Where to Run in Jacksonville
Looking to run but don’t know where? We have you covered. Check out some of our favorite locations and routes below.
Community 1st 5K Course
Meet & Start at 9840 San Jose Blvd, Jax. This is the annual Thanksgiving Day 5K course, also used as a very safe 5K training course on the neighborhood streets of Mandarin. Park in the lot behind the Krystal restaurant.
Durbin Creek Trail Run
Park at 13130 Bartram Perk Blvd, Jax. This route is a favorite of many runners who like to get off the road in Jacksonville. It is part of the Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve in Jacksonville. Suggest visiting website...
Northbank Riverwalk 5K route from Riverside Arts Market (RAM)
Park in or near RAM at 715 Riverside Av, Jax. This run is entirely on the Northbank Riverwalk, running under the Fuller Warren, Acosta, and Main Street Bridges twice (out and back). It offers an exciting view of the activities on the St Johns River and Jacksonville...
Southbank Riverwalk 5k Course
Park near Hyatt Hotel – at 225 E Coastline Dr, Jax..The run takes you around the Jacksonville Landing, over the Main Street bridge, and out/back on the Southbank Riverwalk. Very nice view of Friendship Park fountain,the city, and the St Johns River. There are water...
Ortega Five Mile Course
Park & Start at Panera Bread, 4403 Roosevelt Blvd, Jax. The run starts at the south end of the shopping center, up and over the Roosevelt Bridge. It follows most of the original Ortega River 5K course but with a different start/ending. The run includes two...
Community 1st Half Marathon Course Route
Meet & Start at 9840 San Jose Blvd, Jax. This is the annual Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon course, also used as a flat & shady distance training course most any other time you’d like. Park in the lot behind the Krystal restaurant.
Meet & Start at Chic-Fil-A, 3280 Oak Bluff Ln, Jax. This is an out & back course on shaded Mandarin roads. Sunday morning runs will include a water/Gatorade stop and 2 water spigots along the course. Flat and shaded. Park in the Chic-Fil-A lot for Sunday Runs...
Barnes & Noble North Route
Meet & Start at Barnes and Nobles Book Store in the Mandarin Village Shopping Center, 11112 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32223. This is a flat course under the shady trees of the Scott Mill Rd area of Mandarin. Sunday runs include water/Gatorade stops and...
About JTC Running
JTC Running provides Jacksonville runners with a community of people that come together for a common passion. In addition to our events, we also have social gatherings, community service programs as well as training classes and clinics. Our bi-monthly newsletter will keep you informed about the latest club announcements, events and running information. We look forward to running with you!
Interested in an upcoming race? Check out our upcoming running events. We’ve have a variety of options to choose from including marathons, marathon training classes, workout groups, trail races, and more community events.