San Marco Wine and Chocolate Run (Rescheduled to October 11th)

2018 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville

Sunday, October 11, 2020

5K at 5:00 PM

Race Rescheduled to October 11th

Due to the Coronavirus, this event is being rescheduled to October 11th.

About the Race

Custom Wine Glass!    Raffle Prizes!    Wine & Chocolate Post Race! 


Wine and chocolate. Need another reason to run? Join us at the Wine and Chocolate 5K, benefitting the ongoing beautification of San Marco! The course runs in and around the beautiful San Marco neighborhood, and finishes with an awesome wine and chocolate after party in the Square! All participants will receive a custom designed wine glass and be entered to win prizes from the San Marco merchants! You won’t want to miss this event!




To Benefit

This event benefits the ongoing beautification of San Marco Square!

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

Through September 26th$35
September 27th - October 9th$40
Day of Race$45

Entry fee includes a moisture wicking running shirt. Men’s and women’s sizes available.

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Register Now!


» Click Here to Register Online

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.

In person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports store locations on our in-store computers.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available on Thursday, October 8th and Friday, October 9th from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the 1st Place Sports store locations below. Packets will be moved to the starting line for Race Day pick up beginning at 3:00 PM.

San Marco Store: 2018 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207

Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32217

Tapestry Park Store: 9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jax, FL 32246

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the Race Results Timing System. You must cross the timing mats at the finish to be included in the results.


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+. Awards will be presented at an awards ceremony at 5:45 PM. Stay after the race for the post race celebration!


The 5K course will start in front of Peterbrooke Chocolate in the Square and finish in front of 1st Place Sports.

Route map for Wine And Chocolate Run by Doug Alred on


Raffle prizes will be awarded from participating San Marco Merchants! Each participant is automatically entered with their race number, but you can buy additional raffle tickets for $5.00 each!


Parking areas in and around San Marco Square are shaded in red on the map.

Jacksonville Grand Prix Race

This event is a race in the 2019-2020 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.

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.