If you're running the Gate River Run, you'll be able to pick up your race packet starting in about four hours. The Runner's Expo will open at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Organizers say this year's expo and race MAY break a record. Channel 4's Erica Rakow joins us LIVE - with a closer look at how things are coming together. 3 3 JANE ALRED ORGANIZES THE EXPO WHICH HAS GROWN LEAPS AND BOUNDS SINCE IT STARTED YEARS AGO.. SHE TELLS ME IT WASN'T LAST YEAR, BUT THE YEAR BEFORE THAT SET A RECORD NUMBER FOR THE AMOUNT 3 :00-:05:07:15JANE ALRED/EXPO DIRECTOR 11:03 it could be a record. The weather is going to be perfect it sounds like at this point I don't want to jinx it though WE'RE JUST ABOUT 48 HOURS AWAY FROM THE START OF THE 37TH GATE RIVER RUN IN JACKSONVILLE.. THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST 15K.THE EXCITEMENT STARTS THIS MORNING THOUGH, WITH THE OPENING OF THE RUNNER'S EXPO.8:06 the expo is an integral part of the race. we have all of the major shoe companies coming and having all of their latest and newest product here COMPANIES LIKE NIKE AND ADIDAS WILL BE AMONG THE 100 PLUS VENDORS SHOWCASING THEIR LATEST PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY.. BUT A COUPLE SMALLER, LOCAL COMPANIES ARE ALSO SETTING UP SHOP.. INCLUDING A NEW ONE OUT OF FERNANDINA BEACH THAT MAKES SWEAT BANDS.9:12 really innovative, a new little product, a little accessory for running 9:17 its nice to see a small company like that kind of get launched at the expo too IT'S A GROWING EVENT ALL AROUND.. THE NUMBER OF RACE PARTICIPANTS AND COMPANIES LOOKING TO SHOWCASE THEIR PRODUCTS AT THE RACE EXPO, WHICH STARTED IN A SMALL HOTEL ROOM, GETS BIGGER EVERY YEAR.9:25 we've tried to create more spaces but you know its just so hard within the confines of the booth 9:30 we've had to turn people away for about a month now but we just don't really have anywhere to expand 3 THE EXPO OPENS AT 11A-M AND CLOSES AT 6P-M TODAY.. TOMORROW IT'S OPEN FROM 11 TO 8 AND SATURDAY FOR A FEW HOURS DURING THE RACE AS WELL. IN ADDITION TO PRODUCTS BEING SOLD, 3 Runners of all ages participate in the Gate River Run. And they have fun doing it.) -- BUTT WITH -- Coming up later this hour, we're going to talk to a local coach who's getting his students up off the couch and getting trained and ready for the Gate River Run. And we'll have special coverage Saturday on The Morning Show starting at 7 o'clock. Sports Director Sam Kouvaris will be LIVE at the start and finish line - and we'll have cameras lined all along the course. You can also follow our coverage on Twitter, look for the hash-tag Gate-River-Run.