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


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We would like to thank Kim Mike Taylor Spurlock and Bennett's Feed, Farm & Pet Center, Inc. for a beautiful video and for their dedication in helping us fulfill the dreams of local children battling life-threatening illnesses. We 💙 Gage and all our dreamers and their families. We are honored to be part of the Northeast Florida community. #NeverGiveUp ... See MoreSee Less

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The holidays may be over and the trees down, but we can’t be happier to share the success of the JIAMC-Jacksonville International Airport Management Council Christmas Tree Decorating contest at JIA. The council raised $9,000! Amazing!!

Thank you to JIAMC, it’s members and supporters, for their hard work and dedication to raise money for DCT!

We are already looking forward to the 2020 holidays!
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