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March 27 at Heartland Park.
Start the season off with our annual 5K and 10K Bunny Run or One-Mile Fun Run! Whether you want to take on the 5K or walk/run with friends and family on the One-Mile Fun Run, it’s time to put on your speed enhancing shoes and tie up your laces as you race around beautiful Heartland Park before the Egg Hunt at our annual Easter EGGstravaganza! These fun family events feature a beautiful course that you are sure to enjoy. All registered participants will receive a custom race shirt, on-course water stations and post race drinks and snacks. To guarantee shirt sizes, please register by March 1. The race will be professionally timed for all 5K and 10K participants. 

Packet pickup and same-day registration starts at 5:30 a.m.; race starts at 7 a.m. 10K course is a second lap of the 5K course. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female winners for the 5K. Age group awards will be given to the male and female winners of the 5K/10K run in each of the following age groups; 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60- 69, 70 and older. Overall winners will not be awarded for winning their age group. Participants can pick up packets early at Wentzville Ice Arena on March 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or March 26 from 4:30-8 p.m. Day of registration will cost $5 more.

The 5K is $30 before March 1 and $35 after.
The One-Mile Fun Run is $20 before March 1 and $25 after.

Register today!

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March 27 at Heartland Park
Hippity hop, Easter’s on its way! The Easter Bunny has been filling thousands of eggs with candy and prizes for the Egg Hunt at our annual Easter Egg Hunt! We are pleased to be able to offer our annual Egg Hunt with the elements you know and love! However, it is important to note that this year’s event  will come with some changes in order to offer it in a safer way.

The first change is that we are offering more hunt timeslots than in years past. We will have hunts at 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. For $10, each family will register to hunt a 20’x20’ section of the field. Participants will also need to specify how many hunters they will have on their field for an additional $5 per hunter. We expect this event to fill quickly so it is important that participants register in advance to ensure that they will have a section of field to hunt. If fields are still available, day-of registration will be offered for $15 for a field and $7 per hunter. Here is an example map of what the field sections will look like.

We encourage everyone to stay for additional EGGstravaganza festivities which include live entertainment and, of course, photos with the Easter Bunny!
 Some eggs will contain a slip of paper for prizes and don’t forget your basket to collect all your goodies.  Register today!

Still have questions? Check out this video with Abigail, Hannah and the Easter Bunny that helps explain some of our Easter events!

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March 27 at Rotary Park
Your dog will bark for bones when all kinds of dog treats, bones and toys are hidden for your furry friends. Your dog will be allowed to try to find as many goodies as possible. Dogs must remain on leashes at all times. Don’t forget to bring a basket to put your treats in!

Before the hunting ends, each dog will receive a “doggie bag” to take home. We will also draw for door prizes. Dogs and their owners may roam around in the park after the event and take advantage of our trail, which is a little over a mile in length and loops around the lake. Please be on time for this event because it doesn’t take long for the dogs to gather all the bones. Cost is $8/10 per dog in advance or $15 for day-of registration.

NOTE: You must turn in proof of vaccinations when registering your pet. Please call (636) 332-9236 or stop by the front desk to register. 



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