The Birds and The Bees 5K Run/Walk

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Event Details

Schedule 8:00-8:45 Registration and Packet Pickup 9:00 5K Fun Run Starts 9:10 2.5K Walk Starts 10:00 Kids Fun Run (ages 10 and below) Costs 5K—$25 per runner with t-shirt $15 per runner without t-shirt 2K—$20 per walker with t-shirt $10 per walker without t-shirt Kids Run-FREE A $5.00 late fee will apply if a runner or walker registers after June 7.

Costume Contest

Costume Contest-Runners and walkers are encouraged to dress up for this race. Participants may enter a costume contest following the race. Awards will given to participants that look the most like a gardener, a backyard animal, and a flower found in a garden. Finally, the runner wearing the brightest clothes will also receive a prize.


The overall male and female 5K winners will receive a $50 gift card to a local green house. The top male and female finishers in each age division will receive a medal. The age divisions are: 17 & below, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

Newton Arboretum

The Arboretum occupies six acres of land in the southeast portion of Agnes Patterson Memorial Park. 185 individual trees and over 150 species of plants cover the grounds. The Arboretum was developed and is managed by Project AWAKE. Project AWAKE is a 501-(c)(3) public charity, no tax dollars have been used in the development and maintenance of the Arboretum.

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