Tour de Pain – 3 Races in 24 Hours

Jacksonville Beach and Jacksonville, Florida

Friday, August 13, 2021

Also: August 14, 2021

About this Race

The Tour de Pain features 3 races in 24 hours.  You can run all three or just one or two of the races.  To qualify for the finishers medal and awards you must run all three events.

The Tour de Pain consists of the following:

4 Mile Beach Run – Friday, August 13th – 6:30 PM – Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion

5K Road Race – Saturday, August 14th – 7:00 AM – 1st Place Sports, 3931 Baymeadows Road

Road mile – Saturday, August 14th – Jacksonville Landing Park – Downtown

  • 4:30 PM – Men’s Open Mile
  • 4:45 PM – Men’s Masters Mile
  • 5:00 PM – Women’s Open Mile
  • 5:15 PM – Women’s Masters Mile

Race Features


  • Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place
  • Finisher Medals –  if you run all three events.
  • Post-Race Celebration after the final event.
  • Moisture Wicking Tank Tops to all Participants.
  • Prize Money for top finishers in Tour de Pain Series
  • Age-Group awards for series

4 Mile Beach Run

  • Starts at Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion
  • 6:30 PM – wave start
  • Race starts to the south
  • Course is out and back
  • water stations each mile
  • no post-race activities – some refreshments

5K Road Mile

  • Starts at 1st Place Sports – 3931 Baymeadows Road
  • 7:00 AM – Wave start
  • Course Map
  • Water stations at mile one and two
  • Post race food and drink
  • Store will be open after the race

Road Mile

  • Starts at Jacksonville Landing Park – Downtown
  • Mile is run in four heats starting at 4:30 PM.  See schedule above
  • Two loops of a half-mile course
  • Post- Race Celebration and Awards Ceremony


Social Distancing Guidelines

The following Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place during the event.

  1. Please adhere to the 6-foot spacing guideline and wear a mask when picking up your packet.
  2. 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.
  3. Race will be started in waves. Choose your starting wave based on pace during registration.
  4. Once you have finished the race please respect the six-foot social distancing spacing and wear a face covering.
  5. Masks required at post-race celebration and awards area.
  6. We plan to have an awards ceremony after the last race.
  7. 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.
  8. Hand sanitizers and masks will be available at the Sanitation Tent near the start/finish.
  9. If you feel ill or have a fever, do not come to packet pickup or to the race.

Start Waves

During registration please select your strart wave based on the pace you plan to average.

  • Blue Wave – expected pace is under 8 minutes per mile
  • Red Wave – expected pace between 8 and 9 minutes per mile
  • Green Wave – expected pace between 9 and 10 minutes per mile
  • Orange Wave – expected pace between 10 and 11 minutes per mile
  • Yellow Wave – expected pace between 11 and 14 minutes per mile
  • Purple Wave – expected pace over 14 minutes per mile

Entry Fees

4 Mile Beach Run5KRoad Mile 3 Race Series
Through July 31st$30$30$30$75
August 1st until August 12th$35$35$35$80
Race Day$40$40$40$90

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds or deferrals!




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!


Online registration closes a few days before the race. After online registration closes, you can still register at any 1st Place Sports store 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.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, August 12th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Friday, August 13th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Packets will also be available starting at 5:30 PM at the Jax Beach Seawalk Pavilion.  Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place.

  • 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 SR 210 West, St Johns, FL 32259


Series Awards

Male & Female

  • 1st Place Overall  – $300
  • 2nd Place Overall – $200
  • 3rd Place Overall – $100
  • 1st Place Masters – $100

Age-group awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age division based on total time for all three events: 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 and over.

Age-group awards will be available at the awards tent after the race, but there will not be an awards ceremony

Finisher Medals will be given to all those who finish all three races.  Medals will be distributed at the finish of the mile run.


Post Race Celebration

Water, Gatorade, Fruit and popsicles will be available after you finish except for the beach run.  We will just have water and fruit at the beach.

Jacksonville Grand Prix Race

This is an official Jacksonville Grand Prix event.  Series details coming soon!  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.