Packet Pickup | The Gate River Run

Packet Pickup – Only available at the Runners’ Expo at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds

Important Note:  You can only pickup your packet during the session for which you registered.  Check confirmation Link below if you do not know your pickup session. 

Find your bib number and pickup session

When registering for the event, you will be asked to select a time to pick up your packet. Packet pickup is limited to 1,000 participants per two hour session. Masks are required when picking packets. Temperature checks will be taken prior to entering the expo hall.

Jacksonville Area Participants

If you live in the Jacksonville area (Duval, Clay, St. John’s and Nassau counties) you must pick up your packet at the Runner’s Expo on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

Out-of-Town Participants

For participants traveling from out of town, there will be packet pickup tent located in parking lot N (next to Jaguars practice field) on race morning, March 20th from 6:30 AM until 7:30 AM. You can choose to pick up your packet on race morning when registering and pay the $5 fee for day of race pick up. This option is available to out-of-town runners only! Out-of-town runners are defined as runners from outside Duval, Clay, St. Johns and Nassau Counties.

The Runner’s Expo Packet Pickup

510 Fairgrounds Place, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Wednesday, March 17th

Session 1 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM)

Session 2 (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Session 3 (4:00 PM until 6:00 PM)

Thursday, March 18th

Session 1 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM)

Session 2 (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Session 3 (4:00 PM until 6:00 PM)

Friday, March 19th

Session 1 (10 AM – Noon)

Session 2 (Noon – 2:00 PM)

Session 3 (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Session 4 (4:00 PM until 6:00 PM)

Saturday, March 20th: Out of Town Runners Only

Packets will be available at tent located in Parking Lot N next to Jaguars Practice Field.  Packets or expo will not be at the Fairgrounds on Saturday.

15K pickup (6:30 AM until 7:30 AM)               5K Pickup (8:30 AM until 9:30 PM) 

Can’t Make it to the The Runners’ Expo?

If you are unable to pick up your own packet, your packet may be picked up for you.

  1. Before the Expo begins: Fill out the Authorization Card, sign, and give it to the person who is picking up your packet for you. They will need to bring this to the Runner’s Expo with them.
  2. If the Expo has already begun, the person picking up your packet will go down to the Expo and fill out an Expo Authorization form. They will fill in your information and sign it stating they picked up your packet for you.

Bib Number Assignment:
There is a spot on the Authorization form for you to fill in your Bib Number. You can look this up closer to the race once the race numbers are assigned, or there will be a “Bib Number Look Up” area at the Runner’s Expo.

» Download the Packet Pickup Authorization Form here