Shrimp Festival 5K Run Walk

Fernandina Beach, FL

The McArthur Family YMCA is excited to once again host the 27th Annual Shrimp Festival 5K run walk, to be held on Sat May 4, 2024 in conjunction with the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.
The YMCA would like to thank FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES for continuing their support as their main event sponsor!


 This great family friendly event continues to be a staple of our community and the Shrimp Festival weekend. The event starts at 8am with a 5K run and a 5k walk. The 1 mile run is open to children 12 and under and starts at 8:45. Kid Zone info will be updated as features are firmed up.

Once again, the McArthur Family YMCA will be using the proceeds of the Shrimp Run to support Drowning Prevention Programs throughout Nassau County. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4.Together we can change that. The Y is committed to addressing this issue by partnering with schools and other youth serving organizations to ensure that our children are safe around the water.
REGISTRATION: 5K Run and Walk, $30 until midnight April 21, 2024. Late registration is $35 from April 22, 2024 until May 3, 2024 at 9am when online registration closes. Race day registration is $40 cash or check only.
1 Mile Run is $15 at all times and includes a race shirt. (12 and Under)
5K AWARDS will be presented to the TOP 3 overall male and female winners. NEW THIS YEAR Is medals to all 5K finishers!
PRE RACE PACKET PICK UP will be held at the YMCA on Friday May 3, 2024 from 7am until 7 pm. The Y is located at 1915 Citrona Dr, Fernandina Beach FL 32034
Please take advantage of this to avoid long lines on race day. Race day pick up starts at 7am on site

Our top male and female will receive a night at the Omni Hotel. Our top three men and women in the 5K will also receive gift certificates to the new Game Changers Running Company opening soon in Fernandina Beach.

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When & Where

May 4, 2024


8:00 AM

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