The Annual Bridge of Lions 5K Race on the list of fun things to do in St Augustine this Summer
Add the Bridge of Lions 5K 2017 official race will take place on Saturday, July 15 starting at 7:30. a.m. along the scenic bayfront in historic downtown St. Augustine just steps away from the inn. The scenic course will take runners past the Castillo de San Marcos, over the historic Bridge of Lions, and through Davis Shores located on Anastasia Island. Up to July 1, 2017, registration fees will be $25. From July 2 to July 14, fees will be $30. The registration fee on the day of the race will be $35 so register away if you are going to be in town!
The race will begin at the Castillo de San Marcos located at 1 South Castillo Dr. St. Augustine, FL 32084 and end at Oglethorpe Park, on Anastasia Island. There will be water stations at the start, at 1 mile, 2 mile, and the finish. Digital time clocks will be viewable at the 1 mile, 2 mile, and the finish line. The Bridge of Lions 5K course is 5K USATF Certified. All runners who register by July 1, 2017, will be given a unique tech t-shirt, a finisher’s medal, goody bag, and post-race refreshments. Those who register after this date may or may not receive these items due to limited availability. Free race photos will be taken.
Runners in all age categories will be considered for awards. Overall Male and Female finishers and the top three runners in the following age groups will receive awards: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and older.
For those of you staying with us at the Agustin you will not need parking for the event or many of the fun things to do in St Augustine as you are just a leisurely stroll up the block to the Castillo. For those in need of parking, the Castillo de San Marcos will offer free parking for convenience until 10:00 a.m.
More Fun Things to Do in St Augustine
Movies by the Bay Series Downtown St Augustine Sponsored by Ripleys and the Colonial Quarter
St. Augustine Ripley’s Believe it or Not features their popular Movies by the Bay series, showing free family-friendly movies throughout the summer. This year, Ripley’s is partnering with the Colonial Quarter and will be showing the movies at Colonial Oak Music Park on the bayfront in the historic district. Movies are shown at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday night from June 7 through August 9, 2017.
Guests should bring a chair or blanket to relax and enjoy these special movie showings.
Remaining Movie Schedule
|July 5||The Wild Life||PG|
|July 12||The Jungle Book||PG|
|July 19||Monster Trucks||PG|
|July 26||Finding Dory||PG|
|August 2||The Lego Batman Movie||PG|