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21st Annual Vilano Bridge 5K

Saturday, March 18, 2017

  • 5K at 8:00 AM   |   1 Mile Fun Run immediately after the 5K  |  Vilano Beach

Join Us!

The Vilano Bridge 5K run/walk starts at the Vilano Beach Community Center and Park and winds through the Vilano Beach community, crossing the scenic Vilano Bridge with its sweeping views of the Intracoastal and area beaches. The race finishes back at the Community Park for the post-race celebration with food, drink, music, drawings & FUN! The 1 Mile Fun Run will immediately follow the 5K. Families are welcome. Come to run, stay to play!

Your registration will go to supporting important projects in the Vilano and North Shores communities.  Due to the local devastation by Hurricane Mathew, half of race registration proceeds will be donated to the local American Red Cross.


Your entry fee supports the non-profit North Shores Improvement Association (NSIA) working to maintain and improve the quality of life in the Vilano and North Shores communities. Due to the local devastation by Hurricane Mathew, half or registration proceeds will be donated to the local American Red Cross.

  5K 1 Mile Fun Run
Through February 28th $25 $10
March 1st through March 16th $30 $10
March 17th through Race Day $35 $10

Discounted Entry:

» There is a $2.00 discount if you own your own chip, but chip number must be entered during registration process. Please note, your race bib will not have an attached timing chip. All runners will need to pick up their assigned timing chip before the start of the race on race day.

Register Now


» Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes the day prior (March 16th) 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 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, March 17th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. All packets that are not picked up on at packet pickup will be taken to the race site for race day pickup between 6:30 AM and 7:45 AM. Runner bags will be limited so pick up your packets early!

Please note: Your timing chip is not affixed to your race bib. You must pick up your chip on race day before the beginning of the race and the chips will be collected following the race.

Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217
Jacksonville Beach Store: 424 S. 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250
St. Augustine Store: 1000 S. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Post Race Refreshments

Come to run, stay to play after the race at the "Party in the Park!" Enjoy music, beer, tasty fare from local vendors, beverages, prize drawings for valuable items and activities for the entire family!

Race Timing

The race will be timed using the Race Results Bib Timing Chip System. You must cross the timing mats to be included in the results.


Awards will be given to the top three men and women overall and the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29,30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+.

Finisher medals will be given to all participants!


The starting line is located at 120 Meadow Ave., Vilano Beach, FL 32084