Tortoise & the Hare Fun Run at the Preserve

Event at the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve. Register Online Today!

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center will be hosting its 2nd annual “Tortoise & the Hare Fun Run” on Saturday, December 1, at 8:30 a.m. There will be a 5K route for adults and interested kids, and a shorter one-mile race for those with little legs!

The run will start in the parking lot of the Preserve and continue onto North Oso Parkway and through the nature trails. Sign-in time will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the 5K starting at 8:30 a.m. and the 1-mile beginning shortly afterward. The Preserve is located at 2446 N. Oso Parkway.

REGISTRATION: All persons who are registered between now and November 15 for the $20 Early Bird Registration will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Regular Registration will be offered November 16-19 for $25. The 1-mile race is $12. Event participants are invited to enjoy the learning center, playground and nature trails after the race! Register online today at For more information, contact Lauren Piorkowski at (361) 826-3311 or visit

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-3311 at least 48 hours in advance.

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality, affordable, enrichment programs for all ages and interests. For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the department, visit We invite everyone to Live. Learn. Play! 

FunRun 2018 Flyer