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Ameris Bank Jacksonville Half Marathon & 5K

Ameris Bank is proud to carry on the tradition of the Jacksonville Half Marathon, the oldest half marathon in Jacksonville, Florida and one of the fastest courses in the U.S. In its 38th year, this race celebrates the beauty of Jacksonville on a course featuring plentiful shade and flat terrain.

Ameris Bank Jacksonville Half Marathon and 5k




Join us on December 12


Start and finish location: 
The Bolles School 
7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217

Whether you’re an experienced competitor, or a first-timer, we invite you to see Jacksonville through the eyes of the Ameris Bank Jacksonville Half Marathon and 5K.

SUNDAY, December 12, 2021 | 7:00 AM START TIME |


  • Custom-designed large medals to all Half Marathon & 5K finishers
  • Prize money for Half Marathon

  • Short sleeved, moisture wicking shirts provided to all entrants

  • Race results bib/tag timing “live results”

  • Finish inside Bolles Stadium on track

  • Digital clocks at all miles

  • Average temperature is 56 degrees

  • Wave Start - The race will be started in waves of 200 runners every two minutes starting at 7 AM. Please select your start time during registration.


Social Distancing Guidelines

Due to the current Covid crisis, race entries will be limited and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

The following Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place during the event.

  1. No day of race registration.

  2. Day of race packet pickup will be limited. Please adhere to the six-foot spacing guideline and wear a mask when picking up your packet. We encourage you to pick up your packet prior to race day.

  3. Please wear a mask when you cannot adhere to the 6-foot spacing guideline. Masks are required at the start and finish.

  4. Race will be started in waves of 200 people. You must choose your starting wave during registration. Potential award winners should try to run in the early starting waves.

  5. Once you have finished the race, please respect the 6-foot social distancing spacing and wear a face covering.

  6. The race will not have an awards ceremony or post-race celebration. Awards may be picked up at the awards tent on race day or at 1st Place Sports, Baymeadows the day after the race.

  7. Bring your own water if you want to be extra safe. We will have water in sealed bottles at the start, on the course and at the finish. If you take a water bottle on the course, be sure to hold onto it until you finish the race or drop it off in trash cans at the designated drop location.

  8. Hand sanitizers and masks will be available at the sanitation tent near the start/finish.

  9. If you feel ill or have a fever, do not come to packet pickup or to the race.

  10. To maximize social distancing, we recommend that you not arrive at the race more than 30 minutes prior to your start time.