1st Place Sports Running | Tour de Pain

Tour De Pain

Run the entire series or just one of the events.

August 1st & 2nd, 2014

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

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 19th $25 $50
July 20th - July 26th $30 $55
July 27th - 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 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, 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!

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports location on Thursday, July 31st from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Friday, August 1st 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

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!

Tour de Pain has a Mobile App!


We invite you to experience our free mobile App in RaceJoy. Download RaceJoy for instant results, live tracking, and much more!

RaceJoy is new mobile race app available for iPhones. You will be able to get key race day information, instant results, track participants live, and much more. We invite you to download the app and stop by the RaceJoy booth on Race Day for questions and feedback. We hope you enjoy the race!



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
tour de pain medal

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 the Jacksonville Landing after the finish of the Mile Sizzler. Free beer, soft drinks, and food will be served. A live band will perform after the race at the Landing.

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 5:30 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

The Jacksonville Landing: 2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32202

One mile double loop. There will be three 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 2014-2015 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.


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» Entry fees

» Packet Pickup

» awards

» 4 Mile Beach Run

» 5K

» Mile Sizzler

» Race Photos

» Grand Prix Event


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