Grayt Easter 5k & Easter Egg Hunt at Grayton Beach State Park
The inaugural Grayt Easter 5k and Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 20th from 8am til 10:30am at Grayton Beach State Park! Both the start and finish line will be within Grayton Beach State Park. Registration is open online.
An Easter Egg Hunt for all children 8 years and below will be taking place on the beach at 9:30am, or upon conclusion of the awards ceremony.
Snacks and drinks will be available for all registered runners.
Race begin promptly at 8am. Both the start and finish line will be within Grayton Beach State Park.
Packet pick-up and on-site registration will be from 6:45am - 7:45am on race day. All runners who pre-register by Monday, April 8th are guaranteed a race shirt.
There will be an awards ceremony beginning at 9:00am. Local artist Melissa Mercer Brown is graciously donating two original pieces of art - these will be the grand prize for the overall men's and women's 5K winners. Age-group awards for both males and females will also be given.
100% of the proceeds collected from registration fees for the Grayt Easter 5K will be going to Communities of Transformation, a new program of Caring and Sharing of South Walton, to help under-resourced individuals and families in our area make the transition from merely surviving to thriving.
Grayton Beach State Park is one of the most popular state parks in Florida, with massive dunes, winding trails, abundant wildlife, and shimmering 100-acre Western Lake, one of many coastal dune lakes gracing Scenic Highway 30A along Scenic 30A in South Walton (SoWal).
Grayton Beach consistently ranks among the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the United States, providing an idyllic setting for swimming, sunbathing and surf fishing and provides the backdrop for golden sunrises and silver moonlit evenings.
Not to be missed, the short nature trail that winds through the coastal forest where scrub oaks and magnolias stand, bent and twisted by the salt winds. Hikers and bicyclists can enjoy more than four miles of trails throughout the pine flatwoods.
The trail has a moderate degree of difficulty and hikers are asked to wear/bring the following: hat, long pants, insect repellant, and closed toe shoes or hiking boots, bottled water. Sorry, but pets are not allowed. Persons 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent.
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