5K Run With The Bison

Afton, MN

Belwin Conservancy presents
 Inaugural 5K "Run With The Bison" Fun Trail Run



May 19th, 2018
Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields

Come celebrate the bison at Belwin! Join us for Belwin’s inaugural 5K “Run with the Bison” Fun Trail Run! This family friendly, untimed run is open to runners and walkers of all skill levels. The trail run will guide you through two of Belwin's restored prairies: our beautiful, tallgrass, Bison Prairie that has been maintained by bison for the past 10 years, and the restored prairie surrounding Belwin's Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields. NOTE: The bison will be released into their prairie at noon, following the race.

This 5K is part of our
10th Annual Bison Release event day that includes our first EcoArt Fest from 10:00am - 2:00pm with artist led, interactive arts activities for all ages, food trucks on site and the highlight, witnessing the majestic bison released into the prairie at noon. Bring a chair and picnic blanket, and enjoy the day! The Bison Release event is celebrates the bison’s critical role in teaching Belwin how to maintain and improve our restored prairie.

All proceeds from the 5K "Run with the Bison" go to support Belwin's bison program and prairie maintenance.

Race starts at 10:00am, rain or shine.
Check-in begins at 9:00am at the Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields (tent at south end of fields).
Line up at 9:45amStarting line is .25 mile walk south through prairie from check-in.
Parking is free! (No parking on Division Street)


Course
The 5K will start on Division Street. The trail run will guide you through two of Belwin's restored prairies: our beautiful, tallgrass, Bison Prairie that has been maintained by bison for the past 10 years, and the restored prairie surrounding Belwin's Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields.

Start Time: 10:00 AM

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Registration

Run With The Bison 5K
Online:         $20.00 (Available through May 18th, 12:00 NOON)
Same Day:   $25.00 (Cash,Check, or Credit Card)


Run With The Bison 5K & Belwin Conservancy Membership
Online:         $35.00 (Available through May 18th, 12:00 NOON)
Same Day:   $40.00 (Cash,Check, or Credit Card)

* Kids under 12 years and under run for free! They must still be registered through the online system or sign a waiver on race day.

* Register by May 16th to be guaranteed a bandana!




Schedule

9:00AM - 9:45AM -----------------------------  Packet Pickup/Check-In (Same Day Registration available)
9:45AM  -----------------------------------------  Race Line-Up
10:00AM ----------------------------------------  5K Start
10:00AM - 2:00PM ---------------------------- EcoArt Fest
12:00 Noon -------------------------------------  Official Bison Release!


Parking

Parking is available at Belwin's Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields

Proceeds
All proceeds and donations go to the benefit of Belwin Conservancy.  

Not able to register but would still like to make a donation?  Click Here

For More Information Visit: www.belwin.org

Refund Policy
The Race Organizers reserve the right to cancel this event at any time due to inclement weather and/or safety concerns. In any instance the event WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED.

No Refunds. Substitutions may be considered upon request.



Please Join Us For Our 1st Annual 5K "Run With The Bison" Trail Run! In partnership with NorthStar Bison and the YMCA of Woodbury, come and welcome a herd of juvenile male bison from NorthStar Bison to their summer home. This event is designed to celebrate the bison’s critical role in helping Belwin maintain and improve our restored prairie. All proceeds and donations will go towards maintaining the prairie for the bison and you! The event also
Please Join Us For Our 1st Annual 5K "Run With The Bison" Trail Run! In partnership with NorthStar Bison and the YMCA of Woodbury, come and welcome a herd of juvenile male bison from NorthStar Bison to their summer home. This event is designed to celebrate the bison’s critical role in helping Belwin maintain and improve our restored prairie. All proceeds and donations will go towards maintaining the prairie for the bison and you! The event also

When & Where

May 19, 2018

Saturday

10:00 AM

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