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2010 Run Wild for the Environment in Fort Lauderdale

Register for the 2010 Run/Walk Wild Event and have a tree planted in your name. The Kids Ecology Corps has pledged to plant a tree for each person who registers for the 2010 Run/Walk Wild for the Environment Event November 21st in Snyder Park, Fort Lauderdale. Trees planted so far, 50, be number 51!

Mix 1 Life will be at the Walk/Run providing free drinks for everyone. If you are participating you will receive a free reusable water bottle or a Kids Ecology Corps T-Shirt. The Kids Ecology Corps also encourages registering as a “Green Team”.

Date and Time of Event:

Sunday, November 21, 2010

5K Walk/Run (All ages) Begins @ 8:00 am  3.1 miles  USATF Certified

Youth 1K Walk/Run (Ages 7 to 14) Begins @ 9:00 am  Timed

Toddler Trot (Ages 6 and under) Begins @ 9:30 am

Location: Snyder Park, 3299 Southwest 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Just north of the Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport) Directions: From I-95 take Exit 25, SR 84 East/Marina Mile: Go approximately 2 miles: Turn right on SW 4th. Street; Go 1 mile and the entrance to Snyder Park will be on the right hand side of the road, follow event signs.

Description of the Event: Run Wild for the Environment at Snyder Park in support of the Kids Ecology Corps will be a wild good time!  Run the 5K and then hang out for breakfast and plant a tree in Snyder Park.

Entry Fees: 5K Run / Walk (Adult) – $30.00

5K Run / Walk (Youth – Age 17 and Under) – $20.00

1K Youth Run / Walk (Youth Age 7 to 14) – $10.00

Toddler Tot – Free, you do not need to pre-register for the Toddler Tot

A $5 surcharge will be applied to the above prices if you wait to register until raceday.

Chip timing: The 5K Run and 1K Youth Run will be professionally chip timed by AccuChipUSA, Inc.

Awards: 5K Run – Top Three overall Male/Female; Top Masters Male/Female and Top Three Male/Female in each Age Division.    Kids – Participation awards for all kids.

Age Group Categories: 5K Run- Age 10-14, 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.   Kids Run- Age 7-8, Age 9-10, Age 11-12 and then Age 13-14.

Commemorative T-shirts: Included in the price.

Race Hotline: (

Event Organizer’s Website:

Close Date For On-line Registration: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 @ 2:00 PM

To register a “Green Team” click here.

To learn more about the Kids Ecology Corps or to volunteer, call or email: kec

If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Stacie Panton at or email:

About Valerie J. Amor:
As an architectural consultant, LEED AP, LEED certification reviewer, real estate broker and AIA associate, Valerie J. Amor is dynamically engaged in sustainability and issues regarding the built environment. Actively participating in several local, county and national organizations and committees focused on sustainability issues, she is also owner/principal of Drawing Conclusions and founder/president of Green Collar Connection, companies engaged in sustainable design, real estate development, green job training and research. Knowledgeable and well connected she brings you timely and thoughtful articles. Reach her at .

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Posted by Valerie J. Amor on Nov 8 2010. Filed under Broward County, Emerging Green, Fort Lauderdale, Local news. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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