Dreams Come True 5k

Dreams Come True 5k 2018

September 28, 2019



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5k Walk Run Roll | Information

Registration Information and Pricing

Individual Registration Fees

DCT5K Early Registration, until July 31, 2019 – $25
DCT5K Registration, August 1, 2019 to Race Day – $35
1 Mile Fun Run – $10
**Entry fees are non-refundable

*Special registration note: Anyone who registers for the run AFTER Wednesday, September 25 must pick up their race bag and packet the morning of the race at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, starting at 7:00 a.m.

9/28 Start Times: 1 Mile Fun Run (8:30 a.m.) and DCT5K (8:45 a.m.)

Packet Pickup Information

DCT5K Packet Pick Up

You will be able to pickup your race packet at First Place Sports’ Baymeadows location or at their San Marco location from 10AM until 6PM on Friday, September 27. You will also be able to pickup you packet on race day at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville starting at 7AM. When you signed up for the race, you picked where you would pickup your packet. If you cannot remember what you selected, please email Jud Seymour.
*Special registration note: Anyone who registers for the run AFTER Wednesday, September 25 must pick up their race bag and packet the morning of the race at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, starting at 7:00 a.m.

Team Information

DCT5K Team Registration

Want to go a step beyond just registering for the DCT5K as an individual? Be sure to form a team and create your fundraising page during registration. Invite your friends, family and co-workers to help you reach your fundraising goal.
Forming a team and participating in the DCT5K is a great way to give back and help local children who are battling life-threatening illnesses. Regardless of the size of your team, you’ll feel good knowing that your group made a difference. With our Dream Team Captain Guide, you’ll have everything you need to get started and continue your recruitment leading up to the DCT5K on September 28, 2019. In the guide, you’ll receive step-by-step instructions, as well as samples and useful resource documents. Take the first step toward supporting Dreams Come True and the children in our community by creating your team’s fundraising page at the DCT5K site today.

Start a Team

Sponsor Information

Dreams Come True 5K Sponsorship

Each day, we strive to ensure that all First Coast children battling life-threatening illnesses are brought joy and hope through the power of a dream. Our ability to fulfill those dreams is only possible with the support of our community. Through the Dreams Come True 5K, sponsors can help us in reach and exceed our goal of raising $275,000. We hope you will join us in growing this event and ensuring that no child is denied a dream, or placed on a waiting list because of a lack of funding. Please take a moment to review our sponsorship packet, which includes a special message from our 2019 DCT5K Corporate Chair, Andrew Selevan, President of Ja-Ru, Inc
If you’re interested in sponsoring the running route please download and fill out the Commitment Form.

Volunteer Information

Volunteer for the DCT5K

The Dreams Come True 5K would not be possible without the support of our community and volunteers. With over 1,000 participants expected, we’ll need individuals and groups to help with a variety of volunteer duties, including:

  • Water stations
  • Registration
  • Packet pickup
  • Event setup & teardown
  • And much more!

If you are interested in volunteering as an individual or group, please email for more information on available shifts and tasks. Please include your full name, company/school (for corporate & school volunteer groups), phone number and email address. If you’d like to volunteer as a group, please provide the approximate number of volunteers you would like to provide.

Parking Information

DCT5K Parking Information

Parking on race day will be in Lot P, which sits outside of rightfield of the stadium.

Route and Parking

DCT5K Route

The DCT5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will start outside the Baseball Grounds on North Georgia Street. All participants are asked to enter the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville through the right outfield and announcements will be made when it is time to get set for the run. Water stations will be at mile marker #1 and #2, and a third water station located at the finish line.


Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
301 A Philip Randolph Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32202


Parking will be available in parking lot P, with overflow going to Lot J. PLEASE NOTE….the roads leading into Lot P will be closed starting at 8 a.m., please arrive early to avoid any delays in parking.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Social Buzz


The Dreams Come True Toy Shop opens this week!

We are excited to host over 100 families of children with life threatening illnesses.

THANK YOU to everyone who purchased items off of our wishlist or hosted a toy drive.

It is not too late to be a part of this magical toy shop. You can drop off your new unwrapped gifts any time this week or make a purchase from our Amazon Smile Wish List! Help us bring holiday joy to our Dream families.

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Another surprise for a special dreamer as part of our Kaye's Kids "12 Days of Christmas" Special Times program.

Missed the interview, you can still tune into 95.1 WAPE Jacksonville's #1 Hit Music Station this morning at 9am and hear us surprise Ziyanna with her Playstation 4.
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What a great way to start the morning!

Our Kaye's Kids Special Times program for the “12 Days of Christmas” has started! We can’t wait to introduce you each weekday morning to another dreamer we surprise for the holidays!

Hope you tuned in this morning to hear Tierney. It will be replayed around 9am on 95.1 WAPE Jacksonville's #1 Hit Music Station.

Remember to tune in at 7am or 9am each weekday!
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Tune in tomorrow morning to 95.1 WAPE Jacksonville's #1 Hit Music Station at 7am, and again at 9am, to hear us kick-off our Kaye's Kids Special Times Program. Our annual "12 Days of Christmas" is back, as we work with Mark Kaye and Meghan from the Big Ape Morning Mess and surprise some of our dreamers with special Christmas gifts.

It is our favorite time of the year! 🎄🌟🎄🌟Our annual “12 Days of Christmas” campaign starts tomorrow morning on 95.1 WAPE - Jacksonville's #1 Hit Music Station! Tune-in to Mark Kaye and Meghan from the Big Ape Morning Mess each weekday morning at 7 and 9 am. Hear them surprise a brave local child with the gift of their dreams! You won't want to miss the holiday joy! 🌟🎄☃️✨

** Kaye’s Kids is a special times program of Dreams Come True of Jacksonville, Inc. ❤️
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