Mudbug Festival & Fun Run

Mudbug Festival & Fun Run - May 11, 2019

On Saturday, May 11th, the Mudbug Festival returns to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. This FREE family fun day includes: live animal presentations, education & partnership booths, kid’s activities, face painting, local music, food trucks, ice cream, crawfish, and much more. 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. Click below for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

Mudbug Letter and Sponsorship Form


Mudbug 5K & 10K & Kids Run Sponsored by REI of Dallas

Come run with us! Put your trail legs to the test at the 2nd REI Trail Run at the Mudbug Festival. 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. And check out the Kids FREE Fun run. 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 9th 4:00pm -8:00pm and then morning of the event at 8:00am at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. 10K starts at 9:00am and 5K will start at 9:15am and Kids Fun Run at 9:25(no registration). Day of registrations allowed viva mobile, no cash will be accepted. After the race stay and enjoy the Mudbug Festival a FREE family fun day including music, Food Trucks and lots of family activities at the Center.

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