BOARDMAN -- This year's "A Very Poplar Run" has been rescheduled from December to Saturdayto coincide with the poplar trees being in full autumn color.
Greenwood Resources is sponsoring the races through the poplar trees of Boardman in support of Hermiston Agape House, a Christian outreach program whose goal is to provide aid for those in need in Hermiston and surrounding communities.
The races will be in the Boardman Tree Farm among 25,000 acres of hybrid poplar trees owned and operated by Greenwood Tree Farm Fund and Greenwood Resources.
There will be a free one-mile kids race beginning at 10 a.m. The 5K, 10K and 15K races begin at 10:30 a.m. and at 10:45 a.m. there will be a stroll through the trees.
Entry fee is $20 preregistration and $25 if purchased on the day of the event.
Participants can register online at www.averypoplarrun.com.