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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Compatriots' Day 5K; In solidarity with Boston

Coconut Grove is joining a national Compatriots running day on Saturday, April 20, to raise money for the Boston tragedy.

From the group putting it on: "Miami understand the pain a community endures after a natural disaster. With such a running community in Miami, Play Hard Play Social is teaming up with NYC Social, DC Social, Jersey Club Sports, Stay & Play Sports & Social, Delaware Sports Leagues,SportsLink, Underdog Seattle & Atlanta Sports & Social Club to host the "Compatriots' Day 5K" this Saturday, April 20th. We will be running in honor of all those affected by the horrific tragedy at the Boston Marathon. Let's run for all those who couldn't finish the race and help those who need help staying positive.  Let's show everyone that we all care!  This could have affected so many people that you know."  


Where: 
Meet at the Florida Running Company (3407 Main Highway) for check in at 9:45 am. They will be mapping a course for us through the Grove that includes the running trails at Kennedy Park.  

When: Saturday April 20th 
Wave 1: 10:30 am 
Wave 2: 12:00 pm (if needed)
*Please arrive 15 minutes prior to run

Cost is $30 per runner. You can sign up here.


Post run gathering: 
Sandbar & Grill starting at 12:00 pm
All race entries receive a wrist band for 1/2 off all drinks (excluding bottles). Not a runner and want to support the cause, you can buy a wristband at Sandbar after the run for $15.  

All of the proceeds will be donated to the One Fund Boston: http://onefundboston.org/

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