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June 15th, 2013 | Author:

The 5th annual Run for the Reef  is in the planning stages and Registration is OPEN.  The run will be Sunday October 13th at the Navarre Pier.  Proceeds benefit the Marine Sanctuary and related programs or improvements.  You can register for the run on Active.com or download the registration form from our website.   Area artist  Grace Kelley will create the race logo again this year.  Don’t forget to put us on the calendar for October 13th!

Race shirt sponsorships   ($250 logo, $125 name in text)   are available.    Run With It of Fort Walton Beach owner Jeff Harris  will provide the top two Men’s and Women’s finisher’s in this year’s run for the reef with gift certificates to keep the winner’s truckin’.

May 27th, 2011 | Author:

Planning on running a marathon or half marathon?   Target the October 15th Run for the Reef as an interim goal or plan it as a training run.   The Galloway Training program in Navarre can help you train.  They will be holding a kickoff run on June 5th at Run With It in Fort Walton Beach.  The group has trained runners to coach and help you every step of the way.  You can download their information flyer here.

September 26th, 2010 | Author:

Just 3 more weeks to register for The Run For The Reef 5K.  The 2nd annual run will start and end at the Navarre Pier with a great awards ceremony to follow.   Race Day (Saturday Oct 16th) registration starts at 6 AM with the race starting at 7:30 AM.

You can register online at active.com.  You can also mail or drop by your completed registration form to the Navarre Visitor Center.  Registration  Forms can be downloaded from our site or you can pick them up at one of the following locations:

Navarre Visitor Center

Run With It – Fort Walton Beach

Hurlburt Gym (All 3)

Holley By The Sea Weight Room

Running Wild Pensacola

Navarre Press

Navarre YMCA

Academy Sports Pensacola

Dragon Sports – Fort Walton

Fort Walton YMCA

Remember – you don’t need to run to participate.  Just register and you can get the colorful shirt and be eligible to participate in the fun at the Navarre Pier awards ceremony with free food, beverages, door prizes and music.

August 28th, 2010 | Author:

Plans are set and the race is on to register for this year’s Run For The Reef 5K and Kid’s 1 Mile Fun Run.  Last year we had over 300 registrants ……help put us over the 400 mark and register now.  Plenty of places to pick up race registration forms:

Navarre Visitor Information Center
Navarre Beach Fishing Pier
Navarre YMCA
The Club – Tiger Point
Run With It – Fort Walton Beach
Running Wild  – Pensacola
Holley By The Sea Recreation Center

You can also download the registration form here or register online at active.com.    We will have race day registration also, but early registration is recommended.

Avoid the rush and REGISTER NOW!

October 10th, 2009 | Author:

The Inaugural Run for the Reef 5K is now in the books and by all accounts it was a huge success. The weather was perfect and thanks to our wonderful participants, volunteers, and sponsors the race and after party ran like a well oiled machine.

Don’t forget  – finish line pictures can be viewed and purchased from the Navarre Press Website.

If you had pictures taken at the Kiss The Fish booth you can see them online on the Thrifty Tropical Shirt Facebook page.

The overall results for Runners and Walkers are listed below:

Overall Runner – Male
1 – Clayton Honaker – 18:16 (Navarre)
2 – Chris Neal – 18:26 (Pace)
3 – Jermyn James – 18:29 (Navarre)

Overall Runner – Female
1 – Amber Barberisi – 20:35  (Fort Walton Beach)
2 – Sharon Myers – 20:59 (Milton)
3 – Sandy Ebanks – 21:12 (Pace)

Overall Walker – Male
1 – Ken Wolfe – 34:06 (Fort Walton Beach)
2 – Delbert Tucker – 34:53 (Navarre)
3 – Ray Moseley – 39:20 (Pensacola)

Overall Walker – Female
1 –  Susan Giangiulio – 40:04 (Navarre)
2 – Christine Salome – 40:05  (Navarre)
3 – Diana McKinley – 40:40 (Navarre)

Links to full results are provided below:

Overall Runners Results – Oct 10, 2009 Run for the Reef 5K

Overall Walkers Results – Oct 10, 2009 Run for the Reef 5K

Female Runners Results – Oct 10, 2009 Run for the Reef 5K

Male Runners Results – Oct 10, 2009 Run for the Reef 5K

Runners Age Category Results are shown below:

Please note the following results correction for placements in the Male Age 65-69 category.

1. Bob Sciretta             28:48

2. Bill Larsen                30:42

3. Robert Anderson    36:19

Any of the age category runners  that won an award and was not able to pick it up at the awards ceremony may pick their award up  at Run With it Shoes (850-939-1001) in the Navarre Publix Shopping Center  through October 25th.

The Overall Walker Male and Female winners (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) that did not receive their award a the awards ceremony may pick them up at Run With it Shoes (through October 25th).

Runners who did not pick up their race packet may do so at Run With it Shoes through October 25th also.

A few tidbits about the Run for the Reef event:

Total Registrants – 311

Estimated Gross Dollars Raised  to benefit the Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary – $8,126

The following states were represented in our participants   FL, AL, GA, LA, CT, and WI

The Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary Committee would like to thank all of our sponsors, the volunteers and their organizations for helping to make the Inaugural Run for the Reef 5K a great success and for helping to Make Navarre Snorkelicious!!