Wesley UMC 4th annual Bun Run is being held Saturday May 6th, 2017 in conjunction with El Reno’s 29th annual Fried Onion Burger Day Festival. This will be the 20th year for the Bun Run and the fourth year that Wesley UMC has organized this event.
By participating you will help support Wesley UMC’s foreign and local mission teams. Our foreign teams work with and support the Hands Together ministry that builds schools, medical clinics, homes, and community centers for the impoverished people of Northern Mexico. Our local teams work right here in El Reno helping people in the community with yard cleanup and house repairs!
The USATF sanctioned and certified course for the 5K run and the 1 mile fun run/walk will start at Memorial Stadium and wind through the Lake El Reno and Crimson Creek Golf Course area.Memorial Stadium
2001 Sunset Drive
El Reno, Ok 73036
8:30am – One Mile Fun Run/Walk
9:00am – 5KMake it a weekend and come visit El Reno’s small town hospitality and atmosphere! A pasta dinner will be served Friday, May 5th at Wesley UMC 101 S. Barker El Reno, OK starting at 6:00pm for $10 for adults $8 children 5 and under. This dinner will be catered by Primo’s restaurant and will be a delicious way to get your energy up for the run!
Then after the run on Saturday stay for Burger Day! Enjoy entertainment/music, games, rides, antique car show, merchants, and food from 10:00am to 5:00pm. And witness the cooking of the world’s largest fried onion hamburger, weighing in at over 750lbs!
So mark your calendar for Saturday, May 6th 2017!
Register online NOW through 5:00pm May 4th, 2017!
5K entry fee-$30 and 1mile fun run/walk-$25. WANT TO SAVE $5?!!!
Register during our flash weekend sale midnight Friday March 24th – midnight Sunday March 26th!!!! Use coupon Code: BUNRUN
Registration includes the Wesley UMC Bun Run T-shirt (T-shirt size and availability will not be guaranteed if registered after April 15st)
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 4TH AT 5:00pm, BUT YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT THE PASTA DINNER AND ON RACE DAY BUT IT WILL COST YOU $5 MORE!!!
This race is sanctioned by USATF and the course is certified. Participants are eligible for state and national records.
Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners in each age group (standard 5-year age groups) for the 5K run. The top overall male and female finalists will receive special awards and will also be given dignitary status at the Burger Day festival which allows them access to where the big burger is cooked. As a dignitary you will be given the prestige opportunity to help prepare and serve the big burger!There will be an award for the fastest corporate/business team.
Come run with decorated buns AND WIN CASH!!! Glitter, glue, tassel, or tutu. Decorate the back of your running shorts in our 5k or fun run and if you have the best decorated buns you can win the Fancy Pants CASH awards!! (All buns must be covered with clothing-no exposed buns please!)