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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Run for Fisher House 26 March 2011

Eglin Chapter AFA/33
FW Nomad Association
Run for Fisher House
5K Run/Walk and Mile Fun Run
Fisher House: A home away from home for families of sick or wounded military personnel

When:  26 March 2011                     

Where:  The Landing, Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Course:  The course is flat and fast along the Sound.  There will be water stations along the route.  The one mile run is for the children, which makes the event a family affair.

Event:  The run/walk will begin approximately 8:30 AM.  All ages may participate. The kids one mile run will 
begin approximately 9:30 AM.   Local bands will provide entertainment at the start and finish.  

Awards:  Awards will be presented at the end of the race. Overall male/female, master male/ female and 
grandmaster for the 5K run.  Awards will be presented to the top three in the following age groups:  0-9, 10-
14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
Walking:  Awards will be presented to the overall male/female, master male/female and the n
ext top ten finishers.

Mile Awards:  Overall boy/girl and top three in the 0-6, 7-10, and 11-13 age groups.

Post Race:  Awards will be presented at The Landing at the conclusion of the event.

Entry Fees:  Early registration through 19 March 2011.  Day of registration, 6:30-7:45 AM.
  • Early 5K runner/walker:            $20.00                 Race day entry:     $25.00
  • Early Fun Run runner/walker:   $  5.00                 Race day entry:     $10.00
T-Shirts:  T-shirts will be presented to the first 200 entries.  Early registration will improve chances for 
correct size.
Registration:  Registration may be made on line athttp://www.active.com/running/fort-walton-beachfl/eglin-afa33rd-fw-nomad-5k-runwalk-and-mile-fun-fun-2011  or by mail using the application below.  

Make checks payable to Eglin Chapter, AFA.  
Mail to Eglin AFA, Box 176, Shalimar, FL 32579.

Contact:  For information or questions, please contact Ron Byrd, (850) 897-1927, 

rhbyrd@embarqmail.com, or Gary Plumb, (850) 609-4223, Email: gplumb@dcscorp.com.

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