Swoop the Loop 5K & Fun Run

Jacksonville, FL

BACK by popular demand, we will run the UNF road course again in 2023. We will not run through the academic and residential buildings. The course will be primarily on UNF roads and finish by looping around the Bookstore and Student Union. Please click on the COURSES link on the right side of this page and select the Swoop the Loop 5K 2022 course.

 O v e r v i e w  

The University of North Florida welcomes all alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community members to the annual Swoop the Loop 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, February 18, 2023! Unfortunately, this is not Homecoming weekend for our out of town friends. Medals to the top 300 finishers!

Refuel after the race with Pancakes in the Plaza!!

 E v e n t  D e t a i l s 

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Swoop the Loop 5K starts and finishes at the UNF Arena Plaza and makes its way through the scenic campus, which sits on a 1,300 acre nature preserve. It will be followed by a half-mile Fun Run for families and children around the Green.

5K Tickets - includes a t-shirt, bib, and medal
  • $25: partcipants 12 and over
  • $10: children 11 and under
  • ONLY $5 for UNF students (Osprey1 card will be required at check-in)
Fun Run Tickets - includes a t-shirt and surprise gift
  • $10: participants 12 and over
  • FREE for children under 11
Awards will be presented to:
  • Top Three Men and Women
  • Top Male and Female of the following age groups:
    • 10 & under
    • 11-19
    • 20-29
    • 30-39
    • 40-49
    • 50-59
    • 60+

Pre-race Packet Pick-up:

Thursday, February 16, 2023 between 9 a.m. -3 p.m.

UNF Alumni Hall
4804 Kernan Blvd S. 
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Race Day pick-up will begin at 7:00 a.m. 

R a c e  D a y  I n f o r m a t i o n:

Saturday, February 18, 2023

The race will be held on UNF campus at 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224. The race starts in front of the UNF Arena.

Parking: Participants can park in the UNF Arena Parking Garage. Campus parking is free on weekends (passes are NOT required).

7:00 a.m.
Registration & late packet pick-up

8:00 a.m.
5K start

8:45 a.m.
5K awards

9:00 a.m.
Pancakes in the Plaza (until 11 a.m.)

9:15 a.m. 
Fun Run

When & Where

Feb 18, 2023


7:00 AM

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Jacksonville, FL

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