Crossfit competition, pageant, 5K run/walk to benefit cystic fibrosis research

Race for Lace 2012 Start

More than 2,000 people took part in the 2012 Race for Lace, shown preparing on Main Street for the start of the race.

RACE FOR LACE/Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 04:36 PM.

CRESTVIEW — Organizers are hoping thousands of people will pack Main Street Nov. 2 for the annual Great Strides Race for Lace, raising at least $62,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Approximately 500 participants were expected for last year’s race, but 2,000 showed up, Laurie Hutchison, one of the event organizers, said. This year, she hopes for even more.

SEE photos from last year's Race for Lace >>

"We're planning on having 3,000 this year," she said.

Lacy Adams, 4, of Baker, for whom the event is named, chose this year's $62,000 goal, Hutchison said. Lacy, like Hutchison's daughter Meagan, a Crestview High freshman, has cystic fibrosis.

More than $52,000 was raised during last year's event, Lacy's mom, Lindsay Adams, said.

In advance of the 5-kilometer walk and run, Race for Lace is sponsoring CF 4 CF, or CrossFit for Cystic Fibrosis, Wednesday at Crestview High School's Jack Foster Stadium.



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