Whitney Lab Virtual 5K

Registration is now closed. Join us for our inaugural Whitney Lab 5K - a virtual walk/run for marine science! Complete a 5K walk or run anywhere, anytime between May 30 - June 5 to celebrate the wonders of marine life with this year's featured animal - the green sea turtle!

Lace up your shoes for Marine Science!

All 5K proceeds will go to the Whitney Laboratory gift fund, a general fund that provides for the day-to-day operations of the Laboratory. It powers the labs programming including community lectures, public education, facilities improvements, public events, and critical student experiences at the lab. It is essential to operating all the programs at the lab! 


5K Registration

Registration is now closed.

April 19 - May 9: $30
Those registered by May 9 have the option to pick up their shirt and medal at Whitney Laboratory on June 5 or have them mailed after June 5.

May 10 - June 6: $35 - Registration Extended to June 6!

Those who register May 10-June 6 will have their shirt mailed after June 6.

*Anticipated ship date - June 23*

**125 registrations reached May 8** - Only the first 125 registrants will have a medal included with their registration.  All registrants will receive a shirt.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery if mail to home option is chosen. Please indicate your preference during registration. All 5K proceeds go to the Whitney Laboratory Gift Fund.


Whitney Lab 5K Shirt & Medal

Registration will include a Whitney 5K t-shirt and a finisher medal with this design.

Only the first 125 registrants will have a medal included with their registration. **125 registrations reached May 8** All registrants will receive a shirt.
Available sizes:
Adult Small
Adult Medium
Adult Large
Adult XL
Adult XXL
Youth Large

Optional Pick Up - June 5

If you plan to pick up your medal and shirt (those who registered by May 9) at the Whitney Laboratory, please come by Whitney on Saturday, June 5 from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
Administration Building Parking Area
9505 Ocean Shore Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Questions - email wlmb@whitney.ufl.edu


Share Your Walk/Run

Wherever you are joining us from, use #WhitneyLab5K to share a picture of your 5K on social media!


Local Places in St. Augustine and Palm Coast to Walk/Run

  • River to Sea Preserve
  • Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
  • Mala Compra
  • Matanzas Inlet
  • Beaches
  • Anastasia State Park
  • Faver Dykes State Park
  • Princess Place Preserve
  • Downtown St. Augustine