April showers and May flowers are right around the corner! That’s right: spring has sprung! And what better way to celebrate than with the Run 13.1 and 5K on April 2?
Runners can choose from two distances (either 13.1 or 3.1 miles) in this race that starts and finishes at 7:00 AM at the iconic Jacksonville Landing.
The half marathon course offers a route through downtown Jacksonville, through the Springfield neighborhood, makes a loop around the Evergreen Cemetery and then returns to the Jacksonville Landing. The 5K starts with the 13.1ers, heading out for about 1.5 miles before turning to head back to the finish line.
Participants in both distances will receive gender-specific, moisture-wicking, technical shirts and a beautiful custom medal, and everyone is welcome at the post-race party to celebrate with music, food and beer!
Register at any 1st Place Sports retail location or online (online registration closes on Thursday, March 30).
You can also celebrate the new season with some of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s latest “boosted” offerings.
Try the Chia Banana Boost with Strawberries (coconut, almonds, dates, cinnamon, whole grain oats, chia seeds, roasted banana and strawberries), the Chia Banana Boost with Peanut Butter (coconut, almonds, dates, cinnamon, whole grain oats, chia seeds, roasted banana and peanut butter) or the Acai Berry Boost (acai, pomegrante, banana, blueberries and strawberries.
Which one will you try first?
See you at the Jacksonville Landing, ready to run!