Malibu Rum Hemingway 5K Sunset Run and Lazy Dog Paddle Board Race
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Paddle Board Race 6:00pm Sunset Run 7:30pm
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KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Runners and paddleboard enthusiasts can test their skills and celebrate Ernest Hemingway’s sporting lifestyle during the Hemingway 5k Sunset Run and Paddleboard Race set for Saturday, July 19.
The challenges are part of the annual Hemingway Days festival that commemorates the life and work of the author who lived in Key West throughout the 1930s. The Lazy Dog Paddleboard Race is to kick off at 6 p.m. at the island city’s Southernmost Beach, 1405 Duval St. on the Atlantic Ocean. Competitors are tasked with paddling a 3-mile ocean course before finishing back at the beach. The 5k run is to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Southernmost Point in the continental United States, located overlooking the ocean at Whitehead and South streets. The fast, flat 3.1-mile course takes runners through picturesque Old Town Key West past landmarks including the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum. There is a walking division as well.
A registration booth is to be open 3-7 p.m. race day at the Southernmost Hotel, 1319 Duval Street. Race packets can be picked up there. Interested participants can register online at www.active.com. Download registration forms or picked up at local hotels and fitness centers. A finisher Medal will be given all to participants in the 5K and Paddle Board Race. Price Includes Fully sublimated Race shirts, beer, food, raffles and more!
Call Lazy Dog Outfitters at 305-295-9898 to rent Paddleboards $20.00 Delivery to Race Start
and Return by Lazy Dog!