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2015 Panther City Half Marathon & 5K
5K, Half Marathon
Sat, Mar 14, 2015
Fort Worth, TX
About This Activity
Cox Running Club is organizing the 1st Annual Panther City Half Marathon & 5K.
Martin Brewing House will be providing beer to all participants over 21 years old that participate in the 5K & Half Marathon. However, spectators are welcome to consume the Texas craft beer as well with the purchase of a $10 beer tour through Cox Running Club. Therefore, all beer consumers must have on a wrist band received from CRC to drink beer. The participant bib is not a valid voucher for the beer.
Come join us on March 14th to see old friends and make new ones. Runners and race walkers from all over the community are welcome to come out and participate in the Cox Running Club events. Whether you are a competitive runner, mid-pack runner, jogger or walker, everyone has a good time. Come on out and bring your family and friends to run, walk, and enjoy our, entertainment, bounce houses, and refreshments. Come to run and stay for the fun!
Fort Worth Running Company 2401 West 7th Street #114 Fort Worth, TX 76107 (817) 731-1760 Friday, March 13, 2015: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM Also on RACE DAY at the RACE SITE starting at 6:30 AM
History of Fort Worth also known as Panther City: (Wikipedia) In 1875, the Dallas Herald published an article by a former Fort Worth lawyer, Robert E. Cowart, who wrote that the decimation of Fort Worth's population, caused by the economic disaster and hard winter of 1873, had dealt a severe blow to the cattle industry. He further stated that the harm to the cattle industry, combined with the railroad stopping the laying of track 30 miles (48 km) outside of Fort Worth, had caused Fort Worth to become such a drowsy place that he saw a panther (cougar, mountain lion) asleep in the street by the courthouse. Although an intended insult, the name Panther City was enthusiastically embraced when in 1876 Fort Worth recovered economically. Many businesses and organizations continue to use Panther in their name. The Fort Worth police have a panther prominently set at the top of their badge. All participants will receive Custom Finishers Medals. Races shirts are Technical Fabric. (NOTE: Race shirt are only guaranteed for pre-registered participants.) ** Due to popular demand for the new Texas craft beer by Texans we will impose a 800 participant cap for this year first annual event. So PLEASE make sure you register early! **
Event details and schedule
Martin Brewing House 220 S Sylvania Ave #209 Fort Worth, TX 76111
STARTING TIMES Half-Marathon (13.1 miles) - 7:30 AM 1K Kids Fun Run - 7:45 AM 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) - 8:00 AM RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP BEGINS AT 6:30 AM AT RACE SITE
(Online by February 19) 5K Run/ Walk: $25 Half-Marathon: $50
(Online by March 13 or at Packet Pickup) 5K Run/ Walk: $30 Half-Marathon: $55 (Race Day) 5K Run/ Walk: $35 Half-Marathon: $60
(NOTE: Race shirt size & availability only guaranteed for pre-registered participants.)
Fort Worth Running Company 2401 West 7th Street #114 Fort Worth, TX 76107 (817) 731-1760 Friday, March 13, 2015: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM Also on RACE DAY at the RACE SITE starting at 6:00 AM
AWARDS Women and Men Overall Male & Female; Overall Master Male and Female; Runners 12 & Under; 13-15; 16-18; 19-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80 & Over Awards are awarded three deep in each age group for the 5K Run/Walk and Half-Marathon