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Chuy's will kick off its 29th annual Hot to Trot 5K and Kid K on May 5 at the Chuy's Arbor Trails, located at 4301 W. William Cannon, inside the Arbor Trails Shopping Center in South Austin. About 2,500 runners are expected to lace up for one of Austin’s oldest and most popular races, with proceeds benefitting Special Olympics Texas.

The Kid K starts at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday.  The 5K kicks off at 8:15 a.m. followed by an awards ceremony and door prize drawing.  The course begins near the intersection of Brush Country and Convict Hill and ends at Chuy's, which will open at 10:30 a.m. for those needing to refuel after their run.  The 2012 Chuy's Hot to Trot will also include a Kid K for children 12 and under. All children who participate will receive a custom Redfish medal and a chance to meet Chuy the Redfish.

Entry forms are available at all Chuy's locations, Shady Grove, and area Dick's Sporting Goods locations; you can also sign up online at www.chuys.com. Runners may register and pick-up race packets at Chuy's Arbor Trails, May 3 –May 4, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. Each participant will receive this year's commemorative 29th anniversary T-shirt.

To learn more about the Chuy's Hot to Trot 5K & Kid K, including race times, fees and the course route, call 888-HEY-CHUY or visit www.chuys.com.  For more information on how to change lives through Special Olympics Texas, call 800.876.JOIN or visit www.specialolympicstexas.org.

Co-Sponsors:
Coca-Cola Refreshments, Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions
Charitable Trust and the Law Enforcement Torch Run


Ramonica Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Special Olympics Texas
rjones@sotx.org


About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.