Miles for Meridian - Chocolate Themed 5K

Newberry, FL

Run for the love of chocolate and mental health! We are holding our 4th annual Miles for Meridian chocolate-themed 5K walk/run/roll on February the 5th, 2022 at the beautiful Tioga Town Center. All proceeds from this event will benefit Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.

Meridian's mission is to promote the health, recovery, and well-being of those affected by mental illnesses and substance use disorders through prevention, coordinated treatment, and supportive services.

With your help, we can continue to spread our reach to those in need!!

The first 250 participants who sign up will receive a t-shirt!
Every participant will recieve a custom designed finisher medal!!


Individual participant registration: $35.00

Individual participant registration (12 & under): $30.00

Just the t-shirt: $20 - click "Register" to purchase.

**Day of registration will be $40.00 per participant for adults and $35.00 for children(12 & younger).**


A big thank you for Mi Apa Latin Cafe who is going to supply our participants and spectators with coffee and pastries. YUM!

A big thank you to Bearded Brothers Events for DJing and bringing a photobooth out for our runners to take some race day celebration shots. 


Are you interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor at this event? Please contact Sara Desmartin at 352.374.5600 x 8630 or email

Depending on the status of COVID-19 and CDC guidelines as of January 19th, 2022, the alternative plan is to run the race virtually with your shirt, runner number, finisher medal, and other swag available for drive-thru pick-up or shipped (if not in the Gainesville area). Or: No Fee Deferral to 2023. Health and Safety is our first concern, so we will be monitoring the situation and following all CDC guidelines and recommendations. Thank you.

When & Where

Feb 5, 2022


8:30 AM

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