Tour de Pain | 1st Place Sports Running

Tour De Pain

August 7 & 8, 2015

  • 4 Mile Beach Run on Friday at 6:30 PM
    5K on Saturday at 7:00 AM
    Mile Sizzler on Saturday at 4:30 PM

Race Details

  • » Finisher Medals
    » Huge Post-Race Celebration with Free Beer
    » Moisture Wicking Shirts to all Participants

Race Series

This race series is designed to test your ability to run three different races in a twenty-four hour period. Your time in each of the three events will be added together to determine your place for the Tour de Pain. If that doesn't appeal to you, just pick one race and sign up for that one individually.


Sorry, there are absolutely no refunds!

  Single Race 3 Race Series
Through July 18th $25 $50
July 19th - July 25th $30 $55
July 26th - Day of Race $35 $65

Discounted Entry:

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

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

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» Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes early. After online registration closes, you can still register in any 1st Place Sports store or on Race day.

On paper or in person: no fees!

You can register at any of our 1st Place Sports stores on our instore computers, or you can mail in a completed entry form to our Race Office: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32217. Mailed checks should be made out to 1st Place Sports Running Club.

» Click Here to Download a Registration Form

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 Thursday, August 6th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Friday, August 7th from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Race packet pickup and registration will be held at each race site at least one hour before the start of that race for those doing only single events.

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
St. Augustine Store: 1000 S. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the MyLaps Timing 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 not be given for each individual event. They will be given based on total time in all three events.

  • Male & Female
  • 1st Place - $200
  • 2nd Place - $100
  • 3rd Place - $50

Age-group awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age division based on time from 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 and over. Medals will be given out at the finish of the last race.

Finisher Medals will be given to all those who finish all three events!

The awards ceremony for the Tour de Pain will be held at Hemming Plaza after the finish of the Mile Sizzler.

Post Race Celebration

Free beer, Gatorade, and food will be served. A live band will perform after the race at Hemming Plaza.

4 Mile Beach Run

Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion: 200 1st Street North

Out-and-back course. Race starts heading south. Registration and race day packet pickup will begin at 5:00 PM on the beach near the starting line.


1st Place Sports: 3931 Baymeadows Road

The 5K will be held in the morning at 1st Place Sports on Baymeadows Road. The course will be the same one used for the Celebration 5K and is USATF certified.

Mile Sizzler

Hemming Plaza: 117 W Duval St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

One mile double loop. There will be four heats in the mile:

  • 4:30 PM - Master's Men
  • 4:45 PM- Open Men
  • 5:00 PM- Master's Women
  • 5:15 PM- Open Women

Grand Prix Event

This race is the 1st race of the 2015-2016 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 the event.