5K participants earn our signature Running Ribbon medal and experience the best Downtown Jacksonville has to offer with a great warm-up race along the St. John’s River. The 5K will be a timed event. The Family Fun Run will be a family friendly up to 1 mile run or walk. The course starts and finishes at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, home of the DONNA Expo.
Kids under 10 run FREE in the Family Fun Run as a part of Play60, NFL’s initiative to make the next generation of youth the most active and healthy. Registration is required.
*Registration is required
7 AM – Registration Opens
8:00 AM – Costume Contest
8:30 AM – 5K Wave 1 Start (< 10:00 Min Mile Pace)
8:35 AM – 5K Wave 2 Start
9:15 AM – 5K Awards and Costume Contest Winners
9:30 AM – Family Fun Run Start
Packet pickup will be available on Friday, February 12 at the DONNA Expo. Packet pickup will also be held in the grand lobby of the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center starting at 7:00 am race morning.
The DONNA 5K will be timed using the Mylaps Bibtag. Your timing chip or “bibtag” is placed on the back of your race bib. It must be correctly worn for your race time to be accurately captured. Please be careful not to fold your bib or excessively bend or twist the bibtag.
Do you like to race in a tutu or frog suit? You know who you are! Impress our celebrity judges with your running costume at the DONNA 5K this year. Judging starts at 8:00 a.m. in front of the awards stage, and winners will be announced as a part of the Awards Ceremony. Good luck!
Awards will be presented to the top three men and women overall, first master’s male and female overall, first breast cancer survivor overall, and the top three in each of the following male and female age groups: 10 & 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 & 80 and over.
The DONNA 5K and Family Fun Run will start and finish at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. 5K Runners will experience the best Downtown Jacksonville has to offer as they run the 3.1 course up Riverside Avenue to the Jacksonville Arts Market, along the Northbank River Walk to Hogan Street, and a final stretch on Water Street to the Finish line and your finishers medal. Family Fun Run participants will follow an out and back course on Water Street, and kids receive a super cool finisher’s medal at the finish line.
Directions to the Start/Finish
From North (Jacksonville International Airport): proceed south on I-95 to Exit 353A (Myrtle/Church/Forsyth), to Forsyth Street. Proceed east to Lee Street. Turn right (south) on Lee Street, then right (west) on Bay Street to the Convention Center Main Parking Lot.