Miles of Memories to benefit Alzheimer’s Family Services

Special to The Log

Superior Residences of Niceville will present the inaugural “Miles of Memories,” a 5k Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk, at 8 a.m. Nov. 9 at their memory care facility, 2300 N. Partin Drive. All proceeds from the event remain in Okaloosa and Walton Counties to serve families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Early registration is $20 for the 5k run/walk or $10 for the 1-mile walk, with day-of registration going up to $25 and $15. Registration fees include an event T-shirt, goodie bag and a post-race celebration featuring food, drinks, music and awards. A special memory lap will be held to allow Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones to participate together in a meaningful way. There is no cost for the memory lap.

Participants and teams can sign up for the event online at or pick up registration forms at Superior Residences and Covenant Hospice branch offices in both Fort Walton Beach, 220 Eglin Parkway NE, and Crestview, 4100 S. Ferdon Blvd. Online registration closes at 8 a.m. Nov. 8.

Advance race packet pickup will be from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Helen Back Again in Niceville or packets can be picked up beginning at 7 a.m. on race day.