Saturday, April 12, 2014
- 8K Race - 8:00 AM
- 1 Mile Fun Run - 9:30 AM
- Orange Park bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club") - directions - course map
- Race Director - Joseph Strickland
- Benefits Local School Run/Walk Programs
- Orange Tech Shirts for 8K runners!
|Striders/Military/AIR ||Non Striders ||Kids 13/Under |
Until April 5th
April 6th - 11th
Save $2.00 if you pre-register with your own timing chip.
Sorry no refunds.
Register Online via SignMeUp.com (Credit Card payments ONLY accepted for online registration at SignMeUp.com. A convenience fee will be charged)....
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You may also register in person at any First Place Sports location! (CASH OR CHECK ONLY!!)
On-line registration is available until Weds, April 9th at noon!! After that time you can register at any 1st Place Sports or on race day.
Day of Race Registration Table opens at 7:00 AM.
THERE WILL BE NO PAPER MAIL-IN-ENTRIES!
Be sure and check the box on the entry form where you plan to pick up your packet. Packets will be available at the following 1st Place Sports locations.
Dates: Thursday, April 10th and Friday, April 11th
Times: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- 3931 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217
- 2016 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207
- 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073
- 4870 Big Island Dr., St. Johns Town Center *NEW
All packets that are not picked up at the above location will be moved to the bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club") for race day pick up.
Day of Race Registration and Packet Pickup will begin at 7:00 AM
The 8K course starts at Wells Road & River Road, and finishes at the bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club"). It is a USATF Certified Course (FL11046EBM) along the beautiful St. Johns River on River Road. The race will be timed using the ChampionChip (chip ms ut be worn on shoe or ankle during the race). Do not wear your personal chip if you sign up on race day.
Top 3 overall male and female, Top Masters & Grand Masters male and female. Age Group awards for the top 3 finishers in each age group as follows: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-)4, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 & over. (No Multiple Awards). Awards ceremony at 10:00 AM.
Race Results and Photos
Results will be posted on the white trailer adjacent to the finish line. You can also get your results on the internet at
here or at 1stplacesports.com after the race.
Speedy Banana Race Photos will be posted here the week after the race.
This 8k course starts at Wells Rd and River Rd, continues along the beautiful St. Johns River on River Road and finishes at the Orange Park bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club"). USATF Certified Course (FL11046EBM).
Preview the Course Map
Refreshments will be provided. Water Stations will be located at approximately 1.5 and 2.5 miles along the 8K course.
Due to safety concerns, no strollers or pets are allowed in the 8K or the Fun Run.
One Mile Fun Run
A FREE one mile fun starts at 9:30 AM in the field behind the bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club"). Entry forms are available race morning. Ribbons to all finishers and participation money for elementary school.
One Mile Fun Run - Free Entry (Download Fun Run Registration Form) - do not mail in the Fun Run form.
Plenty of parking is available at the bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club") or across the street in the club's overflow parking lot next to McDonalds. Please do not park in the portion of the bestbet, (formerly "the Kennel Club") parking lot reserved for Poker Room clientele.
The race fee includes refreshments and a high-quality technical running shirt!
Technical shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered 8K entrants.