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Run With It Sponsors 5K Race for Charity

Sep 26, 2012 10:19PM


Jeff and Donna Harris, owners of Run With It, a sports shoe and clothing store and hub for runners and walkers in the Fort Walton Beach area are sponsoring the For the Children! 5K Run/Walk for a Cure at 8 a.m., October 20. The run will benefit the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation (AHCF).

The race begins and ends at The Landing Park and also includes a one-mile kid’s fun run. An awards ceremony and after party will take place on the back patio of Run With It.

Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation is a rare neurological disorder causing paralysis. The victims do not grow out of AHC and will never be able to live on their own. AHCF funds research to find a cure.

Location: race site, 139 Brooks St. SE.; store, 142 Miracle Strip Pkwy., FWB. For more information, call 850-243-1007. Register at

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