Brookings' "Friend of Trees," Kathleen "Kay" Cheever passed away on January 9, 2002. She is honored in this annual event. Kay was a lifelong advocate for the planting, nurturing and appreciation of trees in the Brookings area. She served on the Brookings Arbor Day Committee since its inception; she initiated this event. She inspired us with her good humor and good cheer.
Begin the Arbor Day Celebration at the new McCrory Gardens Visitor Center with the Brookings Arbor Day Committee and the Prairie Striders at the Kay Cheever Annual Arbor Day Run/Walk for shade.
Free Refreshments: Muffins, fruit, juice, and milk will be available. Kids of all ages welcome!
|What:||Kay Cheever Arbor Day Run (or Walk) for Shade (5K)|
|When:||Friday, April 25, 2014|
|Start Time:||6:30 a.m.|
|Cost:||Entry fee - FREE!|
|Location:||McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center|
|Awards:||A Tree to each entrant.|
|Race Course:||A 3.1 mile Run/Walk course around and through SDSU campus.|
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|Race Director(s):||Steve Britzman|
521 6th St., Suite 104
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 697-9058 (daytime) 697-6584 (evenings)
Prairie Striders Running Club is a non-profit organization.
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