUR superhero…Superman, Wonder Woman, a local police officer, a military veteran, a cancer survivor?  We all have at least one favorite hero, so grab your cape and come run with us!  The 1 mile fun run will begin at 8:00 AM, the 5K and 8K will begin at 8:30 AM.  The race will take place on beautiful River Road in Orange Park, with EPIC adventures along the way.

The 5K/8K Superhero Run is the perfect race for serious runners looking to improve times (a great training run for the Gate) and for runners looking for a FUN event with live music, plenty of hero costumes, and an exciting runner’s village.  The course is a certified 5K and 8K course. Shirts will be given to all participants, and custom designed finisher medals will be presented to all 5K/8K finishers at the finish line.  Age group and overall awards will be presented to 8K finishers.

Entry Fees

8K & 5K1 Mile
Through February 8th$25$12
February 9th - February 14th$30$12
Day Of Race$35$12

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds or transfers!

Register Now!


» Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes the day prior to the beginning of packet pickup or when the race has filled to its limit. 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.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at Grace Episcopal Day School on Thursday, February 13th and Friday Feburary 14th from 8 AM – 6 PM and at the 1st Place Sports Baymeadows location on Friday, February 14th 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, Jax, FL 32217
Grace Episcopal Day School 156 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073


8k and 5k finishers will receive a finisher medal. For the 8K, 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+. There are no awards for the 5K.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Be a superhero and become an event sponsor.  Download sponsorship information here.


Parking is available in surrounding shopping centers and the Moosehaven Retirement Community.


View the course here.



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