Registration for DONNA Marathon Weekend 2019 Opens May 21!

Held annually the second weekend of February, DONNA Marathon Weekend (5k, 10k, Relay, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultramarathon and Event Challenges) fills the City of Jacksonville and its Beaches in Northeast Florida with over 10,000 runners from all 50 states and 20 countries. Participants enjoy a flat, fast Boston-Qualifying marathon course that takes them through four … Continued

DONNA Virtual presented by Retro Fitness

Couldn’t make it to our beautiful Florida coast this February? Finish breast cancer with us, anywhere in the world and earn your very own DONNA Finisher’s Medal! Run 13.1 or 26.2 miles between October 1 and March 31 anywhere in the world, raise $150 for The DONNA Foundation, share your results and photos with us on … Continued

A Thank You Letter from Donna Deegan

Dear Neighbors, No one recognized the man who blistered the 10k course at DONNA Marathon weekend. I followed him from the finish line to where he picked up his medal and then to his wife who lifted a small bald headed girl into his arms. Turns out he was from the UK, here for his … Continued

DONNA Marathon Expo Blood Drive

Give Hope and Give Blood at the DONNA Expo. When you give blood, you give someone another sunrise, another smile, another chance at life. Donate blood at the DONNA Expo and receive a: FREE OneBlood Long Sleeve T-shirt FREE Wellness Checkup including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening Click this link to schedule … Continued

Runner Tracking presented by Spectrashield

FREE for DONNA Marathon Weekend Participants and Spectators! Download the Active Experience App to track a runner, view interactive course maps, receive event updates and share your results. Available for Apple and Android devices. Download in the Google Play Store Download in the App Store  

Rules of the Road

Rules of the road No one is allowed on the course without a properly issued race number. Help keep the course beautiful by not littering. Respect the property of others while spectating. No vehicles of any kind are allowed on the course. The course can be crossed at designated intersections. No bikers are allowed on … Continued

Race Timing by 1st Place Sports

All DONNA Marathon Weekend events will be timed using Race Result Bib Tags. Please remember: 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. Do not remove the tag or foam spacer from your bib. Do not … Continued

Online Registration is OPEN

GREAT NEWS! Online race registration will remain OPEN through Saturday, February 10 at 4:00 PM EST when our Expo closes. If you are able, please register prior to arriving at the DONNA Expo for packet pick-up. All participants must attend the DONNA Expo to pick up an assigned Ashley HomeStore Bib number with timing device … Continued

DONNA Marathon Course

The course will be open for 7 hours. All DONNA Marathon participants must maintain a 16 minute-per-mile pace. In mile 7, DONNA Marathon participants will reach the iconic Jax Beach Lifeguard Station.  Participants who do not make it to the Lifeguard Station by 9:30 AM will be diverted from the Marathon course to the Half Marathon course … Continued

Gear Check Sponsored by UPS

Before the race, all participants may check in their warm up/post-race gear at the Runners’ Village Gear Check sponsored by UPS. Securely fasten your gear check tag from your Ashley HomeStore race bib to the outside of your bag. Your bags will be transported, courtesy of UPS, to the finish. After the race, you will … Continued