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Rise & Shine 5K & Family Run/Fun Walk
By Morning Star Academy
Apr 8, 2017
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Bonham -- Spring has arrived, so that means it's almost time for Morning Star Academy's annual family-friendly event, Rise & Shine 5K Family Run/Fun Walk coming up Saturday, April 8, 2017.

This popular Easter Egg Hunt is on a grand scale, with 15,000 eggs, plus carnival games, petting zoo and pony rides. Exciting new events this year include electronic bull riding, a bungee bounce and an additional face painter.  Rise & Shine offers something for all ages.

The Fun Run gets underway at 8:00 a.m. April 8, with the 5K beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Festivities will include a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny. All race entry fees include the pancake breakfast. Additional pancake breakfast tickets may be purchased for $5 each.

The Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.  The Egg Hunt is FREE and open to the public!

This year, Morning Star Academy is offering two options for the wristbands: $5 for carnival plus one special feature, or $10 for all you can play and ride.  

Wristbands will be pre-sold at Morning Star Academy or purchased the day of the event as well.

Rise & Shine 5K Family Run/Fun Walk benefits the Morning Star Academy STAR Tuition Assistance Fund.

For more information and to register online, please visit MorningStarLions.org/5K

photos by Allen Rich