Tickets can be purchased in advance until Aug. 25 at alysbeach.com/5k.

Register now for the Eighth Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run taking place Sept. 1. The race will support a worthy organization that gives toward children in need: Children in Crisis Inc.

The 5K route covers a scenic course along State Road 30A in South Walton County that winds through the town and ends with an over-sized bounce house for kids, music and beer by Idyll Hounds. Additional food and beverages also are available.

Ticket prices are $35 for the 5K and $15 for the 1 Mile Fun Run for kids 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased in advance until Aug. 25 at alysbeach.com/5k. From Monday, Aug. 27, to Friday, Aug. 30, the price to participate in the 5K is $50 and the 1 Miler is $25. Any remaining registrations will be sold Saturday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre during Packet Pickup. The 5K is limited to 450 participants and the 1 Mile Fun Run is limited to 150 participants.

Packets can also be picked up Sunday, Sept. 1, at 6 a.m at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre.

Awards will be presented at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre at 9:15 a.m.