Charles Richardson will arrive at honeymoon Island Florida on Monday, December 23, completing his 205 mile journey running across the state of Florida to raise awareness for Florida’s freshwater springs, environmental sustainability and the need to protect Florida’s environment.
Over seven days, runner Charles Richardson, his friends and supporters, have completed over one marathon per day between the following natural springs of Florida: DeLeon Springs, Juniper Springs, Silver Springs in Ocala, the Rainbow River, Homosassa Springs, and Honeymoon Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
The 7in7 Challenge began December 17 and will finish December 23, 2019.
The 7in7 Challenge is intended to increase public awareness of the need to sustain Florida’s natural resources, including its precious, naturally-occurring freshwater springs.
The route began Day One with a 33.1 mile run from Daytona Beach to DeLeon Springs; Day Two was a 26.8 mile run from DeLeon Springs to Juniper Springs; Day Three was a 22.3 mile run from Juniper Springs to Silver Springs in Ocala; Day Four is a 33.6 mile run from Silver Springs to the Rainbow River; Day Five is a 26.4 mile run from the Rainbow River to Homosassa Springs; Day 6 is a 31.8 mile run from Homosassa Springs to SunWest Park in Hudson and Day Seven is a 31.5 mile run from SunWest Park to Honeymoon Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, near Clearwater.
Charles Richardson is a high school graduate from Wellington High School in Palm Beach County, Florida. He has recently been admitted to study Computer Science at the University of Florida in Gainesville with a minor in Environmental Sustainability.
Links to press interviews
Newspaper Release – Wellington Town Crier
TV Release #1 – West Palm Beach TV Channel 5
TV Release #2 – Tampa/Saint Petersburg Channel 10
TV Release #3 – West Palm Beach CBS Channel 12
Social Media Platforms
Instagram – CatchingCharles
YouTube – Charles Richardson
Facebook – Charles Richardson
Strava – Charles Richardson
Snapchat – charlieforward9
Charles’ website detailing the 7in7 Marathon Challenge is located at https://sites.google.com/view/7in7/the-course