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Dewberry Jam 5K run this Saturday

The 11th Annual Rockdale Dewberry Jam 5K will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Brazos and Murray Streets.

Alpha Tau Delta Sorority, Luminant and Dixie Equipment are event sponsors.  The annual run has raised in excess of $60,000 for improvements at the park and for other community project.

Awards include $200 for 1st prize, $100 for 2nd and $50 for 3rd in overall male and female races. Trophies will be awarded for the top three in each age division. All entrants receive a T-shirt.

Age divisions for the Kids 1K are 5 and under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13.  There is also a stroller division.  There will also be a jump rope contest for all kids race participants following the race under the park pavilion.

5K age divisions for male and female include 16 and under, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over.

Prices are $15 before April 24 and $20 on race day.  The course is USATF/RRTC certified.  Call 512-430-2790 for more information.

Packet pick-up is Friday, April 23 at the Rockdale Cghamber of Commerce, 1203 W. Cameron Ave., or pick up on race day at the registration table.

To download an entry form, click on the following link:

http://www.rockdalereporter.com/ROP/large/DewberryJamFunRunWalk.htm


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