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Registration underway for Mayor’s Round-Up 5K Run/Walk

By Floyd Miller

 

 

ABILENE, Texas – Come on out on Saturday, April 12 and see if you can outrun Mayor Norm Archibald at the 5th Annual Mayor’s Round-Up 5K Run/Walk. This year’s event will feature special rates for families and be chip timed. The Mayor’s Round-Up will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 12, beginning and finishing at City Hall, 555 Walnut Street . Mayor Archibald noted, {{more}} “A wellness initiative is underway in our great city. For this year’s event, we’re offering special registration rates for families to encourage them to participate in a healthy activity as a family while enjoying historic downtown Abilene . I’m also pleased to announce that the Mayor’s Round-Up is now a chip timed event which accurately records a participant’s time.” You can pre-register now for the Mayor’s Round-Up. If you sign up by Friday, April 4, fees are $13 for adults, $8 for children age 18 and under, City of Abilene employees and Abilene Runners Club members, and $30 for a family . Late registration fees will be accepted through 8:00 a.m. on the morning of the race. These fees are $18 for adults, $13 for children age 18 and under, City of Abilene employees and Abilene Runners Club members, and $40 for a family . Registration forms are available online here. A course map will also be posted online two weeks prior to the run/walk. T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 200 participants. Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in seven different age groups. Restrooms and water will be available.The event is sponsored by the City of Abilene and the Abilene Runners Club. For more information, call 676-6246 or visit www.abilenetx.com or www.abilenerunners.com.

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