Kilwins

Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors!


Presenting Sponsor

General Truck Equipment

VIP Sponsor


M Shack


Triple Scoop Sponsor





Single Scoop Sponsors


Clearly Jacksonville






George Moore Chevrolet



Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute


Point Properties


Media Sponsor

WJXT4-Logo

Scooper Sponsor

Nemours Children’s Specialty Care


 

Kilwins Ice Cream Run

Official race in the

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

An Event to Benefit Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

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, MShack will partner with us to provide participants and VIP patrons with delicious sliders on the MShack VIP Patio. 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
  • MShack sliders & VIP Area
  • Adult Performance event shirts with registration by March 17, 2019
  • Youth-sized shirt option with registration before March 11, 2019
  • Private VIP area access opportunity for sponsors
  • 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



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.

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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. Stay tuned for volunteer information and opportunities.

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.