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Kick Off Mardis Gras Fun With Dash For The Beads 5K

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(Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

(Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Mardi Gras is next Tuesday, and the celebrations are definitely kicking off this weekend. In Oak Cliff, the 5th annual Dash For The Beads 5k, 1-mile walk, and costume contest will get the party started this Saturday!

This family and pet friendly event invites one and all to Kidd Springs Park in Oak Cliff to walk, run, and dash through North Oak Cliff to benefit local schools in the area. After the run, you can check out all the vendors and merchants set up for a fabulous Mardi Gras party. There will also be live music from local band The O’s!

The Dash For The Beads is this Saturday morning, March 1st. Race Day registration starts at 8:30AM and costs $40. Check out the website to register online before it cuts off Thursday, February 27th, as well as find race times. The website is dashforthebeads.org!

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