Cycling for Sickle Cell Bike Ride/Walk & Memorial Balloon Lift-Off

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Mon, Sep 5, 2016


Fort Worth, TX


Activity Today Later

Cycling-5K - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. This family friendly event gets the community involved and Sickle Cell families engaged in healthy ways to live longer through exercise and creating good nutritious food preparation and eating habits. A memorial balloon lift-off will be held in memory of those loved one that have passed.

The event will include a 5K Bide Ride, 1 Mile Walk, Entertainment, Speakers, Kid Area the includes a bounce house, face painting and balloon making, Sickle Cell Awareness Information, Bone Marrow Registration, Health Vendors, Healthy cooking demonstrations, and Health Food Vendors.

Event details and schedule

Event Schedule:  8am-2pm

Course info:  Inside the beautifully renovated Cobb Park.  The scenic trail inclines with a spectacular view of downtown Fort Worth.

Arrival info:  Registration begins at 8:00am and the ride/walk begins at 8:30am  The memorial balloon lift-off is at Noon.

Parking:  Open parking in various spaces inside the park

What to bring: a bike, tricycle, scooter, wagon or anything with wheels for the bike ride comfortable shoes for the walk

What to wear:  outdoor wear and comfortable sneakers, sunscreen, hats, etc.

additional information:  Bananas and bottle water will be provided.  After the ride/walk will be a outdoor concert, kid fun area, food vendors and fun in the park until 2pm.

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