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Inaugural VyStar Emerald Trail 5K


JTC Running and 1st Place Sports present the Inaugural VyStar Credit Union Emerald Trail 5K.
This family-friendly event will give runners, walkers and cyclists an up-close look at multiple points of interest along a portion of the planned Emerald Trail, the 30-mile urban trail and linear park system being built by the City of Jacksonville in partnership with Groundwork Jacksonville. The event includes:
-T-shirts for all entrants
-Custom medals for all finishers
-Awards to the top female and male overall finishers
-Awards to the top three female and male finishers in age groups from 10-and-under to 80+

Bike Ride begins at 7:30 a.m. – Waves of 50 people every 3 minutes.
Runner/Walkers begin at 8:00 a.m. – Waves of 100 people every 2 minutes.
Starting wave time must be selected during registration.

**Pre-registration is required. Limited to 500 participants.**
Don’t miss Early Bird registration!! Only $30 until October 15! Groundwork members get a $5 discount.


  • $30


Only events occurring within Downtown Jacksonville will be accepted.
If you have any questions pleascontact us.