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Avoid Skipping Recovery

Listening to your body is key to avoiding injury and burnout. Your body can actually grow stronger when you are at rest. The process of training includes workouts that are strategically placed along with rest days, which provides stimulation during the activity and recovery when you are at rest. If you are new to running, it is important not to push yourself to hard. Injuries can pop up when training advances too quickly. If your body is giving you warning signs, listen and take the extra time off so you can fully adjust and recover to meet your specific fitness needs.

GreenFest on the Greenbelt

GreenFest on the Greenbelt 5K is an event centered around health, wellness, and recreation. We will have food and activities for the whole family including bounce houses, food trucks and live music. This is not your every day 5K, this one will be memorable because of the surroundings and the unique experience in the festival area. The 5K will be timed and almost entirely off-road, the course will take you along the beautiful Greenbelt Trail and across the historic Elm Fork Bridge. The 1 Mile Fun Run will be around the festival area for all of the spectators to enjoy. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Dogs on a leash are welcome to join, strollers are welcome but the course will be very challenging for a stroller. GreenFest on the Greenbelt is presented by The Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County, A 501(c)3 nonprofit. They are a community-based, volunteer organization that fosters awareness of the Greenbelt. The goal of this event is to raise funds for the Texas State Parks and Wildlife Department. Last year we raised over $4000.00 and we hope to at least double that this year. The funds we donate are kept local and used to improve the Greenbelt as well as Ray Roberts Lake State Park All participants of the 5K will receive a swag-bag with sponsor goodies, event t-shirt, finisher medal and finish line refreshments. The 5K will have prizes for the top 3 overall male and female finishers as well as top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 14 & under 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 & over There will be a pre-race packet pick up on Thursday April 4 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the race site. If you are not able to make it just plan on arriving early enough race day to pick up your packet. Event Schedule: 7:00 Race registration and packet pick-up open 9:00 I mile fun run begins 9:20 Singing of the National Anthem 9:30 5K begins 11:00 Awards Ceremony Please feel free to stay and enjoy the festivities, visit our vendor booths and enjoy your time at our Texas State Park. The Blue Bonnets should be in bloom and we have a whole field of them. So bring those cameras and smiles with you!
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