“There’s something for just about everyone, no matter if you’re into timed running, walking or strolling leisurely along with children or pets,” said John Phelps, director of Hill Country Memorial Wellness Center.
The route will follow a scenic course in and around Fredericksburg, beginning and ending at Marktplatz downtown where parking, restrooms and registration will be available.
The Wildflower Run offers 5K and 10K distances for runners and 5K walk of all ages and a Fun Dash for Kids ages 4-12.
Stretch and warm-up is sponsored and led by fitness professionals from the HCM Wellness Center at 8 a.m. near the starting line. The 5K and 10K run begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K walk begins at 8:35 a.m. The children’s fun dash begins at 9:30 a.m.
A 75’ inflatable obstacle course Fun Dash for Kids ages 4-12, said HCM Wellness Center Operations Supervisor Jessie Aleman.
First-, second- and third-place awards will be presented to 5K and 10K runners in the male and female age division categories. Recognition also will go to the overall first-place male and female runners in both the 5K and 10K runs.
To be eligible for awards, runners must wear a timing chip. Electronic chip timing will be provided by Athlete Guild of New Braunfels.
Age divisions this year are 1-12, 13-14, 15-21, 22-29, 30-35, 36-41, 42-47, 48-53, 54-59, 60-65, 66-69, 70-75, 76-79 and 80+.
On-line early bird registration is $35 on or before April 12, 2020.
On-line registration will be $40 beginning on April 13, 2020 until day of registration at Marktplatz by 8:00 am.
The fee for the Fun Dash is $5 per child.
- All run and walk pre-registrants (by April 21, 2020) will receive a souvenir t-shirt.
- The first 200 registrants will receive a jar of jelly from Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods of Fredericksburg.
- Participants may pick up their T-shirts and race numbers at the HCM Wellness Center on Fri., April 24 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
- On race day, packets can be picked up before 8 a.m. at Marktplatz. Race day registration is from 7 -8 a.m.
For more information call the HCM Wellness Center at 830-997-1355.