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Tortoise & The Hare 5k Race

Ready, Set, Go for the May 12 Tortoise & Hare 5K!

You can still get a FREE Race tee if you register by midnight Friday, April 20. Tee shirts are available in youth sizes small to large and in adult sizes small to 4xl.

It finally feels like spring! What better way to enjoy it than with a run, walk or stroll with your children and dogs in beautiful Route 66 State Park in Eureka, Mo. Register now for our 5K on Saturday, May 12. Event start time is 9am.

Register online: https://racesonline.com/events/tortoise-and-hare-5k. Adult fee is $25 if you register before April 28, plus $3 to register online. Youth, under 18 on race day: $20, plus $3. If you wait until after April 28 to register, you will pay $5 more.

You may also register at The Bunny House or via mail. Email Jaime Martin at jaimemartin1977@gmail.com and she will send an attachment you can fill out and mail in.  She will send you an email confirmation when she receives your registration form. If you do not receive it, tell Jaime at jaimemartin1977@gmail.com

Park Website/map: https://mostateparks.com/park/route-66-state-park
Park Address: 97 N. Outer Road, Eureka, Mo.
Arrive at the Forest Shelter. The race begins at 9:00am and the park is very big so give yourself extra time that morning. It will take you about 15 minutes to get to the race start after exiting I-44.

Registration is 8:15 to 8:45am for those who would like to wait to register until race day. Fees for same day registration are $35 for adults and $30 for children under 18.
There are separate trails for runners and walkers. Runners will do a 5K, walkers will do 1 mile. Dogs and strollers must use the walk trail.
Dogs must be friendly and leashed. Proof of vaccination must be available.
Awards presented for overall male & female, and the top male & female in many age groups.
Participants are encouraged to dress as a turtle, tortoise, rabbit or hare.