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Address: Jacksonville, FL

15-K running course, can start along AllTel Stadium or at north end of Main...

15-K running course, can start along AllTel Stadium or at north end of Main Street Bridge.

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Good for all class runners and walkers

I'm an amputee, having lost my left leg 7 years ago. I was a runner before losing my leg but was hesitant to run this large River Run after. Last year (2012) my Prosthetist... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2013
Gabrielle L
Jacksonville, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Too many out of shape I am gonna run/walk a marathon wannabes go home train and come back when you can compete. This a marathon not a moronathon.

2 Thank Travel242424
Jacksonville, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

3 Kilometers in, nice run so far. Nice sites and great people volunteering to hand out water. I am on a roll and could keep this pace up for days. “Thanks anyway, but no water needed yet”. 6 Kilometers in, wow is that my sweat or is it raining? Didn’t know my legs were this heavy. Doesn’t Jacksonville have any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

The world's biggest and best 10k. Truly a wonderful tradition for runners/walkers of all description.

Thank Carfredo
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

Let's face it, it's the reason you didn't give up on your New Year's resolution in February. Too many people and not enough road at this event. Be prepared to run in a giant pack for the first few miles.

1 Thank JaredBailey
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

This is the most amazing event I've ever run! It's got beautiful scenery and amazing community support! Do it... don't think, just get registered for the next race!

Thank Jessica S
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

I'm an amputee, having lost my left leg 7 years ago. I was a runner before losing my leg but was hesitant to run this large River Run after. Last year (2012) my Prosthetist decided to get a few amputees together to run this race. I ran with the small group. It was the a wonderful experience! I came back... More 

Thank Gabrielle L
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

Well this is Jax's PREMIER running event and I was not too impressed. It is very large and full of stuff like live bands, friendly crowds and nice expo, But that is not what running is about, at least not for me. The roads are awful and rough, people stopping without warning, huge crowds TRYING to run and well, truly... More 

2 Thank Susan S
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

What's not fun about running a 5K where a city comes out to cheer on the runners in droves?!?! People host bloody mary parties and invite the runners to stop by. Great event in a great city!

2 Thank ClemsonShannon
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

If you like running in crowds, this is the event for you. The scenery in the San Marco portion of the run makes the event worth running in crowds. It never fails that there will be self entitled runners that think its ok to run while pushing a stroller and creating a safety hazard for all the other runners.

Thank noreservations904
Jacksonville, Florida
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Do you love races? This race is amazing. My family ran it for years and I could not understand why anyone would want to run 9 miles on a Saturday morning... OMG! I did my first in 2006 and everyone since. The city, the fans, It is a qualifier. Looking for a race??? This is sooo much fun!

Thank jamiekaty

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