Summer Run to Fun set for Saturday
By LYNETTE SOWELL
The annual H-E-B Summer Run to Fun 5K is set for Saturday at 8 a.m. at Copperas Cove’s South Park.
This chip timed event, held by the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, is part of the Cen-Tex Race Series.
“We’re also going to have a Zumba warmup from 6:30-7:30 (a.m.),” said Rachel Kase with the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce.
The route starts at the South Park walk/jog trail, then passes through the nearby neighborhood via Dennis Drive, Hughes Avenue, Boland Street, Mattie Drive, then back to Dennis and back into South Park, where it ends at the park’s walking trail.
Coleman Shave Ice will be on hand, selling shaved ice. Event participants will also have the chance to take a dip in South Park’s pool after the event.
Registration is $25 online at https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/TX/CopperasCove/SummerRuntoFun. Registration will also take place from 6:30-7:45 a.m. the morning of the event. Summer Run To Fun 5K Dri-Fit shirts will be available for the first 150 registrants.
Entry fees are non-refundable and entries are non-transferable. Awards will be given for male and female runners and walkers, with Cen-Tex Series points given in Cen-Tex Series age groups. Plaques will be awarded to overall male and female winners for runners and medals to the top three finishers in each age group for runners. Age groups include: 11 and under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+.
For more information, call the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce at 254-547-7571.