Chasing Tails 5k and Vystar Valentine Fun Run

Sat February 11, 2023 Jacksonville, FL 32204 US Directions

Chasing Tails 5K

$35 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Price increases after February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Vystar Valentine Fun Run

$15 9:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST Registration ends February 11, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Bring your Valentine and join in us February 11th for a doggone good time!  Kanine Social is excited to bring you the 2nd annual Chasing Tail 5K and Vystar Valentine Fun Run, supporting the Jacksonville Humane Society! This is a dog friendly run, so bring your dog to run or walk with you or let your dog hangout at Kanine Social’s private dog park with a friend while you race.

The courses will start and finish at Kanine Social and the 5K will consist of 2 loops.

We will be scoring all winners based off ‘chip time’. All runners will receive an official ‘chip time’ based off the time they individually cross the start line to their finish. 

Make sure to stay around after the race for the after party!  We will have live music, local vendors and food trucks for all to enjoy.

Registration Includes:

Chasing Tail 5K- entry to event, exclusive race shirt and logo pint glass, 1 beer or soda, 1 day pass ($15 value) to Kanine Social’s private indoor/outdoor dog park and a finisher’s medal.  *Race Shirts Guaranteed for the first 300 runners

Vystar Valetine Fun Run 1 Mile- entry to event, race bandana, finishers ‘doggie’ bag.

580 College Street
Jacksonville, FL US 32204
Event Schedule


6:30 - 7:45 am Same Day Registration and Check in 


8:00 AM EST- Chasing Tail 5K Run starts *late starts taken until 8:30

9:00 AM EST- Vystar Valentine Fun Run starts *late starts taken until 9:30

9:00-12:00 PM EST- After party with live music, vendors, food trucks, bounce house and more!

Race Awards


Overall Awards will be presented as follows: Overall winners will receive a FREE annual park membership to Kanine Social  ($395 value).

Men - 1st Place
Masters Male - 1st Place
Women - 1st Place
Masters Female - 1st Place


Age group awards will be presented to the top three men and the top three women in the following age groups:
0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+. 

Race Contact Info

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This event is proud to support the Jacksonville Humane Society.

Event Parking

Primary parking is available at the Florida Blue Parking Garage located at 800 Forest Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204. There is additional street parking available throughout Riverside.


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