MIAMI — The fifth annual Willie Run and Festival, sponsored by the Miami Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, April 28 at Rotary Centennial Park.

This year’s race includes a 10K, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run.

A portion of the race will include optional color in color zone lanes.

The race will begin and end at the Rotary Centennial Park, 102-105 M Street (at the corner of M Street and Central, south of NEO A&M College.

Registration check-in is from 4 to 6 p.m.

The 10K race begins at 6 pm. The 5K and Fun Run begins at 6:10 p.m.

All pre-registered participants will receive a Willie Run T-shirt, goodie bag and two free drink tickets.

There will be extra shirts printed for those who register the day of the race, but will only be available while supplies last.

A nutrition and hydration table will be available for participants at the finish line.

There will also be hydration stations throughout each course.

Immediately following the Willie Run awards presentation, the Willie Festival with a live band, Western Justice, as well as bounce elements for kids, food trucks, Frozen Elephant serving shaved ice, and lots of family fun and fellowship.

Runners can pre-register online at If payment is received by Monday, April 23, entry fees are as follows: 10K, $45, 5K, $35, and fun run, $25.

Registration the day of the race entry fees are 10K, $50; 5K, $40, and fun run, $30.

All fitness levels are welcome and the event is designed for the whole family to enjoy.

For more information call 918-533-1314.

Bib sponsors for the event is Osborn Drugs.

Platinum sponsors are First National Bank, Security Bank, Gallagher Bomford Couch, JM Farms, Oelke Construction, BCBS, Outpost Casino and eRX.

Gold sponsors are Bearskin, Family Dental and Associates, City of Miami, Integris, McKesson, Stables Casino, State Farm and Upsher Smith Laboratories, Inc.

All proceeds will go to the Miami Rotary Club for Rotary scholarships for high school students, Neighborhood Pride, Dictionaries for Kids, the Rotary Foundation, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) and Youth Exchange.