Light Up The House - 5K and Family Day

Light Up The House - 5K and Family Day supporting Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville
Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville

About Light Up The House 5K Run/Walk & Family Day

Participate in a fun 5K run/walk through the beautiful San Marco Community! Our Family Day festival is free for children and adults and features a Fun Run, activities and games for children of all ages!


Starts at:  December 1, 2018 7:00 AM
Ends at:  December 1, 2018 9:30 AM


Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville
824 Children's Way
Jacksonville,FL 32207 USA


Kristin Thompson

Help Us Light Up The House!

Grab your sneakers and get ready to ‘Light Up The House’ this holiday season for critically ill children staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville! Athletes of all levels are invited to run, walk or stroll their way through Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville’s Light Up The House 5K on Saturday, December 1st at 8:00am. Join other run enthusiasts on the 5K race course that snakes its way through historic San Marco and along the beautiful St. John’s River.

Family Day Festival

The Family Day festival is a family-friendly event that is FREE for both children and adults and will feature special guest appearances from story book characters, games, arts & crafts, face painting, balloon art and more!

Ways To Help Light Up The House

    • Create your own fundraising page
    • Set a fundraising goal. We suggest $100!
    • Ask your family & friends to join your team or donate to your page to help you reach your goal
    • Meet us on Race Day, slip on our complimentary signature striped socks & get ready to have fun while supporting critically ill children seeking treatment at nearby hospitals.

    • You can still support the mission of Ronald McDonald House and help Light Up The House by creating your own fundraising page.
    • Ask your family, friends and co-workers to support your goal as we create a magical experience for our children by lighting our House for the first time this holiday season.

    Why Your Support Matters

    Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville supports the health and well-being of children by providing lodging, meals, transportation and a community of care to critically ill children and their families who need to be near a hospital for treatment.

    As Jacksonville continues to grow to be a leading medical destination for children’s healthcare, so has the demand for the Ronald McDonald
    House. Our rooms, meals and caring staff are needed now more than ever to accommodate the children and families seeking high-quality pediatric care here on the First Coast.

    To learn more about how Ronald McDonald House supports children and families seeking medical treatment in Jacksonville, Fl, please visit

    Thanks to our generous sponsors