Jail Break 5K 2020 POSTPONED
POSTPONED until the spring of 2021. Date TBD. at Old Jail
Due to precautions made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, this event has been postponed to the spring of 2021, date TBD.
The information below describes the 2019 event:
Old Town Trolley Tours and INK! (Investing in Kids) present the 4th Annual Jail Break 5K on Saturday, October 26, 2019, beginning at 8:00 a.m. At this Halloween event, runners “escape” from the Authentic Old Jail, racing across the Vilano Beach bridge to the Atlantic Ocean.
Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome and everyone is invited to dress up for the occasion if they like. Merchandise includes a race T-shirt, goody bag, and a stunning finisher's medal (see below). Availability and sizes of T-shirts are only guaranteed to those who register by October 14, 2019.
Even for non-runners, there’s plenty to do, with post-race festivities that include a costume contest, food and beverage from Woodpecker's Back Yard BBQ and The Spice and Tea Exchange, and many other activities. Live entertainment will be provided by La Hora Loca flamenco dance team with sounds from White Tie Productions. A trunk or treat fest with the Ancient City Oilers will delight the whole family, as will the Halloween costume contest sponsored by Historic Tours of America's Ghosts and Gravestones Tour. The winner of this contest will receive $500.
INK! (Investing in Kids) provides innovative programs and classroom resources to promote the academic success of all public school students in St Johns County. The proceeds of this race will support our teachers and students.
Admission: The 5K is free for spectators. For runners, registration is $25 per person through October 14, 2019, $30 from October 15 through October 25, and $35 on the day of the race. Visit here to register. Online registration closes on October 25, 2019.
When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Where: The Authentic Old Jail is located at 167 San Marco Avenue in St. Augustine, FL 32084.
Finisher's medal for the 2019 Jail Break 5K.
All photos courtesy of Old Town Trolleys.