Run for the Pies

Hemming Park in the Center of Downtown Jacksonville
135 W Monroe St, Jacksonville, FL 32202, USA

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Championship 5K at 7:00 PM | Open 5K at 7:30 PM

Race Results

This race has ended. Check back soon for race results. 2019

About this Race

40th Annual – Join The Celebration

Custom designed 40th Anniversary Medals will be given to all finishers in both races.


This is the final event of the Jacksonville Grand Prix and counts as double points for the second-half.

About This Race

» Jacksonville’s Block Party 5K!
» Live Band!
» Free Beer!
» Win Prize Money!
» Large Custom Finisher Medals!
» Technical Tank Tops!
» Gigantic Give-Away! Lots of prizes by random drawing!
» Win a Pie!

Official Beer of the Run for the Pies

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

Through April 30th$25
May 1st - May 20th$30
May 21st - June 7th$35
Day of Race$40

Entry fee includes Technical Tank Top and entry into the Gigantic Give-Away

Sorry there are no refunds or race transfers!

Friend Get Friend $5.00 Refund Program

When you register online you will receive a unique code in your confirmation email. Pass that code along to friends and tell them to use the code when registering and you will receive a $5 refund each time someone registers using your code. You can have your full entry fee refunded using this program. Invite your friends now! You must sign up by June 2nd and Friends must register by June 4th. Friend get Friend is only available for online registration.

Register Now!


» 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!

Nike 5K Championship

The 5K Championship starts at 7:00 PM on Monroe Street near the corner of Laura Street at Hemming Park. 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.

» View the Nike Championship Course

ChampionShip Race Awards

Cash prizes will be given out to the top three Overall Male/Female winners as follows:

1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100

There is an Equalizer Bonus of $100. The Championship Women will have a two and a half minute head start.

The Open 5K

The Open 5K is for all runners and walkers except those who run in the Championship race. The 5K Open course will start and finish on Monroe Street at Hemming Park. Custom designed medals will be given to all finishers, awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group (See Open Race Awards), and pies will be given out at the finish line to males under 20:00 and females under 24:00.

» View the Open 5K Course

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.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available on Thursday, June 6th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, June 7th from 10:00 AM until 5:00 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: 2018 San Marco Blvd., Jax, FL 32207
Tapestry Park Store: 9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jax, FL 32246
Jax Beach Store: 424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the Race Result Timing System. You must cross the timing mats at the finish to be included in the results.



Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each of the following male and female age groups: 10 and 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 and over.

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 has a huge raffle. All you have to do is register to be eligible to win. Prizes include running clothes, running shoes, bags, and lots more! You must be present to win.


There are a large number of parking garages and lots, which charge for parking around Hemming Park, however on-street parking is free on weekends.