THE ALYS FOUNDATION AND VISIT SOUTH WALTON TO HOST Â 6TH ANNUAL ALYS BEACH 5K & 1 MILE FUN RUN
The family-friendly races benefiting Emerald Coast Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center take place Sunday, Sept. 3
Runners and families gather in Alys Beach for the Sixth Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on the Sunday before Labor Day, September 3, 2017. The certified 5K starts at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre and winds through the Gulf-side community and nature trail. Following the 5K, the 1 Mile Fun Run for children ages 12 and younger kicks off. After the races, runners can gather in the Amphitheatre for the awards presentation at 9 a.m., followed by music from DJ Shane of Rock The House, a giant bounce house, and beverages available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Emerald Coast Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center (ECCAC), a non-profit organization that providesservices to treat and support children in abusive situations. For more information and to register, please visit alysbeach.com/5K.
WHEN: Sunday, September 3, 2017
Certified 5K starts at 7 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m.
WHERE: Alys Amphitheatre at Alys Beach
E. County Hwy 30A and Somerset Street
Alys Beach, Florida 32413
COST: Before Sunday, Aug. 27: 5K $35, 1 Mile Fun Run $15
Monday, Aug. 28-Friday, Sept. 1: 5K $50, 1 Mile Fun Run $25
Any remaining registrations will be sold on Saturday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Fonville Press during packet pick-up. Runners can receive a complimentary t-shirt at registration; limited quantity.
ABOUT THE EMERALD COAST CHILDRENâ€™S ADVOCACY CENTER
The Emerald Coast Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center (ECCAC), a non-profit organization, provides services in a child-friendly environment to help identify, treat and support children in abusive situations. ECCAC helps prevent child abuse through education, protects child victims from future abuse, and provides resources at no cost to restore the lives of the impacted child and the childâ€™s family. The non-profit organization is located in Niceville, FL, with a second center, the Pierce Family Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center, in DeFuniak Springs, FL. ECCAC serves Okaloosa and Walton counties in Northwest Florida and houses representatives from the Florida Department of Children and Families, Child Protection Team, State Attorneyâ€™s Office, local law enforcement, and licensed mental health counselors. For more information or to support the Emerald Coast Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center, please visit www.eccac.org If you suspect abuse, call the Florida Abuse Hotline 1-800-96-ABUSE.
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