Sunshine Festival of Races 5K/1 Mile

St Simons Island, GA


 Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -Sunshine Festival Race 

 5K Race starts 7:00am

1 Mile Fun Run starts 8:00am


Golden Isles Track Club’s 5K was named “2016 Road Runners Club of America State 5K Championship” 

Race and Award Ceremony: 601 Mallery St. Mallery Park, near Village on St. Simons Island

17 & younger: Registration is just $15 until June 1st. June 2-July 2nd is $20

18 & older:  Registration until March 31, 2017 is $22.  April 1 – June 1, 2017 is $25.  June 2, 2017 to July 2, 2017 is $30 July 3nd and race day is $35

Race Day Registration begins at 6:30 at Mallery Park. Onsite Registration for all ages is $35. 

Register at:   

Onsite Registration & Packet Pick up:  Tuesday July 3rd - St. Simons Presbyterian Church at 250 Kings Way  2pm - 6pm

1 Mile Fun Run: Awards for the first three finishers age 17 & under.   

Awards for 5K Race: Overall Male & Female, Masters Male & Female (40 - 49), Grand Masters Male & Female (50 - 59), plus Senior Grand Masters Male & Female (60 years & over). Top three males & females in each of the following age groups:  9 & under, 10 – 14,15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 –  34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, 80 & over.   There is no Walkers Division, but walkers are welcome.   

Disposable bib Chip Timing by Milestone Race Authority & USATF certified course.

Start, Finish & Award Ceremony: Mallery Park, near Village on St. Simons Island, on Mallory Street.

Team Competition: A special award will be presented to the team with the most participants. Select or establish your team name when you sign up!

SPECIAL AWARDS FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE: The OLDEST and YOUNGEST 5K finisher awards, the BACK OF THE PACK award, the 50th PERCENTILE RUNNER award, the MOST PATRIOTIC award, the MOST HIGH FIVES award, the GUMBY STRETCHER award will all be presented at the conclusion of the races.

Packet pick up will be at a new location:
St Simons Island Presbyterian Church, 205 Kings Way, SSI from 2pm to 6 pm on July 3rd

 I understand that headphones, dogs, strollers, baby joggers, or roller blades are NOT allowed in this race and that insurance policy requires immediate disqualification of any participant violating these rules.  I also understand that no refunds will be given, if I am unable to participate in race.

Make checks or money orders payable to: Golden Isles Track Club or GITC

Mail entries to: Sunshine Festival Races
 3800 Sandy Shores Dr
Jacksonville FL 32277

More information: or contact:

For more info: Jim Shields at 904 318 8104

When & Where

Jul 4, 2018


7:00 AM

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