In an effort to improve the health outcomes of Jacksonville citizens, Mayor Lenny Curry encourages all Duval County residents to run or walk 26.2 miles a month. By completing a Mayorthon each month, citizens are joining the journey to a heathier Jacksonville!

A Walk in the Park

The City of Jacksonville is home to the nation’s largest urban park system. There are 11 parks throughout the city with distance-marked paths and trails. 

Parks with paved walking paths:

Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail - 14.5 miles
S-Line Rail Trail - 4.5 miles
Lonnie Miller Park - 0.6 miles
Bob Hayes Sports Complex - 0.5 miles
Riverview Park - 0.2 miles
James Field Park - 0.3 miles
Ed Austin Regional Park - 1.7 miles
Drew Park - 0.5 miles
Losco Regional Park - 0.5 miles
Woodstock Park - 0.5 miles

Parks with unpaved trails with marked distances:

Losco Park Regional Park - 3.1 miles (5k)
Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve - 5k, 2 mile, 3 mile, and 5 mile marked routes

Parks with running tracks:

Mallison Park
Legends Community Center
Cuba Hunter Communuity Center
Raines High School
Landon Middle School

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Tools & Resources

Running & Cycling Routes: Downtown offers several interesting running/jogging/walking opportunities. Downtown Vision has made it easy for you by mapping various running/walking routes located within the downtown area. These routes vary in difficulty and distance, from a 1 mile loop through the downtown core to 9.5 mile loop that crosses both the Main Street and Acosta bridges.

Citizens Walking Map: This map was created by Downtown Vision and shows what downtown venues and attractions are within a 5-15 minute walking distance of the downtown core.

Mayorthon Log: Print this Mayorthon log to keep track of how many steps you take each day. 2,000 steps equal 1 mile, so challenge yourself to reach 52,400 steps each month.

Mayorthon Tracking Online Form: Use this online form to update us on your progress toward reaching the goal of 26.2 miles per month. There's even a place for you to upload a photo so that we can feature you on our social media channels.