Buffalo Boogie: May 12, 2018

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The Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge invite you to celebrate the 26th Anniversary of the Buffalo Boogie! Mark your calendars for the annual Buffalo Boogie on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 8 am. After the run, enjoy refreshments, vendors, MO the Bison and family activities for all ages.

You can also be a part of the Buffalo Boogie by becoming a sponsor or volunteering. If you can’t attend, you can also support the Buffalo Boogie by making a donation.

Events and Pricing

The Buffalo Boogie offers three events so you are sure to find one that suits your interests. Race start times and fees are listed below. Groups register by creating a group. School groups are $10 per person and large groups are $20 per person. A 10 person minimum is required for groups.

Children in strollers do not need to register, but children who walk or run do need to register.

If you are a member of the military or retired veteran, call the Fort Worth Nature Center at 817-392-7410 for the military promo code.

Event: 10K

Start Time: 7:30 am CDT

Price: $55.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee


Event: 5K

Start Time: 8 am CDT

Price: $50.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee


Event: 1 Mile

Start Time: 8 am CDT

Price: $50.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee


Course Map

Each event takes place on the grounds of the beautiful Fort Worth Nature Center and Preserve. View the Buffalo Boogie course map to see the path for each event.

Packet Pickup prior to race day

Packet pickup is at Run On, 2600 W 7th Street , Montgomery Plaza Fort Worth TX, 76107 on Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11: 10 am – 7 pm.

Please thank our sponsors!

Bank of Texas Gale Cupp and Family Charlie Geren Campaign Candlelite Inn Restaurant
Freese and Nichols, Inc. Lynda Gearheart Marty Leonard Marsha McLaughlin
Moritz Russell Feed Inc. Sear Family Foundation Rick and Karen Shepherd
David and Margaret Sykes TKA Investments LLC Suzanne and Steve Tuttle Weaver Consultant Group


Parking at the Buffalo Boogie

Those with dogs and strollers park at festival site Those without dogs and strollers park at the church and ride shuttle over to festival site


There will be vendors at this event so bring some money with you!

We look forward to seeing you at Buffalo Boogie!




Spending time with people who love nature creates priceless experiences; sharing a mission with them generates exceptional satisfaction. Both are benefits of Friends membership. This award-winning organization is a strategic force in keeping the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge an exciting and innovative place to visit in our fair city.

To preserve, protect, and conserve in perpetuity the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge.

View a gallery of the photos our members have taken!