Orange Park Medical Center Run To The Sun 8K

Saturday, April 20, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Orange Park Kennel Club 455 Park Ave Orange ParkFL  32073
Saturday, April 20, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Orange Park Kennel Club 455 Park Ave Orange ParkFL  32073

About This Activity

This 8K Jacksonville Grand Prix event features a fast and beautiful course along the St. Johns River. TECH event t-shirts to all pre-registered 8k participants! Proceeds benefit local elementary school walk/run programs! There is a free One Mile Fun Run that follows the 8k race at 9:30am.
Directions & Parking

Parking is available at the Orange Park Kennel Club at 455 Park Ave. and across the street next to the McDonalds. US 17/Park Ave. and Wells Rd is the nearest intersection. From Jacksonville, take I-295 to US 17 / Park Ave. and head south towards Orange Park. The Orange Park Kennel Club will be about 1/2 mile south of I-295.

Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up

Pre-Race Packet Pickup is available at 1st Place Sports stores on the Thursday & Friday before the race, from 10am - 6pm. 1st Place Sports store locations are: Orange Park at 2186 Park Ave (904) 264-3767; Jacksonville at 3931 Baymeadows (904) 731-1900; Jacksonville at 2016 San Marco Blvd (904) 399-8880; Jacksonville Beach at 424 South 3rd Street (904)731-3676; St. Johns Town Center at 4870 Big Island Dr. (904) 620-9991.

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up

You can register or pick up your 8K race packet beginning at 7:00 a.m. at the Orange Park Kennel Club on Race Day.

Fun Run

The Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m. in the large field behind the Kennel Club. The Fun Run is free and open to all, but you must register and pick up a running number to participate. Ribbons to all finishers and prize money is available to participating schools. Registration forms are available on Race Day. Contact Tara Showalter: ( ) for more information about the Fun Run.

ChampionChip Timing

ChampionChip timing will be provided for all 8K registrants. If you have your own ChampionChip and you register PRIOR to race day, you will receive a $2 discount from your race registration fee. Your personal chip number needs to be provided when registering. Personal ChampionChips cannot be used if you register on Race Day.

8K Awards for Top 3 Overall, Masters, Grandmasters, & top 3 in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-24, 25-59, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 - 79 , 80 and over. Questions? Contact Joe Strickland, (904) 652-5761 or
Additional Date Information
8K @ 8:00 A.M.; One Mile Fun Run @ 9:30 AM
By 4/10: Striders/Military $15,Others $20 ** 4/11-4/18: Striders/Military $20,Others $22 ** PreReg Kids under 13: $10 ** 4/20: All $25

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