Sign Up Donate
Location: Jacksonville, NC US 28546 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Event Time Price Details
5K Race
9:00AM EST - 10:30AM EST
Price increases after October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Jacksonville Commons Elementary
1121 Commons Drive North
Jacksonville, NC US 28546


Come join over 500 boys and girls, grades 3rd-8th, as they celebrate their accomplishments of the season! The course is a Jacksonville favorite that starts and ends at Jacksonville Commons Elementary. Public runners are welcome as this race provides scholarships to children who need assistance to participate in the Girls on the Run and STRIDE programs. Professional race production by the Wilmington Family YMCA and timing by Atlantic Coast Timing ensures a fun, safe, and accurate 5k race experience!

Girls on the Run and STRIDE participants do not need to register for 5k. Participants are already registered with program registration.

GOTR/STRIDE contact name: Monica Brady

Please visit for more information on our GOTR / STRIDE programs or other GOTR/STRIDE 5k races.



9am/ Girls on the Run and STRIDE participants need to arrive at 8:00AM

This event is rain or shine! In the event of inclement weather, race directors will be in contact with race participants via email.

Sorry No Refunds, Transfers, or Deferrals! 



Packet Pick up is Friday, November 30th, 4:00pm-6:00pm at Axis Physical Therapy 26 Office Park Dr- Jacksonville Race Day packet pick up is Saturday, December 1st from 7:30am-8:30am at Jacksonville Commons Elementary. Registration is available at packet pickup and on race day.


Race Tshirts

Shirts are guaranteed to the first 450 registrants who attend packet pickup. As with all races, Mery Fitness 5k organizers will try to the best of their ability to provide runners the size they have requested, however availability of specific sizes cannot be guaranteed.


Coastal Carolina Run Series!


The Axis Physical Therapy Merry Fitness 5K is the 11th race in the year-long YMCA Coastal Carolina Run Series! This yearlong series consists of 12 races across Coastal Carolina including a family-friendly beach obstacle course, 10k road runs, 1 mile fun runs, the traditional 5K distance and a trail runs. Participation is the key! The more races you run, the more the muscles burn, the faster the legs turn, the more points you earn! Runners are automatically entered into the series after their 3rd race. Click here for more info: YCC Run Series

Race Contact Info

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

Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor

Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.