The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) and Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources are hosting a Free Family 5K Walk/Run event on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road in Sarasota

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DOH-Sarasota joins Sarasota County in Hosting Free Family 5K Walk/Run
Siesta Beach on Sept. 26
SARASOTA COUNTY – The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) and Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources are hosting a Free Family 5K Walk/Run event on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road in Sarasota. Participants should meet at the Sea Turtle Pavilion at Siesta Beach. The race begins promptly at 8 a.m., rain or shine.
The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about Florida’s Healthiest Weight Initiative and the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight through regular physical activity. This event is part of the Florida Inaugural 5K Walk/Run events celebrating World Heart Day taking place in all 67 Florida counties on Sept. 26. Family Health & Fitness Day USA® is also observed that day.
All fitness levels welcome. This free event is designed for the whole family to enjoy. Heart healthy snacks and goody bags to include Tobacco Free Florida water bottles will be available following the event. For more information, visit www.sarasotahealth.org or call 941-861-2969.
About the Florida Department of Health
DOH-Sarasota is part the Department’s statewide network of county health departments working to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.
Follow us on Twitter at @HealthyFla and on Facebook For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.
For more information, visit www.sarasotahealth.org or call 941-861-2900.
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