Arbor Day 5K

Friday, Apr 30, 2021 at 6:30am

Performing Arts Center
1601 University Blvd,
Brookings, SD 57007

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Brookings' "Friend of Trees," Kathleen "Kay" Cheever passed away on January 9, 2002. She is honored in this annual event. Kay was a lifelong advocate for the planting, nurturing and appreciation of trees in the Brookings area. She served on the Brookings Arbor Day Committee since its inception; she initiated this event. She inspired us with her good humor and good cheer.

Begin the Arbor Day Celebration with the Brookings Arbor Day Committee and the Prairie Striders at the Kay Cheever Annual Arbor Day Run/Walk for shade.

Free Refreshments: Muffins, fruit, juice, and milk will be available. Kids of all ages welcome!

Course Information:

A 3.1 mile Run/Walk course around and through SDSU campus. The starting line is slightly east of the Performing Arts Center (PAC).  The runners then run through the intersection in front of Frost Arena and go South and then West around Frost Arena,  heading west to Medary, South to 8th Street and East to McCrory Gardens, then South to 6th Street, East to 22nd Avenue (Perkins Restaurant), South to the former 11th Street (since renamed) and then finish in front of the PAC.

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A tree to each entrant.

Cost: Free

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