Betty Griffin Center Run for Peace
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 8:00 a.m. at St. Johns County Ocean Pier
The 6th Annual Betty Griffin Center Run for Peace will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The race is open to people of all ages, with both runners and walkers welcome. The race begins and ends at the St. Augustine Beach Pier.
The mission of the Betty Griffin Center is to end domestic and sexual violence, and 100 percent of the proceeds from this event goes to helping victims in St. Johns County.
The USA T&F-certified course goes through St. Augustine Beach neighborhoods, along A1A with its scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean, and ends up back at the pier. There are water stations at the 1- and 2-mile marks for runners and walkers, and at the finish line.
Awards are given to the top three finishers in various age groups and the overall first place male and female winners are awarded a prize. There are also awards and prizes for the individual and team who raises the most money for the Betty Griffin Center. This family-friendly run will help raise awareness and funds for a great local cause.
Registration: Registration fees for adults and children vary depending on when they are purchased. Visit here for details and to register for the race. Pre-registered runners can pick up their packets at the Betty Griffin Center Thrift Shoppe (1961 A1A South, St. Augustine 32080) on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Packets can also be picked up on the day of the race at 6:30 a.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier near the start/finish line.
When: Race Day is Saturday, April 13, 2019, beginning at 6:30 a.m.
Where: St. Augustine Beach Pier Park located at 350 A1A Beach Blvd. St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080.
Parking: Parking is limited at the pier, but participants can also park along Pope Road, 16th Street, or in any of the public lots along A1A. Those who live close can also ride their bikes or walk to the pier.
Betty Griffin Center offers protection and quality services for victims of domestic violence and their minor children and/or victims of Sexual Assault and their families of St. Johns County, FL, through operation of a shelter that offers assistance, counseling, and transitional support.
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