Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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, Aug. 30, 2014

WHERE: Lowdermilk Park, 1301 Gulfshore Blvd. N., Naples

SUMMARY: Registration is underway for the John Clay 5K Run, Walk and Kids Run to benefit 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 $23, or pay $25 the day of the race. Registration is $10 for students and walk participants. Registration on Saturday begins at 6 a.m. and ends at 7:15 a.m.

Food and refreshments will be served at the finish line.

The event is coordinated by Gulf Coast Runners and sponsored by the Naples Pilot Foundation.

Registration forms are available at http://www.gcrunner.org/. For more information call 239-434-9786.