Put on your running shoes, same goes for the kids, and hit the pavement for the first annual Montessori 5K Run/Walk/Stroll and ½ mile Fun Run! It starts at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 2nd, at Higgs Beach in Key West.

Registration costs $25 for adults, $15 for children 13 and under and the first 200 entrants receive a t-shirt. Kids 9 and under run FREE in the ½ mile Fun Run to follow the 5K.

The Montessori 5K Run is a fundraiser to benefit both Montessori schools in Key West, which educate children from age 2 through the 6th grade.

To pre-register, visit the Montessori Children’s School of Key West located at 1221 Varela Street or the Montessori Elementary Charter School’s new home at 1400 United Street during school hours. Pre-registration and packet pick-up will be held on Friday, October 1st from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Montessori Elementary Charter School. At that time, you can enjoy a pre-race pasta dinner prepared by Michaels Restaurant: $12 for adults and $6 for children 9 and under.

Race day registration and packet pick-up will start at 7:00 am on October 2nd at Higgs Beach.

Awards will be given in several categories, including participation awards for all 1/2 mile Fun Runners and all 5K runners aged 13 and under.

For more details and a list of sponsors, please visit www.southernmostrunners.com or call Wendy at (305)923-5935.

Do not miss a morning of family fun and entertainment with refreshments and snacks provided by our sponsors!

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