The Community First Credit Union Hale & Hearty 7K is in celebration of the Riverside/Avondale area as a healthy community committed to happy and healthy places. The Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida is hosting the inaugural Community First Credit Union Hale & Hearty 7K on June 2, 2012 at the Riverside Arts Market. The proceeds from this race will assist the Health Planning Council to produce its annual regional health care utilization studies and to expand the features of its health-related qua
The Community First Hale & Hearty 7K will start at the Riverside Arts Market with an 8:00 AM start. The course
will take runners through two of Riversides most popular and frequented parks, Memorial Park and Riverside Park. Runners will also be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of Historic Five Points and its connected blocks of shopping, retail, and housing located on Oak Street. Runners will also be able to wave to the visitors and employees of the Cummer Museum, the Garden Club and the row of large corporate companies located on Riverside Avenue. The last portion of the 7K course will lead the runners down Jackson Street and onto the redeveloped RiverWalk where runners will finish the race with beautiful views of the St. Johns River, the Downtown skyline, and three of the seven Jacksonville bridges. The Community First Hale & Hearty 7K will finish at the Riverside Arts Market under the Fuller Warren Bridge.
1 Mile Fun Run
Immediately following the 7K race, children (13 & under) will enjoy running in a 1 Mile Fun Run starting under the Fuller Warren Bridge at the Riverside Arts Market. They will run down the scenic RiverWalk along the St. Johns River toward the Jacksonville Landing. The runners will turn around and finish the race under the Fuller Warren Bridge at the Riverside Arts Market.
Packets will be available at 1st Place Sports locations on Thursday, May 31st and Friday, June 1st from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
• 3931 Baymeadows Road , Jacksonville, FL 32217
• 2016 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
• 424 South 3rd Street, Jax Beach, FL 32250
• 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073
• 4870 Big Island Dr., St. Johns Town Center 32246
All packets that are not picked up at the above locations will be moved to the race site for race day pick up beginning at 7:00 AM.
Post Race Celebration
Enjoy your early afternoon at the Riverside Arts Market! After the race, stay awhile and enjoy the featured works of up to 160 artists, musical entertainment, street performers, food vendors, and a fresh produce market! RAM offers a dependable and affordable marketplace for artists to sell their artwork in a delightful environment that serves as an inexpensive weekend storefront for their creative efforts. Come by foot, bike, car, boat, or Riverside Trolley.
If you are using your own Personal ChampionChip in the 7K, enter your valid chip number during the registration process and use code CHIPOWNER at checkout.