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Land and Sand Run

To mark Dolphin Awareness Month, the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network will host its third annual Land and Sand Run Sat., March 28, in Galveston. The event will include an 8 a.m. children’s 1k race on East Beach, an 8:30 a.m. 5k/10k that starts on the beach and winds through the streets of Galveston’s Beach Town, and the Dolphin Discovery Zone - an activity through which children and adults can learn about dolphins and dolphin rescues. Events start at the East Beach Pavilion, accessible through the East entrance off of Boddeker Road. For info and registration, see


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