The City of Abilene's Parks & Recreation Division invites you to participate in the 2019 'Catch The Groundhog Half Marathon.' The event takes place Saturday, February 2nd, in what event organizers call "13.1 miles of scenic Abilene."

The course will be starting and finishing at Elmdale Baptist Church at 233 Elmdale Road, Abilene. The route will be down Elmdale Road, turning right onto Potosi Road and then turn back around for the halfway point.

Register online for only $35 per individual or $40 for a two person team running or walking together, not a relay. Registration will be open through Thursday, January 31st. Registration on day of event will cost $5 extra and will only be open until 6:30 AM.

Packet pick up will be February 2nd race-day from 6 AM till 6:45 AM. The first 50 registrants will get a free 'Catch The Groundhog' marathon t-shirt commemorating the race. For more information call 325-676-6217.

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