Vestcor 5K Bridges Run

Water Street, Downtown Jacksonville

Saturday, September 7, 2024

5K at 8 AM - One mile at 9 AM

Race Details

» Free Beer
» Live Band
» Raffle Prizes
» Finisher Medals

About the Race

The Vestcor Family Foundation will hold its annual charity 5K & 1 mile fun run on Saturday, September 7, beginning at 8 a.m. on Water Street by the Prime Osborn Convention Center Downtown. Participants will start and finish on Water Street by the Lofts at LaVilla, pass by Vestcor properties, Lofts at Monroe and Lofts at Jefferson Station and continue over the bridges before crossing the finish line. After the race, runners can enjoy free food, beer, live music, awards and giveaways! Monies raised will support organizations such as Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida, ExcelinEd, Jacksonville Classical Academy, Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History, Junior Achievement of North Florida and North Florida School of Special Education.

Entry Fees

Through July 31st$30$12
August 1st - September 6th$35$15
Race Day$40$20

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!


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 on Thursday, September 5th from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM and Friday, September 6th  from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM at your selected 1st Place Sports locations. All packets that are not picked up at these locations will be moved to the race site for race-day starting at 6:30 AM on race day.

1st Place Sports Baymeadows – 3931 Baymeadows Road

1st Place Sports San Maco – 2018 San Marco Blvd

Race Site – Only on race day


Awards will be presented to the top three men and women overall and to the top masters male and females. Age group awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each of the following male and female age groups: 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, 8+

Finisher Medal

All finishers will receive a custom designed finisher medal.



Parking will be available in lots located around the Lofts at Lavilla. Additional parking information will be included in your race instructions that will be emailed to you the week of the event.