Success at the 1st Annual Run for the Everglades

Success at the 1st Annual Run for the Everglades

Success at the 1st Annual Run for the Everglades

Under the bright Florida sun, the American Heritage community came together at Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park for a memorable event that wasn't just about running — it was about camaraderie, environmental stewardship, and making a difference. The 1st Annual Run for the Everglades, hosted by American Heritage Schools, exceeded all expectations, leaving participants with a sense of fulfillment and pride.

The event had over 250 attendees from both campuses, all eager to lace up their running shoes and hit the course. From seasoned runners to families enjoying a morning of fitness and fun, there was a sense of excitement as participants gathered to support the Everglades Foundation's efforts through science, advocacy, and education.

Success at the 1st Annual Run for the Everglades

The event was about more than just crossing the finish line; it was also about rallying together for a cause that transcends individual achievement. Participating in the 5k run showed commitment to the restoration and protection of America's precious Everglades by supporting the Everglades Foundation's vital mission.

As participants made their way through the scenic course, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Everglades, they were reminded of the importance of preserving this unique ecosystem for future generations. Each step meant a healthier, more sustainable environment and a meaningful opportunity to make a difference.

The success of the 1st Annual Run for the Everglades wouldn't have been possible without the generous support of sponsors and participants alike. From Panther Pacesetter to Anhinga Ambassador, sponsors at every level played a crucial role in making the event a success, demonstrating their commitment to environmental conservation and community engagement.

A heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported the 1st Annual Run for the Everglades and to Ms. Leslee Hoepner-Scruggs, science teacher at American Heritage Schools, Palm Beach Campus, for making this dream a reality. With the continued support of the community, we are confident that we can make an even greater impact in the years to come, ensuring a brighter future for the Everglades and all who call it home.