On January 30, 2022, MWR Mayport will host the 4th Saratoga Classic Half Marathon, in honor of USS Saratoga (CV-60), Naval Station Mayport's first aircraft carrier.
This 13.1 mile course begins onboard Naval Station Mayport where runners make their way through the installation before heading out the Main Gate towards HWY 116. Once on HWY 116, runners will cross the Wonderwood Bridge before looping back to the installation. The course offers views which are truly unique! Sights include helicopters, ships, St. Johns River, Atlantic Ocean, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Click here to see the course!
The cut-off time is 3 hours and 30 minutes for the half marathon (15 minute/mile pace).
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Saratoga Classic Half Marathon Registration $50
Mar. 23 - May. 31: $50
Jun. 1 - Aug. 4: $55
Aug. 24 - Oct. 25: $60
Oct. 26 - Dec. 27: $65
Dec. 28 - Jan 23: $75
Super Sara 5K Registration $25
Feb. 1 - May. 31: $25
Jun. 1 - Aug. 4: $30
Aug. 24 - Oct. 25: $35
Oct. 26 - Dec. 27: $40
Dec. 28 - Jan 23: $45
Wheeled Division will allow participants in wheelchairs to participate in this race without the congestion of the entire pack. The wheeled division starts approximately 15 minutes earlier than the non-wheeled entrants. Awards are given to the top 3 overall wheeled participants.
Half Marathon Awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers in the following male and female age groups for the half marathon, based on gun start time: Age groups to be determined.
Teams can be established with a minimum of 4 participants, with at least one female. All team members are required to do individual registrations. During registration, either enter a new team name or select a current one. Team times are determined based on the top 4 times, with at least one female. Awards are given to the top 3 overall teams (based on fastest total time).
5K Awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers in the following male and female age groups based on gun start time: Age groups to be determined.
TBD * Runners must have a state or government issued ID to pick up their packets. You may pick up a packet for a fellow runner, but must have a picture of their ID and either an email or text message with their approval.
***There will be NO day of packet pickup for this event, please plan accordingly***
Non-Affiliated Spectators will be ONLY be allowed on the installation with a laminated spectator pass and valid photo ID. Passes for spectators will be available at packet pickup. Each runner will be limited to four (4) non-affiliated spectators and must provide full name when receiving passes. DoD ID card holders will not be required to have a pass to come onboard the installation.
Sponsorship opportunities are available and can be found HERE
***The following items are prohibited/restricted onboard the installation***
PROHIBITED ITEMS: Bags of any kind larger than 12" x 12", chairs, outside food or drink, coolers, illegal drugs, controlled substances, any weapons, bicycles, pets/animals (except for assistance animals), professional cameras with removable lenses, selfie sticks, recording devices, laser pointers, strobe lights, irritants (e.g. artificial noisemakers), bundles (e.g. package), fireworks, and containers of any kind. Food, beverage, and restrooms will be available at the event.
SPECIAL NOTE: Concealed carry permits are NOT honored onboard the installation, and FIREARMS are prohibited.
SEARCH: All personnel are subject to search and forbidden items will be seized and properly disposed of by security personnel.
PARKING: Parking is provided onboard the installation, but all cars will be towed if left unsupervised following the event. Access to the base is available from 6am - 7:30am, only on the day of the event.
RIDESHARE/TAXI RULES: Uber/Lyft are NOT allowed onboard the installation. The only TAXI company allowed on base is Coastal Cab.