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Love Tracks: 5K Fun Run/Walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

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What: Love Tracks: 5K Fun Run/Walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
When: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Time: 7:00 am to 10:30 am
Where: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for Love Tracks, a 5K Fun Run/Walk on February 16, 2019 from 7:00a.m. – 10:30a.m.  While on a paved trail through the park race participants will enjoy a beautiful view of long leaf pines, saw palmettos and a variety of other plants and animals. 

Those running or walking the 5K without a dog will start at 8:00am. Race entrance fees for the 8am wave are $10 for children and $25 for adults and included a full size finisher medal.  Those running or walking with a dog will start at 8:45am   For the 8:45am wave race entrance fees are $5 for children, $10 for adults, $15 for adults with a dog ($5 for each additional dog) and includes a mini finisher medal.  For the safety of participants dogs are only allowed to enter with an adult.  

All race participants registered by January 28, 2019 will get a bag and a t-shirt.  The registered dogs will get a bandanna.  For those registering after January 28, 2019, they are only guaranteed a finisher medal as there will be very few extra bags and shirts available.  Post-race celebration will be 8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m. and includes food, music and door prizes.   

All funds raised for during this event will benefit the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and help them further their mission of supporting the park. 

Advanced online registration is available until February 13, 2019 at www.topsailparkfriends.org.   Limited race day registration will be available on a first come first serve basis between 7:00a.m. – 8:40a.m.   Check-in and bag pick up for registered race participants is on February 16, 2019 between 7:00a.m. – 8:40a.m. 

If you would like to volunteer during the race, please contact the park volunteer coordinator at (850)622-2309

To sponsor the event, register for the event or for more information about the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, please visit: www.topsailparkfriends.org.

To learn more about the park, please visit: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Topsail-Hill

Park programs are made possible by Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Come out and explore one of the most beautiful state park preserves in South Walton, Florida.

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, located on the west side of Scenic 30A in South Walton, offers a wide variety of natural resources including 3.2 miles of secluded, white sand beaches with majestic dunes over 25 feet tall. Three rare coastal dune lakes provide excellent freshwater fishing. Although boats are not allowed, fishing from the shoreline yields bass, bream, panfish, and catfish. Lakes, pristine beaches, old-growth long leaf pines, sand pine scrub, and a variety of wetlands offer a bird-watching and hiking paradise. Visitors may bike, walk, or enjoy a quick ride to the beach on our timely tram service to swim, fish, sunbathe, or beachcomb. Gregory E. Moore RV resort features a (non-heated) swimming pool and shuffleboard courts. Furnished bungalows are available for weekly stays. A camp store offers a variety of camping items, as well as snacks and drinks.

Florida State Parks are treasures waiting for your discovery!

Additional information, photos & video on South Walton area parks:
Parks Of South Walton & Northwest Florida

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