UNF Swoop the Loop 5k and Fun Run

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Join Us!

UNF Swoop the Loop 5K and Fun Run will include a 5k race through UNF’s beautiful campus as well as a 1-mile Fun Run for families and children. Following the run, stay for the post-race festival complete with a live band and family-friendly activities. This event benefits UNF Student Scholarships and UNF's Lend-A-Wing Pantry.


Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  5K Alumni 5K UNF Students 5K Individual (Free for Ages 9 and Under) 1 Mile (Free for Ages 9 and Under)
Through February 19th $20 FREE $25 $10
Day of Race $30 FREE $30 $10

Discounted Entry:

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

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!

Registration Search

Search registrations to confirm your registration status:

In-store Registration Search: Click here

Online Registration Search: Click here

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Friday, February 19th 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
Town Center Store: 4870 Big Island Dr., Jax, FL 32246

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!


Awards will be presented to the top three men and women overall and the top three in each of the following male and female age groups: 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.


Runners will run through UNF's beautiful campus, which sits on a 1,300 acre nature preserve.


Participants can park in the UNF Arena Parking Garage.

Post Race

There will be a post-race festival in the Student Union Plaza with live entertainment, food, drinks and activities for families.