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3rd Annual Run for Treasure

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Almost 300 runners participated in either a half marathon, a 10k, or a 5k. Some runner even dressed to the theme in pirate gear.

For the kids, there were treasure chests full of prizes and adults were encouraged to run for whatever their treasure might be, like their health orr just for fun.

All of the proceeds from the event goes to the Girls inc. of Bay County.

Executive Director Tammy dDunaway says, this is one of their two main fundraiser's they do each year.

"Financially, we depend on the success of this run," said Dunaway. "Beyond that the community support through volunteerism, through people coming and running.. It means the world to us. We put all of our efforts into making this a fantastic run for our runners for our community."

Girls inc has been hosting a half marathon race similar to this one for the past six years in a row.

When the Pirate Festival was introduced to Panama City Beach in 2010, they joined forces to create the Run for Treasure.