The Annual 5K Fun-Run to benefit our Upper Captiva Fire Department will be held Thursday, December 29, at 9am beginning and ending at Mangos. [Note different date this year.] Beginning Monday, Dec. 26, there will be a registration table set up outside the Fire Station on the corner of Hodgepodge Lane from around 10am until mid-afternoon. Registration is $30 each and you may pick up your Fun-Run tee shirt when you register.
PICTURES AND UPDATES FROM THE 2014 UCFRD FUN RUN/WALK
Runners Ready for 2014 Race
Mejias with Youngest Finisher at 3mo.
Bob Oldest Race finisher at 90yr.
The second annual UCFRD Fun-Run was held December 31, 2014, at 9AM, organized by Tom Jenkins with a lot of support from volunteers. The race began at the corner of Rum Rd. & Bartlett Pky. this year. The supporting sponsors were The Pat & Laura Murphy Family, Barnacle's Waterfront Dining, Beach Vacation 4 Me, Boats and Fun, Bob & Annie's Boatyard, North Captiva Island Club, North Captiva Marina Association, Island Golf Cart, Newbold Advisors, Safety Harbor Club, SHC Over the Waterfront Restaurant, Pineland Marina, Island Girl Charters, Resort Properties Internationale, Team Davenport, Upper Captiva Civic Association, and Martial Arts University. There were an overwhelming 268 runners and walkers who each paid $25 (some donated more) to participate and receive a custom-designed tee-shirt and medallion. The $15,000 profit from the race went to fund equipment for Advanced Life Support. The 2014 leaders were:
Men's Race: Gold, 19:021, Jarod Hasson, Columbus, OH Silver, 19:422, Joe Lennarz, Los Angeles, CA Bronze, 20:133, Sean Trahan, Charlotte, NC
Women's Race: Gold, 21:281, Kate Mason, Bethesda, MD Silver, 21:322, Julieta Menendez, Washington, DC Bronze, 23L063, Jacie Jawaski, Minnesota