Run For The Trees

in United States at Iowa Arboretum

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  • 5K Run/Walk
    *Race shirts not guaranteed after 4/14.

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  • 1 Mile Run/Walk
    *Race shirts not guaranteed after 4/14.

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  • Family Registration - Select your distance on Step 2.
    *Family includes up to two guardians and two youth, additional youth should be registered individually.

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  • Spectators and Cheerleaders
    For those who aren't participating in the run but want to donate and get a t-shirt

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General Event Details

Join the Iowa Arboretum and the Boone County Historical Society for a beautiful scenic 5K or 1 mi. Family Walk/Run on well-maintained trails. What could be a better spring location to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate Arbor Day!? A fun variety of optional Arbor Day activities will follow the race!

**Participants must register by the early bird cut-off date of April 3rd to be guaranteed a shirt. Only paid registrants will receive a shirt. If your child aged 5 or younger would like a shirt, please register them in the youth category.

Registration includes a shirt, goodie cooler bag, light refreshments after the race, and a tree sapling in honor of Arbor Day!

Packet Pickup

Friday, April 22 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Boone at the Historical Center OR Saturday, April 24 from 8:15-9:00 a.m. at the Iowa Arboretum.


Proceeds to Benefit:

  • Iowa Arboretum

  • Boone County Historical Society

Awards for Costumes!

We are awarding medals for best of in four different costume contests:

1. Dress like your favorite plant or tree
2. Dress like your favorite historical figure
3. Go Green! How green can you be?
4. Best Family Costume

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