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Hoot, waddle, & stroll 5k trail run with (and for) wildlife


Hoot, waddle, or stroll just cross the finish line any way you can at the 2nd Annual 5K Trail Run and 1-Mile Stroll benefitting Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. Youngsters will have a blast at the kid-friendly outdoor Kid’s Fun Challenge after their families and friends take on the beginner to intermediate 5K trail run or the one-mile trail stroll, suitable for everyone. The day will feature awards, free T-shirts, prizes, post-race refreshments, and Cedar Run’s resident animals at the finish line.

This event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (4 Sawmill Road in Medford). Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the 5K and 1-mile stroll will begin at 9 a.m., and the award ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tickets will cost $25 for runners and walkers through September 1, $30 from September 2 — September 25, $35 at the door and $10 for the Kids’ Challenge.

Sponsorships are still available and funds raised will help support wildlife rehabilitation, nature education, and habitat protection. Offered in conjunction with the “Autumn with the Animals,” event on September 20th, sponsorship packages start at $100.

For more information visit www.cedarrun.org.

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