Betty Griffin House 5K Run & Walk
Come join us for the Betty Griffin House 5K Run & Walk that is sure to be another success! On Saturday, April 16, 2016, the race begins at 8:00 am at the St. Augustine Beach Pier, leading participants down scenic A1A and along the ocean. Last year 565 participants attended to raise over $27,000.00 for awareness regarding domestic abuse. Awards are given to the top three finishers of various age groups. Cash prizes were given to the first overall male and female winners. For those worried about staying hydrated, fear not, water stations are located every mile for your convenience. The Betty Griffin House is the only organization in St. Augustine that has provided services for victims of domestic abuse for the last 24 years with no cost to the victim. Last year The Betty Griffin House received 1900 calls relating to domestic abuse. All proceeds will go towards helping Betty Griffin House save the lives of domestic abuse victims in St. Johns County. So come out to support these local heroes and help raise money while having fun in the sun.
Our luxurious Victorian style rooms are a perfect way to rest after running in a charity race like the Betty Griffin House 5K Run & Walk. In our beautiful Sapphire room treat yourself to a soak in the claw foot tub complete with a honey maple king size bed. Or relax in our Emerald room Jacuzzi bath and let the sun shine through the beautiful stain glass window. Wake up and enjoy our chef’s choice hot breakfast with coffee and juice served table side every morning. Our onsite parking and excellent location to historic downtown St. Augustine make seeing your favorite sites a breeze. Each room is decorated and named after a precious gemstone making Carriage Way Bed & Breakfast the Jewel of the Ancient City.