Lighthouse 5K and Night Fest

Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 4 to 8:30 p.m.

Race on the scenic route around the St. Augustine Lighthouse while raising money for the Junior Service League of St. Augustine.

on Anastasia Island
(904) 829-0745
  • The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum will the 26th Annual Lighthouse 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run on Saturday, March 3, 2018. This annual event is presented by the Junior Service League of St. Augustine.

    The Course: Flat 3.1 miles through historic Lighthouse Park and Davis Shores neighborhood. The course is USATF certified. Visitors will run/walk through the beautiful lighthouse park that is located just across the street from the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

    From 4:00 to 8:30 p.m., the Lighthouse and grounds will be open to the public for the annual Night Fest, also sponsored by the Junior Service League. This year, they are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Fresnel Lens restoration project  Admission to the St. Augustine Lighthouse will be free and visitors are invited to tour the historic lighthouse and grounds, enjoy live music, and participate in other free family activities. Concessions will be available for purchase. No RSVP or tickets are necessary to participate in Night Fest.

    Visit here for more information and to register.

    Admission: 5K Run/Walk - $25 per person plus $2.50 signup fee (price increases to $30 plus $2.50 sign up fee after Jan. 1, 2018, $35 plus $2.50 after Feb. 1, 2018, and is $40 the day of the race). Fun Run - $10 per person plus $2 signup fee (families of up to six may register for the Fun Run for $30). Online registration is available until March 2, 2018. Walk-up registration will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on race day, March 3, 2018. Admission to the Lighthouse and grounds is free from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m.

    When: Saturday, March 3, 2018. The 5K Run/Walk starts at 4:30 p.m. The Fun Run starts at 5:30 p.m. The Night Fest takes place from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    Where: The St. Augustine Lighthouse is located at 81 Lighthouse Ave. St. Augustine, FL 32084 on Anastasia Island.

    Packet pick-up: Race packets will be available for pick-up on Friday, March 2, 2018, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the front porch at the St. Augustine Lighthouse. Packets will also be available for pick-up on the day of the race.

    This annual 5K is put on by the Junior Service League of St. Augustine, Inc. (JSL) which is a non-profit organization founded in 1935 to address civic, cultural, and community service needs. Proceeds from the Lighthouse 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run benefit numerous JSL service projects and provide financial support for local non-profit organizations in our community.

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