Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Help River Ridge High Programs Restore Historic Florida Communities

Who: River Ridge High School Air Force Junior ROTC and National Honor Society, and Florida communities that were devastated by Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew

What: The Royal Relief Race fundraiser for the Cedar key and Flagler Beach communities

When: 7:30 a.m., Saturday, April 1, 2017

Where: Crews Lake Wilderness Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive in Spring Hill

Why: To help raise money in support of families from Cedar Key and Flagler Beach, two historic Florida communities that were devastated last year by Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew.

How: River Ridge High’s Air Force Junior ROTC and National Honor Society have planned a fun run in the wilderness. Proceeds from the event will go to the families and businesses from the ravaged Cedar Key and Flagler Beach communities, and help repair the millions of dollars in damage. The event features a 1-mile fun run for all ages, and 5K and 10K races for adults and students. Registration prices vary. Donation and sponsorship opportunities also are available. To register, or learn how to donate or become a sponsor, visit https://raceroster.com/events/2017/11846/the-royal-relief-races-10k-5k-1-mile, or contact Zachary Vanlangendonck — president, RRHS National Honor Society member, and RRHS AFJROTC vice corps commander — at zac.donck@gmail.com, or Connor Beckman — vice president, RRHS National Honor Society member, and RRHS AFJROTC executive officer — at connorbeckman0505@gmail.com. Runners must register by March 15 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Parking for the event is $2.