Run for the Pies

Jacksonville's Block Party 5K! Live Band! Free Beer!


Saturday, June 14, 2014

  • Championship 5K at 7:00 PM | Open 5K at 7:30 PM | The Jacksonville Landing

Schedule of Events

7:00 PM........Nike Championship
7:30 PM........Open 5K
8:00 PM........Block Party begins
8:30 PM........Pie Eating Contest
8:40 PM........Prize $$ Awards
8:50 PM........Gigantic Giveaway
9:00 PM........Pie Run Awards

ENTRY FEES

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  5K
Through April 30th $20
May 1st - June 7th $22
June 8th - June 13th $25
Day of Race $30

Discounted Entry:!

» 1st Place Sports Club members receive $1.00 off entry if registering in-store!

Registration

Online:

» 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 in-store computers, or you can mail in a completed entry form to our Race Office: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32217.

» Click Here to Download a Registration Form

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Nike 5K Championship

The 5K Championship starts at 7:00 PM on Pearl Street. You can run in the championship race if you have run under 17:00 (men) and 20:00 (women) in a 5K within the last year. Nike running shoes will be given to each male who breaks 16:15 and to each female who breaks 19:00. You must run in the championship race to qualify for these prizes. The course is 5 loops and is ideal for spectating.

The Open 5K

The Open 5K is for all runners and walkers except those who run in the Championship race. This race is designed to give more runners a chance to win in their age group. 250 custom designed Run for the Pies medals will be given up to 15 deep in some age groups (See Open Race Awards). Plus, you could also win a pie!!

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available on Thursday, June 12th and Friday, June 13th from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM at the following 1st Place Sports locations. Packets will be moved to the starting line for Race Day pick up beginning two hours before the start.

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 System. You must cross the timing mats at the finish to be included in the results.

ChampionShip Race Awards

Cash prizes will be given out to the top three Overall Male/Female winners as follows: 1st Place receives $250, 2nd Place receives $150, 3rd Place receives $100. There is an Equalizer Bonus of $100. The Championship Women will have a two and a half minute head start.

Open Race Awards

Run for the Pies medals will be awarded to the top finishers in the divisions below:

Age Group Male Female
10 & under 5 5
11-13 5 5
14-19 5 5
20-24 8 10
25-29 12 18
30-34 15 20
35-39 10 15
40-44 10 15
45-49 10 10
50-54 8 10
55-59 5 5
60-64 4 4
65-69 3 3
70-74 3 3
75-79 3 3
80 & Up 3 3

Course

The 5K Open course will start in front of the Landing and finish on Hogan Street on the west side of the Jacksonville Landing.

» View the Nike Championship Course

» View the Open 5K Course

Post Race Celebration

The Run for the Pies is designed to be a lot of fun for everyone. Be prepared to stick around.

Gigantic Giveaway

Each year 1st Place Sports tries to give away the store. All you have to do is enter to be eligible to win. Prizes include running clothes, running shoes, bags, and lots more! You must be present to win.

How you Can Win a Pie

200 pies will be given at the finish based on the following times or until they run out. Men must break 20 minutes (gun time) and women must break 24:00 minutes (gun time) to qualify.

Parking

Located to the immediate east of The Jacksonville Landing next to the Main Street Bridge, there is a lot that offers over 250 parking spaces and is open 24 hours a day. Parking rates vary during special events. There is also a number of public garages and surface lots Downtown along with metered parking spaces that are free every weekday evening on weekends.

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