2010-09-16 / Community News


The Annual Dime Box Mini-Marathon, in its 33rd year, will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010, beginning at 9:00 A.M. at the Dime Box Volunteer Fire Department on Guy M. Bryan St. in Dime Box. Registration will begin at 7:30 A.M. for the three races: 10K run, 2 mile run and 2 mile walk. All registrants will receive a T-Shirt. Awards consist of cash prizes to the top male and female finisher in each race and awards to the top three finishers in each age group in each race. To pre-register, send name, address, age, T-Shirt size, race preference and entry fee ($15.00 thru 9-24) to DBMM, 1212 CR 4531, Dime Box, Texas 77853. After September 24th, including race day, the registration fee is $20.00

The Mini Marathon is held in conjunction with the Annual Homecoming Celebration. In addition to the usual games, food and music, an Antique Tractor Show will be featured from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. and the First Annual Dime Box Dog Dash will begin at 12:30 P.M. with two heats: 8” and under at shoulder and 8” to 16” at shoulder. Registration is 9:00 A.M. - 12 noon with a fee of $5.00.

A Pet Clinic presented by Dr. Darden Hervey, Dime Box Animal Clinic, will begin at 2 P.M., followed by a Pet Parade at 3 P.M. Dime Box ISD classes from 1971-1980 will be recognized at 5:00 P.M. (Immediately after the Barbecue Awards and Auction).

Capping off the day will be a dance at the SPJST Hall, with music by Southern Roots, from 8:00 – 12:00 P.M.

The event is sponsored by the Dime Box Lions Club and all proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund and other Lions Projects.

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