Tulsa Boys Home Derby Dash 5k

TULSA, Okla, Apr 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join us Friday, May 10 at River West Festival Park as the Junior Women’s Association of the Tulsa Boys’ Home will be hosting their first ever 5k night race with food, music and fun after! The 5k walk/run is sure to be entertaining for the whole family, including your fury loved ones. Proceeds from the event will help pay for food, clothing, and other day-to-day living expenses for the young boys residing at Tulsa Boys’ Home in their pursuit of a better life.

Registration options include a 5k and a 1 mile Fun Run. The 5k will be $30 ($25 for 12 and under) and the fun run will be $15 ($10 for 12 and under). Registration may be completed online or in person before races begin. All registrations completed within a reasonable timeframe before the event will be guaranteed an event shirt.

To register for this year’s Tulsa Boys’ Home 5K Derby Dash, please visit: or contact

Tulsa Boys’ Home helps 11 to 18-year-old boys with emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse problems, and houses 64 boys a day, 365 days a year. TBH is a Tulsa Area United Way Partner Agency located in west Tulsa County on 160 acres at 2727 S. 137th W. Avenue in Sand Springs. For more information about Tulsa Boys’ Home or to schedule a tour, visit their website at

The Junior Women Association was formed in 1938, for the purpose of contributing to the mental and physical well-being of the boys. They have given of their love, time, talents, and resources for many years.

In the 1950s, they organized a Christmas card sales program that continues today. Through fundraisers, the Junior Women contribute in a variety of significant ways, providing food and clothing, organizing holiday parties, and hand-picking gifts for TBH boys, visiting the lodges once a month for special activities and/or outings, and more. Some of the activities include pumpkin carving, holiday decorating, sporting events, bowling, and many other activities. The Junior Women’s Association of the Tulsa Boys’ Home hosted the first Derby Dash (5K) in 2015. The run took place on beautiful morning at Turkey Mountain. The turnout was beyond amazing – so we’ve decided to continue the tradition For more information about the Junior Women’s Association, please see their website – – or visit their Facebook page.

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