Registration

Event
Run to the Sun 8K/5K
bestbet Orange Park Kennel Club
455 Park Ave.
Orange Park, FL 32073
United States 
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00 AM
Event Information

Run to the Sun 8K/5K

The 8K/5K course starts at the intersection of Wells and River Road. It follows a out and back course along the beautiful St. Johns River, finishing in the area behind the bestbet Orange Park Kennel Club.

The 8K course is USATF Certified. Food and refreshments will be provided after the race. Water stations will be located at the 1.5 and 2.5 mile marks. Strollers are not covered under our liability insurance policy, but if you REALLY want to run with one, please start in the back, as to not hinder the other runners. The 8K is a Grand Prix Series race, and awards will be given for the top 3 overall winners, the Masters, Grand Masters, and Adative Sports winners, and 3 deep in each age group.. You can check your results at 1stplacesports.com, or on the FPS app after the race. The 8K is a Grand Prix race and ALL 8K and 5K Finishers will be given a Commemorative medal. The price is the same for either race. Online Registration closes at noon on Thursday, April 16th. You can still register at any 1st Place Sports store location thru Friday, the 17th, or on race day at the race site!

 

Awards & Medals

Awards for 8K and 5K

Awards for each race to the top 3 Overall, top Masters, top Grand Masters, Adaptive Sports, and the top 3 in each age group. Age groups include 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80 & over. Awards given to males and females in each category. The Awards Ceremony will start after the Fun Run begins.

All 8K and 5K finishers will receive a medal!

Course/Timing

The 8K and 5K both start and finish at bestbet. The gun goes off at 8am.The course takes you out and back along scenic River Road. Strollers are not covered by our liability insurance, but if you want to run with them, please start in the back, as not to hinder any of the other runners. The 8K is a Grand Prix Series race. You can check results for both races  at 1stplacesports.com, or on the FPS app after the race.

Fun Run

The One-Mile Fun Run starts at 9:30AM. Entry forms available race morning (do not mail in). Ribbons and water bottles to all finishers and $1,000 in participation money for the elementary schools! The Fun Run is FREE, but all participants must register on race day. Carol MacDougall is the Fun Run Coordinator & can be reached at cmmacdougall@bellsouth.net

Packet Pickup

Please check your packet pick up location box when you register.

Dates: Friday, April 17th, and on Race Day
Times: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

  • 1st Place Sports  3931 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL
  • 1st Place Sports  2016 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 
  • 1st Place Sports  9823 Tapestry Park, Jacksonville, FL 
  • Orange Park location (Fri only) - our Strider Tent will be in the parking lot of the old 1st Place Sports store location at the corner of Park and Milwuakee.  2176 Park Ave, Orange Park, FL 
  • Race Day at the race site

All packets not picked up will be moved to the race site for race day pick up.

Registration
Race name:  
Run to the Sun 5K
Time:  8:00 AM
Fee: $27.00
Member Discount Applicable

Run to the Sun 5K


Race name:  
Run to the Sun 5K - Kids 13 and Under
Time:  8:00 AM
Fee: $15.00
Member Discount Applicable

Run to the Sun 5K - Kids 13 and Under


Race name:  
Run to the Sun 8K
Time:  8:00 AM
Fee: $27.00
Member Discount Applicable

Run to the Sun 8K


Race name:  
Run to the Sun 8K - Kids 13 and Under
Time:  8:00 AM
Fee: $15.00
Member Discount Applicable

Run to the Sun 8K - Kids 13 and Under


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