MudBug Festival & Fun Run

MudBug Festival & %K/10K Run

MudBug Festival & Fun Run - May 5, 2018

On Saturday, May 5th, the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center is bringing back the Mudbug Festival to celebrate American Wetlands Month. Wetlands are vital for wildlife habitat, natural filtration, and water supply. Since 2010 the Wetland Center has provided hands on education to champion the importance of water, wetland, and wildlife conservation in North Texas region. The Mudbug Festival is a FREE family fun day including live bluegrass music, live animal presentations, education & partnership booths, kid’s activities, face painting, eagle tours, food trucks, ice cream, crawfish, and much more. Click below for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

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5K & 10K Fun Run Sponsored by R.E.I of Dallas
Come run with us! Put your trail legs to the test at the 2018 REI Trail Run Series. Whether you're looking to run your first trail race or hit a personal best, this fun, light-hearted race will help you set your pace! The run starts and ends at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center and takes runners on the levees through the wetlands. Entry fee is $20 REI Member / $25 non-member - all who sign up will receive awesome REI branded swag, maps of the course and post-race refreshments. Plus, there are some great prizes for the top men's and women's finishers. So lace up your shoes, grab your buddy and get out on the trail with REI! We will be offering a 5K and 10K distance at the race. At Packet Pick Up you will have the option to choose your distance. Packet Pick Up will take place at the REI Dallas store on Thursday, May 3rd 4:00pm - 8:00pm and then morning of the event at 7:00am at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. 10K starts at 8:00am and 5K will start at 8:20am. Register early, as there will be no race day registrations allowed. After the race stay and enjoy a Live Band, Food Trucks and lots of family activities at the center.

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