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Benefit run slated for Oct. 12
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Posted: 2013 Oct 11 - 06:59

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ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Mark your calendars for the Molly's House Angel Run coming to Fort Pierce on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The Angel Run is to be held at the River Walk Center 600 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Registration starts at 6 a.m. and the race begins at 7 a.m.

This event caters to all different age groups and competitive levels with a 2K fun walk, a 5K and a 10K timed and awarded bridge run.

All three courses are set along beautiful downtown Fort Pierce. Walkers will talk a scenic stroll to Gazebo Park and back while runners will cross the Seaway Drive Bridge and continue onto Hutchinson Island.

The first 100 runners to register will receive a free, long sleeve wicking shirt.

After the run, participants will enjoy music and complimentary breakfast provided by Panera Bread, Nelson Family Farms and Erneston Produce. Eight gift certificates will also be raffled off.

Medals will be given to males and females in first, second, and third place in 15 age categories along with awards for male and female Masters and Overall for both races.

Register online at http://beta.active.com/fort-pierce-fl/running/fort-pierce-angel-run-2013 or at mollyshouse.org. Day-of registration is available as well. Registration for the 5K is $30 and the 10K is $35.

Volunteers are needed to help with set up/take down, and manning the water stations and food table. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Emily Jensen at ejensen@mollyshouse.org or 772-223-6659.

Angel Run sponsors include: Cassidy's Ice, Dance n Sound, Culligan, Diagnostic Radiology Center of the Treasure Coast, Erneston Produce, Fleet Feet, Florida Power & Light, GHO Homes, Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, Nelson Family Farms, Panera Bread, PNC Bank, Road ID, Rosslow's, Seacoast National Bank, Schmitt Cambron & Reynolds PL, St. Lucie Medical Center, Wallace Automotive Group.

Molly's House is a 501(c)3 hospital hospitality house that offers affordable, temporary accommodations for adult and children patients and their families receiving medical care on the Treasure Coast. The House services Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Okeechobee and Indian River counties. The Victorian style house features 14 bedrooms with private baths, a living room, two kitchens, a laundry facility, a chapel, a library and outside areas for relaxing. Molly's House has been keeping families together since 1996 providing a home-away-from-home for more than 15,000 individuals.

For more information, call (772) 223-6659 or visit www.MollysHouse.org.

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