LuLu’s Gulf Shores presents the 35th Annual Doc’s Hot Trot for ARC 5K run/walk and 1-mile run.
GULF SHORES, Ala. — It will be smoking hot in Gulf Shores on Saturday, June 17 as LuLu’s Gulf Shores presents the 35th Annual Doc’s Hot Trot for ARC 5K run/walk and 1-mile run.
The event, which could be one of the oldest continuous running events in Baldwin County, is a fundraiser for the Robertsdale Rotary Club and all proceeds benefit ARC of Baldwin County, said Bryan Chandler, one of the event’s organizers.
“Last year’s event raised nearly $10,000 and we’re expecting over 400 runners to participate again this year,” Chandler said. “We’re looking forward to another great event and we are so thankful to LuLu’s and all of the volunteers that make this event possible.”
The annual event will start Saturday at 7:30 a.m., at LuLu’s in Gulf Shores. Packet pick-up and preregistration will be held is Friday, June 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. at LuLu’s. Day of race registration and packet pick-up is 6 a.m.
You can register online by going to active.com. Race-day registration is $25. Stay and enjoy the post-race festivities that will include food, beverages, live music and fun at LuLu’s. Registration forms are also available at LuLuBuffett.com.
Door prizes will include a grand prize drawing for a vacation getaway, three days/two nights in a two-bedroom furnished condo at The Plantation in Gulf Shores, courtesy of Mandoki Hospitality, Gulf Shores.
Additional sponsors for the event include Gulf Coast Office Supplies (finish line sponsor); South Baldwin Regional Medical Center; Alfa Insurance – agent Carl Davis; Greer’s CashSaver CostPlus; Furniture City; United Bank; Bryant Bank; Citizens Bank; D&S Produce; Coca Cola Bottling Co., Robertsdale; Baldwin EMC; BHHS Cooper & Co. Realtors – agent Cheryl C. Russell; Professional Land Title; Heart Group of the Eastern Shore; Stastka Insurance; Advantage Business Solutions and STM Management.
The course is flat, quick and certified. Awards will be given for various age groups and divisions. Awards this year will include medals, hand-made by kindergarten through second grade students at Gulf Shores Elementary School.
For more information visit the Robertsdale Rotary Club website at RobertsdaleRotary.com.