FAQs

How can my school running club, group or non profit participate?
What is the cost?
Where do I pick up my race packet?
What is Shannon’s Fitness Challenge?
What awards will be given out?
Can I run with my child?
Is there an age limit?
Can I run with a stroller?
Are there any race restrictions?
What is the Shannon Miller Foundation?
What is the Shannon Miller Lifestyle?
What is the Shannon Miller Foundation Running Club?

How can my school running club, group or non profit participate?

Schools, Non Profits and Run/Walk clubs should contact: Jackie@shannonmillerlifestyle.com
(904) 652-4316

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What is the cost?

Only participants that are registered and wearing their race bib will be allowed on the race course.

Entry Fees:

Until May 6th: $25.00
May 7th-May 12th: $30.00
Race Day: $35.00

1 Mile Fun Run: FREE (Fun Run will not be timed)

  • Only participants that are registered and wearing their race bib will be allowed on the race course.
  • There is a $2.00 discount if you own your own chip, but chip number must be entered on entry form.
  • Please note that race t-shirts are free for runners 14 and under. Adults running kids race can receive t-shirt for $10 donation.

Sorry, No Refunds!

Register Online or at any First Place Sports location 

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Where do I pick up my race packet?

5K Participants & Kids Fun Run: Be sure and check the box on the entry form where you plan to pick up your packet. All 5K participants will receive a race t-shirt, goody bag, and race bib. Participants MUST pick up their race bib and goody bag at their selected 1st Place Sports store location on Thursday, May 11th or Friday, May 12th (between 10am-6pm) or at the registration table on race day.

If you do not check a location, your packet will automatically be at the Baymeadows store. All packets that are not picked up will be moved to the race site for race day pickup beginning at 4:30 PM May 12th.

  • 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, (904) 731-3676
  • 2018 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, (904) 399-8880
  • 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, (904) 264-3767
  • 4870 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32246, (904) 620-9991

RACE BIB MUST BE WORN IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. PACKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED.

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What is Shannon’s Fitness Challenge?

Organizations, clubs, and schools may participate in Shannon’s Fitness Challenge for a chance to win $500 for their athletic goals. (The top (2) two groups will win $500)

At this year’s event, we will count registrants in both the Children’s Fun Run and 5k towards Shannon’s Fitness Challenge!  Awards will go to the school/organization with the greatest number of children participating AND the school/organization with the greatest percentage of enrollment participating!!!

Make sure you mark on your child’s entry form which group he/she will be running with on race day. Note: Only children entries will count toward total number.

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What awards will be given out?

5K

**Finisher medals for ALL 5K participants!** Cash prizes presented to the top three men and women overall (1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100). Winner plaques presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female in the following 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 and over.  Awards will be presented at an awards ceremony immediately after the race so stay and enjoy the activities during the post race celebration!


Children’s Fun Run

Registration is FREE and open to all children ages 14 and under. Parents may run with children in the 1 mile Fun Run at no cost but MUST REGISTER to do so. Only participants that are registered and wearing their race bib will be allowed on the race course.

The first 1000 children to register will receive a free race shirt! Free shirts are for children 14 yrs and under. However, adults may receive a race shirt for a $10 donation.

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Can I run with my child?

Parents may run with children in the 1-mile Fun Run at no cost but MUST REGISTER to do so. Only participants that are registered and wearing their race bib will be allowed on the race course.

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Is there an age limit?

5K: There is no age limit on the 5K Run/Walk. (please allow faster runners to begin closest to the  start line)

Children’s Fun Run: Registration is open and FREE to ALL children ages 14 and under for the Children’s Fun Run. (Strollers are asked to start in the back for safety reasons)

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Can I run with a stroller?

For the safety of all participants stroller’s will start at the back of each race. Please help us keep the race safe for all the participants.

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Are there any race restrictions?

None of the following items are permitted on the race course:

  • No animals (except service animals)
  • No rollerblades
  • No skates
  • No scooters
  • No bicycles

The term “wheelchairs,” as used for this event, shall mean “push-rim wheelchairs” only. In addition, guidelines for wheelchair participants state that all chairs must be equipped with brakes, and wheelchair competitors must wear helmets.

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What is the Shannon Miller Foundation?

The Shannon Miller Foundation is dedicated to fighting childhood obesity. The foundation advocates for healthy lifestyle choices especially as it pertains to fitness and nutrition.

The foundation works with programs that encourage children to become more physically active while teaching proper training and fundamental life skills.

Get your school or group involved in the Shannon Miller Running Club! For more information on this free program please contact SMF Executive Director, Jackie Culver, at Jackie@shannonmillerlifestyle.com.

The Shannon Miller Foundation is a 501c3 Not For Profit Corporation, and all contributions are therefore tax deductible.

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What is Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health & Fitness for Women?

The mission of Shannon Miller Lifestyle is to inform, educate and inspire women to lead a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Through books, DVDs, motivational speaking, a weekly radio show and ShannonMillerLifestyle.com, Shannon focuses on opening the lines of communication reminding women that it is okay to ask questions, demand answers, support each other and have fun along the way. Shannon Miller Lifestyle is targeted specifically to women with a focus on pregnancy and motherhood.

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What is Shannon Miller Foundation Running Club?

In January 2012, SMF launched the Shannon Miller Foundation Running Club, making tools available which allow children to be physically active in our schools and community and to stress the importance of setting and achieving goals. The SMF Running Club is a 14-week program that seeks to help children become more active, fit, and instill a love of physical activity through walking, running, skipping or any type of forward motion. We currently support over 8,000 children in the Jacksonville area. The Foundation offers t-shirts to foster team/community spirit and tokens and awards to recognize achievements. If your school or nonprofit would like to get involved please contact Jackie Culver at jackie@shannonmillerlifestyle.com.

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