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This 0.5K run for underachievers has donuts, coffee and a smoking rest stop

Underachievers Unite (MGN)

A Facebook event in Boerne is getting the attention of many "underachievers."

The inaugural Boerne .5K will be held on May 5 and will benefit the Blessings in a Backpack organization. According to the Facebook event, the race will be a "very fun, tongue-in-cheek event that will lampoon the typical 5k."

Dodging Duck will be providing a free pint of beer to runners who arrive early at the start of the race at River Road Park. The race will then head to the Cibolo Creek Brewery where participants will receive another free pint of beer.

"A beer at the start a beer at the end and whole bunch of goodies on the way," said Jay Milton, the race organizer.

All race finishers will "receive a pretentious oval Euro-style 0.5k sticker that you can attach to your rear windshield to show everyone what a bada-- you are," according to the event. There will also be a medical tent, that may or may not be fully staffed, in case there are issues along the way.

The race has raised about $25,000 for Blessings in a Backpack in Boerne. An organization that helps about 400 kids on school lunch programs by getting them something to eat on weekends.

“Everything about it is hilarious and yet is it going to benefit so many hungry kids it is so worthwhile,” said Kathy Bandujo, co-chair of Blessings in a Backpack in Boerne.

The event is sold out, but organizers say the event is expected to come back next year.

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