47th Annual Palace Saloon 5K

Sat April 23, 2022 Tallahassee, FL 32304 US Directions

Palace Saloon 5K

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT


8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
2800 Jackson Bluff Road
Tallahassee, FL US 32304
The 47th Annual Palace Saloon is the oldest and fastest race in Tallahassee.

$20 No Shirt.  $25 with shirt - until shirts sell out. No additional fee to register. 

Gulf Winds Track Club Members in good standing (dues current) will receive a $2.00 discount automatically at checkout.

Food, Live Music, Adult Beverages, Lots of Awards. 

This a point-to-point race. While the finish line takes place at the Palace Saloon, parking, and the race start are at the James Messer Sports Complex.

 Program your GPS to 2800 Jackson Bluff Rd. for the Start and for Public Parking (free) at Messer Field.

Registration/Early Packet Pickup

THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. You must register online before midnight on Friday, April 22, or in person at the Wednesday packet pick-up. Race bibs and shirts that are preordered online are available for race day morning pickup beginning at 6:30 am at the start line location.

Early, in-person registration/ early packet pickup will be at Lululemon, Midtown, in the Whole Foods shopping center, on Wednesday, April 20, from 4:00 to 7 p.m.  At that time, you can register via paper registration, and pre-registered runners may pick up their race number and shirt (if ordered).    

Be mindful that race shirts are ordered about 10 days in advance. We always order a few extra shirts for volunteers and last-minute runners but register early to guarantee that your preferred shirt size will be available.

Race start and free parking is a Messer Field, corner of Jackson Bluff Rd. and Dupree St. Water/Gatorade at the start, at 1.2 miles, and at the finish.  

Race starts promptly at 8:00 a.m.  

Finish line recovery food courtesy of Jackson Properties, and adult beverages courtesy of the Palace Saloon and Gulf Winds Track Club. Live music at the finish. Race results posted on site and uploaded to the Gulf Winds Track Club website post-race. 

Award ceremony will begin around 9 - 9:15. Enjoy the morning!


Champions Awards

Custom beer mugs & monetary awards (CASH) will be presented to:

  • The overall first male and first female
  • Masters (40+) male and female
  • Grandmasters (50+) male and female.

All awards are donated by Gulf Winds Track Club. 

Overall Champions
  • $100 Male and Female
Masters Champion
  • $50. Male and Female
Grand Masters Champion
  • $50. Male and Female
Age Group Awards
  • Custom pint glass awards will be presented to the top 3 in each five-year age group for both male and female
Team Awards
  • The Palace team competition has always been about outright speed. The competition was originally set up with a 7 person MAX team roster where the 5 fastest runners times are added together and the lowest time for the 2 team divisions wins. (Men & Women divisions). We award the top two teams in each division as we have in years past. Team captains contact Racing Team Coordinator, Tim Unger.
Team Competition

Team registration deadline is Wednesday, April 20, at the close of early packet pick-up. Ideally, this needs to be the last opportunity to change a team roster…. but we can be somewhat flexible with that deadline…with enough notice to enter the team into the database.

No changes allowed on race day.  
Everyone must register individually. Seven-member team rosters must be sent to Race Team Coordinator, Tim Unger, (runner1612@gmail.com), and to Peg Griffin, peggriff91@gmail.com.

The other great benefit of running this local race is contributing to a couple of great charities. We are supporting the Parkinson's Foundation Rock Steady Boxing program and  Javacya Arts Conservatory.  Please donate generously.   

The 47th Annual Palace Saloon 5K is sponsored by Gulf Winds Track Club, a completely non-profit, volunteer-led organization.  All proceeds from the races support dozens of charitable organizations in our community. 

Our Partners: The Palace Saloon, Jackson Properties, Lululemon, Ragz, Team Cone, 


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

2022 Race Shirt
Certified Course Map
Past Winners and Finish Times

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