The Rotary Club of Flagler Beach is pleased to announce the organization will host their 11thannual Race of the Runways for Rotary 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, February 26th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Flagler Executive Airport located at 201 Airport Rd., Palm Coast and monies raised go to supporting Rotary’s seven areas of service in our community and beyond.The race starts at sunset on the runway of the Flagler Executive Airport. The course is marked by airplane landing lights and the searchlight of a circling helicopter. Participants are encouraged to add to the fun by wearing glow-in-the-dark clothing and accessories. There will be a prize for the best ‘bling’.“This is such a unique and fun event that benefits all the good in the world, and our community, that Rotary does,” said Rotary Club of Flagler Beach President Alicia Vincent. “Where else can you run a race on an airport runway…at night?” Alicia added.This is the Rotary Club of Flagler Beach’s largest fundraiser of the season. Those unable to make the event may participate virtually, make a donation, create a team or explore sponsorship opportunities on the race website at www.Runway5kFlagler.com.  Awards will be given per age group and to all Kiddie-Race participants. Event t-shirts and this year’s collector finisher medal modeled after the F-4U Corsair airplane will be available. The after-party will include pizza, salad, music and dancing. Race participants can purchase after-party tickets for their guests in advance for $5.00 per person.Race packets will be available the night before the race on Friday, February 25, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the administration building of the Flagler Executive Airport. Day of race packet pickup will begin at 4:30 p.m., parking is free for the event with festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m.For more information on the race or sponsorships, contact Brenda Wotherspoon at rcfbevents@gmail.comor 561-716-7397.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here