Levelland hosts the Bobby Birdsong Memorial Levelland Lope - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Levelland hosts the Bobby Birdsong Memorial Levelland Lope


On Saturday, the West Texas Running Club will host the Bobby Birdsong Memorial Levelland Lope, named in memory of Bobby Birdsong as a tribute to this dedicated Levelland High School teacher. Birdsong was the first Race Director of the Levelland Lope in 1980, and served in this capacity through 1988.

The event features a 2 Mile and 10K (6.2 Miles) race. Both races offer flat, out and back courses.

Races start at the corner of Verne Beebe Drive & L.C. Kearney Drive in Levelland at 8 a.m. and bib/chip pick-up closes at 7:30 a.m.  

Minimum ages are 7 for the 2 Mile, and 13 for the 10K. Entry fees are $5 for West Texas Running Club (WTRC) members and all children 12 and under, and $15 for non-members.

Online registration closes Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. No race day registration is allowed, and insurance prohibits strollers, roller blades, pets and bicycles on the run course.

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