Tour des Fleurs Benefits the Dallas Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum will host the seventh annual Tour des Fleurs (TDF12), a USA Track and Field sanctioned event, on September 15. The 10K and 20K races will take place at White Rock Lake, with a family-friendly post-race party at the Martin Rutchik Concert Lawn in the arboretum, featuring music by Decades.

The 20K race begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 10K race at 8 a.m. A postrace party begins at 8:45 a.m., with award presentations at 9:30 a.m.

Hydration stations will be positioned along the courses. Online registration closes September 11. Packet pickup will be held at all DFW area Run On! locations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. September 11 through 13. Race fee includes a race shirt, refreshments, admittance to the post-race party and concert.

Families attending the TDF12 event will enjoy a host of activities prior to opening to the general public at 9 a.m., including live entertainers and photo opportunities. Local restaurants will provide post-race food and refreshment and massage therapists will be on hand.

Free parking is available off-site, with shuttle buses running from 6 to 11:30 a.m. Location: 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas. For more information, call 214-515-6500 or visit to register.

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