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10th Annual Forrest Spence 5K Promises Fun for Families


Saturday, August 26
8:00 AM


Saturday, August 26
12:00 PM


5K Run/Walk- $25, 1 Mile Fun Run (Kids 12 & Under) - $15

The 10th annual Forrest Spence 5K is a wonderful event for all ages. On Saturday, Aug. 26 , bring your friends and family to walk or run the 3.1-mile course starting at the Memphis Botanic Garden.

The Forrest Spence 5K begins at the Memphis Botanic Garden at 8 a.m. This fun filled day includes a 5K, food, door prizes, music, 1-mile fun run, 100-yard dash, and a wonderful community of people. A kids' activity area with bounce houses, slides, face painting, games and more is certain to provide fun for all! Strollers are welcome. Register online at All race proceeds benefit The Forrest Spence Fund.