"Get off the Couch and MOVE!"
The Healthy Fit and Smart Family 5K Run/Walk is open to all runners and walkers. The purpose of this charitable event is to bring attention to the importance of living a healthy, fit and smart lifestyle for you and your families. Healthcare professionals will be on hand at the event to answer questions and provide you with insightful educational resources.
We encourage the Northeast Florida community and the city of Jacksonville especially, to come out and enjoy a nice run or walk and get your 2014 year off to a healthy start! We will have fun activities for the kids and family as we all work together to promote a healthy, fit and smart lifestyle.
A portion of these proceeds from this event will support the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Florida and the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Jacksonville in support of their current initiatives to educate & inform the community about sickle cell and promote healthy living & educational excellence via its mentoring programs across Florida.
Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!
|Through January 4th||$20||$12|
|January 5th - January 10th||$25||$12|
|Day of Race||$30||$12|
» There is a $2.00 discount if you own your own chip, but chip number must be entered during registration process.
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.
Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!
Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, January 9th and Friday, January 10th 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|
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+. Stay after the race for the post race celebration! Food and drinks will be provided!
There is parking available in the Jacksonville Landing Parking lot, located next to the Main Street Bridge. It has 250 parking spots and is open 24 hours a day. There are also a number of public parking garages and surface lots located within a few blocks. Parking rates vary in these lots. There is also metered parking around the Jacksonville Landing, which is free on weekends.
A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Florida Sickle Cell Foundation and the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation-Jacksonville in support of their initiatives to educate & inform the community about Sickle Cell Disease and promote healthy living & educational excellence via its mentoring programs across America. We welcome your support for our 5K Healthy Fit and Smart Family Run as we all work together to be role models for our kids and others to promote & encourage the North Florida Community to live a healthy and fit lifestyle. It's really up to you to make the decision to "Get off the Couch and MOVE!"
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