River Run Coverage

JTC Running holds 32nd awards banquet

Thursday night at the Town Center, JTC Running held their 32nd Annual Awards Banquet, recognizing the best runners, coaches and others involved in the sport from the Newcomer of the Year to the Masters and Seniors who excelled all year long. 

Ben True wins 3rd straight Gate River Run

The 29-year-old set the pace on the 38th annual Gate River Run, crossing the finish line at 44:03. Over the next two hours, thousands more completed what for many was their longest race of the year.

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Fans cheer on runners at the Hart Bridge

Facing "the Green Monster," the final leg of the Gate River Run is the most difficult. It's also the place fans cheer on the runners is most important.

Running the Gate to raise awareness

A local fireman ran the Gate River Run to honor his fallen brothers from 9/11. Others to help bring the U.S.S. Adams home.

Images from Gate River Run 2015

Nearly 17K run the Gate 15K on Saturday. Here's some sites from along the course.

Team 4 at 'The Gate'

More than a dozen WJXT employees ran the 15K Saturday. For a few, it was their first time. Most have run the Gate River Run for years.

Your photos, videos of Gate River Run

As you (or your friends and family) prepare for, run and recover from the 15K, share the moments you capture by using the hashtag #GateRiverRun, or view the photos submitted or upload yours on our uShare page.

Image by Noah Kalina

Gate River Run (and race): Worth a day

Sam Kouvaris commentary: It’s a well-told story but worth repeating: When American running legend Bill Rodgers won the first Gate River Run, he went out and ran the course a second time... to get in some more training.

A Gate River Run marriage

Ben Berling and Joana Thurston met two years ago at the 2013 Gate River Run when Joana unexpectedly hugged Ben after crossing the finish line. That was the beginning of a beautiful love story.

People still signing up for River Run

Lines were long Friday afternoon with people still signing up to run either the 15K or one of the shorter races downtown on Saturday.

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Fortify the body for the Gate River Run

Experts recommend what to eat before, during and after running what for many of the thousands of participants will be their longest run of the year.

Traffic, parking, safety for Gate River Run

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says you should plan to arrive early Saturday for the Gate River Run.

River Run inducts 3 into hall of fame

The couple who who co-founded the 15K run in 1978 and a three-time female champion of the race were honored Tuesday night.

Images from Gate River Run 2015

Published On: Mar 14 2015 08:54:37 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2015 12:08:17 PM EDT

Nearly 17K run the Gate 15K on Saturday. Here's some sites from along the course.

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Top-seeded women leading the first wave of the Gate River Run