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Roots & Shoots Fun Run

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 6:30am to 10:00am

The Kauai Marathon and National Tropical Botanical Garden are excited to be partnering again on the Fourth Annual Roots ‘n Shoots Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00am. This garden 5k is a fundraising event held on the lush tropical grounds of McBryde and Allerton Gardens.

Runners and walkers check-in at the NTBG South Shore Visitors Center parking lot starting at 6:00 am and will be shuttled to the start of the 5k, located in McBryde Garden. The 3.1- mile event begins in the Breadfruit grove and meanders through McBryde Garden exhibits, towering rainforest trees, swaying golden bamboo, tropical fruit trees, and alongside the Lawai Stream.

Participants must park at the South Shore Visitors Center and take a shuttle into the Gardens.

Shuttles start at 6:00am, with the last departure into the valley at 7:15am. Race/Walk starts promptly at 8:00am.

The cost is $40 per adult and $30 for students 16 years and under until April 8th , which includes post race food and beverage and a medal. Race entries increase on April 9 th to $50 and $40 respectively. There are limited entries available for this one-of- a-kind event and is expected to sell out quickly. Register today at

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