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Release Date: April 10, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



PURCELL, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will sponsor a 5k run and 1-mile fun walk Saturday, April 22, at the Purcell City Lake, near the Purcell Multi-Purpose Building, 1400 Chandler Road. The event is open to the public at no charge.

The Rabbit Run event includes a 7:15 a.m. race packet pickup, a 7:40 a.m. warm up Zumba session, an 8 a.m. 1-mile fun walk and the 8:30 a.m. Rabbit Run 5k.

The Rabbit Run is part of a series of family-friendly running events themed around animals. Other events include the Skunk Run and Turtle Run.

To receive a race T-Shirt, register online at www.rabbitrun5k.itsyourrace.com. Online registration closes April 15.

On-site registration will be available the day the of run. Race T-shirts are not guaranteed for on-site registration.

Strollers are acceptable. Pets are not be allowed. There will be booths, activities and giveaways.

After the run, custom race medals will be awarded to first, second and third place participants, according to age categories and gender.

For more information, contact Beth Cartwright at 580-559-0880 or chickasawrun@chickasaw.net.

Last Updated: 09/16/2016