Saratoga Classic

Saratoga Classic Half Marathon & Super Sara 5K

Half Marathon • February 3, 2019 • Naval Station Mayport, FL

Click HERE to register for the Saratoga Classic Half Marathon:
$40 : September 1 - September 16
$50 : September 17 - October 31
$60 : November 1 - December 2
$65 : December 3 - January 21
$75 : January 22 - January 31

Super Sara 5K:

$25 : November 21 - November 25
$30 : November 26 - December 2
$35 : December 3 - January 21
$40 : January 22 - January 31

In honor of USS Saratoga (CV-60), Naval Station Mayport’s first aircraft carrier, MWR Mayport will be hosting the inaugural Saratoga Classic Half Marathon on February 3, 2019.  This event will be open to the public, bringing the Jacksonville and military communities together while providing a truly unique experience for all. The run will begin onboard Naval Station Mayport and then continue out the Main Gate towards HWY 116.  The run will continue onto HWY 116 across the Wonderwood Bridge and then loop back to the base where runners will finish next to some of the Navy’s finest ships. Race registration is going on now. Prices will increase incrementally until the final registration date of January 31, 2019. Register HERE today!

Connect your business with the Jacksonville and military communities. Click HERE to be a sponsor for the Saratoga Classic.

Naval Station Mayport and the Community

For over 75 years, NS Mayport has served as a vital part of the local Jacksonville and Beaches community. We pride ourselves on bringing local businesses and organizations in as part of our base events and festivals. The Saratoga Classic Half Marathon not only serves as an inaugural event of its kind here at NS Mayport, but also as a chance to introduce the local civilian communities to the the base and the Navy’s presence here. Your partnership with the Saratoga Classic will have you connecting directly with military, DoD, and civilian participants, all while building goodwill and increasing brand recognition across the Jacksonville area and surrounding counties.

About USS Saratoga (CV-60)

USS Saratoga was the first carrier homeported at Naval Station Mayport, spending her entire career here (1957-1994). She operated through the Vietnam War, Operation Gulf Storm, and many other conflicts. In honor on USS Saratoga’s fighting spirit, we are pleased to name Mayport’s first half marathon in her honor.


Hotels are available at a discounted rate for our runners at the following locations:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jacksonville - Mayport:

$115 Standard (Suites & 2 Beds +$10)

Address: 2040 Mayport Road Jacksonville, Florida 32233

Reservation Name: Saratoga Classic


Econo Lodge Mayport:


Address: 2401 Mayport Rd, Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233


Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront:

$129 Non-Ocean / $149 Ocean View / $169 Oceanfront

Address: 1515 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250


Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott:

$94 Military / $114 Non-Military

Address: 1617 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Click here to book Fairfield Inn now!