Race Time: Saturday, May 23, 2020 | 7:30 a.m.
Founders Lane, east side of the Passavant Campus
We are sponsoring this year’s 28th Annual Passavant-Gatorade 5K-10K Race. You can register by clicking here. You can also follow news about the race at Facebook.com/PassavantRace. Make sure to get fitted for race shoes here at Brown’s Shoe Fit so you can be comfortable while you win!
Entry fee: Advance entry fee is $25 per person; $24 for SRRC members. Race day entry fee is $30; $29 for SRRC members. Shirts are guaranteed if pre-registered by 5 p.m., May 12, 2020. Entry fee includes a technical running shirt, post-race refreshments, and more.
Beneficiary of proceeds:Proceeds from the 2020 event will be used to restore Minnie Barr Park on the northeast side of Jacksonville. The restoration project is part of Passavant Area Hospital’s Healthy Jacksonville initiative.
- For Springfield-area runners:
Thursday, May 21, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Springfield Running Center, 2943 West White Oaks Drive, Springfield. You may also register at pick-up.
- For Jacksonville-area runners:
Friday, May 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lobby at Passavant. You may also register at pick-up.
Race day Registration/Packet Pick-up: Begins at 6:30 a.m. at the registration tables on Founders Lane on the east side of the Passavant campus.
Timing: Gun times will be used for awards.
Course: Both courses are USA Track and Field-certified. Runners should be prepared for a P.R. as the course is mainly flat and fast! The race begins and ends on the east side of the Passavant campus and is run through mostly residential areas on the city’s west side. 5K and 10K participants run together until the 1.25 mile mark, where the 10K runners head south and then west for an out and back and the 5K runners head east to the finish line. Course Map
Awards: Awards to top overall male and female finishers in each race and the first, second, and third place finishers, male and female, in the following age categories: under 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over.
SRRC Participation Series: Both races qualify for the Springfield Road Runner’s Club Participation Series points.
Food: Post-race food includes an assortment of Gatorade, bagels, watermelon, grapes, and frozen juice bars.
Showers: Available at Fitness World Health Club (across the street) following the race. Runners must show their number at the desk.
Prizes: All runners are eligible for prize drawings following the race.
Directions from Springfield: Exit right on the first Jacksonville exit (Exit 68). Proceed west approximately 2-3 miles. Highway becomes Morton Avenue after crossing the underpass. Proceed west on Morton Avenue approximately 2.5 miles until Westgate Avenue. Turn right on Westgate Avenue. Proceed north approximately 1.5 miles until you reach Passavant.
Parking: Please use the parking lots on the west, south, and north sides of the hospital. Watch for signs.