Inaugural ‘Miles of Memories’ 5K benefits Alzheimer’s Family Services

Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM.

NICEVILLE — Superior Residences of Niceville’s inaugural “Miles of Memories,” a 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk, is at 8 a.m. Nov. 9 at its memory care facility, 2300 N. Partin Drive. All proceeds remain in Okaloosa and Walton Counties to serve families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Early registration is $20 for the 5K run/walk or $10 for the 1-mile walk, with same-day registration going up to $25 and $15. Registration fees include an event T-shirt, goodie bag and a post-race celebration featuring food, drinks, music and awards. A special memory lap will allow Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones to participate together in a meaningful way. There is no cost for the memory lap.

Participants and teams can sign up at the Niceville Miles of Memories website or pick up registration forms at Superior Residences and Covenant Hospice branch offices in Crestview (4100 S. Ferdon Blvd.) and Fort Walton Beach (220 Eglin Parkway NE).

Online registration closes at 8 a.m. Nov. 8. Advance race packet pickup will be from 4-6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Helen Back Again in Niceville or packets can be picked up beginning at 7 a.m. on race day.

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