Cape Coral school students will be the big winners as Achieva Credit Union's second annual Coconut Run 5K and Kids Run helps to kick off the Coconut Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12. The 5K and Kids runs will help raise money that will go straight to Cape Coral classrooms.
Runners will follow a two loop course right through the festival grounds at the Sun Splash Family Waterpark and celebrate crossing the finish line with a festive luau. Registration is now open and includes entry for two into the Coconut Festival and a Dri-Fit shirt or hat . Proceeds will benefit local Cape Coral Schools through the Achieva Foundation, a 501(c)(3) Corporation.
* Coconut Run 5K and Kids Run; 7:30 a.m. Registration fees: 5K (Ages 18+); $25, (Ages 17 and under) $15
* Kids Run (1/2 mile or 1 mile), 8:15 a.m.; $10
Registrants will receive a free Dri-Fit commemorative shirt or hat and free entry for 2 to the Coconut Festival (on Saturday or Sunday) for 5k runners. As an added bonus, participants will have access to the Coconut Festival concert and fireworks on Saturday night.
Sun Splash Family Waterpark is at 400 Santa Barbara Boulevard.