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17th Annual Riverwalk Run

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  • About This Activity
    Join the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale as we run or walk along the New River and the historic neighborhood of Rio Vista during the 17th annual Riverwalk Run! Join us afterwards for a light brunch and kids acitivities. This amazing race experience supports the Junior League’s efforts to raise funds for important community causes such as Human Trafficking Awareness, Transiting Independent Living for Foster Care Adolescents, Childhood Fitness and Nutrition, and more! All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale's current projects.

    Event details and schedule
    The 17th annual Riverwalk Run will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8:00am.

    Starting Location
    Riverwalk Run will take place at Huizenga Plaza, located at 32 East Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

    From I-95: Take the Broward Blvd Exit. Go East on Broward Blvd. Turn right onto Andrews Avenue. Turn Left onto East Las Olas Blvd. Huizenga Plaza is on the right. From US-1: Turn West onto Broward Blvd. Turn left onto Andrews Avenue. Turn Left onto East Las Olas Blvd. Huizenga Plaza is on the right.

    Start Times & More
    6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. – Race Check In, Packet Pick Up & Race Registration
    8:00 a.m. – Race Starts for 5M and 5K Run/Walk
    9:15 a.m. – Kids’ Fun Run starts
    9:30 a.m. – Brunch begins for all Riverwalk Run participants and volunteers

    Packet Pick Up
    IMPORTANT: Anyone who registers after Sunday, March 26, must pick up their race bibs on race day. Early pick up will not be available to anyone who registers after March 26.

    Early packet pick up will be at Running Wild (2563 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304) during the following times:
    Tuesday, March 28: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 29: 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
    Thursday, March 30: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

    Race day packet pick up: 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. at Huizenga Park Timing and Scoring
    The Riverwalk Run is a timed event. Timing and scoring will be provided by a third-party, accredited organization. More details to come!

    The top finisher in each category will receive an award. More details to come! Overall M/F, Masters M/F, Grand Mas­ters M/F, Wheelchair M/F, Age divisions: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-25 and each ten-year interval thereafter through 80.

    Registration Information
    Online registration is available at! You can register in person at Packet Pick-Up or on the day of the Riverwalk Run beginning at 6:45am. Accepted forms of payment include cash, check, Master Card, Visa and American Express.

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  • Nikkei
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    My name is Nikkei. I enjoy being outdoors. Looking forward to meeting up with like minded... more

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