|Published:||Aug 31, 2013 9:50 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 31, 2013 9:50 AM EDT|
NAPLES, Fla.- Hundreds of runners laced up their sneakers early Saturday morning for a 5K to benefit the Collier County Sheriff's Office Project Lifesaver program.
Project Lifesaver is a nationwide program that uses wristband transmitters to help locate children and adults with medical or disabling conditions that may cause them to wander away. On average it takes 30 minutes to locate a person using the tracking equipment.
The race began at 7:30 this morning.
The event is being coordinated by Gulf Coast Runners, Road Runners Club of America and sponsored by the Naples Pilot Foundation.
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