Run to the Sun

April 20, 2019  

8K starts at 8 AM and Fun Run starts at 9:30 AM 



Download the Race Flyer (PDF)

Entry Fees

  Striders Non Striders Kids 13 & Under
Until April 5th
$22 $27 $15
April 6th - April 19th
$27 $32 $20
Day of Race $35 $35 $35
  • Register online at, or in person at any one of the 1st Place Sports stores.
  • Processing fees are added to online registrations.
  • On-line registration is available until noon April 17th! After that time you can register at any 1st Place Sports or on race day.
  • Day of Race Registration starts at 6:30 AM.
  • Race Director: Bill Krause -


Medals to all 8K finishers! The overall and age group winner awards ceremony will be near the finish line. Top 3 overall, top master, top grand master, wheelchair, and top 3 in each age group. Age groups include 10 and 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, and 80 & over. Awards given to males and females in each category.

8K Course/Timing

The 8K starts at 8:00 AM in front of Fleming Island High School. The course takes you out to the Black Creek Trail, then south to the Town Center Blvd. It works it's way back up to the school and you finish on the track. Strollers are not allowed in the 8K. This is a Grand Prix Series race. You can check your results at, or on the FPS app after the race.

The timing chip is attached to the bib. Do not wear your personal chip. You must cross the mats at the start and the finish to be included in the results. Chips are not used for the One Mile Fun Run.

Fun Run

The FREE One-Mile Fun Run starts at 9:30AM. Entry forms available race morning (do not mail in). Ribbons to all finishers and $1,000 in participation money for 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

Packet Pickup

Please check your packet pick up location box on the entry form.

Dates: Friday, April 19th, and on Race Day
Times: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

1st Place Sports locations:

  • 3931 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217
  • 2016 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32203
  • 9823 Tapestry Park, Jacksonville, FL 32246

All packets not picked up at 1st Place Sports will be moved to the race site for race day pick up.