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Barnyard Dash 5K and Pig Pen 1 Miler
April 27, 8:30 am - 10:30 am$25 – $34
Celebrate the spring season and run or walk the Barnyard Dash 5K! This scenic, USTAF-certified trail races around beautiful Blackberry Farm. This unique race event features a 5K starting at 8:30 a.m. and a shorter Pig Pen 1-Miler at 9:45 a.m. Families are encouraged to sign up for the Pig Pen 1-Miler with children ages 5 & up.
Race features include:
– Scenic route around Blackberry Farm
– Chip-timed results for all participants
– T-shirt for all runners registered by April 17
– Post-race bacon and beer (ages 21+) for all runners
– Participation medals for all racers
– Awards for top finishers
– Meet and greet with Blackberry Farm animals
– FREE Pig Pen 1-Miler participation for all 5K racers
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