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Live Like Jake 5K
April 29 @ 6:15 am - 9:00 am
Live Like Jake Announces Return to Abacoa for9th Annual Live Like Jake 5K on April 29 Popular race raises funds for Infant Self-Rescue swim lessons and more
Jupiter, FL (February 14, 2023) – Live Like Jake, the local foundation created in the memory of Jake Roarke Morrison, is pleased to announce it will hold its signature event, the Live Like Jake 5K once more in downtown Abacoa, Jupiter, on April 29. Registration is now open online at raceentry.com/live-like-jake-5k-runwalk/race-information.
“We were so happy to have been at beautiful Riverbend Park these past two years while observing safety protocols,” says Live Like Jake founder Keri Morrison. “However, due to the popularity of the race, we are once more returning to our original location in Abacoa, which allows more runners and their families to participate in this life-saving event.”
The Live Like Jake 5K starts at 7:30 a.m. with registration beginning at 6:15 a.m. Awards ceremony to follow will include additional awards for the largest school, gym and overall teams, alongside traditional finishing time categories. The event includes a kids’ zone with children’s activities and music provided by Supreme Events. One of the most popular events in the racing community, the fun-filled day raises funds to provide scholarships for ISR self-rescue swim lessons. The first $10,000 of donations raised will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor. All donations received this year will provide children with critical care needs grants for treatments not covered by insurance.
Following the 2013 tragic drowning of their 2-year-old son, Keri Morrison and her husband Roarke created the Live Like Jake Foundation to raise awareness for childhood drowning prevention. Partnering with other drowning prevention agencies and instructors, supporting other families who have experienced the same loss, and connecting with their community, the Foundation has been able to provide thousands of ISR scholarships and recently celebrated its second year operating northern Palm Beach County’s only indoor, heated pool dedicated to teaching ISR self-rescue swim lessons year round.
Registration for the 9th Annual Live Like Jake 5K is $40 and includes a high-performance race shirt, tank top or hat; swag bag; and custom finisher medal. Discounts are available for first responders, military, swim instructors and runners under age 18. For information about future events, scholarships, or the Foundation, please visit www.livelikejake.org or call 561.316.4924.
About The Live Like Jake Foundation