Race Rules

  • Race Times:  10K (7:00am), Half Marathon (7:30am), 5K (8:00am)
  • Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Bib Transfers (FREE) are available until 12.28.18 – Click Here
  • Deferrals are available as follows – Click Here
    • Free until 12.21.18 // $10 until 1.4.19 // $15 until 1.10.19
  • You must be at least 12 years old to participate in the Half Marathon and at least 8 years old to participant in the 5K or 10K.
  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenge of a Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K
  • You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip.
  • Race numbers are required to participate.
  • No coaches, hand cycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, or dogs will be allowed on the course. (Baby Joggers will be allowed in the back of the starting coral.)
  • Course Time Limits: Half Marathon = 3 hrs 30 minutes  / 10K = 2 Hrs / 5K = 1hr.
  • Best Damn Race reserves the right to remove an athlete from the course and DNF the athlete if our course staff determines there is no possibility of the athlete finishing within the course time limits based on an athlete’s location, time, and average speed up to that point.

Best Damn Race Jacksonville
is now the Times Union Half Marathon & 5K

This event is locally owned and will be produced by our sister company Best Damn Events.
If you deferred your 2019 Best Damn Race Jacksonville entry, please email us here and we will honor your distance at another BDR Event (Safety Harbor, Savannah, Orlando, or New Orleans)
Thank you to all the runners in Jacksonville who supported us over the last 5 years. We will see you in January at the Times Union Half & 5K

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