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The Royal Run 5K & 1 Mile Walk
September 16th - Inverness, FL

Join us for the inaugural Phil Royal Legacy Foundation "Royal Run 5K" on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Proceeds of the race go to benefit Citrus County's Children's Advocacy Center, Jessie's Place. Previously the Beat the Sheriff 5k, started by Sheriff Jeff Dawsy in 1997. Following the unfortunate passing of Sheriff Candidate Phil Royal, Sheriff Dawsy agreed to pass the torch to the Legacy Foundation to insure this event would continue. Sheriff Prendergast has graciously pledged his continuing support for this worthwhile event and we appreciate all the members of the Sheriff's Office who are staying on to help and volunteer.

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The Seven River's Regional
Kings Bay 5K & 1 Mile Walk

November 4th - Crystal River, FL

This is a beautiful course through scenic Crystal River, Florida. Choose from a 5K Run or 1M Walk The course is entirely on asphalt and completely flat. After the race, stay downtown and enjoy the Stone Crab Jam! All Proceed to Benefit the Citrus County Education Foundation.

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Water Safe Citrus 10K / 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk
November 18th - Inverness, FL

Water Safe Citrus is a Run / Walk, benefiting Cayla's Coats, that Starts/Finishes at the Citrus High School Stadium and runs through the streets of Inverness, FL. There are 3 distances to choose from (10K, 5K, & 1 Mile) so this is a family friendly event that is open to all ages. Cayla's Coats is a volunteer only organization, which allows all of our donations to directly impact the members of our community. Cayla's Coats was started in memory of Cayla Barnes who tragically lost her life at the age of 20 months due to a drowning. It has become Cayla's Coats mission to provide water safety education, swim lesson scholarships, life jackets, and coats to children and adults within Citrus County. Drowning doesn't discriminate and can happen to anyone in the blink of an eye. Our goal is to be Water Safe Citrus and have not one more drowning. We will be using this event as our main fundraiser to help fund our distribution of Life Jackets, coats, educational materials, and our life jacket loaner stations that we have a vision of having placed throughout the county.

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The Ocala Half-Marathon, & 5K
January 14th - Paddock Mall, Ocala, FL

Considered one of the most scenic half marathons in the country. The Ocala Half Marathon will take you through the breath-taking course of Ocala's Horse Country. Join us for one of two distances on Sunday - 13.1 Half or 5K. The Ocala Marathon committee has regretably ended the Full Marathon Distance in 2018. Free Race Photos, courtesy of the Citrus Road Runners Club, Awesome Awards and Shirts, as well as Race Pacers from Beast Pacing make this an event you won't want to miss.

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