1st Place Sports Running | Financial Fitness 5K

Financial Fitness 5K and
Free 1 mIle Fun Run

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Time: 5K at 8:00 AM, Free 1 Mile at 9:00 AM

Location: Fletcher Park - San Marco

To Benefit:

Yoga before & after the 5K brought to you by:


Photo op* in hot air balloon brought to you by:


*weather and wind permitting

Community Wellness Sponsor:



Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  5K 1 Mile
Through September 7th $20 FREE
Sept. 8th - Sept. 13th $25 FREE
Day of Race $30 FREE

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 for the 5K

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 FPA of Northeast Florida.

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Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

1 Mile Fun Run

The 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 9:00 AM near the 5K starting line. Registration is free, but participants must register.

Click here for a 1 Mile Fun Run entry form.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for 5K participants to pick up at the following 1st Place Sports locations on Thursday, September 12th and Friday, September 13th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Please be sure to mark your pickup location on your entry form! If you do not indicate a location, your packet will automatically be at the Baymeadows Store location. All packets will be moved to the race site for raceday pick up starting at 6:30 AM.

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!


Each of the top three male and top three female finishers will receive a one evening stay at the Hampton Inn Jacksonville – Downtown-I-95! Awards will be given to the top masters finishers, and there will be team awards. Age group awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in the following age divisions: 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, and 80 & over.


The race starts at Fletcher Park, runs through San Marco Square, down River Road and through shaded residential neighborhoods to finish back near Fletcher Park. Digital clocks will be located at each mile. An on-course water station will be located half way, and water will also be available at the start/finish.

Financial 5K Course Map

$$$ News You Can Use $$$

The FPA of Northeast Florida is the community that brings together those who deliver financial planning, those who support it and those who benefit from it. Our members are committed to the FPA standards of care: 1) Put the client's best interests first, 2) Act with due care and in utmost faith, 3) Do not mislead clients, 4) Provide full and fair disclosure of all material facts, and 5) Disclose and fairly manage all material conflicts of interest.

Achieving and maintaining physical fitness and financial independence share in common the need for planning, goal-setting, and discipline. The Financial Planning Association® of Northeast Florida wants you to know about resources that can help you reach your financial fitness goals:

FPA's Planner Search® can connect you with CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professionals in our area. For additional information about FPA and its resources, visit www.FPAforFinancialPlanning.org

FPA of Northeast Florida - your voice and resource for financial planning on the First Coast!

We support nonprofits that promote financial literacy in our community:

The Real$ense Prosperity Campaign, an initiative of United Way, is a community coalition of organizations focused on increasing the prosperity of the Northeast Florida community by increasing the prosperity of each of our citizens. For more information about their free financial education classes, free income tax preparation, and $2 to $1 matched saving developmental accounts, visit www.realsensejax.org.

Family Foundations is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), a member network of more than 1,000 agencies nationwide that provide financial and credit counseling, debt management, homeownership counseling, and consumer education. They have helped over 120,000 families in the last 50 years take control of their financial future, buy a first home, save their marriage, cope with a troubled child or pay off debts and restore their credit. Visit their website to learn more: www.familyfoundations.org.


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