City News

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Riverwalk Run 5K registration is underway

Riverwalk Run

Runners to your marks! Get set! Go!
It is time to register for the Riverwalk Run 5K 2015, which runs through historic downtown Milton, Fla., at 6 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 3.
This certified 5K (3.1 miles) course afternoon run will offer the chance for three lucky people to win $250.
Two of the $250 prizes will be if a man or woman breaks the course record.
The men’s records stands at 15:46 and was set by Nate Crum in 2011. Crum had recently moved to Milton and served aboard NAS Whiting Field. He was a late entry for the race after he saw the registration sheet while paying his utility deposit.
The women’s record is held by Milton High School teacher Susan Smith. Smith, an avid 5K competitor in the area and region, set the women’s mark of 20:12 back in 2013.
The third way to win doesn’t matter how fast or slow you complete the course. The ticket to win $250 is your bib number, but you do have to be present after the race is concluded and the awards are presented.
One runner, walker, or wheelchair participant will have their bib number randomly drawn at the awards ceremony after the race and will win $250.
“Regardless of skill level, we want to make sure everyone has an opportunity to win,” said Kyle Kemp, the Riverwalk Run 5K Race Director and Event Coordinator for the City of Milton Parks Department.
You not only have to participate; you must register as well.
Registration for the Riverwalk Run 5K this year is being done online at through Sept. 28. The fee is $20 online, which includes a shirt. Please be reminded that no paper forms will be accepted, so please do not mail-in your registration/payment.
If you register for the Riverwalk Run 5K online after July 31 the registration fee will increase to $25, which includes a race shirt.
On or after Sept. 29, if you wish sign up you must sign up at a package pickup site, which will be announced at a later date.
Registration fee includes a T-shirt and race bag to the first 500 people to pick up their packet, as well as post-race refreshments.
Race day registration is $25 at the Riverwalk Pavilion on S. Willing St. next to the Santa Rosa County Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, but shirts at this time will not be guaranteed. All participants registered by Sept. 4 are guaranteed Milton Riverwalk Run 5K T-shirt.
Strollers are welcome in the Riverwalk Run 5K, but there may be some areas along the course that are difficult to get through with one, especially being the section along the Riverwalk Boardwalk which can be a little bumpy and narrow at the entrance and exit.
For more information on the Milton Riverwalk Run 5K you can go online at or contact the Milton Parks and Recreation Department at 983-5466.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in City News


Purchase of 5360 Broad Street

Posted on: March 15, 2018

Multi-Modal Connector Resolution 1424-18

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Wind sign display permits

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Russell Harber Boat Launch to be renamed

Posted on: February 15, 2018

Standing Committee Assignments 2018

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Feral Cat Program to be developed

Posted on: December 14, 2017

2018 Sanitation Schedule

Posted on: December 4, 2017

Milton Gold Star Walk

Posted on: November 27, 2017

Holiday Committee to be formed

Posted on: November 27, 2017

2018 Holiday Schedule for City of Milton

Posted on: October 24, 2017

Adoption of Budget for 2017/2018 passed

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Completion of 2nd reading of ordinances

Posted on: September 22, 2017

Historic Preservation Board vacancies

Posted on: September 7, 2017

City to apply for Job Growth Grant

Posted on: August 15, 2017

Historic District Tour Grant

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Beautification project to expand

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Star Hill Resurfacing and Curbing

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Riverwalk Market to begin May 19

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Riverwalk public restroom in the works

Posted on: February 2, 2017

Bike racks to be installed in downtown

Posted on: January 20, 2017

Alcohol ordinance had first reading

Posted on: January 13, 2017

2017 Holiday Schedule for City of Milton

Posted on: December 16, 2016

Council recognizes Lewis and Hester

Posted on: December 6, 2016
Retiring Old Glory.jpg

City to hold flag retirement ceremony

Posted on: October 25, 2016

Recycling program to resume Oct. 3, 2016

Posted on: September 30, 2016

Canal St. improvements to go forward

Posted on: October 22, 2015

August events at your area libraries

Posted on: July 29, 2015
Cmdr. Jade Lepke

Lepke to assume command of VT-3

Posted on: July 16, 2015
Arbor Day tree planing photo

Milton Celebrates Arbor Day

Posted on: May 1, 2015
Arbor Day tree planing photo

Milton Celebrates Arbor Day

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Pickleball is growing in Milton

Posted on: February 9, 2015
Doug Sills

Santa Rosa Medical Center Names New CEO

Posted on: February 6, 2015

Digman to Turn Over Command of VT-6

Posted on: February 6, 2015
Graduation image

FSASE giving three $1,200 scholarships

Posted on: February 6, 2015