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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Register now for the annual Be Healthy Burleson 5K/10K/Fun Walk

Registration is opened for the 8th Annual Be Healthy Burleson 5K/10K/Fun Walk scheduled for Saturday, April 13 in Old Town Burleson.

A discounted price will be offered to participants if they register before March 1. The entry fee for the 5K race is $20 before March 1 and $25 after that date. For ages 13 to 17 years-old the 5K entry fee is $10 and is free for children 12 and under. If you are interested in the 10K race the entry fee is $25 before March 1 and $30 after. Youth 13 to 17 years-old can enter the 10K for $15 and those 12-years-old and younger can run the race for free. There is also discounted prices if you register as a group of 4 or more for the 5K or 10K race.

The Fun Walk is free and you do not need to sign up before the race. Registration is available online or you may choose to pay with cash or check by filling out the registration online form and turning it into City Hall (141 W. Renfro St. Burleson, TX 76028) Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The 1-mile fun walk will kick off the event at 7:30 a.m. on April 13, followed by the 10K at 7:50 a.m. and the 5K racers will leave at 8 a.m. There will be activities for the family and live music by the After Six Band to keep the crowd entertained.

Racers can pick up their packets Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on race day, April 13, beginning at 7 a.m.

Awards will be given to top finishers overall and in age categories. All participants will receive a race T-shirt.

Also, as part of the event The City of Burleson’s Be Healthy Initiative is donating a total of $1,500 to local health and wellness charities. $500 will be donated to the top 3 groups who have the most registrations at the Be Healthy Burleson 5K/10K/Fun Walk. The tops groups will choose which health and wellness charity they would like to donate to. In order to be eligible for the contest, a group must have at least 25 members. Individuals must enter the designated group name when they register to be counted in the contest. Register your group at https://behealthyburleson.com/groupcontest/.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Poteete at 817-426-9682 or lpoteete@burlesontx.com




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