Location: Ponte Vedra, FL US 32081 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race, Other
Description

Come join us in Nocatee at the FSM Run With a Mission. Proceeds from the race will support Faithful Servant Missions. There will be a 5k ,10K and a 1 Mile Fun Run through community streets and the paved Nocatee Greenway Trails, starting and finishing in the open field behind the Publix Shopping Center.

This event supports Faithful Servant Missions in providing for the needs of children in Costa Rica and Panama. Specifically, FSM seeks to improve the physical, educational and spiritual health of the communities they serve. For more information on FSM, please visit www.fsm4u.org.

The FSM RUN WITH A MISSION will be Saturday, March, 25, 2017. PRS Race Timing (www.prsracetiming.com) will provide professional timing for the 5K and 10K races. Awards will be given for top finishers overall and in various age groups.   All events will take place in Nocatee and will be followed by FSM Family Fun including a bounce house, music, face painting and much more!   The FSM Grill will be ther serving post-run food to enjoy.

Last year, RUN WITH A MISSION provided a significant impact with the help of many friends, family, church and business partners. Together we can help make a difference.  This year will build on last year’s success and continue to change the lives of those that FSM serve.

Benefitting

Run With A Mission supports Faithful Servant Missions, www.fsm4u.org, providing  
for the needs of Children in Costa Rica and Panama, seeking to improve their physical, educational and spiritual health. 

Race Amenities

CUSTOM EVENT SHIRTS:

All runners registered two weeks prior to the race are guaranteed to recieve a custom shirt commemorating the event.   All runners registering within two weeks of the race will receive a shirt as supplies permit.

GOODIE BAGS:

All participants will receive a goodie bag with giveaways and vendor/sponsor handouts.

POST RACE CELEBRATION & SILENT AUCTION:

Many of the race sponsors will have booths and tents set up at the post race celebration with fun activities for everyone.  In addition there will be a silent auction at the FSM Booth with great items up for bid.   Don't forget to bring cash or checks to take part in this great opportunity.

Race Awards

5K RACE AWARDS

5K OVERALL AWARDS:
Men - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Women - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place

5K AGE GROUP AWARDS - 10 YEAR:
Age group awards will be presented to the top three men and the top three women in the following age groups:  0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-64, 65 Plus

Runners will only receive one award:  overall or an age group award.  Placements for awards are based on gun time, not chip time unless otherwise noted.  Awards must be claimed at the awards ceremony.   

10K RACE AWARDS

10K OVERALL AWARDS:
Men - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Women - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place

10K AGE GROUP AWARDS - 10 YEAR:
Age group awards will be presented to the top three men and the top three women in the following age groups:  0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-64, 65 Plus

Runners will only receive one award:  overall or an age group award.  Placements for awards are based on gun time, not chip time unless otherwise noted.  Awards must be claimed at the awards ceremony.   

Registration Costs

All online registration fees are included in the amounts below

$25.00 Through 3/1/2017

$30.00 - 3/2/2017 through 3/24/2017 at 3:00pm

$35.00 - Day of Race - Cash or Check or $38.00 Credit Card

Family Friendly Pricing

All participants 15 and under are $20.00 for any race at all times

Fundraising

Raise some money for a good cause by becoming a fundraiser for FSM Run With A Mission.  Details are on the fundraising page.  Participants may fundraise as an invidiual or join a fundraising team.  

Race Course

The 5k, 10k, and 1 Mile all start and finish together and run the same course.   The 1 Mile route will turn back at the half mile point while the 5k and 10k continue.   The 5k route will turn around at the 2500 meters and return to the finish while the 10k will continue.  Both the 5k and 10k courses are certified with USTAF allowing them to serve as qualifier races for other races with time entry/seeding requirements including the Gate River Run.   Click on the links below for maps of each course.

10k Course Map - USTAF Course No FL16031EBM
10km Course - Click for a map of the 10km Course

5k Course Map - USTAF Course No FL 16030EBM
5km Course - Click for a map of the 5km Course

1 Mile Course
1 Mile Course will follow the 5km and 10km courses for 1/2 mile then turn around and return to the finish.

Course Time Limits

Please note there is a course time limit of 90 minutes for both the 5k and the 10k which equates to the paces listed below.     After 90 minutes the course will be closed.

5k - 90 Minutes - 29:01 per mile

10k - 90 Minutes - 14:30 per mile

Event Schedule

7:00am to 8:15am - Bib, Chip, and Packet Pickup

7:30am to 8:15am - Day of Race Registration Open

8:30 am - 10km Race Start

8:40 am - 5km & 1 Mile Race Start

9:30 am - Awards Ceremony - 5k

10:00 am - Awards Ceremony - 10k

Packet Pickup & Race Instructions

Pre Race Packet Pickup

Thursday March 23, 2017 we will have early packet pickup at Salt Life Food Shack (1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250) in Jacksonville Beach between 3:00pm and 8:00pm

Friday March 24, 2017 we will have early packet pickup at 7North on 3rd Street from 11am-1pm in Jacksonville Beach.

Day of Race - Saturday, March 25th - Nocatee

All participants can also pick up their race packets from 7:00am to 8:15am at the check in area.

NOTE ALL RUNNERS WILL NEED TO PICK UP THEIR TIMING CHIPS ON RACE DAY REGARDLESS OF WHEN THEY PICK UP THEIR RACE PACKET.

Join A Team

Create or join a team and have more fun running as part of a group.  It's a great way make a great event better with a group of friends or family members while running for a great cause.  

Virtual Run

If you can't make the actual event on April 30th but still want to be a part of the fun and help support FSM you can run a virtual 5k anywhere you are and you will receive the same shirt as if you were running with us!   Please note that there are no awards or results for the virtual 5k, just the satisfaction of running for a good cause (and of course the awesome t-shirt you will receive for completing your run)

Race Location

The race will start and finish south of the intersection of Village Lake Drive and Town Plaza Ave in Nocatee.   This is directly behind the Publix Shopping Center on Crosswater Boulevard.  For directional purposes, the address of Publix is 120 Marketside Ave,  Ponte Vedra, FL  32081-0574.   THIS IS NOT THE RACE LOCATION BUT A REFERENCE ADDRESS FOR PUBLIX

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Chip Timing

The race will be chip timed using a shoe chip system.   Chips will be distributed on race day only.   All runners must cross the mat at the finish line with their chip properly attached to their shoe to score in the race.  Chips must be returned at the conclusion of the race at the finish line.   Runners not returning chips will be charged a fee of $30.  

PLEASE NOTE - ALL PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING THOSE PICKING UP THEIR PACKETS PRIOR TO RACE DAY WILL NEED TO PICK UP THEIR TIMING CHIP ON RACE DAY AT THE RACE LOCATION.

La Carrera De Campeones

The 5km race is part La Carrera De Campeones, a five race series presented by CORA Health Services with cash prizes and many awards.  La Carrera De Campeones is free to all who participate.   Participants must run three of the five races to be eligible.   Full details on the Spring 2017 La Carrera De Campeones will be forthcoming so check back for updates.

Events
Event Time Price Details
5km Run / Walk (Chip Timed Event)
Time
8:40AM EDT
N/A
10km Run / Walk (Chip Timed Event)
Time
8:30AM EDT
N/A
1 Mile Fun Run (Untimed)
Time
8:40AM EDT
N/A
FSM Run With A Mission Virtual 5k Run N/A
Volunteer Option
Time
9:00AM EDT
N/A
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Race Information

Race times and dates are subject to change without notice at any time for any reason. In the event the race time or date is changed or if the race is cancelled, for any reason, there will not be any refunds under any circumstances. In the event of bad weather every effort will be made to conduct the race, however it may be moved to an alernate date, time, or cancelled within hours of the starting time. Please be sure to check the PRS Race Timing website and Facebook page for updates prior to departing to the race for any last minute changes or instructions.

Nocatee is years in the making, and now the third best-selling community in the nation. The vibrant new home community, located in Ponte Vedra, Florida, is unlike any others on Florida’s First Coast. Nocatee is more than a community, it’s a lifestyle. With year-round events and activities (designed for all ages), families are sure to find it the perfect place to call home. Stop by the welcome center to learn more about affordable new homes in the growing community.

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Place
Nocatee Race Start/Finish
Sponsors
Race Sponsor
Directions

Nocatee Race Start/Finish