Run the Trails 2017

12th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.  New this year, we will be holding the event at Boyd High School 600 N Lake Forest Dr, McKinney, TX 75071– Petting Zoo, Kiss-the-Pig Contest – Not only fun fitness for all but FUN for all!
Join us at Myrtle Village from start to finish…

Forms will be available soon for the 2016 RUN THE TRAILS EVENT

$5,000 Sponsor
Sponsor advertising on Neil Sperry’s WBAP radio program
Signage along race course and at the Myrtle Village
1-year of advertising on Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney
website
Company Logo Featured prominently on tee-shirts
Featured on all advertising and promotional pieces
Honored from the stage at the event
Help with Kiss-the-Pig winners ceremony
Booth or table in Myrtle Village*
 
$1,000 Sponsor
1-year of advertising on Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney
website
Advertising on the Neil Sperry WBAP radio show
Signage along race course and at the Myrtle Village
Company Logo on tee-shirts
Name on all advertising and promotional pieces.
Booth or Table at Myrtle Village*
 
More ways to be part of the run!

$500 Sponsor
Signage at Myrtle Village
Name on tee-shirts
Name on all advertising and promotional pieces
Announced from the stage at the event
Booth or Table at Myrtle Village*
$250 Sponsor
Name on all advertising and promotional pieces
Announced from the stage at the event
 


Same Weekend as the Downtown McKinney Oktoberfest –
September 23th, 2016

 
* Myrtle Village is a fun festival area for families to
enjoy before and after the race. The village consists
of sponsor’s booths and tables intermixed with
games, activity stations and concessions.
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Sponsor donations are non-refundable. Donations are tax-deductible.  

 

 

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12th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Blog, Events, Sponsors | Comments Off on 12th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.

12th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.

12th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses. New this year, we will be holding the event at Boyd High School 600 N Lake Forest Dr, McKinney, TX 75071– Petting Zoo, Kiss-the-Pig Contest – Not only fun fitness for all but FUN for all! Join us at Myrtle Village from start to finish… See these links: Sponsors Opportunities Runners Registration NEW! Course Maps...

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Planting at McKinney High School

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Blog, Thanks | Comments Off on Planting at McKinney High School

Planting at McKinney High School

Let’s hear it, fellow CMT board members, for Matt and his employee. Two-handedly, they planted all 15 Twilight crape myrtles at McKinney High School this afternoon. Not many boards have members who get this down-and-dirty. THANKS, MAT These are the crape myrtles that we have “owed” MHS for a couple of years. We chose the same variety that we originally planted as the very first plantings anywhere of the Crape Myrtle Trails – even before Eldorado Parkway. They were planted in honor of MHS Valedictorian Danny Lowe in 1999. Unfortunately, 12 of...

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Is it “crape myrtle” or “crepe myrtle”?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Blog, Crape Myrtle Trails | Comments Off on Is it “crape myrtle” or “crepe myrtle”?

Is it “crape myrtle” or “crepe myrtle”?

There are few people & mainly  one person that I am aware of that mainly spells it the way you have spelled it. He is a PhD in Oklahoma who has done much horticultural research and has created  several very good  hybrids……. beautiful trees. Yet, The Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney did extensive research with the U.S. National Arboretum, noted authors with growers & PhD.s from leading horticultural  universities and with its literary  history.  This is why we spell it the way we do. However, horticulturalist do not spend...

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2015 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on 2015 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

As our RUN THE TRAILS attracts families and the more serious runners we have added a 10K along with the 5K to the event. With this addition we hope to attract from all over the county.  This year 2015 will begin at Boyd High School and venue a whole new scene for the runners. You can find the course maps: Click Here (USATF Certified Courses) Myrtle Village is a fun festival area for families to enjoy before and after the race.  The village consists of sponsor’s booths and tables  intermixed with games, activity stations and concessions....

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2015 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Blog, Crape Myrtle Trails, Events, Sponsors | Comments Off on 2015 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

2015 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

As our RUN THE TRAILS attracts families and the more serious runners we have added a 10K along with the 5K to the event. With this addition we hope to attract from all over the county.  This year 2015 will begin at Boyd High School and venue a whole new scene for the runners. You can find the course maps: Click Here (USATF Certified Courses) Myrtle Village is a fun festival area for families to enjoy before and after the race.  The village consists of sponsor’s booths and tables  intermixed with games, activity stations and concessions....

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Crape Myrtle have taken a hit from this past winter’s cold.

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Crape Myrtle have taken a hit from this past winter’s cold.

Crape Myrtle have taken a hit from this past winter’s cold.

Garden Tip: (This one isn’t going to be fun. I’m going to ask that you trust me on this – I’ve been down this road before.) Several varieties of crape myrtles in our side-by-side comparisons in the Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney have taken a hit from this past winter’s cold. While temperatures didn’t drop as low as they have in other years, there was sustained cold as well as cold that came earlier than usual. The result: several varieties have frozen to the ground. I have seen the same thing in other DFW area plantings, and it’s likely to...

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10th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on 10th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.

10th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses.

10th Annual Crape Myrtle Trails 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k and 10K USATF Certified Courses. New this year, we will be holding the event at Boyd High School 600 N Lake Forest Dr, McKinney, TX 75071– Petting Zoo, Kiss-the-Pig Contest – Not only fun fitness for all but FUN for all! Join us at Myrtle Village from start to finish… See these links: Sponsors Opportunities Runners Registration NEW! Course...

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Announcing Main Street McKinney as New Partner

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Announcing Main Street McKinney as New Partner

Announcing Main Street McKinney as New Partner

The Fun Run Committee meet with Director, Amy Rosenthal and Program Coordinator,Michelle Hancock with Main Street McKinney to join in promoting OKTOBERFEST  along with the Crape Myrtle trails, RUN THE TRAILS events on September 27th.  Come Run the new route now certified USTF starting at Cockrill Middle School in the  Morning and then head over to Downtown McKinney and join in the annual OKTOBERFEST...

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2014 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Blog, Crape Myrtle Trails, Events, Featured | Comments Off on 2014 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

2014 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

This year we have added a 10K to the event for the more serious runners.  We hope to attract from all over the county.  This year 2014 will begin at Cockrill Middle School and venue a whole new scene for the runners. Myrtle Village is a fun festival area for families to enjoy before and after the race.  The village consists of sponsor’s booths and tables  intermixed with games, activity stations and concessions. Sponsor donations are non-refundable.  Donations are tax-deductible.  For questions about the event, contact CMT Board President,...

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‘McKinney honored as ‘America’s Crape Myrtle City’

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on ‘McKinney honored as ‘America’s Crape Myrtle City’

‘McKinney honored as ‘America’s Crape Myrtle City’

‘McKinney honored as ‘America’s Crape Myrtle City’ By Carolyn Skei, Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney Jan 23, 2014 The Texas State House of Representatives and the McKinney City Council both recently passed resolutions honoring the City of McKinney as “America’s Crape Myrtle City.” Representative Scott Sanford (Texas District 70) and McKinney Mayor Brian Loughmiller have presented those resolutions in recent weeks to the board of directors of the Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney (CMT). Raising the profile of the city as home to...

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