Joe Bender, Port Charlotte, dentist: "The venue. It's a great place to run."
Ed Morgan, North Port, retired teacher: "It's probably the nicest setting of all land races. It's also one of the best-organized races I do."
Mary Bonetz, Port Charlotte, retired banker: "We love Boca Grande. It's a gorgeous course."
Joe Bender, Port Charlotte, dentist: “The venue. It's a great place to run.”
David Ivankovic, Port Charlotte,insurance agent: "My wife ran in last year's 5K. I just want to sample it and have a good time."
Adrian Ivankovic, Port Charlotte, high school freshman: "My parents kind of forced me to run. They signed me up."