Small Race Preview: 2015 Cherry Blossom 5k (Benton, WA)

Cherry Blossom 5k

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival 5k takes place in Benton WA on Saturday, April 4th. The run/walk is sponsored by the Kiona-Benton Performing Arts Boosters, and proceeds help support equipment, travel and competition costs for performing artists.

The run follows an out-and-back course that starts at the Lions Club on Ellen Ave, heads out of town to the south, then turns west and runs past fields and farms towards the turnaround. The only significant hill is leading up to the turnaround point, so it is immediately followed by an equal downhill heading back the way it came. Medals will be awarded to the top three males and top three females, as well as the top three walkers.

For up to date information, check out the event website or Facebook page.

Cherry Blossom 5k
When: Saturday, April 4th, 9am
What: 5k run/walk
Where: 1100 Ellen Ave, Benton City, WA
Registration: Online here or print and mail registration form
Registration cost: $15 pre-registration, $20 day of race. Event shirts on sale for $20

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