Saturday, Jan 21, 2023

Florida Roots Trail Series: Fort Clinch

2601 Atlantic Ave

Fernandina Beach, FL 50K, 30K, 10K

This Event Took Place Sat. Jan 21, 2023

New for 2025 - Pancake 5k!

For the 2025 edition of the race, we're offering a morning 5k. We'll be serving up pancakes and coffee for runners post-race.

What to Expect

The Florida Roots Trail Race at Fort Clinch is first and foremost and a community gathering. Whether you’re a seasoned trail and ultra runner hunting for a new personal best or a 5k road runner looking to push yourself into unfamiliar territory, this event is designed to bring us all together for one unforgettable day of canopied single track, food, and drink. From the raucous amazement at the winners to the lamp-lit cheers for the final runner, we at Zero Feet Above Races embrace and celebrate every one of our participants. A wide selection of real food options are provided at the main aid station and meals and beers await everyone at the finish line. Register now and run in the shadows of the historical Fort Clinch while experiencing what trail running is all about.


The Fort Clinch 5k/10k/30k/50k provides runners with a challenging but runnable course that winds through the park's trail system and circles the back of the historic fort. With a great environment, solid race swag, and an awesome trail community this race is not one to miss.

The race takes place on January 25th, 2025. Space is limited, so make sure to sign up to claim your spot! Shirts will be ordered on December 25, 2024, so any registration AFTER this date is not guaranteed the shirt size requested. We will be ordering extras of all sizes, but it will be first come first served on shirt sizes.

Distances, Awards and Shirts

The Fort Clinch Trail Race will feature four different distances: 5k, 10k, 30k, and 50k. All participants will receive an official race shirt, as well as a finisher’s award at the end of their race. Annual Florida State Park passes will be awarded to the top male and female in each distance.

This race will be chip timed, with timing and live results provided by MCM Timing.

Runners are only eligible for awards in the distance they start.

Registration after December 25, 2024, will NOT be guaranteed a shirt in their size. We are ordering extra shirts in an effort to accommodate later registrants, but please be aware of this when registering.

Start Times and Time Limits

In order to limit congestion on the course, start times for each race will be staggered. The 5k will start at 7:30 AM, the 50k will start at 8 AM, the 30k will start at 10 AM, and the 10k will start at 1 PM. All participants must complete their race by 7PM.

More Information

For more information, including course details, camping/accommodations, photos, and more, please visit the race website.

Event's current local time: 4:18 PM ET


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