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Posted on: February 7, 2018

City to Host ‘Run for Your PEEPS’ 5K Walk/Run on March 31

run for your peeps socialBalance your Easter treats by kicking off the weekend with some exercise! On the morning of Saturday, March 31, the Granbury Parks and Recreation Department will host the Run for Your PEEPS 5K Walk/Run. Because the mission of this event is to encourage individuals, old and young, to get active and to support their ‘PEEPS,’ or fellow community members, a portion of the proceeds will be gifted to a local charity.

Packet pickup and sign in on the day of the race begins at 7:00 a.m., and the Walk/Run will begin at 8:00 a.m. The race starts and ends at the Dana Vollmer Municipal Swim Center (400 N Park St). For a map of the race course, visit www.granbury.org/DocumentCenter/View/6735.

Participants can register now until the day of the race online at www.racedayeventservices.com/calendar. However, participants who sign up early can register at a reduced cost:

Individual Registration
Now – March 10
March 10 – March 31
Ages 10 and up
$25
$30
Ages 0-10
$15
$15

Included with the cost of registration for all participants is a finisher’s medal. The first fifty registrants are guaranteed a t-shirt. The fastest male and female finisher in each age group will be awarded a trophy:

  • 9 and under / 10-15  / 16-19 / 20-29 / 30-39 / 40-49  / 50-59 / 60 and over

To help make this event a success, Granbury Parks and Recreation is seeking sponsors for the run. Funds received from sponsorships are used for race timing services, printing t-shirts for registered participants, awards, and complimentary drinks and snacks. There are various levels of sponsorship for the event. Additional sponsorship information for interested businesses or organizations can be found at www.granbury.org/DocumentCenter/View/6734.  

For more information about the race, contact Race Director Christy Allen at callen@granbury.org or call the Granbury Parks and Recreation Department at 817-573-7030. Registration is online at www.racedayeventservices.com/calendar.

Keep up with sports, events, and more from the Granbury Parks and Recreation Department by liking their Facebook page at www.facebook.com//GranburyParksandRecreation/.

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