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PB Road Runners 5K Walk/Run Set for April 18

2009citycenterlogoThe Palm Beach Road Runners and the Palm Beach Cancer Institute are sponsoring the City Center Grand Opening Inaugural 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 18, 2009.dsc_8075-city-hall

Starts and ends at City Center

The event will start at the new West Palm Beach City Center at the corner of Clematis St. and South Dixie Highway. Registration begins at 6 a.m. and the race begins at 7:15 am.

Here is the official brochure and registration form

It has all the information you’ll need for finding the start and finish line, parking and classifications.

Here is a video slide show of the first half of the course

The route passes interesting and sometimes historic buildings in downtown West Palm Beach, then turns to follow Flagler Drive with its view of the Intracoastal Waterway and Palm Beach.

The return follows the same course

Here are maps showing the route

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Overall PBRR 5K Route

PBRR City Center Race photos will be here

Son Matt and PB Road Runners Race Wrangler Scott Maulsby conspired to convince Palm Beach Bike Tours to photograph the Run / Walk and make the photos available by the night of the event (we hope).

Matt is going to shoot the start and finish line and I’m going to roam around looking for people and situations that are interesting.

We got our feet wet with event photography at the Rotary Club Lake Okeechobee Ride last month. It was fun, but the greater numbers will make this a lot bigger challenge.

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