The Human Race

Your Race. Your Cause.

5K Walk & Run
1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, April 5, 2014
8:00 a.m.
St. Johns Town Center

  • Open to everyone!
  • 50% of your registration fee benefits participating nonprofit partner of your choice
  • Refreshments by Applebees, Mimi's Cafe, Chick Fil-A, Papa John's, Smoothie King & Target
  • Medallions for all 5K finishers
  • Raffle drawings for gift baskets from Peterbrooke Chocolatier & L'Occitane En Provence, plus gift certificates to Cantina Laredo, California Pizza, Sweet by Holly and Renna's Pizza 

Registration Now Open!


When you register for The Human Race, you will be asked for the name of the organization for which you are running/walking.  50% of your registration fee will be given to the organization you select.  If you choose "no preference", the 50% will default to support HandsOn Jacksonville. 

Entry Fees

Now until March 29        $40.00
March 30 - April 4          $45.00
Race Day                      $50.00

1 Mile Fun Run
$24 at all times

$2.00 discount for Chip Owners

Sorry, there are NO REFUNDS

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available at the following 1st Place Sports locations on Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 731-3676
  • 2016 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 399-8880
  • 424 South Third Street, Jax Beach, 270-2221
  • 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, 264-3767
  • 4870 Big Island Dr., Jacksonville, 620-9991
If you do not indicate a location when you register, your packet will automatically be at the Baymeadows store.  All packets that are not picked up at the above locations will be moved to the race site for race day pick up starting at 6:30 a.m.


When you register for The Human Race you will be automatically entered in the Birdies for Charity contest to win a cash prize of $5,000! If you win, HandsOn Jacksonville will also win a $5,000 prize!  Just guess the number of birdies that will be made at the 2014 PLAYERS Championship and in case there is a tie, also guess how many balls you think will go into the water at the 17th hole for your chance to win!

Click to Download Form to Mail in Registration

Race Course and Helpful Race Information 

The Race will start and finish Near Barnes and Noble in the St. Johns Town Center located just off Butler Blvd. at Gate Parkway.

Please park in the lots off of Big Island Drive. Please do not park in the parking lot between Maggianno's and Dick's Sporting Goods or on Lot C in front of Target since they will be open for business during the race.

This race will be timed using MyLaps Chip Timing System (chip must be worn on your shoe during the race).  Your entry fee covers the cost of the chip rental.  If you have your own chip, you need to enter your chip number on the entry form and deduct $2.00 from the entry fee.  you must cross the timing mats at the finish to be included in the results.  If you own your own chip and register race day, you HAVE to wear one of our chips!  Do not wear your personal chip if you sign up on race day!


Awards will be given out to the top three men and women overall, first master male and female, and top three males and females in age groups from10 and under  to 75 and older.

Participating Nonprofits

The following nonprofits have chosen to utilzie the Human Race as a fundraiser by forming teams:

Catholic Charities
City Rescue Mission
Community Health Outreach       
Endangered Primate Foundation       
Family Support Services                              
Friends of Jacksonville Animals                        
Guardian ad Litem Foundation                     
The H.I.L.L.                      
Hope at Hand                                       
May Institute Florida
Mission House
North Florida Land Trust
Nourishment Network                        
Pine Castle                                     
Special Olympics Florida Clay County
UF Health Jacksonville
The Way Free Medical Clinic
We Care Jacksonville                                   
World Relief Jacksonville

Nonprofit Fundraiser

The Human Race is offered by HandsOn Jacksonville as a cost-free, risk-free opportunity for nonprofits to raise money for their great causes.  This opportunity deadline has passed for the 2014 race, but please check back for information on how to participate next year!

Booth Availability

The Human Race is a great place to showcase your organization or business.  Booths are no longer available for the 2014 race, but please check back for more information for next year's race!