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Run Santa Run 5K | Henry J. Klutho Park

Santa suit for all participants to wear during the run
Christmas lights, decorations, and music along the course
Candy Cane station
Hershey Kiss Station
Cookie Station
Custom Santa finisher medals to all participants (Santa’s nose light up on this medal)
Hot chocolate
All participants also get a Santa sack as their race packet!

6:00pm- 5k Competitive Run. Must run under 30 minutes for the 5k.
6:30pm- 5k Run or Walk for fun!


4th Annual 5k Reindeer Run | Jacksonville Golf & Country Club

Don’t’ miss out on the opportunity to run the 4th Annual 5K Reindeer Run within Jacksonville Golf & Country Club on Sunday, December 9th at 8:30am!

Early Registration Begins on November 1st for the 4th Annual 5K Reindeer Run within Jacksonville Golf & Country Club!

This annual race will surely get you in the Christmas spirit as you prance through the streets of our beautiful golf course community. Finisher medals and event t-shirts are guaranteed to the first 75 entries. Prizes will be given to First Male & First Female Overall Winners. Finish Line Breakfast will be sponsored by Sound Innovations.

Early Registration will be available thru Friday, November 30th. The cost is $25 for Adults and $20 for 18 and Under. Race fees will increase on December 1st, 2018. Exclusively for Jacksonville Moms Blog readers, use coupon code: 2018FITMOMS December 1-8 for a $5 off of each registration fee!

Packet Pickup Location – Jacksonville Golf & Country Club, 3985 Hunt Club Road, Jacksonville Florida 32224

Packet Pickup Dates

Friday December  7th till 7pm

Saturday December 8th  2pm till 6pm

Race morning 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

5k Start Times

Run –  8:30 a.m.

Walkers will begin at approximately 8:35am



Festival of Lights 5k | San Marco Square

We hope you will join us for Jacksonville’s largest holiday celebration! The Festival of Lights 5K will be held the same evening as San Marco’s Holiday Magic. The 5K and 1 Mile will both start and finish on San Marco Blvd. in the Square. This event will feature:

Finisher Medals
Pictures with Santa Clause
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
Children’s Bounce Games
Toy Soldier Stilt Walkers
Food & Drinks
Christmas Tree Lighting
Lots of Christmas Music
Bell Ringers
The Little Train That Could
Jingle Bells for your Shoes
Awards for best stroller decoration

5:30pm- 1 mile start
6:00pm- 5k start
6:10pm- 5k strollers and walkers start


Gingerbread Man 10k/5k | Ultimate Racing Inc.

Join your favorite holiday cookie at the 8th Annual Gingerbread Man 10k/5k Dash on December 2nd at 8:00 a.m. in World Golf Village. The real Gingerbread Man will be out running amuck around the course…catch him if you can! Holiday socks, hats and general candy cane striped attire are encouraged. Pets are also welcome!
This family fun run has become the run of the season in St. Johns County. Participants will enjoy a beautiful, safe course with awards for both runners and walkers. At the finish, enjoy a Gingerbread Man cookie (of course) along with great eats and drinks for participants with our friends from PDQ and Tropical Smoothie Cafe. 10k/5k runners receive a great Tee with and custom medal.
Did we mention that your 4-legged friends are welcome? Dog treats provided for all furry finishers! NOTE: Please discourage canines from chasing after the Gingerbread Man. LOL!
Donate unopened toys to local children in need at the Betty Griffin Center. You’ll be entered to win some great giveaways when you bring one (or more) toys. One entry per toy.
We know you want to win a prize…see you at the toy box located at the UPS booth!
All kids get a finisher medal and gingerbread cookie!
Registration 10k/5k
Adults $25 until October 23rd, then $30 until November 28th,
then $35 up to and on race day.
16 and under $15 until October 23rd, then $20 until November 28th,
then $25 up to and on race day.
Shirts guaranteed deadline 11.26
Kids Fun Run
$10 until November 28th, then $20 up to and on race day.


Reindeer Run Half Marathon & 5k | Main Beach Park

Event details and schedule

Race Times:
-The 1/2 marathon and 5k start at 7am sharp!
-1 mile kids run starts at 10:00am
-1/2 mile kids run 10:15am
-100 yd dash 10:30

Packet Pickup:
Friday, November 30th @ 1st Place Sports: 3931 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville from 12-6pm

Saturday, December 1st @ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: 801 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach from 1-5pm

Sunday, December 2nd (RACE DAY) @ Main Beach: 32 N. Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach from 6-6:45am

There will be Race Day Registration 6am-6:45am Please note there is no shirt guarantee if registering after November 24th.

All 1/2 marathon finishers will receive a medal. Walkers must be able to do a 16 minute mile pace (3 ½ hour time limit) for the ½ marathon. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Questions? Please contact us at [email protected]

This race will surely get you in the Christmas Spirit! All the events start and end at Main Beach Park located on what we like to think of as our paradise… Amelia Island, Florida.

The 5k and 1/2 Marathon will run through charming neighborhoods and trot on our beautiful Egans Creek.. Where you will be welcomed by cheering neighbors and Christmas carolers throughout the route!

The 1/2 Marathon will also run the 5k route but will get the opportunity to run through our beautiful state park Fort Clinch and our historical neighborhood Olde Towne. Keep an eye out for our reindeer!!!

While basking in your accomplishment, finish your race at the park with an ice cold beer, chocloate milk and Christmas cookies baked by the locals. Of course we have others goodies too.

For the kids we have a great Kids Zone with plenty to do including bounce houses. Plus a special appearance by Santa, who will run with the kiddos in their races.

What a way to start the Holidays with family and friends! Come join the FUN!!!

Course Maps

Half Marathon: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/528241

5k: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/507391


Jacksonville Walk to Fight Suicide | Treaty Oak Park

Event Details

Walk Date: 12/01/2018
Walk Location: Treaty Oak Park, 1123 Prudential Dr. – Jacksonville, FL
Check-in/Registration Time: 9:00 am
Walk Begins: 10:00 am
Walk Ends: 12:00 pm

Register Today: www.afsp.org/jax

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.

This a free event to attend and participate in. Fundraising is encouraged!


4th Annual Tony’s Turkey Trot for Brain Injury | One Ocean Resort & Spa

RUN. WALK. or WOBBLE!  Join us for our 4th Annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018, in the beautiful, scenic area of Atlantic Beach, Florida. This year promises to be our best course yet with a scenic run through the most beautiful areas of Atlantic Beach, including the halfway turn in front of Atlantic Beach Country Club.  The 5k beings at 8:00 am and the route will start at the intersection of Atlantic and Ocean Blvd, close to shops and the beach!


Run Turkey Run 5k | World Golf Village

Start a new family tradition this Thanksgiving with the Run Turkey Run 5k in beautiful World Golf Village with Ultimate Racing.

The 4th Annual Run Turkey Run will be loaded with tradition and fun for the whole family. Great prizes and awards and you’ll be heading out in plenty of time to get home for turkey. So plan to get that turkey in the oven early and come kick out a quick 5k run or walk to start off your day in a healthy way.

5k Participants will receive a custom medal and a T-shirt, age group award glasses too. Delicious fruit will be served with Cranberry Sparklers. 5k Medal and T-shirt only guarenteed by Thursday 11.15.

Kids fun run will receive a short sleeved t-shirt.

We look forward to spending our Thanksgiving morning with our UR Family!


2018 Psych Ed Connections 10k/5k Turkey Trot, Fun Run & Parade | Nocatee Community

Be part of the 3rd Annual Psych Ed Connections 5K/10K Turkey Trot, Kids Fun Run & Golf Cart Parade in Nocatee!

Our 2016 inaugural event started a new local Thanksgiving day tradition, with over 400 runners, 20 decorated golf carts, and even more spectators cheering on race and parade participants. Our 2018 event is sure to be even bigger and better with race routes highlighting the beautiful flatwood pine forests, the Nocatee Community splash park, and more. Proceeds will benefit St. John’s CARES, a local nonprofit organization committed to helping those in need in St. John’s County.

Dont miss out – this is a fun family event for all! Bring your out of town guests and start your Thanksgiving Day off right!



$39 after 10/1

Awards will be given to the top finishers in each age group. All participants registered by 11/15 will receive a t-shirt and swag bag full of goodies! All finishers will receive a medal!

Fun Run:
$5 per child. Each finisher will receive fun swag to take home!

Golf cart parade:
Free entries for race participants AND business sponsors!

Event details and schedule:

7:30 a.m. 10k/5k start

8:45 1/4 mile Fun Run (ages 6 & below)

9:00 Golf Cart Parade

9:30 Awards Ceremony


Turkey Trot 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run | First Coast YMCA – Ponte Vedra

Bring your whole family and join us Thanksgiving morning for our Annual Turkey Trot 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run! Our race will begin at Mickler Landing and travel as a down and back route headed North on Ponte Vedra Blvd. What better way to earn your Turkey!? We will have lots of goodies, snacks, water, a professional photographer, and DJ! Register today online at firstcoastymca.org, or stop by our Welcome Center for more info.