The annual Corner Store Country Run through Round Rock’s Old Settlers Park is my family’s favorite 5K. Not only is the themed event a blast for all ages, participants also get a free shirt, free backpack, free sponsor swag, free food, free drinks, free games, free prizes, free beer, and–if you use our special promo code FREEFUN–free registration!
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2016 Country Run in Round Rock
The family-friendly Country Run returns to Old Settlers Park in Round Rock on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. Register online with the promo code FREEFUN to get free registration for all ages! Following the 5K, stick around Dell Diamond for a lively country fair with music, food, refreshments, carnival games and giveaways!
My whole crew looks forward to the Country Run every year. We dress up like country bumpkins, tackle the fun course smattered with hay bales, inflatable animals, and farm trucks, then have a blast at the celebratory Country Fair with complimentary carnival games, live music, and free treats galore. It’s a great morning, even for those of us who prefer to amble through the picturesque park at our own pace. The Country Run is all about having good old-fashioned fun with the family, so no racing is required!
The Country Fair opens in Dell Diamond at 8:30 a.m. on race day, with more down-home country fun than you can shake a stick at: carnival booths, face painting, balloon twisting, live music, a beer garden, food, and giveaways. Everything at the fair is included in the price of registration. So, as long as you register in advance with the code FREEFUN, you will get everything for FREE! (Just be sure to show your ID at check-in to get a wristband, if you plan to visit the beer garden.)
- Register for FREE with the code FREEFUN! (When registering, click “Credit/Debit” to begin; no card info will be required if you are just registering for the 5K.)
- Kids 12 and under can run for FREE, but if they’d like a free t-shirt and race number, be sure to register them too.
- If you would like to sign up for optional chip timing, that will cost $5 plus a $2.50 service fee. All funds raised benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. (The Country Run race series has already raised $2.6 million for Big Brothers Big Sisters!)
- Everything at the Country Fair will be FREE to all registrants, including food, carnival games, giveaways and beer garden. Beer garden will require ID and wristband access.
- If you would like to attend the Country Fair without running the 5K, admission for those 13 and up will be $5, which you can pay online. The Fair will start at 8:30 a.m., so it’s a great options if you have littles who would enjoy carnival games more than a stroll through Old Settlers Park.
- All participants should bring an ID to check-in.
- Packet pick-up will be at Dell Diamond on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or on race day starting at 7 a.m.
- Free parking is available in the Dell Diamond parking lot.
For more information, visit the Corner Store Country Run website!
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