Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Bayou, Bay & Back 5K/10K Walk/Run  

ResortQuest of Northwest Florida and Alabama Blog
Originally published Monday, January 17, 2011 —

Gear up for the first Bayou, Bay & Back 5K/10K Walk/Run, taking place in the heart of Destin. ResortQuest is proud to be the official Accommodations Sponsor!

Presented by the Destin Area Sports Commission, the race begins at Clement Taylor Park on Calhoun Avenue on January 29th at 8am, rain or shine. The park sits on Choctawhatchee Bay, and the race route will take you along Choctawhatchee Bay along Calhoun Avenue, down to Beach Drive following Joe's Bayou, through side streets to Benning Drive, and back to Calhoun Avenue for the 10K route. For the 5K route, the turnaround point is Joe's Bayou at Beach Drive.

There are categories for runners and walkers, male and female. Awards will be given to both male and female First Place Overall and First Place Master, and First, Second, and Third in each age division.

To register for the run/walk, you can complete the registration form prior to January 27th on www.active.com, or by contacting the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce at (850) 837-6241. Prior to January 28th, the race registration fee is $25, and the fee changes to $30 if you register the day of the race from 6:30-7:30am. Complimentary race T-shirts will be guaranteed to the first 400 participants.

So, come on out and join us for the first Destin Bayou, Bay & Back 5K/10K Walk/Run! Check out our website for great deals over the race weekend. See you there!

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