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GreenFest on the Greenbelt 5K in Aubrey April 6
By The Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County
Apr 6, 2019
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Saturday, April 6 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Aubrey, Texas -- GreenFest on the Greenbelt 5K is an event centered around health, wellness, and recreation. We will have food and activities for the whole family including bounce houses, food trucks and live music. This is not your everyday 5K -- this one will be memorable because of the surroundings and the unique experience in the festival area.

The 5K will be timed and almost entirely off-road, the course will take you along the beautiful Greenbelt Trail and across the historic Elm Fork Bridge. The 1 Mile Fun Run will be around the festival area for all of the spectators to enjoy. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Dogs on a leash are welcome to join, strollers are welcome but the course will be very challenging for a stroller.

GreenFest on the Greenbelt is presented by The Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County, A 501(c)3 nonprofit. They are a community-based, volunteer organization that fosters awareness of the Greenbelt. The goal of this event is to raise funds for the Texas State Parks and Wildlife Department. Last year we raised over $4000.00 and we hope to at least double that this year. The funds we donate are kept local and used to improve the Greenbelt as well as Ray Roberts Lake State Park.

All participants of the 5K will receive a swag-bag with sponsor goodies, event t-shirt, finisher medal and finish line refreshments.

The 5K will have prizes for the top 3 overall male and female finishers as well as top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups:

14 & under
15-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65 & over

There will be a pre-race packet pick up on Thursday April 4 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the race site. If you are not able to make it just plan on arriving early enough race day to pick up your packet.

Event Schedule:
7:00 Race registration and packet pick-up open
9:00 I mile fun run begins
9:20 Singing of the National Anthem
9:30 5K begins
11:00 Awards Ceremony

Please feel free to stay and enjoy the festivities, visit our vendor booths and enjoy your time at our Texas state park. The bluebonnets should be in bloom and we have a whole field of them. So bring those cameras and smiles with you!