Successful fundraiser and race results for 6th Annual Jail Break 5K to benefit INK!

INK! (Investing in Kids) and Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine held a festive event during this year's 6th Annual Jail Break 5K run and walk fundraiser. Race day on Saturday, October 30 began at The Old Jail Museum.
By: INK! (Investing in Kids)
 
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Nov. 2, 2021 - PRLog -- INK! (Investing in Kids) and Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine held a festive event during this year's 6th Annual Jail Break 5K run and walk fundraiser. Race day on October 30 began at The Old Jail Museum in St. Augustine, Fla.

There were 462 runners registered and 447 finishers. The race included family-friendly entertainment for "jailbreakers" who planned their escape from the 130-year-old historic Old Jail venue and ran through picturesque, historic areas of St. Augustine, and scenic ocean, river, and Intracoastal Waterway views. Old Town Trolley Tours provided runners and on-lookers with shuttle transportation. The event is a 5K USA Track & Field (USATF) Certified Course # FL17069TY.

Top race winners included Andy Nicol from St. Augustine, 61 years old, as Overall Male Champion at a time of 19:17. Annabella Fernandez of Ponte Vedra, Fla., 46 years old, was the Overall Female Champion with a finish time of 22:08. The youngest runners competing and finishing the course with best times include Jack Pies, age nine, of Saint Johns, Fla. at 26:32.  Marina Rafols, age nine, from Elkton, Fla. ran the course at her best time of 37:34.

The race featured a Halloween costume contest sponsored by Ghosts and Gravestones.
Lindsay Kozlowski of St. Augustine took home first place in the costume contest and a $500 cash prize for completing the race dressed as a dinosaur keeper pushing a wheelbarrow and shovel. H. Bozard, age seven of St. Augustine, who ran the race with his mother, Stephanie Bozard, won second place for his Mandalorian costume. Taking third place in the costume contest was Rachael McGrath of Daytona Beach, Fla. portraying a Lady Pirate.

Proceeds from the race will be donated to benefit the innovative programs and classroom resources at INK! which promotes academic success for all St. Johns County public school students and teachers.

INK! (Investing in Kids) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and leads education efforts to directly benefit the educators and students of St. Johns County public schools. Since 1994, INK! (Investing in Kids) has led the effort to cultivate academic success for students and teachers through funding, teacher enrichment, classroom initiatives, and community inspiration. For more information about the race and nonprofit, visit the website at wwwink-stjohns.org.  Contact Donna Lueders, INK! Executive Director at 904-547-7120 or email Donna.Lueders@stjohns.k12.fl.us. Visit the website at https://ink-stjohns.org/.

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904-547-7120
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