FCNI’s 5th Annual Miracle Miles
for Kids 10K Walk/Run will take place on Saturday May 10th, 2008.
Please check the
Miles for kids website to verify time, date and location.
The 10K (6.2 miles) race course runs along the water’s edge from
Morro Rock to the Cayucos Pier, one of the most beautiful stretches
of beach in California. When participants cross the finish line,
they will be treated to a post-race party with live music by Rhodes,
a BBQ lunch, a vendor fair, children’s activities and an award
ceremony. In addition, every walker/runner will receive a souvenir
bag and a Miracle Miles commemorative t-shirt! The event truly has
something for everyone—from the serious athlete to moms and dads
looking for something the whole family can enjoy. The race begins at
8:30 am, with the post-race celebration running from 9:00--12:30 pm.
All are welcome to attend one or both portions of this exciting
Event Day Schedule:
6:00 am – Walk up registration opens
8:30 am – Race begins
9:00 am – Post-race Celebration begins
9:30 am – Lunch is available
10:15 am – Award Ceremony
10:30 am – Shuttles to Morro Bay begin
To be announced
Enjoy but be Careful!
Miracle Miles for Kids is run on a scenic 6.2 mile stretch of flat
beach. The tide is low and the sand compact with kilometer and mile
markers to help measure progress. Depending on the season’s
rainfall, the course may include several water crossing areas at
which bridges are provided for those who wish to keep their feet
dry. If participants become dehydrated, sustain an injury or just
need a break, they can take advantage of the mid-course Water/First
Please be mindful that there is a rocky point to cross 2.5 miles
into the course. Follow the cones for the safest and quickest route.
There will be spotters available to help guide participants through
this brief piece of the course.
The Family Care Network, Inc. is partnering with the State of
California in an effort to preserve the beauty of our beaches and
protect the Snowy Plover Bird. This endangered bird makes its home
on the Central Coast beaches. To help in this effort, please adhere
to the following requirements while participating in this event:
1. Please do not bring dogs or kites to the event as they are not
allowed on State Park beaches.
2. Please stay clear of the soft sand area and sand dunes located on
the right side of the course as this is where Snow Plovers make
3. Please do not leave trash, water bottles, etc. on the beach at
For more information visit the
Miles for kids website.
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