7th Annual Run/Walk for Education 5K


Event Date

Sat, Jan 17, 2015


West Palm Beach, FL

About This Activity

Description:  The Abi Kattel Memorial Foundation is a charity not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization to support education & perform charity. It has partnered with other charitable organizations, YMCA, Florida Nepal Association, and St. Ann Place (a homeless left). The funds raised are used 100% for helping others.

This charity foundation is a spin off of a tragedy to the Kattel family when 22 year old Abi Kattel suddenly died. Your support to this organization in any shape or form will go a long way to the benefit of children and young adults in their learning life.

So far, the Foundation has awarded 9 college scholarships and sent 19 kids for day camps at YMCA; annually, it feeds 200+ homeless people & conducts two blood drives.

For more details about the Foundation, please visit: www.abikattelfoundation.org

Event details and schedule

The ‘Run/walk for Education’ 5K will be managed and timed by professional run managers. A certified 5-K trail starts and ends near the Micanopy  Pavilion in Okeeheelee Park. The Park is on north side of Forest Hill Blvd entering at the Eshelman Trail (Okeeheelee Park) light.

From East: Go West on Forest Hill Boulevard 6 miles from I-95; 1.19 miles west of Jog Road. Turn right to enter the Park at the second light (Eshleman Trail). From West: Go East on Forest Hill Blvd.; the first light (Eshelman Tr) after the Florida Turnpike bridge; 2.39 miles from US 441/SR7.
Once in the park, drive 3/4 mile; turn left and go toward the Micanopy pavilion; parking along street or parking on the grass (overflow parking). There are abundant parking spots and overflow grass parking.

6:30 am – Event-day/walk-in Registration will begin.

8:00 am – Race/Walk Starts sharply at 8:00 am

It is a paved certified trail.

Breakfast: Light breakfast of bagels, donuts, fruits, juice and water will be provided.

Also visit: www.abikattelfoundation.org

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