Monday, August 20, 2012

Race To Benefit CCSO’s Project Lifesaver Program

WHAT: John Clay 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and Kids Run

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1

WHERE: Lowdermilk Park, 1301 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples

SUMMARY: Registrations are being accepted for the John Clay 5K Run, Walk and Kids Run. This event benefits the Collier County Sheriff’s Office’s Project Lifesaver program.

Project Lifesaver is a nationwide program that uses wristband transmitters to help locate children and adults with medical or disabling conditions that may cause them to wander away. On average it takes 30 minutes to locate a person using the tracking equipment.

Adult runners may register in advance for $20, or pay $25 the day of the race. Registration is $10 for students and walk participants. Registration on race day begins at 6 a.m. and end at 7:15 a.m.

Refreshments will be served at the finish line.

The event is being coordinated by Gulf Coast Runners, Road Runners Club of America and sponsored by the Naples Pilot Foundation.

Registration forms are available at For more information call 239-434-9786.