MIRAMAR BEACH, FL, Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast will be the backdrop for the first annual Sandestin Foundation for Kids Gameday 5K, September 17. The Saturday event is designed for all and will feature a 5K and a one mile fun run for children 12 and under.
Sandestin invites running enthusiasts this September to enjoy the mild, sunny weather and scenic surroundings. Participants will be able to soak in views of the beautiful 2,400 acre resort including the Choctawhatchee Bay, pristine golf courses, ponds, nature and so much more.
The event will benefit Sandestin Foundation for Kids, an organization that allows for funds to be gifted to needy children and families quickly in the event of a tragedy. Sandestin Foundation for Kids goal is to provide support immediately, when it is needed most to children throughout the community and abroad.
The 2016 Sandestin Foundation for Kids Gameday 5K Schedule includes:
Friday, Sept. 16
5-7 p.m. Packet Pick-up at Sandestin's Linkside Conference Center
Saturday, Sept. 17
Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
8 a.m. Event Day Packet Pick-up Available
9 a.m. 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
9:30 a.m. Post-Run Party Starts
The post-run party will include activities at Sandestin's Baytowne Marina; corn hole, bounce house, face painting, hot dogs, amazing silent auction items and the college football game of the day live on the jumbo screen overlooking the bay. Marina Bar & Grill will also be offering gameday specials.
Sandestin is also offering an attractive way to enjoy a weekend getaway. Stay steps away from the event and enjoy discounted deluxe accommodations starting at only $99 with promotional code SDFK5K. For more information visit Sandestin.com/SDFK5K or call (855) 270-5105. Pre-registration for the event is recommended and can be completed online here.
Through the generous support of business owners and community residents, there will be vacation stays, restaurant certificates, spa packages and more available for bidding in the silent auction at the post-run party.
This year's sponsors include Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Sandestin Executive Health & Wellness Center, Med Spa of Destin and Sandestin, Run With It, Whitney Bank, Proffitt PR, Coca-Cola and more to come.
Sponsorship, volunteering, and silent auction opportunities are still available. Please contact Kristin Cloud for more information.
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a major destination for all seasons and all ages, and was named the #1 Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring more than 1,250 vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife. People are invited to download Sandestin's APP for iPhone and Android devices, or become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower for the latest events and news.
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