‘5K For Kids’ At Okeeheelee Park May 18

Wellington Jewish Center and the Rotary Club of West Palm Beach invite all community members to sign up for their “5K for the Kids Walk-a-thon” on Sunday, May 18 at Okeeheelee Park. Participants can register online at www.5k4kids.dojiggy.com.

The walk-a-thon, sponsored by Club Fit of the Palm Beaches, will benefit the Children’s Hospital at Palms West. Registration for the event is $25. The registration fee is waived for walkers who raise $150 or more. All participants will receive water supplied by Nestle and an event T-shirt.

The walk-a-thon starts at 8 a.m., and the run-a-thon begins at 9 a.m., with participant registration beginning at 7 a.m. Sign up is at the Alligator Pavilion. Various viewing stations and tents will be set up along the path for supporters to watch and sponsors to distribute water and other items.

Following the event, participants are invited to a lunch and awards ceremony at noon, followed by a warrior class and boot camp presented by Club Fit of the Palm Beaches.

There will be rides and a bounce house for children during the entire event. Prizes will be awarded for the most pledges raised, first to cross the finish line and most enthusiastic walker.

For more information, or to register or donate online, visit www.5k4kids.dojiggy.com.