The Georgetown Running Club is hosting the Red Poppy 5K that will start at 8am in San Gabriel Park. Challenge your family, friends, and co-workers to come out and run/walk the race. The race will start and end along the San Gabriel River. The race will feature a timed 5K run/walk with age group awards, sponsor booths, and tons of fun! Fun course that is ideal for the walker to the competitive runner and everything in between. Great for strollers too!!
The majority of proceeds will be given to Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center. The center provides a safe place to disclose child abuse, reduce the emotional trauma for children and their non-offending family members, and extend professional services that protect the integrity of an investigation. To learn more visit www.WilcoCAC.org. Also proceeds will go to the Georgetown Visitor’s Center.
The Red Poppy Bike Ride is not on the same day or location. The Red Poppy Bike Ride is now on Saturday, Apr 21st.
Event details and schedule
5K participants $25 online, includes a race packet and shirt (guaranteed shirt for entries received by 4/10, after that while supplies last). Entry fee increases to $30 on 4/11. Entry increases to $35 on race day, 4/22. All Georgetown Running Club members receive a $5 discount.
Shirt Guarantee – register by 4/10
Guaranteed shirt for entries received by 4/10, after that while supplies last, so register before 4/10. You must also pick up your shirt at packet pick-up. No shirts will be held after the event.
Kids’ Fun Run – following the final finisher ~9:15 – Race Day Registration only
There will be a Kids’ Fun Run that will be held after the final finisher at around 9:15. The fun run is free but we suggest a $5 donation. All kid finishers will receive a ribbon.
Awards – after Kid’s Fun Run
Presented to top overall male and female runners, top masters male and female, and the top three male and female in the following age groups, 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and older.
Packet Pick-up – must be picked up by 5k start
Saturday, April 21, Georgetown Recreation Center on Austin Ave from noon-6pm;
Sunday, April 22 at the race start, 7-7:45am
We would like to thank AdvoCare and Pinot’s Palette.
No Excuses Running, LLC