Juneteenth Freedom Fest 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk


Event Date

Sat, Jun 14, 2014


Fort Worth, TX

About This Activity


Fort Worth, TX 76105

Offline Fees

Mail-in fees are $20 (5K) OR $15 (1 Mile) if mailed by 6/7/14 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from jephaa@yahoo.com or http://www.runningintheusa.com/jeph on the Web). Walk-in fees (through 6/13) are $20 (5K) OR $15 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281). Race day fees - $25 (5K) OR $20(1 Mile).

Directions, etc.

Fun-competitive race in southside Ft Worth. Location: From I-35, exit on Berry St., go east, and then turn left on Cobb Park Dr into Cobb Park. One also can get directions from the ‘Net, by, for example, going to www.yahoo.com, clicking on “Maps” and then on the “Get Directions” link OR www.MapQuest.com. The location address for the race would be 1600 Cobb Park Dr (Fort Worth, TX 76105).


The race is both for cultural purposes and to help raise funds for the Fort Worth African American Museum.


Awards in the 5K 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 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.


This will be the second edition of the 5K and 1 Mile at Cobb Park. Complete results from this year -- and previous years -- can be found on the Web at www.runningintheusa.com and other sites.

5K @ 8:30 AM; 1M @ 9:30 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.**** The Juneteenth Organization, in all 50 states, Celebrates this restoration of human rights and dignity; and Informs on the servitude and suffering which the Emancipation Proclamation sought to end. The 2014 Juneteenth Freedom Fest 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk will be held at Cobb Park in Fort Worth on June 14, 2014. This will be part of the 2014 Fort Worth and Tarrant County Juneteenth Celebration…. ****The event is both for cultural purposes and to help raise funds for the Fort Worth African American Museum.****WHAT: Juneteenth Freedom Fest 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk…WHEN 8::30 AM, Saturday, 6/14/2014…. WHERE: Cobb Park, 1600 Cobb Park Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76105 (a renovated, beautiful park with captivating sights along the course) **** “…I dream a world where all / Will know sweet freedom’s way / Where greed no longer saps the soul / Nor avarice blights our day…’ – from I Dream A World by Langston Hughes.

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