Contact: Nicole White, 760-839-4382

Escondido Recreation invites runners and walkers to participate in the 1st Annual Families on Foot 1M/2M  Run/Walk on Saturday, October 23, 2010, in Kit Carson Park.  Proceeds will support health and safety programs for youth through Escondido Recreation and the Escondido Education Foundation.

Bring the whole family out to Kit Carson Park in Escondido and start your Saturday morning on the right foot.  Participants can choose to run/walk a 1 or 2 mile course, improving their health while having fun and supporting Escondido’s youth along the way. This family activity encourages participation of all ages with a FREE Health and Safety expo from 8:30–11:30 a.m.

Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the first event starting at 8:30 a.m.  Participants may register the morning of the event, but if you register before 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, you will receive the discounted price:  $15 for Youth, ages 5-17; $20 for Adults, $60 for Family (4 people); and no fee for ages 4 and under. Register on-line at or call (760) 839-4691.