Taking Strides to End Abuse 5K is April 25, 2015

Taking Strides to End Abuse 5K is April 25, 2015When it comes to the upcoming Micah’s Place, Taking Strides to End Abuse 5K/Fun Run & Kid Zone, it doesn’t matter whether you run, walk, roll, trot or prance! It just matters that you show your support for Victims of Domestic Violence in Nassau County.

Enjoy Food Trucks and vendors, FREE Kid’s Zone with no entry fee, Beer and Wine Tent, Hula Hooping, and lots of live music by local musicians, including Dan Voll & Michelle, Jim Barcaro, and Julia Savage. John Drew will emcee the event.

The 1Mile Fun Run begins at begins at 5:00 PM and is just $10. The first 50 kids can expect a free “Swag Bag” which includes a coupon good for a free slice of pizza & soft drink, courtesy of Townies – and 1 free round of golf courtesy of Putt-Putt at the Beach.

The 5K Run begins at 5:30 PM, is $30 in advance and $35 on race day. The first 200 5K runners will get a commemorative Race Day Shirt!

This great event takes place on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM, at Central Park in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Register online at http://www.1stplacesports.com/endabuse5k.html.

Packet pick up will take place on Friday, April 24th from 11 AM – 6 PM at Current Running in Fernandina Beach, and on race day at the event beginning at 3:00 PM.

All proceeds will go to Micah’s Place to assist victims of domestic violence in Nassau County.

Micah’s Place nonprofit is the only Certified Domestic Violence Center serving Nassau County, Florida. Its mission is to provide prevention and intervention services to victims of domestic violence and to provide education and awareness within the community to affect change in behavior and attitudes relating to domestic violence.

Micah’s Place offers safe, confidential shelter, advocacy, a 24-hour toll-free hotline, counseling, legal advocacy, and support groups to victims of domestic violence.

All services are free and confidential. For more information, please visit www.micahsplace.org or call our administration office at 904-491-6364 or our Hotline call (800) 500-1119.

Sponsors & Community Partners include:
DTW Research, Inc
Scott & Sons Jewelry
KK Marketing
Johnny’s Electric
Antisyn IT
Molina Healthcare
Nassau Health foods
Brett’s Waterway Café
CBC National Bank
Farmand, Farmand & Farmand P.A.
Call Construction
Brightway Insurance
Prime Lending
Donna Lynne Custom Homes
Gorham Custom Builders
Coastal Concierge Services
Merry Maids
California Pizza Kitchen
Care Spot
Compass Group
Flash Foods
Current Running
Azaleum Creative
Celebration Party Rental
Let’s Roll
Fast Signs
Putt-Putt

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