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Run For Refugees 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Sun February 2, 2020 Saint Petersburg, FL 33708 US Directions



9:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST

1 Mile Fun Run

9:10AM EST - 10:00AM EST


War Veterans' Memorial Park
9600 Bay Pines Blvd.
Saint Petersburg, FL US 33708


Thank you for joining us at the Inaugural Run For Refugees! Age group results for the 5K can be viewed at the following link:

Run for Refugees 5K & 1 Mile Loop Run/Walk Frequently Asked Questions

Date:  February 2, 2020
Location:  War Veterans’ Memorial Park, 9600 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL  33708

What is the race day timeline? 

7:30 am Day of Pre-Registered Bib Pick-Up & Day of Registration Opens (park opens at 7 am)
8:30 am Pre-Race Announcements
9:00 am 5K Starts
9:10 am 1 Mile Loop Run/Walk Starts
10:30 am Awards

What is the price of the race and is it timed?  The 5K is chip timed; the 1-mile loop run/walk is not chip timed.
5K: $30 until midnight 11/30/19; $35 1/1/20 until midnight 1/31/20; $40 race day
1 Mile:  $20 until midnight 1/31/20; $25 race day

What is included in the participant registration price?  5K:  Chip timed numbered bib, shirt & finisher medal; 1 Mile:  Non-chip timed bib, shirt & finisher medal

Am I guaranteed a race t-shirt and finisher medal?  
Yes, however, participants must be present to receive finisher medal and giveaways. 

Are there Awards?  Awards presented to Overall 1st place M/F and to Overall 1st place M/F youth (ages 9 & under)
1st place only M/F awards as follows: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

When & Where is Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up?  Thurs., Jan. 30, 2020 from 4-7 pm at Salty Souls Yoga, 7925 38th Ave. N. St. Pete

Can I pick up someone else’s race bib or can someone pick up mine?  Yes!  Please bring a copy of their registration confirmation or photo ID.

Where do I park on race day?  Designated parking is available onsite. Please adhere to parking directions and signage.

Is gear-check available race morning?  Gear check/hold is not available on race day.

Are bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, wheeled shoes or other wheeled transportation allowed in the race?  For safety reasons, except for participants pushing a baby stroller and participants in a wheelchair, wheeled vehicles, including but not limited to scooters, rollerblades, skateboards, rolling shoes and bicycles are not allowed on the racecourse.

Are dogs allowed at the race?  Service dogs are allowed on the race route.  Non-service dogs on a non-retractable leash not to exceed 6' are allowed in the park during pre- and post-race activities.

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS) has been serving Floridians for nearly 60 years. We are a non-religious agency whose mission is to protect the vulnerable and help people achieve fulfilling lives by empowering individuals and strengthening families.


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