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Ready for the Daffodil Dash?

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Has the cold weather kept you trapped inside? Do you want to get back into shape after hibernating indoors through the recent icy weather? Memphis Botanic Garden (MBG) designed the Daffodil Dash just for your then. On March 8, friends and family members can join together at the gardens for the 8th annual Daffodil Dash Three-Miler and Family Fun Run. The race begins at 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 8 a.m.

The race is an MRTC three-mile certified route. The one-mile Family Fun Run will begin on the great lawn at the Garden, follow the pathway through the Prehistoric Plant Trail and finish on Daffodil Hill. The post-race party includes refreshments and live music. The registration fee is $25. Children 12 and under can enter the Family Fun Run for $10. A one dollar discount will be given to MBG and MRTC members.

Overall winners receive Live at the Garden concert series passes. Packet pickup and race day registration will begin at 8 a.m. in the visitor center of the Memphis Botanic Garden. Online registration is also available. Jogging strollers are allowed. The Memphis Botanic Garden is located at 750 Cherry Road.

The Memphis Runners Track Club (MRTC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health and fitness through programs of amateur road racing, cross country and track, in the spirit of fun and competition. MRTC is a proud sponsor of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, Half Marathon, and Grizzlies 5k, MRTC Road Race Series, Women Run Memphis 5K and Training Program, the MRTC-KIDS! races and training programs, Tennessee State Parks Hill and Dale 8-Miler and the MRTC Winter Cross Country Race Series.