About this Race
The Winter Beach Run in the second oldest running event in the Jacksonville area. From its beginning in 1976, the race has been very popular with runners and walkers because running on the beach is relatively unique to the world.
- Medals to all 10 mile and 5K finishers
- Shirts to all entrants
- Hot Chocolate after the race
- 5K and 10 mile overall and age-group awards
- 10 mile is a Jacksonville Grand Prix Event (5K for children 13 and under)
About JTC Running
JTC RUNNING, North Florida’s premier track club, has been “Running Jacksonville since 1975! As the host organization of the Summer and Winter Beach Runs and the Gate River Run, JTC Running is dedicated to promoting health and fitness through running and walking.
For more information about the JTC please click HERE or see information below.
|Through November 30th||$25||$30|
|December 1st to December 31st||$30||$35|
|January 1st -January 26th||$35||$40|
|Raceday - January 27th||$40||$45|
» There is a $2.00 discount if you are a current JTC Running Member. Use code JTCRUNNING during registration checkout to claim discount. Not valid on race day. All code use is verified prior to race day.
Online registration closes the day prior to the beginning of packet pickup. After online registration closes, you can still register in any 1st Place Sports store or on Race day.
You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers with no processing fee!
Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!
All ten mile and 5K participants will start from the same starting line on the Jacksonville Beach at the Pavilion. Walkers should always line up at the back of the starting line to avoid blocking people attempting to run.
Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports locations on Thursday, January 25th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, January 26th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. All packets will be moved to the race site for race day pick up beginning 90 minutes before the race.
|Baymeadows Store:||3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217|
|San Marco Store:||2018 San Marco Blvd., Jax, FL 32207|
|Jax Beach Store:||424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250|
|210 Store||2220 SR 210 , St Johns 32259|
- First place male and female overall
- Age Group Awards: Awards will be presented to the top three in each of the following male and female age divisions: 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 and 80 and over
- Medals to all finishers.
- Top three overall men and women and first place masters male and female
- Same age-groups as the 5K except the we will not have a 10 and under and 11-13 in the 10 mile.
- Medals to all finishers
Starting line – on the beach at the Seawalk Pavilion
The course is out-and-back on the beach at low tide.
Finish – on Seawalk at the Pavilion.
The SeaWalk Pavilion is located where 1st Street North and 1st Avenue North meet in Jacksonville Beach. Take Butler Boulevard (Highway 202, Exit 344) from I-95 to A1A and then north three miles to Beach Boulevard.
Arrive early to avoid parking problems. There is a large parking lot west of the SeaWalk Pavilion. Once this lot is full, you will have to look for parking spots farther from the starting area. The later you arrive, the farther away you will have to park.
Grand Prix Race!
The Winter Beach Run 10 Mile is the Grand Prix race for all age groups except under 13 years of age. The 5K will be the Grand Prix race for the younger those age groups. 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.
Post Race Celebration
Hot Chocolate and snacks will be provided at the Seawalk Pavilion after the run/walk.
Bikes and dogs are not allowed on the course under any circumstance. Biking next to a runner could lead to the runner being disqualified.