Packet Pick Up

Packet pickup for our Family Fun Run starts tomorrow morning! Stop by the Edgemere intersection between 8-12 to get your packet, or visit Orange Theory Fitness in Preston Hollow Village during business hours next week. And it’s definitely not too late to sign up. This is our first 5K so we need your support to make this event great!

For the race, parking will be available at the JCC, 7900 Northaven, 75230, and the gate will be open for easy access to the Freda Stern Respite.


Family Fun Run

We are really excited about the Family Fun Color Run coming up on Sunday, April 26 at 4 pm. If you haven’t registered already, please sign up today! You can use code FRIENDS10 for $10 off registration.

Packet pick up will start on Saturday at the Edgemere intersection from 8 am to noon. Packet pick up is also available next Saturday at the Virginia Cook respite (St. Michaels intersection) from 8 am to noon, as well as next week during business hours at Orange Theory Fitness.

Please use #NHTFunRun and tag us when you register and during the race.

-Friends of the Northaven Trail


We have scheduled two days of packet pickup on the trail for our Family Fun Run.

On Saturday, April 18 from 8 am – noon, we’ll be at the Edgemere intersection.

On Saturday, April 25 from 8 am – noon, we’ll be at the Virginia Cook Respite (St. Michaels intersection).

Or stop by Orange Theory Fitness in Preston Hollow Village between 8 am and 5 pm from April 13-17 or April 20-24.

For those already registered, stop by to pick up your packet on the trail! You can also register at the same time and purchase t-shirts then.

We will also have shirts for sale on both days!

Let us know if you have questions and please help promote our race.


Upcoming Events

Sunday, April 26 at 4 pm – Family Fun Run (sign up at http://www.playtri.com/Northaven)

Friday, June 5 – Movie Night (Edgemere lawn)

September (date TBD) – Movie Night (Edgemere Lawn)

October (date TBD) – It’s My Park Day (Virginia Cook respite)

December (date TBD) – Holiday Party (Edgemere Lawn)

If you are interested in being a sponsor for any of these events, please email us at info@northaventrail.org or Tweet us @NorthavenTrail. Look forward to seeing everyone on the 26th.

-Friends of the Northaven Trail

Our Family Fun Color Run is coming up on Sunday, April 26 at 4 pm.  Please visit playtri.com/Northaven to register.  We are currently running a promotion for $10 off anyone who signs up this week.  Use the code FRIENDS10 when registering. 

The race and festivities begin at 4 pm at the Freda Stern respite. We will have food from Corner Bakery and the band Midtown will be playing, plus more!

We will also have additional packets of color available for purchase at the race.

Interested in volunteering at the race, or have any questions? Email us at info@northaventrail.org.

Please help us spread the word about this race by Facebook and Twitter as well! Tag us @NorthavenTrail and #FamilyFunRun!

And many thanks to our lead sponsor Preston Hollow Village (Trader Joes, Mod Market, Vertskebap, Orange Theory Fitness, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, and Tangerine Salon), as well as Genecov Orthodontics, Pegasus Ablon, Virginia Cook, and Northaven Gardens. Visit http://www.prestonhollowvillage.com to learn more about the center as well as the great restaurants and stores there!


Park Day Tomorrow!

We look forward to seeing you tomorow for our It’s My Park Day event between 9-1 pm. We have LOTS of great activities planned!  Unless otherwise listed below, all activities will take place at the intersection of the trail and St. Michaels

Volunteer Activities beginning at 9 am are (1) weeding and pruning at the Virginia Cook respite, (2) helping Girl Scouts plant their butterfly garden at Royalshire, and (3) helping Brownies rake and plant seeds at the Virginia Cook respite.  If you’re interested in one of these activities, come to the Virginia Cook respite at 9 am and we’ll get you a task.  Unfortunately, the kiosk building has been postponed for the time being.

At 10 am Cross Fit Odyssey will be at the Virginia Cook respite for a morning session.  All are welcome to participate!

Delete Blood Cancer will be on site as well to swab for the bone marrow registry.

Operation Kindness will have rescue dogs to meet, plus dog goodies from Hollywood Feed.

“Bug Booth” by Entomolgy Specialists with the North Texas Master Naturalists

Face painting for the kids

And lots of food. Lunch from Hamburger Man, dessert and lemonade from Corner Bakery, doughnuts from Top Pot Doughnuts in the morning, and Starbucks Coffee.

Plus more!

Questions? Email us info@northaventrail.org or Tweet us @NorthavenTrail

See you in the morning!


Lots of great activities planned for our Park Day event on Saturday morning, March 28! Below is a current list of activities and sponsors:

-Trail landscaping, including Girl Scouts butterfly garden and seed planting (exact locations to follow closer to the event date)

-“Bug Booth” by Entomology Specialists with the North Texas Master Naturalists, with real bugs magnifying glasses, books, and information about insects

-Face painting for the kids

-Delete Blood Cancer will be on site to swab for the national bone marrow registry

-Operation Kindess will have some great rescue dogs up for adoption

-Hollywood Feed with treats for your canine friends

-Starbucks Coffee, Top Pot Doughnuts, and Hamburger Man with drinks and food

Plus more! If you are interested in being a sponsor or donor please let us know!

And remember all of our events are kid and dog friendly so bring your whole family out!

-Friends of the Northaven Trail


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