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Running of the Blueberries 5K Run/Walk

Want a fun and healthy way to support the annual Texas Blueberry Festival - and include your furry friends, too?

Participate in this year's Running of the Blueberries 5K, Saturday, June 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m. at the Coy Simms Softball Fields, 801-Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Nacogdoches, TX. This NET-timed running event features a 5K road run on the Lanana Creek Trail and benefits Dog Park Nacogdoches.

Running of the Blueberries 5K
sponsored by Nacogdoches Jaycees

Date: June 11, 2016 Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
START TIME: All 5K runners will start at 7:30 am.

COURSE: Participants will travel on the Lanana Creek Trail and roads north of the Coy Simms Softball Fields. There will be at least one aid station on the course and 10-year age group awards. The event will be USAT sanctioned and chip-timed.

PARTICIPATION: Dogs are encouraged to participate, but due to the uneven surface of the trail, strollers are not recommended. Because of the narrow nature of the course along the Lanana Creek Trail, the race is limited to the first 300 registrants. 

FEES: Prior to June 3rd, early registration for the race is $30. After June 3rd, regular registration is $35. Registration for entry with a dog for the race is an extra $5. A $5 discount is offered to groups of 5 or more, please e-mail us for the discount code at dogparknac@gmail.com

PACKET PICKUP: Packet pickup will be Friday, June 10th from 4-6pm at the CL Simon Recreation Center at 1112 North Street. It will also be available race morning from 6:30-7:15 am.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race day registration will be available the morning of the race between 6:30 and 7:15 am IF the race has not sold out.

Please contact us at dogparknac@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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How to Register:
Register online.

START TIME: All 5K runners will start at 7:30 am.

COURSE: Participants will travel on the Lanana Creek Trail and roads north of the Coy Simms Softball Fields. There will be at least one aid station on the course and 10-year age group awards. The event will be USAT sanctioned and chip-timed.

PARTICIPATION: Dogs are encouraged to participate, but due to the uneven surface of the trail, strollers are not recommended. Because of the narrow nature of the course along the Lanana Creek Trail, the race is limited to the first 300 registrants. 

FEES: Prior to June 3rd, early registration for the race is $30. After June 3rd, regular registration is $35. Registration for entry with a dog for the race is an extra $5. A $5 discount is offered to groups of 5 or more, please e-mail us for the discount code at dogparknac@gmail.com

PACKET PICKUP: Packet pickup will be Friday, June 10th from 4-6pm at the CL Simon Recreation Center at 1112 North Street. It will also be available race morning from 6:30-7:15 am.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race day registration will be available the morning of the race between 6:30 and 7:15 am IF the race has not sold out.

Please contact us at dogparknac@gmail.com if you have any questions.
Charity: The fun run benefits the Nacogdoches Dog Park at Banita Creek Park North on Pearl Street. If you cannot participate in the race and would like to make a donation to this fund, visit our Donation Page.

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The Running of the Blueberries 5K Run/Walk is a part of the Texas Blueberry Festival presented by TIPTON Ford Lincoln and produced by the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce.