SARASOTA COUNTY – The annual Kids’ Summer Beach Runs will return to Siesta and Brohard beaches this June. Presented by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, New Balance Sarasota, Sarasota Crew, Sharky’s on the Pier, and Mommy Magazine, the one-mile fun run is an opportunity for kids to participate in healthy activities over the summer.
The Kids’ Summer Beach Runs are offered every week this summer beginning Tuesday, June 5, at Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road, Siesta Key; and Wednesday, June 6, at Brohard Beach, 1600 Harbor Drive, Venice. The free event continues weekly until Aug. 7, at Siesta Beach and Aug. 8, at Brohard Beach.
Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. near the playground at Siesta Beach and near the Venice Fishing Pier at Brohard Beach. Race time for both locations is 6:30 p.m.
Kids who complete four runs receive a free T-shirt. The runs can be completed at either location. All runners receive a ribbon and a free ice pop each time they participate.
For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit www.scgov.net.