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Coon Hill Day 5K

 April 01, 2023 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Event Location

Coon Hill Cemetery
Mineral Springs Rd.
Jay, FL 32565

Price: $20-25


5K Race time - 8:00 a.m.

Kid’s ½ mile Fun Run - 9:15 a.m. 


For more information contact: Living With Purpose.

(850) 217-2603 - Matt Dobson


Join us for the 6th annual Coon Hill Day 5K Run & Walk benefiting the preservation and restoration of the Coon Hill cemetery. The event will take place in the beautiful, scenic woods of northern Santa Rosa County. Runners of all ages are welcome!

If you would like to make a donation and cannot attend the run/walk you may do so by contacting us! All donations and entries are appreciated!

Visit the Jay Historical Society website ( and click on “Pioneer Stories” to learn more about the Coon Hill cemetery.




Online Registration

First 100 online or mail in registrations are guaranteed a t-shirt.

To register go to and look up 6th Annual Coon Hill Day 5K – Jay, FL or follow this link:

6th Annual Coon Hill Day 5K Run/Walk Jay, FL - Jay, FL 2023 | ACTIVE

($20.00 registration fee + there is a $3.25 convenience fee for for Adult run/walk).

Online registration ends March 28, 2023.


Mail-In Registration

To open and print a registration form, click on the following link.

Mail in registration ends March 25, 2023. Must be post marked with that date to receive before race day.

Make $20.00 check payable to Coon Hill Day 5K.

All participants will be asked to sign a waiver prior to start of event.

Mail registration form to:

Matt Dobson
c/o Coon Hill Day 5K
3972 Range Road
Jay, FL 32565




Early Packet Pick-Up

Friday, March 31, 2023 from 5:00 – 6:30pm.

Location: 3972 Range Road, Jay, Florida 32565;


On-Site Day of Race Packet Pick-Up

Day of race registration and packet pick-up will be $25.00.

No charge for children age 10 and under.



ALL 1/2 mile runners will receive a participation award!

Top 1/2 mile runners in each age group will recieve a wildlife trophy.

You may be asked to sign a waiver at packet pick-up.

Free of charge for children 10 & under. $15 for child's commemorative t-shirt while they last.

Register online or mail in registration.



  • The course is out-and-back from Coon Hill to Mineral Springs and comprised of packed dirt, some small areas of gravel, minimal sand and red dirt roads.
  • Directions to the race and a course map will be made available at packet pick-up.



  • Restrooms (port-a-johns) will be available at the start/finish area.
  • Water/Aid stations will be available.


Overall Awards in 10 categories and Top 3 in the following Age Groups: 10 an under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and up.

Unique, Rustic, Wildlife themed awards to the winners. ALL ½ mile runners will receive an participation award, and top 1/2 milers in each age group will receive a wildlife trophy!


From Hwy. 90, take Chumuckla Hwy. (197) for about 15 miles, turn left on to Wade Road until road intersects at Mineral Springs Road, turn left and follow the road for about 1.5 miles. Coon Hill entrance is to the right on a dirt road. Follow the race signs. Coming from Jay on Chumuckla Hwy, turn right on to Mineral Springs Road for about 2 miles, the race entrance is on the right. Follow signs.

  • Schedule

Event Starts: 8:00 AM

Event Ends: 12:00 PM