FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Thousands woke up bright and early on Sunday to take part in the Mothers Against Drunk Driving 5K at Huizenga Park.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Arctic Air Moving In For Weekend Freeze
The 5K got underway at 7:30 in the morning.READ MORE: Cold Weather Coming, Protect The Four P's: People, Pets, Plants, Property
The 7th Annual event has raised over $1 million for the organization’s branches in Broward and Palm Beach Counties over the years.
All event proceeds benefit community education, victim support services and youth programs.MORE NEWS: Severe Winter Weather In Northeast Expected To Disrupt Flights At South Florida Airports
The same event takes place in over 60 cities nationwide.