1st Place Sports Running | EverGreen Pumpkin Run

The Pumpkin Run
10 Mile and 5K

Check out the Halloween Costume Contest below for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

This race is sponsored by The Evergreen Cemetery Association and benefits the Jacksonville Historical Society!

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Halloween Costume Contest

A $50.00 1st Place Sports gift card will be given to the runners wearing the best costume in the following divisions: Scariest Costume, Funniest Costume, and Best Overall Costume.


Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  5K 10 Mile
Through October 19th $25 $30
October 20th - October 26th $30 $35
Day of Race $35 $40

Discounted Entry:

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

» 1st Place Club VIP members may deduct $1.00 from above rates. Must sign up in store.

» Children under 13 and Adults 65+ receive a $5.00 discount through October 19th.

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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 with no processing fee, 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 the following 1st Place Sports locations on Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th 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 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!


10 Mile: Prize money will be awarded to the top three men and women overall as follows: 1st Place $200, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $100, 1st Masters $50. Age group awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each of the following male and female age groups as follows: 19 and under, 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+.

5K: Awards will be presented to the top male and female overall and to the top three finishers in each of the above age groups, plus 10 and under and 11-13.

Awards will be presented to 5K winners at 9 AM and to the ten mile winners at 10 AM.

Race Shirts

Participants will receive technical race shirts for this event.


The 10 mile and 5K will start and run together. The 5K will finish at the 5K point of the 10 mile. This is a beautiful course through Evergreen Cemetery and along Winona Drive. The entire course will be lined with pumpkins. The course runs through stately oak and magnolia trees and is about 90 percent shaded. All miles and turns will be marked, with digital clocks at most miles. Click Here to view the 10 Mile interactive map online.

Pumpkin Run Course Map


Parking is available inside the cemetery for those who are going to stay throughout the whole race, and post race celebration. If you park in the cemetery, you cannot leave until the race is over. If you are going to want to leave early please park outside the cemetery!

Post Race Celebration

Free food and drink will be served after the race. You are welcome to take pumpkins home with you after the ten mile race has finished. Please do not take a pumpkin until the race is over! Only one pumpkin per person!

Grand Prix Race

This race is the 4th race of the 2013-2014 Jacksonville Grand Prix schedule. Runners who finish in the top ten of their age group will receive points to be counted in the overall series. Over $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the end of the series. For more information about the Grand Prix, click here.

Race Photos

Speedy Banana will be taking photos at this event.

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» Entry fees

» Packet Pickup

» awards

» RACE Shirts

» course

» Parking

» Post Race Celebration

» Grand Prix

» Race Photos

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