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Pre-Register for the Carrollton Trails 5K by Monday, April 23 for Best Price and Guaranteed Race Bag

Post Date:04/18/2018 12:14 PM

Carrollton Trails 5K web story imagePre-register for the City of Carrollton’s 7th Annual Carrollton Trails 5K by Monday, April 23 for the low price of $15 per individual or $40 per family (up to six people from the same household) and receive a guaranteed race bag, T-shirt, and timing chip. The Saturday, April 28 event also includes a 1-mile Fun Run/Walk, so every member of the family can join the fun, even the canine kids.

This race shows off one of Carrollton’s best assets, the City’s extensive hike and bike trails. Earn your best time as you run along the Blue Trail in the heart of the City’s greenbelt area.

“The Carrollton Trails 5K is geared toward both avid runners looking to get their best time and families in our community who want to find ways to incorporate a healthy lifestyle,” Parks Manager Kim Bybee said. “We encourage competitive runners and walkers alike to experience our trail system along with this fun and exciting event."

On race day, participants should park at Creekview High School (3201 Old Denton Road) in order to be bused to the starting line. Race day registration and warm up will be held from 7-7:45 a.m. before the race begins at 8 a.m. The Fun Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the awards ceremony at 9 a.m. 

Awards will be given to the overall male and female runners, and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category of the 5K competitive run (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over). Prizes will also be awarded to the top three registered dogs. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the race for all participants.

Pre-register at cityofcarrollton.com/carrolltontrails5k by Monday, April 23. Any changes made after April 23 will incur a $5 change fee. Packet pickup will be Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Rosemeade Recreation Center (1330 E. Rosemeade Parkway).

Category Register by 4/23 Race Day
Individual $15 $25
Family* $40 $50
Dog** $5 $5


*Maximum of six people from the same household in the same race.
**Dogs do not have to be registered to participate, but must be registered along with a runner to be eligible to win.

Sponsors to date include Barbosa Plumbing & Air Conditioning, Chick-fil-A Trinity Mills, Code 3 Emergency Room & Urgent Care, Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Carrollton and Carrollton Conference Center, LiveWire Fitness, Massage Envy, and VCare Clinics.

For more information about the race, call 972-466-3080 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/carrolltontrails5k.

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