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April 8, 2003

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The 4th Annual "Race for Justice" is set for this Saturday (April 12) in downtown Fort Walton Beach. The event begins at 8:00 o'clock Saturday morning at the Landing on Brooks Street. Runners will competing for first, second, and third place mens and womens awards in several age groups. A separate non-competitive division will accommodate those who prefer to walk the 5 kilometer route.

Registration for walkers and runners is $18 in advance or $20 on the morning of the race. Event-day registration will be held from 7:00 until 7:45 Saturday morning.

All proceeds will benefit victims of crime in Okaloosa County. The "Race for Justice" is presented each year during National Crime Victims Rights Week by the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

Registration forms are available at most offices of the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, or call Mary Rominger at 651-7438 for more information.


for more information contact Rick Hord, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7420