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Gem of the Hill Country 5 & 10k
Race Director
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 • Posted August 15, 2012

The Mason Lion’s Club’s 6th Annual Gem of the Hill Country 5 & 10k Run/Walk will take place on Saturday September 29, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. Starting on the south side of the Mason County Courthouse next to the old Jail, participants will wind their way around the south side of town on a course which includes hill and dale, and one of the most beautiful scenic views in the hill country.

The Lions Club is proud of their race and well they should be. Proceeds help many of Mason’s non-profit organizations and the race is drawing racers, runners and walkers from towns throughout the hill country not to mention the ever increasing attendance of fitness-minded Mason folk.

So..., if you walk, run or just look, come on out! Participate or volunteer. The Lion’s Club’s Gem of the Hill Country 5 & 10k Run/Walk promotes health, good causes, and, it promotes Mason. What more can you ask for in an event? There will be local Artist on the Square from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m., so come out take a peek and show your support.

For 5 & 10k race registration forms and/or information on the event, call or email Eva Tannehill at 325-347-1518; For local accommodations, contact the Mason Chamber 325-347-5758 or email, You can also register on line at and We have chip timing again this year which means your finishing time is fast and accurate.

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