Alys Beach 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run September 1

Join the fun at the Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, September 1, 2013 in Alys Beach, Florida. Located along Scenic Hwy 30A, the course winds through the beautiful town. The event also features an oversized obstacle course for kids of all ages and will end with music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre. The price to participate in the certified 5K is $35 and $10 for the 1 Mile Fun Run (kids 12 and younger only, please).

Bravo! Beat 5k Run May 11

Lace up your shoes and run for the arts in Sinfonia’s third annual Bravo! Beat 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 11 at 8 a.m., starting and ending at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Sinfonia Gulf Coast, our region's only fully professional symphony orchestra, and its mission to present the highest caliber live musical events throughout Northwest Florida. Sinfonia also provides music education initiatives and guest artists in the schools of Walton and Okaloosa Counties.

Earth Day Festival & 5K Race at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Come celebrate Earth Day in Walton County on April 20, 2013 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park!! This festival is free to the public and will feature environmental education exhibits and hands-on activities, children’s programs, cooking demos and MORE! Organizations are invited to participate in this fun-filled event, now in its fifth year, attracting over 600 visitors yearly.

2nd Annual Luminaria Run to Benefit Domestic Violence Center Dec 8

Shelter House, the domestic violence center serving Okaloosa and Walton counties, is hosting a unique twilight run that will shine the light on domestic violence in our community. The 2nd Annual Luminaria Run to End Domestic Violence will take place on Saturday, December 8, at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Starting and ending at Baytowne Marina, the course will be lined with more than 2,000 luminarias lighting the path for the runners.

Luminaria Run at Sandestin to Benefit Shelter House December 8

Shelter House Domestic Violence Center and Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort are teaming up for the 2nd Annual Luminaria Run at 5 pm on Saturday, December 8. The course will be lined with more than 2,000 luminarias, lighting the path for the walkers/runners and representing how Shelter House and its community partners light the way to a safer place for victims of domestic violence in Okaloosa and Walton counties.     

Habitrot For Humanity Half Marathon and 5K October 6 at Sandestin

 Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, will host the 2nd Annual Habitrot for Humanity, a half marathon and 5k race this Oct. 6, to benefit Habitat for Humanity.   

Sandestin invites running and walking enthusiasts to enjoy the beautiful weather and scenic trails throughout the beautiful 2,400 acre resort. Participants will be able to soak in views including the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, beautifully manicured golf courses, ponds, nature and so much more. 

Seaside School 2013 Half Marathon & 5K Run Registration Begins

Registration is now open for the popular half  marathon and 5K event, which will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013. This always sells out quickly so register now! 

Presented again by Vera Bradley, the Seaside Race attracts runners from around the country and is one of the signature fundraising  events for the Seaside School Inc., an award-winning public charter school in SoWal. 

Inaugural Alys Beach 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run September 2nd

We love a good fun run, even though a few of our staff at would prefer to drive. The team at Alys Beach wants everyone young and old to grab their running shoes and join in a brand-new event.

On Sunday, Sept. 2 we'll kickoff the inaugural Alys Beach 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run.  Alys Beach is such a dynamite place for family vacations and Labor Day weekend will be packed with fun in SoWal.


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