Retro River Run 5K | 1st Place Sports Running

Retro River Run 5K

Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • 5K at 6:00 PM   |  Jacksonville Landing

Event Details

• $5 entry fee, which represents the standard entry fee of the River Run in the late 70s!
• Limited to 2,204 participants, which is the number of participants in the first River Run!
• 1970s Costume Contest!
• Oldest River Run Shirt Contest! If a tie, the best condition will determine winner!


Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Through Race Day $5


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.

In person:

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers.

Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, March 2nd and Friday, March 3rd 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: 2018 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 bib tag timing system.


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+.



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 and on weekends.