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Kilwins Jacksonville Ice Cream Run

Runners at start of race

The Coolest Family-Friendly Event in North Florida

With Kilwins Original Recipe Ice Cream at the finish!

Join Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, and founder Kilwins Jacksonville, for this ever-growing event with a timed 5K race and a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

Join General Truck & Trailer Sales, Inc., Kilwins Jacksonville and Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech for this ever-growing event with a timed 5K race and a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

At the finish line, participants are rewarded with all-you-can-eat Kilwins Original Recipe Ice Cream while enjoying a lively sponsor and vendor activity area.


Event Details:

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Honorary Chair, Eden Kendall, morning co-host of 99.9 Gator Country and co-host of Uncluttered and Unfiltered Podcast

Thank you to our Media Sponsors!

5K Race

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Kiddie Dash


The health and safety of participants and volunteers are our top priority. We ask that runners, walkers, volunteers, staff and spectators follow CDC guidelines and refrain from participation if at risk for illness, experiencing signs of illness or returning from restricted travel alert locations. Guidance may change at any time and participants will be notified accordingly. 

Packet Pickup

Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech
9803 Old St. Augustine Road, Suite 7, Jacksonville, FL 32257 


Friday, March 24, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kilwins Jacksonville, St. Johns Town Center

If you miss the advance packet pick-up opportunities, packets will be moved to the race site for race day pick-up starting at 6:30 a.m. until 7:20 a.m. Please be in line no later than 6:55 a.m.Please note, we will not be able to offer any shirt exchanges until AFTER the event and after we assess any leftover inventory.  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding of the logistical planning that goes into ordering shirts based upon the information participants provide during the registration process.

All participants registered by February 28 will receive a performance t-shirt.

Absolutely! Walkers are welcome. The race course closes at 9:45 am 

No Scooters, bicycles, skateboards or skates are permitted on the race course. Strollers are permitted for children.

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted to join the fun.  

All persons (including children) who participate in the 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk or Kiddie Dash will need to be a registered participant. The only exception is an infant or toddler (3 years or younger) who remains in a stroller for the duration of the 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

The more the merrier! Please consider setting a fundraising goal and help support Clarke. Our DIY Kit offers guidance and links.  

A 5K is equivalent to just over 3 miles, 3.10686 miles. 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Learn more about sponsor opportunities
Please contact Melanie Jensen for sponsor and exhibitor information.
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