Athens Review, Athens, Texas

February 14, 2013

Run for Roses Barrel Race nears

From Staff Reports
The Athens Review

Athens — MALAKOFF — If you are in the mood for some barrel racing, then the Malakoff Ag Arena is the place for you this weekend.

The fifth annual Run for Roses Barrel Race will be held this Saturday, with proceeds benefiting Malakoff FFA students.

The event is a 5D, half-second split, open-only event with entry free at $25 plus a one time charge of $5. Exhibition entry fee is $4 or three for $10.

Organizers will start taking entries at 9 a.m. with the exhibition rounds to start from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The open rounds will start at 1 p.m.

There is going to be an 80-20 split on the pot.

Also during the event, the fourth-annual chili dinner and auction will take place after the barrel race at the Malakoff High School cafeteria.

The dinner will start at 5 p.m. with a cost of $5 per person.

Bidding for the silent auction will start at 5 and will close around 6 or 6:30 p.m.

If you need more information or have questions you can contact organizers at

You can also find them on facebook or their website at,