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It’s time to make time and take time to get the family outside of your apartment in El Paso to join in all of the festivities that make our city such a great place to call ‘home’. 
The 24th Annual 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Roll/Walk
October 1, 2016
Ascarate Park

In Celebration of National Physical Therapy Month, the El Paso Physical Therapy District presents this family run, walk, and stroll event. It’s part of the El Paso Marathon “More Than A Marathon” 5K Race series challenge and is presented by “Up and Running”.
You can Register now at Race Adventures Unlimited for only $25. (The first 200 registered participants receive a free event t-shirt!). The Race Day registration fee is $30 (cash only).  As with all of these events, there are awards and prizes with trophies presented to the “Largest Team”, “Overall Male Best Time”, “Overall Female Best Time”, and medals to the top three finishers in the female and male wheelchair division.  Kids trophies are awarded as well in variety of age categories.
And here’s the best part, the proceeds benefit the El Paso Spinal Cord Support Group and the Greater El Paso Physical Therapy District
Micheladas and Taco Festival
October 1
This is another ‘must-do’ event that is hosted annually each fall.  Come for the fun, the food, and all the festivities that wrap around this annual contest to see who makes the best “Michelada” in town! 
History notes that there are numerous variations of this classic Mexican Cerveza that may include beer, lime juice, spices, and such.  Depending on where you were raised, it may differ in flavor as there are distinctions is design from Mexico, to Latin America, and the USA.  And it is because of its worldly popularity that this completion was born.
Yet it’s not all about the competition.  The Fiesta overflows with lots of activity for all ages with music, tacos galore, arts and more for all to enjoy on the San Jacinto Plaza, downtown. 
Tickets are $10 or $20 which includes a commemorative cup and unlimited samples (age 21 and older only).   For more information, call 929-0502 or click here to
Fall Festivals, More Fun, in El Paso
There are so many benefits of living and working in and around El Paso, and living in our community right here at Pinon Trails apartments.   When you are looking for something to do with your family and friends, we highly recommend the “Visit El Paso” website as one of the best guides to where to go, what to do, and what to see throughout our lively hometown. 

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