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Amelia Islander

Ben Byrns Runway Rally

Sep 25, 2017 02:00AM
The 6th annual Ben Byrns 5K Runway Rally Fun Run will be held on January 20, 2018. The event will raise funds to help prevent drug and alcohol abuse among Nassau County youth. The race is held entirely on the taxiways and runways of the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport. The 5K race begins at 9 a.m. with a 1-mile fun run for kids and walkers immediately following.

Participants may register online at or pick up an application at Current Running, 815 South 8th Street. Winners in the male and female categories for best overall and masters (age 40 plus) will receive an aerial tour of Amelia Island sponsored by McGill Aviation. There will also be a silent auction and a special student participation challenge.