2nd ANNUAL 5K STADIUM CHALLENGE
Join Us August 4 at EverBank Field
(July 18, 2012, Jacksonville, FL)—Looking for a fun way to support a great cause? EverBank Field, the Jacksonville Jaguars and SMG are working together to host the 2nd Annual 5K Stadium Challenge, a fundraising event with proceeds benefitting the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation and 1st Place Sports Running Club, both organizations devoted to supporting Duval County youth programs.
The 5K Stadium Challenge will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 and will take place in the evening under the lights at EverBank Field. 1st Place Sports will manage the event with a unique course both inside and outside the stadium. The run will include all seven levels of EverBank Field and is fit for all ages complete with a Fun Run and walking courses. T-shirts and medals will be available for everyone.
“We are beyond excited to host the 2nd Annual 5K Stadium Challenge,” said Tracey Evans, Assistant General Manager, EverBank Field. “We were so fortunate to see last year’s 5K Stadium Challenge embraced by the community. It was a tremendous success and we can’t wait to see how many people turnout for the event this year!”
5K Stadium Challenge Details:
The race will begin and end outside the South End Zone of the stadium. Runners will begin the course in waves every 15 minutes.
7:00pm Just for Fun Walk (Full course – all ages)
7:15pm Kids Fun Challenge (short course 13 and under)
7:30pm Kids Challenge
7:45pm, 7:20pm & 7:40pm Just for Fun
8:00pm Just for Fun Under the Lights
8:15pm Men’s and Women’s Competitive Division
8:30pm Corporate Team Challenge
Entry Fees: Full Challenge July 15 – August 3, $35; Day of Race, $40. Kids under 13 and Adults 65 and over: July 15 – August 3, $25; Day of Race, $30. To register and obtain full details visit www.1stplacesports.com.
While the 5K Stadium Challenge is going on, there will be fun and activities for all with elements of Teal Town. Plus, live entertainment and food and beverages for purchase.
Additional event supporters include 1st Place sports, PRI Productions, Guest Service Team of EverBank Field, Levy Restaurants, Ovations Food Service, Home Field Events, CSC, SAFE Management, GameDay Merchandise, Team SMG and Firehouse Subs.
SMG is the world’s leading company in the private development and management of public assembly facilities, including stadiums, arenas, theaters and exhibition/convention centers. SMG Jacksonville manages six sports, entertainment, and convention venues on behalf of the City of Jacksonville. Those venues include Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, EverBank Field, Jacksonville Equestrian Center, and the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.