Arbor Day 5K


Friday, April 24, 2015 ~ Kiwanis Park

4:30 pm     EVENT EXPO OPENS - Welcome Ceremony & Tree Planting
6:00 pm     KIDS DASH (Free ages 12 and under) 
6:15 pm     5K RUN/WALK

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Break-out the running shoes and get ready for the 6th Annual Arbor Day 5K on Friday, April 24, 2015! We're excited to offer such a fantastic event in a new location this year - Kiwanis Park! With 125 acres of trees, activity areas and an urban fishing lake, Kiwanis Park is the perfect setting for this community fun run/walk that benefits the Trees for Tempe program. 

Arbor Day 5K activities start at 4:30 p.m. with on-site registration and an event expo, followed at 6 p.m. by the 1-Mile Kid's Dash, and 6:15 p.m. with the Arbor Day 5K Run/Walk. 

The pre-registration fee is $20 through April 23 and $25 the day of the event. There is no fee for the Kid's Dash, though on-site registration is required.

Due to the generous support of our partners and the community, the 2014 event was able to make a significant contribution to the Trees for Tempe program.

We'd like to thank our 2015 partners for their support.

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Where does the money go?
Race proceeds will go to benefit the Trees for Tempe program. After the 2008 summer monsoons destroyed more than 400 city-owned trees, Tempe was left struggling to find the resources needed to replenish its tree population. Now, with the revival of the Trees for Tempe program, residents and local businesses can take part in reconstructing the city’s landscape, one tree at a time!

What can you do?

The Trees for Tempe program welcomes monetary contributions and donations of time. There is no minimum dollar amount required to donate, and every cent is appreciated. Residents, organizations and local businesses can also donate their time to help replant the trees. Either way you choose to donate, you will have a direct impact on the quality of life in Tempe now and for years to come!

Donate Money to Trees for Tempe
Make checks and money orders payable to City of Tempe, and be sure to specify Trees for Tempe. Bring or mail to:

Trees for Tempe
Tempe Recreation Services
Attn: Denise Rentschler
3500 S. Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282



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