1st Place Sports Featured Events


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The Latest News and Events

1st Place Sports has a mobile app!

Download the app for instant race results, event information, store coupons and much more! Visit the iTunes App store or Google Play to download our free app now!


Run faster, easier & injury free! Join 1st Place Sports as we offer a series of Good Form Running Clinics to help you become a faster and more efficient runner. Click here for more information and to sign up!


Become a VIP Member of our 1st Place Sports Running Club and save! VIP members can save 10% on all shoe and 20% on all apparel purchases all the time by joining the 1st Place Sports VIP Club. The cost is $30 per year. Membership includes a 1st Place Sports technical short sleeve shirt and $1 off all 1st Place Sports races. You can stop by any store and sign up at the time of your next purchase. Click here for more information or to sign up online.
Weekly Group Runs from our Stores:

Mondays: Town Center Store Location at 6:30 PM
Tuesdays: Baymeadows Store Location at 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Wednesdays: Jacksonville Beach Group Run - Meets at 7:00 PM at Green Room Brewery, San Marco Store Group Run - Meets at Aardwolf Brewery at 6:30 PM
Thursdays: Town Center Store Location at 6:30 PM, Orange Park Store Location at 6:30 PM



















» #RUNNOVATION

A 1st Place Sports Coaching Program that will train you for any distance from 5K up to the marathon, and provide a safe and structured environment for you to tackle your fitness goals!

» FACEBOOK FANPAGE

Become one of our Facebook Fans! Fans are able to see our updated events, view the latest event photos, and communicate with other runners!

» 5 STEP FIT PROCESS

Check out our 5 Step Fit Process! Our knowledgeable employees go through our expert shoe fitting for each and every customer!

» LOYALTY PROGRAM

When you purchase non sale items at our stores, you receive points. When you reach 250 points on non-discounted merchandise, you will get a $25 store credit!

» SHOE DONATIONS

Help us help our Jacksonville community! Bring in any of your old running shoes to any of our four store locations!

» RACE FAQs

If you have questions or would like more information about our races, click the link above.

» FREE E-NEWSLETTER

Get the latest information from the race office and retail store sent to your inbox! Click here to sign up to receive our Enewsletter!

» RunJax Event Guide

Click above to view the digital onscreen version of our Running Event Guide with the latest race information!