Run The Runway 5K

Cecil Airport (VQQ)
Jacksonville, FL 32221

Running > 5k

Event Description

Pack Your Bags and get Ready for Liftoff at the Cecil Spaceport for the Inaugural Run The Runway 5K!


This one-of-a-kind race is unlike any other! You will have the ability to go where few have gone before and run along the active runway at the Cecil Spaceport in Jacksonville, Florida! This race is being hosted by the Southern Timing Foundation, Inc. 100% of the net proceeds from this race will go towards powering a flight expedition to provide underprivileged kids in South America with STEM education resources via PASSAGE.

PASSAGE stands for Providing Aid in Science for South America's General Education. The PASSAGE expedition takes off from Jacksonville, Florida in December of 2021!


Race Details

The Inaugural Run The Runway 5K will take place on January 30th, 2021 at the Cecil Spaceport located in Jacksonville, Florida. Participants will arrive at a nearby park where registration, packet pick-up and other race day activities will be held. As we approach our departure time all participants will be bussed from the registration area to inside the Spaceport where your starting line awaits you! Once you have completed your race on the runway, your finisher medal, water and light snacks await you before you board the bus back to the registration area where the award ceremony will be held. Registration is limited for this race and will sell out so we recommend registering early!


Shirts, Medals & More!

All participants will receive a commemorative finisher medal, race shirt, drawstring bag filled with supplies from our sponsors and a flight patch from PASSAGE! Is one shirt not enough? During registration you will be able to purchase additional shirts, jackets & more! Register by January 1st to receive a bib with your name on it!



This race will be Chip Timed by Southern Timing, LLC. Southern Timing will also be providing individual results pages with finisher certificates and a 20 second long video of each participant crossing the start and finish line!



Awards will be given out to the following categories:

Top 3 Male & Female Overall Winners

Top 3 Overall Male & Female Masters Winners

Top 3 in Each Age Group:

10 & Under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over.



We are currently looking for sponsors for the Inaugural Run The Runway 5K as well as PASSAGE! Sponsorship levels range from a booth sponsor on Race Day to the Presenting Sponsor of the race! If you are interested in sponsoring the Run The Runway 5K please contact Jacob Davis at


The Virtual Race

Can't make it to the in-person race in Jacksonville? Don't worry! With our virtual option you can run or walk from anywhere inside the United States! Virtual Participants will receive a downloadable race bib with access to the ACISCS Runkeeper App to track your 5K! Once the race has been completed you will receive your shirt and medal in the mail! Shipping is included with your registration!


What are you waiting for? Register today to take flight with us at the Inaugural Run The Runway 5K!

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