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Bye Summer Terrific Two 2 Mile / 1K Run/Walk
Sat, Aug 27, 2016
1K - Individual Age group/open
2M - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Another fun/competitive race in a renovated, expanded Vandergriff Park in central Arlington.Have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking - available in the park. Donated packaged/boxed/canned foods are encouraged for Community Food Bank; and the net race proceeds will go to that organization. More info? call 817-265-4578 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Event details and schedule
1K @ 8:00 AM; 2M @ 8:30 AM
Our racing mission continues to be to produce affordable, hedonistically fun & athletically competitive races, that are technically sound (correctly-measured courses with minimum turns and visible distance – mile or Km – markers), that also benefit some charity(-ies) with a populist & gender parity focus – for the average runner/walker (including the novices) and also for the seasoned, serious racer****.
Over the years we’ve engaged a number of themes with these races. Peace -- in a world with unending warring and rampant killing – is critical for if we succeed in obliterating ourselves, then there will be no tomorrow. And nothing else will matter. As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., put it, “wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows…" Gender equality & parity is another theme in a world where women and girls continue to be savaged, abused, subjugated, marginalized, disrespected – at will. It’s disgracefully ugly! There also is Hunger. Every year, hunger claims the lives of millions of men, women and children across the globe. Even here at home, there is widespread hunger where, every day, millions don’t have enough – or anything at all – to eat. Criminal, I’d say! Bye Summer Thriller Three 3K / 1K – albeit in a very small way -- will try to address hunger…..
Net proceeds from the race will benefit Community Food Bank --serving needy families in Fort Worth and Tarrant County.
Aug 27 8:00 AM Bye Summer Terrific Two 2 Mile / 1K Run/Walk
Vandergriff Park, 2800 S. Center St., Arlington, TX 76014
Mail-in fees are $15 (2 Mile) OR $5 (1K) if mailed by 8/23/16 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from email@example.com or http://www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com on the Web). Walk-in fees (through 8/26/16) are $15 (2 Mile) OR $5 (1K) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281). Race day fees - $20 (2 Mile) OR $5 (1K). Plus packaged/boxed/canned foods for Community Food Bank on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento.
This is a fun & competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in central Arlington. The course has a mix of mild up-inclines and down-inclines.. DIRECTIONS FROM DALLAS, FORT WORTH, etc. From I-20, exit on Matlock Road (1 exit after Collins if going W or 1 exit after Cooper if going E). Go North and turn R at Central Park Dr (about 1.1 mls from I-20). Then turn L onto Center St. Then turn L onto Vandergriff Park/Bob Duncan Center.
Net proceeds and the donated packaged/boxed/canned foods will be given to Community Food Bank --serving needy families in Fort Worth and Tarrant County.[www.food-bank.org]
Awards in the 2 Mile will be given to 1st Overall male and female finishers, 1st Masters male and female finishers. Top 3 finishers in the following age/gender groups also will be awarded: 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & Over. All 1K finishers will receive participation ribbons.
This will be the second edition of this race series. Complete results can be found on the Web at www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com , www.runningintheusa.com and other sites.