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Backpack Buddies 5K Run/Walk

Sat October 5, 2019 Bowie, TX 76230 US Directions


Backpack Buddies 5K Run/Walk

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT


Smythe St.
Bowie, TX US 76230


Fun run event for all ages, come run or walk and donate to a great cause.

Event will be held during the 24th annual Chicken and Bread Days Heritage Festival, which is a family fun filled event, kids games, food, crafts, live entertainment, art show, quilt show, kids coop inflatables, Piston Heads Auto Club car show and the all‑time favorite Fiddler's Contest.

Backpack Buddies Club is a ministry which focuses on providing food to economically disadvantaged children in Bowie Schools.  Food is placed discreetly into the children’s backpack weekly while at school.

WHEN: October 5, 2019, Race will start at 8:00 am sharp!

(5K) - $30.00 - over 18 years of age -  $15.00 - 18 & under

LOCATION: Downtown Bowie on Smythe St., Bowie, TX 76230 

Medals: Overall Male Winner, Overall Female Winner & categories : 11&under, 12-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70& over.    1st, 2nd, & 3rd place medals in each categories.

REGISTRATION:  Please use this site for early registration. You will pick up your race packet the morning of race day.

Race Day registration available.

Freebies: All runners will get T-Shirts and other goodies.

All donations and entry fees are non-refundable

Please see Course Map for route details.

For any questions or concerns please contact Seth Johnson @ (940) 531-1489, or Jerry Cantwell @ (940) 447-1653,

Look forward to seeing you

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