ARCHIVED RACE: Milk run @ Shannon Oaks Chruch – Balloon glow and launch site, Sulpur Springs, Texas, United States on 12 June 2015

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: milk run
  • Distance (KMs): 5k
  • Distance (Miles): 3.2
  • Date: 12 June 2015
  • Start Time: 07:00
  • Venue: Shannon Oaks Chruch - Balloon glow and launch site
  • Organised By: Hopkins County Dairy Festival
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? No
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

Event Summary: Up, up and away….It is time for the 56th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival’s Balloon Rally and 5k Milk Run! This year’s chip timed race will be held on Friday evening, June 12 at 7:00pm. Imagine running down a country road, on a beautiful summer evening in Hopkins County, beneath a sky filled with colorful balloons! This unique family event features a new out and back course that begins and ends at the balloon glow and launch area! Stick around after the race and enjoy the amazing sights and sounds of 35 brilliantly colored balloons and live entertainment from the main stage. Runners 18 years and older will have their bib numbers entered in a drawing for a ride in a hot air balloon on Saturday, June 13th. All winners will be announced on the main stage Friday night after the run.

Festival Mission: To raise community awareness and to salute the hard working dairy farmers and their families who have contributed so richly to our economy and to the quality of life in Sulphur Springs. Proceeds from the Milk Run directly support the youth scholarship programs of 56th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival.

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