Registration is now open for the city of Carrollton’s eighth annual Carrollton Trails 5K to be held April 27. The event also includes a 1-mile Fun Run/Walk.
This race shows off Carrollton’s extensive hike and bike trails. Run along the concrete Blue Trail in the heart of the city’s greenbelt area. The course is downhill and geared toward people of every fitness level.
“The Carrollton Trails 5K is a great opportunity for both avid runners looking to get their best time and for families in our community to get outside doing something fun and active together,” said Parks & Recreation Director Scott Whitaker. “We encourage runners and walkers alike to experience Carrollton’s top-notch trail system along with this fun and exciting event.”
On race day, participants should park at Creekview High School (3201 Old Denton Road) to be bused to the starting line. Race day registration and warm up will be held from 7-7:45 a.m. before the race begins at 8 a.m. The Fun Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the awards ceremony at 9 a.m.
Awards will be given to the overall male and female runners, and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category of the 5K competitive. Prizes will also be awarded to the top three registered dogs. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the race for all participants.