Ameris Bank Jacksonville Marathon, ½ marathon and 5k

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Come run the oldest marathon in Jacksonville to end the year of racing December 16th. There is a full, half and a 5k so something for everyone to run. The medal is beautiful this year and they are also giving participants a ½ zip long sleeve shirt to all those registered too. It is a great race with great temps … Read More

Community First Thanksgiving Distance Classic

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The Community First Thanksgiving Distance Classic is one of the best ways to kick off your Thanksgiving morning. The race has two options: the half marathon and the 5K. There is also a 1 mile fun run. Beginning at Pickwick Plaza on San Jose Blvd. and winding through the beautiful Mandarin neighborhoods, the course is well marked and has digital … Read More

RUNJAX Labor Day 5k

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Labor Day Weekend is a great opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family, to have great BBQ and to…… RUN!! RUNJAX Labor Day 5k offers a fantastic way to kick start your long weekend. The looped course starts at 1st Place Sports on Baymeadows Rd. and ends with a post race celebration including plenty of food, drinks and … Read More

Tour De Pain 

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If you want to challenge yourself in the heat of summer in Florida then the Tour De Pain race is a must! It is a two day race starting with a 4 mile beach run August 11th in the evening then a 5k Saturday morning then a 1 mile sizzler Saturday afternoon. It is a tough but fun race! You … Read More

Celebration Run 5k and fun run

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Show your American pride running the 1st place sports Celebration Run 5k and fun run! This race has a great course, awesome medals and lots of post race food. If you get there early enough you can even grab an American flag to run with! So grab your best red white and blue running outfit and register soon.  Afterwards stop … Read More

Run for the Pies 5k

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Every year 1st Place Sports puts on an evening race called Run for the Pies. It is a 5k that rewards you with a pie if you run under 20 minutes (gun time) for males and under 24 minutes (gun time) for females. If you don’t run that fast don’t worry because everyone will receive a awesome medal! I love being able to watch the Nike championship … Read More

Wine & Chocolate 5k

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Is there anything better than a fun 5k with friends? Yes! A race with friends that ends with a wine and chocolate after party. 1st Place Sports puts on a great event, the Wine and Chocolate 5k Run, in the beautiful San Marco area and the proceeds go towards the ongoing beautification of the square. All participants even get a … Read More

1st Pace Sports St. Patty’s Day Run 10k/5k

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Grab a kilt and some running shoes and come join us for the St. Patty’s day 10k or 5k race in Evergreen cemetery! 1st place sports are putting yet another great race in our area with an awesome tech shirt and finisher medal to all registered along with a pint of beer at the finish. I know it’s not your … Read More

Wolfson Children’s Challenge 2017

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For the past 4 years we have formed multiple teams of 11 people each to run the Wolfson 55k Challenge relay to benefit children we know that are battling/have battled life-threatening illnesses. This race touches our heart because of the amazing cause and how many can children that can be helped through the money raised.  One of the kids we … Read More