Event Details: Florida Brain Tumor Race

Saturday, December 5, 2020, Baptist MD Anderson's Cancer Center, Jacksonville


Date: November 14, 2020
Baptist MD Anderson’s New Cancer Center
1301 Palm Avenue,  Jacksonville FL 32207


6:30 AM: Registration Opens
7:40 AM: Survivor Photo at Stage & March to Start Line
7:45 AM: 5K Race Start
7:50-8:00 AM: Walk Start to Follow Race
9:00 AM Remembrance Ceremony in Atrium
9:45 AM: Awards Ceremony
10:30 AM: Event Ends – See you in 2021!

Rain or shine, the event will go on!
Regardless of weather, layered clothing, windbreakers, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended.

Route Map: 

Be sure to visit the Tree of Hope, kid’s fun zone, and merchandise tent!

Packet/Bib/Shirt Pickup Information:



Parking will be on site at the event in the cancer center’s new parking deck – entrance is on Gary Street. ***FIRST FLOOR PARKING IS RESERVED FOR PATIENTS.***  Please consider carpooling and arriving early so you don’t get stuck in a long line waiting to park!

Volunteer Information

Learn more about our volunteer opportunities by CLICKING HERE.

All funds raised through these events allow the National Brain Tumor Society to advance research and public policy to improve the lives of all those living with a brain tumor, as well as anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. Our mission is to find a cure for brain tumors – register today to help make a difference in the fight against brain tumors.

Checking In:

You don’t need to check in that morning if you’re a walker and you don’t have cash/checks to turn in. You WILL need to pick up your shirt, though. If you’re running, you’ll want to pick up your race bib with timing chip either on Friday at the information above, or the morning of the race.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

Fees are required for any timed event such as Jacksonville Brain Tumor Race. Walker registration is $25 for adults and free for kids 17 and younger until October 1, at which time the rates increase to $30 for adults and $5 for kids. Day of registration will be $40 for adults and $10 for kids. Timed Runner Registration for Adults is $35 and $15 for kids 17 and younger until October 1, at which time the rates increase to $30 for adults and $20 for kids. Day of timed runner registration is $50 for adults and $30 for kids. Upon registration, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help you jumpstart your efforts. Even after the event is over, you will still have access to your personal fundraising page, allowing you to maximize your impact in the fight against brain tumors.

Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?

Adults are encouraged to raise a minimum of $200 or more to help fund the discovery of a cure and better treatments for brain tumors.A donation table is available at the event to drop off checks and cash. Be sure to bring your donations with you so we can count them there towards the day end totals!

Where do Brain Tumor Events funds go?

Proceeds from the event support research to find a cure for brain tumors, public policy advocacy, and patient information to make sure the critical needs of the brain tumor community are met, through the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS).
Learn more.

Do I need to register my children?

Children ages 6-17 are required to register. Children ages 5 and under do not need to register for this event.

I plan to participate to support one of my friends and their team. Do I still have to register?

If you are walking, running or riding you must register to participate. If you plan to attend as a cheering section, you do not need to register. Registration is open at the event for anyone to register.

Can I walk and volunteer?

Yes! If you plan to walk and volunteer, please register as a Walker FIRST, and then email us your contact information.

What are Matching Gift Programs?

Many employers have matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Ask your employer or HR department for more information. Generally, you will be asked to complete and submit a form to NBTS for approval. This form can be sent to the above address.

To whom do I make checks payable?

All checks can be made payable to the National Brain Tumor Society. If you wish to support a participant, please complete this form and send to:National Brain Tumor Society
[Event Name]
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458

Are pets allowed at the event?

Pets are permitted at the venue. Please keep your pets on a leash at all times. And, if your pet does not do well in large crowds, please consider leaving them at home. Please do not leave your pet in your car during the event.

Will I receive an event t-shirt?

All registered participants, volunteers, and survivors receive a t-shirt.

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