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Mosquito Dash 5k at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Discussion in 'Sports and Recreation' started by Abby E, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. Abby E

    Abby E SoWal Guide Staff Member

    Mar 1, 2016
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    Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the South Walton Mosquito Control for Mosquito Dash, a 5K Fun Run/Walk on July 28, 2018 from 6:30a.m. – 9:00a.m.

    While on a paved trail through the park race participants will enjoy a beautiful view meandering through stations about mosquitoes and other insects and bugs. Be a mosquito! Be an insect or bug! Enjoy the fun dressed up as a mosquito or other type of insect. Costume contest categories - Realistic Mosquito, Creative Mosquito, Realistic Insect/ Bug, Creative Insect/ Bug. One winner per category. Each category winner will receive a prize.

    Those running will start at 7:15a.m. Those walking and those running or walking with a stroller will start at 7:45a.m. Race entrance fees are $5 for each participant. For the safety of participants dogs are not allowed on the course during the race. The first 300 race participants will get a goodie bag. Costume Contest results will be announced at 8:30a.m. along with ice cold water and soda for race participants.

    All funds raised for 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 will be available starting July 9, 2018 and closes on July 27, 2018. Limited race day registration will be available on a first come first serve basis between 6:30a.m. – 7:45a.m.

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

    For more information about the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, please visit:
    www.topsailparkfriends.org or email friendsofthsp@gmail.com

    To learn more about the park, please visit: Florida State Parks

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


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