Grayt Easter 5k at Grayton Beach State Park Apr 11

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  1. Abby E

    Abby E SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    The Grayt Easter 5k will take place at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 11th, 2020. Starting this year, the Grayt Easter 5k will offer two distinct courses to choose from: the Clean Feet Course and the Dirty Feet Course. Both begin at 8:00AM.

    To register or for more info, click on the following link: https://2020grayteaster5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=13137

    The highlight of the Clean Feet Course is an out and back course to the bridge along CR-30A that leans to Watercolor. This run entirely on pavement so, as the name suggests, your shoes SHOULD stay clean. The highlight of the Dirty Feet Course includes a trek through the village of Grayton Beach followed by a near one-mile stretch of running in the sand. After running down the beach, runners will proceed back into Grayton Beach State Park. It's all but guaranteed: you run this course, your feet WILL get dirty!

    Following the race there will be an awards ceremony beginning at 9:00AM. Awards will be given to men's and women's course winners & age-group awards.

    The 2020 Grayt Easter 5K benefits Communities of Transformation of South Walton.

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    Registration for the GRAYT EASTER 5K is NOW OPEN! The 2020 race will be taking place at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 11, 2020. Race start is 8:00a. The Grayt Easter 5K will offer TWO distinct courses to choose from: the CLEAN FEET course and the DIRTY FEET course. More on the courses in a moment.

    There will be an awards ceremony beginning at 9:00a, where the men’s and women’s course winners will be presented their awards. Age-group awards for both males and females will also be given.

    All registered runners will also receive a very cool race shirt. We'll also have plenty of snacks and drinks available for after the race.

    CLEAN FEET: The highlight of the Clean Feet course is an out and back course to the bridge along CR-30A that leads to Watercolor, where you should get a great view of the Grayton Beach slash pine tree canopy (featured in the photo above)! It's run entirely on pavement so, as the name suggests, your shoes SHOULD stay clean.

    DIRTY FEET: The highlight of the dirty feet course includes a trek through the village of Grayton Beach followed by a near one-mile stretch of running in the sand. Furthermore, the Dirty Feet course may include a trip through the “outflow" - a stream (or small river) of water that, when Western Lake gets full, connects Western Lake to the Gulf of Mexico. After running down the beach, runners will proceed back into Grayton Beach State Park. It's all but guaranteed: you run this course, your feet WILL get dirty!

    To be sure, both courses are incredibly beautiful! Furthermore, the race should make for a fantastic start to your Easter weekend!

    To register or for more info, click on the following link: https://2020grayteaster5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=13137

    You can also keep up with the latest and greatest info with regards to the race by checking out the race FB page. Just click here: facebook.com/rungrayt. Be sure to give us a "like" while you're there! :)

    The 2020 Grayt Easter 5K benefits Communities of Transformation of South Walton.

    Key sponsor for the 2020 Grayt Easter 5K is Good News Church. Located in Santa Rosa Beach, Good News is a loving, community-minded church.

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