City of McAllen Arbor Day Challenge

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Date: March 3, 2018

Event: City of McAllen Arbor Day Challenge

Route distances: 5K or 10K run, 25-mile bike tour, Family fun walk

About the Ride:

Keep McAllen Beautiful and the City of McAllen invite you to participate in the Arbor Day Celebration to be held on March 3, 2018! REGISTRATION OPENS IN NOVEMBER!                                      

ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.

Come out this March and help us celebrate our 7th Anniversary! Walk, Run, and Ride with us as we celebrate Arbor Day in our City and our region!

This year, the Arbor Day Celebration Committee teamed up again to bring you an exciting family-friendly event that will play an important role in “planting” the future for trees in our city.

On March 3, 2018, Keep McAllen Beautiful will host the 7th annual Arbor Day Celebration.  The Arbor Day Celebration, is an event where you can run a timed 5K or 10K, do a 25-mile bike tour or a Family Fun Walk along the Hike & Bike Trail.  These events all start at McAllen Municipal Park.  The 25 mile bike tour will feature an escort and SAG vehicle. This year will feature healthful vendors and fun activities for the kids.  We invite you to come out and participate with the rest of your community!  Get active, celebrate trees, and enjoy the beautiful RGV spring weather!

Arbor Day is a day when we celebrate nature’s gift of trees, the tall providers of shade, fruit, fun, and a habitat for many different kinds of wildlife.  This Arbor Day, come out and make a difference by helping us continue to establish a dedicated tree-planting fund with the money raised at this event, and by planting some trees yourself!  Together, we are making our city greener, cooler, and more beautiful.

Thank you for making it possible!

EVENT START TIMES:   COMPLETE RACE SCHEDULE

  • 5K & 10K RUN Start 7:00am
  • BIKE TOUR Start 7:45am
  • TREE PLANTINGS (volunteers) 8:00am
  • FAMILY WALK 10:00am
  • NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE

VOLUNTEERS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Pass out medals
  • Cheer the runners/cyclist
  • Distribute free trees
  • Assist at water stations
  • Plant trees

And much more!!!

Participate without Running, Biking or Walking…..contribute to the ADC TREE Fund.  Donate here!

 

Location: McAllen Municipal Park, 1921 N Bicentennial Blvd McAllen, TX  78501

Website: http://keepmcallenbeautiful.org

Registration details: Soon

Contact info: (956) 681-4562

 

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