Do you love Girl Scout Cookies and running? Well when the two combine you get the best 5k in town with the Thin Mint Sprint. Join us for Girl Scout cookie samples, cookie booths to get all your cookies for season, as well as music, food, and much more! All proceeds from the event support building the next generation of female leaders in our community.
Race Day Itinerary
6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. Late Registration
7:30 a.m. 5K Starts
8:30 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run Starts
9:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Thin Mint Sprint 5K
10/16/20 -12/31/20 - $25
1/1/20 through 2/26/20 - $30
Up to and on Race Day - $35
All 5k participants will receive a t-shirt (guarantee deadline 2/12), custom medal, and a box of Girl Scout cookies. Registered Girl Scout girls will also receive a patch.
Cookie Crawl 1-Mile Fun Run
1/1/20 through 2/22/20 - $20
Up to and on Race Day - $25
All Fun Run participants will receive a T-Shirt. Registered Girl Scout girls will also receive a patch.
Register online through February 26, 2020
Late registration is available on race day from 6:30 - 7:15 a.m.
4828 Deer Lake Dr W
Jacksonville, FL 32246
On Site Registration 1 – 1/30/2020 5:30pm – 8:30pm
On Site Registration 2 – 2/11/2020 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Packet Pickup and partial proceeds for GS , Day 1 – 2/26/2020 12pm-4pm
Packet Pickup and partial proceeds for GS , Day 2 – 2/27/2020 4pm – 8pm
Friday, February 28, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
4372 Southside Blvd. #308, Jacksonville, FL 32216
Top three male and female winners will receive a Girl Scout cookie basket and the top male and female masters winners will receive a year supply (52 boxes) of Girl Scout cookies.
Age-group awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers in each of the following male and female age groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80+.
Can’t Run? Donate!
If you are unable to attend the race, please consider making a donation to Girl Scouts of Gateway Council. Your generosity helps us provide all girl the opportunity have participate in the premier leadership development experience, Girl Scouting.
Thin Mint Sprint sponsors have the opportunity to market to more than 20,000 girl scout families and volunteers in North Florida, as well as the race participants. See the Sponsorship Opportunities, or contact Veronica Fennell at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Earn volunteer hours for work or school! We need help with Race Day packet pickup, awards, water stations and more from 6-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29.
WHERE ARE MY TIMING RESULTS?
WHERE CAN I FIND EVENT PHOTOS?
Please visit the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/gsgcfl/
WHAT IS THE SWEET 3 RACE SERIES?
The Thin Mint Sprint 5K has partnered with the Kilwins Ice Cream Run and the Cupcake Run for a 3-race series called the “Sweet 3” where over $2,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. To participate in the series you must sign up for our 5K, the Kilwins Ice Cream Run, Cupcake Run and sign up for the Sweet 3 Race Series. All three races benefit deserving charities right here in Northeast Florida: Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, and Girls on the Run.
WHAT HAPPENS IF BAD WEATHER IS IN THE FORECAST FOR RACE DAY?
This event takes place rain or shine event. Please dress appropriately.
WHAT IF I CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE RACE?
Sorry, but no refunds. Registrations are also non-transferable.
WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
Participants may park in any of the open public lots at the St. Johns Town Center. See map for best locations.
MAY I BRING MY DOG?
Only service animals are allowed at our event. For the safety of those on our course and for all of our pets, please leave animals at home.
MAY I WEAR A COSTUME?
Sure! We want you to have fun on race day. Though certainly not required, costumes are welcome. Dress up as your favorite cookie, wear your Girl Scout uniform, or create a team t-shirt!