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Run to Recycle 5K

Sat April 24, 2021 Garland, TX 75043 US Directions


5K Walk/Run

8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT


Duck Creek Trail
440 West Oates Road
Garland, TX US 75043


Lace 'em up and join us for the Run to Recycle! It will be a great way to celebrate Earth Day and Planet Earth. We are recycling all the awesome custom shirts and finisher medals from our PAST races! When you cross the finish line, you will get to pick any shirt and any medal from a past Bodies race that you may have missed. Chip-timing, free photos will be available. Grab your friends and family you are not going to want to miss this one! We'll have Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards presented for the fastest in each age class. You can also run this race virtually and pick up your swag at early packet pickup! Grab your family and friends, you don't want to miss this one! 

Race Contact Info

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Packet Pickup

Early packet pick-up will be in the parking lot past the Surf and Swim Recreation Center, off of O'Banion Road, heading towards the Audubon Disc Golf Course on Friday, April 23rd from 5pm - 7pm. EARLY BIRD GETS THE SWAG CHOICE! We will have leftover T-shirts, hoodies and long sleeves sorted by size. You choose one piece per entry. You will grab your bib and then be allowed to comb through the boxes of shirts/hoodies sorted by size!

Packet pickup is also race day at race location, 6:45 a.m. start.


Seeds 2 STEM (S2S) is a social enterprise that successfully evaluates, educates, and develops students in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They realize the huge disparity in STEM education between economically disadvantaged youth in our community and the communities around us and is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of each of our students. At Seeds 2 STEM, they are committed to excellence!

Seeds 2 STEM provides manipulative based learning in STEM education to underserved communities in Dallas/Fort Worth. Their approach focuses on hands-on-dominated STEM programs, supplemented with text–dominated resources which are consistent with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirements. In addition to structured curriculum, they STEMulate the minds of our students with college readiness skills in addition to a variety of activities such as computer programming and scientific field trips.

15% of all proceeds will go to Seeds 2 STEM to continue in sharing the power of STEM education with Junior Scientists across the Dallas-Fort Worth area! Donations will also be accepted. Click here for more information about Seeds 2 STEM and the impact they are making in the STEM community. 

Course Map

Course Map

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Race Awards

Overall Male/Female

Top 3 Male/Female in:
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Masters awarded to overall male and female 40+.

*You must contact us within two weeks to arrange pick up of any awards not received.

Charity Partner

At Soles4Souls, we turn unwanted shoes and clothing into opportunity by keeping them from going to waste and putting them to good use the following ways:

1) Providing relief - Whether it’s disaster relief or supporting homeless kids, we distribute new shoes and clothing in the U.S. and around the world.

2) Fighting poverty - We help people in developing countries launch and sustain their own small businesses selling donated shoes and clothing.

3) Protecting the planet - By repurposing unwanted items and putting them to good use, we keep them out of landfills and extend their lifespan.

Bring your gently used shoes to the race! We will recycle them with Soles4Souls where they will be go into micro-enterprise programs in developing countries around the world. These programs serve as long-term opportunities to break the cycle of poverty for those in need. When the shoes arrive, they are sorted and, together with our partners, we determine where they need to be sent to make the most impact.



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