Kilwins

Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors!


Presenting Sponsor

General Truck Equipment

Media Sponsor


WJXT4-Logo

Hot Fudge Sundae Sponsors


The Allen Family, Team Emaline


CareNow Logo


CareNow Logo



Frontier Logo


Publix Logo



Super Hear-O Sponsor



Advanced Furniture Solutions



VIP Sponsor


M Shack


Triple Scoop Sponsor





Single Scoop Sponsors


Admira Dentistry


Baptist Health



Chapman



Clearly Jacksonville





GATE Foundation



Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute



George Moore Chevrolet

Nemours logo
Point Properties


Scooper Sponsors

Advanced Bionics

All-American Roll Off & Recycling

Bank of England Mortgage
Halvorsen Team

Brooks Rehabilitation

Kevin and Carolyn Copeland

Gulf Building, LLC

TD Bank

Team Zoe


In-Kind Sponsors

Costco

Fun4FirstCoastKids

The London Sanctuary

Mayo Clinic

Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc.

 

Kilwins Ice Cream Run

Official race in the

An Event to Benefit Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | St. Johns Town Center | Jacksonville, FL

Registration/Check In: 6:30 am
5K Run Start Time: 7:30 am

PACKET PICK-UP

A drive-thru packet pick-up will be available on Friday, March 29, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm at Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville. Packet pick-up will also be available the morning of the race starting at 6:30 am.

EVENT UPDATE

Due to the overwhelming number of participants this year, event shirts are sold out. Don't worry runners and walkers, they can be back ordered and information will be provided at the event! The guarantee for event shirts closed on March 10. If you registered prior to March 10, you are guaranteed a shirt at packet pick-up. Registration closed and will re-open on site at 6:30 am on Saturday, March 30. We are inspired by your enthusiasm and grateful for your support!

THE COOLEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA

Join Kilwins and Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech for the 7th Annual Kilwins Ice Cream Run on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This ever-growing event offers participants a timed 5K race or a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at the St. Johns Center in Jacksonville, Florida. At the finish line, our event-goers are rewarded with all-you-can-eat Kilwins Original Recipe Ice Cream while enjoying a lively sponsor and vendor activity area. There’s no other event in this area that gives away gourmet ice cream at the finish line! New this year! The M Shack VIP Patio! All VIP Patrons and Sponsors will receive a VIP lanyard to enjoy famous M Shack sliders! Your participation helps us raise funds and awareness for Clarke, founded in Jacksonville in 1996. To receive information about the event, join our Kilwins Ice Cream Run email list.

Event features:

  • Timed 5K and 1-Mile course routes
  • Kiddie Dash 1 (for Clarke Students) & Kiddie Dash 2 (for all registered children ages 3-10)
  • Early bird registration
  • Souvenir medal at the finish line for all 5K participants
  • All-you-can-eat Kilwins Original Recipe Ice Cream
  • M Shack VIP Patio
  • Adult Performance event shirts with registration by March 10, 2019
  • Youth-sized shirt option with registration before March 10, 2019
  • Option to create a customized fundraising page to share your story, pictures and/or videos
  • Special recognition for top individual and team fundraisers
  • Vendor/Donor tents

REGISTRATION

Online registration is closed. On-site registration will begin at 6:30 am on Saturday, March 30.


GO ABOVE AND BEYOND: INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM FUNDRAISING

Clarke fundraising is essential to our success! In order to address our annual gap of $500,000 of actual costs to provide programs and services to our amazing students, Clarke is offering you the opportunity to be an individual or team fundraiser! Be a part of our fundraising Hear-O’s with your financial support!

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PARTICIPANT PRIZES

Kilwins Ice Cream Run 5K Prizes
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BRANDING AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

This annual event is critical for the Clarke’s success. In order for Clarke to sustain the exceptional programs and services we offer to area children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, Clarke heavily depends on the funds raised through sponsorships, registration and donations from the Kilwins Ice Cream Run. Because of your support, the 2018 event raised $97,000 for Clarke!

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THE 2019 COURSE, PARKING AND GUEST EVENT AREA

The start line to the Kilwins Ice Cream Run is on Midtown Parkway in front of Kilwins in the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The physical address of Kilwins is: 10281 Midtown Parkway #125, Jacksonville, FL 32246. Most of our guests park in the lots to the east or west of Kilwins located at the corner of Town Crossing Drive and River City Drive. The anchor stores to use as a landmark for east of Kilwins is DSW and west is Dillard’s.

Map for 1 Mile Course

Map for 5K Course

Map of Event area

CLARKE KIDDIE DASH & KIDDIE DASH 2

A popular highlight of the annual Kilwins Ice Cream Run is the 100 yard Kiddie Dash exclusively for Clarke’s current students. The Kiddie Dash 2, is a second heat for all other children ages 3-10 who would like to participate.

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IN-KIND GIFTS

To minimize event production costs so we can direct more proceeds directly to serving Clarke children, we do rely on in-kind gifts to help with logistical needs, as well as FUN prizes for students participating in the Kiddie Dash.

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VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are needed for pre and post-race activities. Assembly of pre-race packets, stuffing of good bags for racers, and set-up/take-down day of race, just to name a few! We love to have groups from your church, college, high school, and families. Sign up for a volunteer slot!

FAQs, ETIQUETTE, TIPS AND RULES OF THE ROAD

What is the Kilwins Ice Cream Run? The Kilwins Ice Cream Run is a timed 5K race or 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk around the St. Johns Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The event was created in partnership with Kilwins in 2012 to raise funds and create awareness for Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in Jacksonville and Orlando. Clarke is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and the proceeds from this event benefit the school. To learn more about Clarke, visit us online at clarkeschools.org.

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Clarke School for Hearing and Speech Florida, Inc. (DBA Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. As an IRS qualified charity, gifts to Clarke are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Still have a question or need help?
Please contact the Event Coordinator, Melanie Jensen at 904.880.0028, or mjensen@clarkeschools.org.