Juneteenth Freedom Fest 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

Event Date

Sat, Jun 15, 2013


Fort Worth, TX

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Brief Description

A loop & out-and-back course, slightly challenging in the 1st half. The 2nd half is mostly flat with an essentially downhill finish. A festive ambiance, with the Juneteenth  Parade nearby. Entry fee is on the low end of N. TX road race fees. Have fun running, walking, strolling… Parking available. An exciting part of the 2013 Juneteenth Celebration in Fort Worth, TX. Benefits Fort Worth African American Museum. For more info, call 817-265-4578 / e-mail jephaa@yahoo.com.


5K @ 8:30 AM;  1M @ 9:30 AM  ****

….Our racing mission continues to be to produce affordable, hedonistically fun & athletically competitive races 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 2013 Juneteenth Freedom Fest 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk will be held at Cobb Park in Fort Worth on June 15, 2013. This will be part of the 2013 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, 6/15/2013….                        

WHERE:           Cobb Park, 1600 Cobb 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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