11th Year Expected to Bring More than 10,000 Visitors to South Walton County
Seaside, Florida – March 3, 2012 – The Seaside School Inc., Foundation today opened registration for its annual half marathon and 5K event which will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Presented again by Vera Bradley, the Seaside Race attracts runners from around the country and is one of the signature fundraising events for the Seaside School Inc., an award-winning public charter school in South Walton County. Registration will be limited to 2,800 runners for the half marathon and 900 participants for the 5K. Race organizers are pleased to be working with many sponsors to make this event a success. The events will be held along 30A at Alys Beach and Seaside, Florida.
Registration includes a special Vera Bradley gift, a moisture wicking technical shirt, a goodie bag, and a meal and drinks provided by Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q with live music following the race at the Seaside Amphitheater. All proceeds from the events benefit the Seaside School, Inc.
The race weekend will kick off on March 1, 2013 with a signature event: An Evening for Education Under the Stars at the Caliza Pool in Alys Beach. Events will go through the weekend with a special Expo of exhibits and sponsors on Saturday, March 2 and concluding with the half marathon and 5K Run on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
For more information on the race or how to sponsor, please visit www.seasideschoolhalfmarathon.com and follow us on Facebook. To register, visit http://www.active.com/half-marathon/santa-rosa-beach-fl/seaside-school-half-marathon-and-5k-run-2013.
About Seaside School
Seaside School, Inc. is located in the beautiful coastal town of Seaside, Florida. The Seaside School, also known as the Seaside Neighborhood School, opened its doors in 1996. Seaside School serves students in sixth through ninth grade with a vision to expand to elementary and high school grade levels. Seaside Neighborhood School received the national 2007 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools award by the U.S. Secretary of Education. In 2011, the Seaside School was recognized again for its excellence in education by earning a high performing charter school status from the Florida Department of Education. Along with its high performing status, the Seaside School is ranked third among 583 middle schools in the state of Florida.
About the Seaside School, Inc. Foundation
The Seaside School, Inc. Foundation was established in 2008 to support and benefit the Seaside School, Inc., a public charter school in the Florida panhandle. The foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a board of directors comprised of community and business members, along with educators. One hundred percent of all donations directly benefit the Seaside School, Inc.
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