Brush Country Deer Run on Nov. 3

Bring out the whole family to enjoy a fun-filled day of events along with the races, at the Brush Country Deer Run on Saturday, Nov. 3. The 5K and 10K Run/ Walk will take place at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. The event is sponsored by the Atascosa County Wellness Committee.

Registration fees are $25 for the 5K and $45 for the 10K. Early registration ends Oct. 19. You can register online by credit card at:

You can also send a check payable to Atascosa County, at 1212 Simmons Ave., Jourdanton, Texas 78026, Attention: Emma Garcia, treasurer, ACWC.

Those who register electronically, or whose mail is postmarked by Oct. 19 will be guaranteed a race shirt and goody bag.

Same day registration will open at 6:30 a.m. up to 15 minutes before race time. The 5K is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and the 10K will start at 7:45 a.m.

Money raised will help support these four great local organizations: CASA of South Texas, Atascosa County Child Welfare Board, Atascosa Family Crisis Center (A Safer Path) and Jamie’s Ranch for Special Kids.

Other activities that day will include an intro to sports clinics for kids, fun runs and relay races, bounce castle and a classic car show. There will also be demonstrations featuring exercise classes from local gyms, kick boxing, nutritional info and more.

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