Family-Friendly Alys Beach 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run on September 3

Runners and families will gather in Alys Beach for the Sixth Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on the Sunday before Labor Day, September 3, 2017. The Certified 5K starts at 7 a.m. and the 1-Mile Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m.

The certified 5K starts at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre and winds through the Gulf-side community and nature trail.

Following the 5K, the 1 Mile Fun Run for children ages 12 and younger kicks off. After the races, runners can gather in the Amphitheatre for the awards presentation at 9 a.m., followed by music from DJ Shane of Rock The House, a giant bounce house and beverages available for purchase.

The cost to register before Sunday, August 27 is $35 for 5K  and $15 for the 1-Mile Fun Run. Between Monday, August 28 – Friday, September 1, the cost will be $50 for 5K and $15 for the 1-Mile Fun Run.


Any remaining registrations will be sold on Saturday, September 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Fonville Press during packet pick-up. Runners can receive a complimentary t-shirt at registration.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC), a non-profit organization that provides services to treat and support children in abusive situations.

For more info, and to register, visit