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Memorial walk/run to help raise money for families of Sebring bank shooting victims

Posted at 12:49 PM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 12:24:16-05

On Jan. 23, five women were killed at the SunTrust Bank in Sebring during a shooting.

Now Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast is organizing a 5k memorial walk/run in remembrance of those lost in the tragedy.

The registration fee is $10 but children 10 and under are free. All moey raised from the event will be donated to the families of the five victims.

The walk/run is on March 24 from 8 a.m. to noon at Highlands Hammock State Park located at 5931 Hammock Rd. in Sebring.

Check-in and onsite registration begins at 7 a.m.

You can also register in person at AmeriLife of Polk County, LLC at 115 US Hwy 27 N. in Sebring or at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast at 366 N. Fernleaf Ave. in Sebring.

You can register over the phone at (863) 386-9191 or (863) 402-9001.

The first 150 people to register will receive a #SebringStrong t-shirt.