Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Aug. 31

August 6, 2014

alysbeachfunrunThe 3rd Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by Visit South Walton, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Alys Beach, Florida. Located along Hwy 30A, the course winds through the resort town. The event also features an oversized obstacle course for kids of all ages and will end with music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre. The price to participate in the certified 5K is $35 and the 1 Mile Fun Run is $15 (kids 12 and younger only, please).
The 5K is limited to 400 participants and the 1 Mile Fun Run is limited to 150 participants.
If you choose to donate you will be benefiting The Alys Foundation. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to support the long-term community values of Alys Beach. Funds may be used to finance community, environmental, cultural and educational programs at Alys Beach as well as to support nonprofit organizations in the greater Walton County community.  Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Autism Society.
A few notes:
• T-shirts will be provided with each registration.  However, shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed.
• No dogs or strollers are allowed in the race.
• On race day, please park along the slip roads that run parallel to 30A or as directed.
• Water will be provided.
• Packet pick up time is Saturday, August 30th at Fonville Press from 10am-2pm, or Sunday, August 31st at 6:00 am at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Advanced registration closes Friday, August 29th.  If any race registrations remain, they will be sold on Saturday, August 30th from 10-2pm for $50 for the 5K and $25 for the 1 Mile Fun Run.
• The Course runs through the Nature Trail, and is not entirely paved.
• Awards will be presented at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre at 9:15 am in the following Categories:
◦    Overall Male and Female for 5K and 1 Mile
◦    Male and Female in 1 Mile: Ages 5 & under, 6-9, 10-12
◦    Male and Female in 5K: Ages 20 & under, 21+

• Stick around for the awards presentation at 9:15 am to listen to the music by Shane from Rock The House, have a beer from Grayton Beer, and sign up for the Raffling of John Starkey’s art work.  Additional beverages will be available at Piper’s.
Event schedule and times

The 5K Race begins at 7 am and the 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 am in the Amphitheatre. Please arrive 30 minutes early upon the day of the race.
Click here to register.