Runners crowded the start line for the Run for the Health of It 5k/8k March 8 in Fort Walton Beach to benefit the White-Wilson Community Foundation. The non-profit uses the funds to provide healthcare services and education in the local community.
This was the first year the race offered the 8k distance option for runners in addition to the traditional 5k. Martin Novak of Fort Walton Beach was the first runner to finish the 5k course in a time of 17:22.
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