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Running of the Blueberries 5K Run/Walk

Want a healthy way to support the annual Texas Blueberry Festival?

Participate in this year's Running of the Blueberries 5K, Saturday, June 13, 2015, 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

Date: June 13, 2015 Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Event Description
Running of the Blueberries 5K
Running of the Blueberries 5K - Benefiting Dog Park Nacogdoches
an event of the Texas Blueberry Festival presented by Brookshire Brothers

SATURDAY, June 13 - 7:30 AM at Coy Simms Softball Complex

Run for the blueberries! Visit the Nacogdoches Blueberry Festival and run/walk a scenic 5K on the Lanana Creek Trail. Race proceeds will benefit Dog Park Nacogdoches so all dogs are also invited to register, run and receive a doggie bandana!

START TIME: All 5K runners will start at 7:30 am. All 5K runners with their dogs will start at 7:33 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. This will be a USAT sanctioned event and chip-timed by NET. View the course map here.

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: Race entry is $25. After June 5 there is a $5 late fee. Dog entry for the race is $5.

PACKET PICKUP: Packet pickup will be Friday June 12th from 4-6 pm at Banita Creek Park north- near the Dog Park on Pearl St. 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.

How to Register:
Register online. Download a Registration Form and Mail it in by June 5.

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.

Interested in being a Sponsor for the event?
Download the Sponsorship Form.

For more information:
Visit our FaceBook Event Page.
Contact Event Staff at (936) 569-4691 or

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