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, free smoothies provided by Smoothie King, 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.- 7:30 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
Until 12/31/18 - $25
1/1/19 through 2/22/18 - $30
Race Day - $35
All 5k participants will receive a t-shirt (guarantee deadline 2/8), custom medal, and a box of Girl Scout cookies. Registered Girl Scout girls will also receive a patch.
Cookie Crawl 1-Mile Fun Run
10/11/18 through 12/31/18 - $15
1/1/19 through 2/22/19 - $20
Race Day - $25
All Fun Run participants will receive a custom medal. Registered Girl Scout girls will also receive a patch.
Register online through February 22, 2019
Late registration is available on race day from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Girl Scouts of Gateway Council
1000 Shearer Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32205
Race day packet pickup will be available at the race location 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
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 14,000 families in Northeast Florida, as well as the race participants. See the Sponsorship Opportunities, or contact TriciaRae Stancato 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. 23. Register today at http://signup.com/go/GPpeOAz
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 in a 3-race series called the “Sweet 3” where over $2,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. To participate in the series, be sure to select the series option during registration for our 5K and pay the additional fee ($5). You'll also have to select this option during online registration for the Ice Cream and Cupcake Runs. You must register and pay separate entry fees for all three races to qualify. 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 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 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!