Thursday, April 30, 2015

CCSO Invites Community To Run/Walk For Fun

WHAT: Collier County Sheriff’s Office 5K Run/Walk and Safety Fair

WHEN: Friday, May 22

TIME: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., safety fair

6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 5K run/ride and one-mile walk registration

8 p.m., opening ceremony

WHERE: Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway

SUMMARY: The Collier County Sheriff's Office, CCSO’s Golden Gate Road Patrol and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14 invite residents and visitors to join in on the fifth annual 5K fun run and walk.

The event will feature presentations by CCSO’s Crime Prevention, Aviation, Bomb Squad, K9, Mounted Patrol and SWAT bureaus. Kids will also have a chance to try out their climbing skills on the CCSO rock wall.

The opening ceremony will feature a salute to fallen law enforcement officers.

Deputies will also discuss safety tips and serve free hot dogs, lemonade, snow cones, and popcorn to participants.

Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. followed by the 5K fun run/walk around 8:30 p.m. Participants will start at the community center, follow a route through nearby residential neighborhoods and finish at the community center.

The one-mile family walk will also start at 8:30 p.m.

Entry fee is a suggested $20 donation or $15 if you preregister online. Receive a free t-shirt if you register online by Friday, May 8. Proceeds will provide summer camp scholarships for at-risk youth. Don’t miss out on this educational and healthy family-fun event!

Visit to register. Click here for event flier.

For more information, contact the CCSO Golden Gate substation at 239-455-3121.