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Birds and the Bees 5K Run/Walk on June 7

Published: Monday, April 28, 2014 11:23 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014 11:27 a.m. CST

The Newton Arboretum will host the annual Birds and the Bees 5K Run/Walk on June 7 at the arboretum with a free Kids Fun Run.  

The 5K run cost is $25 per runner including a T-shirt or $15 excluding a T-shirt. The 5K walk fee is $20 per walker including a T-shirt or $10 per walker excluding a T-shirt. Registration and packet pick-up will be from 7 to 7:45 a.m. the morning of the race. The 5K will start at 8 a.m. and the walk will start shortly thereafter.  The Kids Fun Run begins at 9 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, and awards will be given to those who look most like a gardener, backyard animal or flower. The person wearing the brightest clothes will also win a prize. 

Registration forms are available at www.newtonarboretum.com or www.facebook.com/NewtonArboretum.

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