Shannon O'Brien, second among the 20-somethings, follows the course through the oak-shaded streets of Hideaway Country Club. Approximately 150 turned out Saturday morning for the first running of the Kiwanis Family 5k run at Tigertail Beach. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
They called it the “Family 5k.” The footrace organized by the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island on Saturday morning was designed to be family-friendly. Starting and ending at the county’s Tigertail Beach Park, and running through the uncluttered, tree-shaded streets of Hideaway Beach, the event attracted a significant number of moms pushing high-tech roadworthy running strollers, as well as young kids completing the course on their scooters.
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