Join the Fun & Support GWJax

Saturday, October 23

The 2nd Annual VyStar Emerald Trail 5K will take runners, walkers and cyclists through beautiful Springfield and along the future S-Line Connector and Hogans Creek segments of the Emerald Trail.

The 5K Bike Ride for Fun begins at 7:30 a.m. and the Walk/Run takes off at 8 a.m. from Andrew Robinson Elementary School at 101 W. 12th St, Jacksonville, FL 32206. Post-race awards and activities will be held at the school.

As presenting sponsor JTC Running is underwriting the event costs. All race registrations and sponsorships go directly to support Groundwork Jacksonville, the City’s nonprofit partner in building the Emerald Trail and restoring McCoys Creek and Hogans Creek.

Each entrant receives a race bag complements of VyStar Credit Union and a t-shirt. All finishers earn a commemorative Emerald Trail 5K medal. Awards will be presented to the top male and female overall, and the top male and female finishers in each age category.

Early bird registration is $30 per person by September 18, then increases to $35 through October 17, $40 through October 22, and $50 on event day. Active JTC Running  members receive a $5 discount on registration with code jtc5. Youth under 13 and seniors over 65 get a discounted rate. Register at 1stplacesports.com/races/emeraldtrail/.