Avondale 5K Classic & 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Join Us!

Come run this great race in Avondale! It is a 5K course through Jacksonville’s historic Avondale district. The course runs around Boone Park and along St. Johns Ave. Don't miss the post-race block party which will include a live band, free beer, and drawings for prizes!

Synergy Studio Streching and Massage:
Synergy Studio will be doing two pre-race streching sessions and will also be doing post race massages!

Presented by: The Avondale Merchant's Association

Avondale Merchant's Association Logo


Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  5K 1 Mile
Through September 13th $25 $15
September 14th - September 19th $30 $15
Day of Race $35 $15

Discounted Entry:

» There is a $2.00 discount if you own your own chip, but chip number must be entered during registration process.

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» 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.

On paper or in person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers, or you can mail in a completed entry form to our Race Office: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32217. Make checks payable to 1st Place Sports Running Club.

» Click Here to Download a Registration Form

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, September 18th and Friday, September 19th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. All packets will be moved to the race site for raceday pick up beginning an hour before the race.

Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217
San Marco Store: 2016 San Marco Blvd., Jax, FL 32207
Town Center Store: 4870 Big Island Dr., Jax, FL 32246
Jax Beach Store: 424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250
Orange Park Store: 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the MyLaps Timing Chip System (chip must be worn on your shoe during the race). Your entry fee covers the cost of the chip rental. If you have your own chip, you need to enter your chip number on the entry form, and deduct $2.00 from the entry fee. You must cross the timing mats to be included in the results. Do not wear your personal chip if you sign up on raceday!


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 9:45 AM. Stay after the race for the post race celebration! Food and drinks will be provided! Great prizes will be given away!


This is a very scenic 5K course through Jacksonville’s historic Avondale district.

avondale 5k course map

Race Photos

Speedy Banana will be taking photos at this event.

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