Matanzas 5K 2023

Compete in the 5K, enjoy the Fun Run, or just watch the action at this classic St. Augustine race event.

Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 8:00 a.m.

The Annual Matanzas 5K and Fun Run is one of Florida's fastest 5K races on a scenic, certified course through historical St. Augustine. Produced by the Ancient City Road Runners, the event includes a competitive 5K on  January 28, 2023, at 8:00 a.m.  A Fun Run is scheduled on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at  9:00 a.m, as well as a Runners Expo on both Friday and Saturday, January 27 and 28, 2023. 

The Runners Expo will be held at the Ketterlinus Elementary School Gym (at 60 Orange St., just behind Francis Field) and will feature sports and fitness vendors. This is also the location for late registrations and race packet pick-ups. Packet pick-up is available on  January 27, 2023. 

On Saturday, January 28, 2023, the race kicks off with the 5K at 8:00 a.m., followed by the Fun Run at 9:00 a.m. Both runs begin at 29 West Castillo Drive, next to Francis Field. Since the race winds through downtown St. Augustine, spectators and those with friends or family running in the race can easily cheer from the sidelines.


 

Matanzas 5K

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 8:00 a.m.

Where: The start line is at 29 West Castillo Drive, between the City Parking Garage and Francis Field. The race runs along the beautiful Matanzas River, goes through the historic district of downtown St. Augustine, and finishes on Castillo Drive.

Entry Fees:

Until January 16, 2023: $40.00

January 17, 2023- January 27, 2023: $45.00

January 28, 2023: $50.00

Please visit here to register.

* The Runners Expo will be held at the Ketterlinus Elementary School Gym (at 60 Orange St., just behind Francis Field) and will feature sports and fitness vendors. This is also the location for late registrations and race packet pick-ups. Packet pick-up is available on  January 27. 

Packet Pickup:

Friday, January 27, 2023 
Saturday, January 28, 2023 

Pickup Location:
Ketterlinus Gym
60 Orange Street
St. Augustine, Florida 32084

The Fun Run

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 9:00 am.

Where: This is a one-mile run in historic downtown St. Augustine.

Entry Fees: FREE for kids 13 and under. The Fun Run features t-shirts for the first 100 runners, medals for the top three boys and girls, and an award for the school that has the most runners.

Fun Run registration is ONLY on the day of the race.

Race Expo

This two-day Runners Expo will feature the newest designs in running gear and shoes, as well as the latest developments in sports, fitness, and nutrition.

When: Friday, January 27, 2023, and Saturday, January 28, 2023.

Where: Ketterlinus Elementary School Gym is located at 60 Orange Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084.

Admission: The Expo is FREE and open to the public.

Proceeds from this run go to benefit St. Johns County high schools and middle schools' cross-country programs. 

Parking in the City Downtown Parking Facility is FREE if you arrive inside the garage before 7:00 a.m. on Saturday. 

Admission | Ticket Prices

The prices are subject to change (based on date).
AdmissionFee
Until January 16, 2023$40.00
January 17, 2023 - January 27, 2023$45.00
January 28, 2023$50.00
Fun RunFREE. Registration is on the day of the race.

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