Running with the Law

Photo collage of officers and citizens at the Running with the Law races 2022

Running With The Law 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Races

Running with the Law is a sister event to Jacksonville's National Night Out Running with the Law races logo and is part of the Jacksonville Onslow Sports Commission Race series. The race includes 10K, 5K, and 1 mile fun run options. Feel free to walk if you wish. This year's race events will be held Saturday, July 29, 2023 at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex located at 100 Recreation Lane.

Running with the Law supports NC Special Olympics. Runners receive a finisher Medal and  T-Shirt. Winners are announced for age categories. Winners receive an additional medal. This event is open to the public. Questions? Call 910-938-5300 or e-mail our event coordinator. 

Registration opens soon at 

  • 5K Early registration - $30, ends July 28 at Noon (+ $5 after July 28 deadline)
  • 10K Early registration - $40, ends July 28 at Noon (+ $5 after July 28 deadline)
  • 1M Run - $10 (Finisher Medal only)
  • Race packet pick up will take place on Friday, July 28 from 9AM-6PM at the Commons Recreation Complex Administration office.
  • Race Starts at 7:30AM
  • Participants receive an event t-shirt & finisher medal once their time is uploaded at the registration website.
  • Medals (various age groups, overall male, female)
  • Proceeds benefit NC Special Olympics

Thank you to all those who participated in the 2022 race event! Images and video highlight are on our Facebook

Check out our vendors we added this year! If you want to be a vendor at our next annual Running with the Law event, fill out the vendor application here.  

For additional questions, contact our Public Affairs Coordinator at 910-455-1772 or via e-mail.

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