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Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K
Sat, Feb 22, 2014
About This Activity
JOIN US FOR THE 103RD CELEBRATION OF MARDI GRAS! GALVESTON FEBRUARY 22ND, 2014 @ 11AM BY GALLOPING THROUGH THE HISTORICAL STRAND DISTRICT (WITH AN OPTIONAL STICK PONY). THE FIRST 500 GALLOPERS WILL BE GIVEN JESTER HATS AND A JESTER THEMED RUN SHIRT TO PERFORM THE WHIMSICAL EVENT (COLORFUL LEGGINGS MIGHT BE A GOOD CALL)!
Balconies are still avaliable!!!
WHAT is going on?!?!
QUICK DESCRIPTION (all included):
-<5k Fun Run w/ a complimentary fermented libation during the festival ($5 Value)
-Festival Tshirt and Jester Hat ($29Value)
-1/2 Day Balcony Pass from 12pm to 4pm for the first 300 registrants ($50 Value)
-Mardi Gras Medallion ($5 Value)
-Concert ticket to see various artists perform LIVE, viewing of 4 festive parades, ROCK OUT to multiple DJ's on the Jaeger Stage!!! ($17 Value)
Total Value $103
*Must be 21 to receive free beer
T-Shirt(s) cannot be guaranteed for registrations received after Febuary 17th.
The Jolly Jester Jaunt is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a leisurely crawl through Galveston's Downtown Historic District & follow it up with a day of great Celebrations & Libations! The run is <5 kilometers long and will begin at 21st and Strand heading west to 25th street, loop around to Mechanic Street, and head back east to 20th street, making 3 laps. Walking and/or Running is permitted as this is a non-competitive, non-timed event! JUST HAVE FUN, GET SOME EXERCISE, AND DRINK SOME BEER.
Packet pickup: Friday, Fed 14th and Feb 21st @ Beerfoot Beach Bar located at 2816 Ave R 1/2 from 5pm to 8pm night.
WARNING: Crazy outfits/Team Uniforms are EXTREMELY encouraged. The more OUTRAGEOUS, the better! People in normal, boring clothes will be punished with evil stares and glares for the rest of their lives.
After the run, jaunt over to any official festival beer booth (yellow & black signage) and redeem your bib ticket for a refreshing libation. Then head to the Trolley Station balcony located on Strand between 20th & 21st where you can tantalize the revelers to perform tricks for beads (remember this access is for the first 300 registrants only, so what are you waiting for?) !!
It's an amazing deal for an awesome Saturday at one of Galveston Islands great historic festivals so don't miss out!!
NOTE: Due to the costs of preparation and setup, there will be NO REFUNDS for this event. The run will be done rain or shine. In the case of extreme inclement weather, a new run date will be chosen.
Please contact Jbowers@yagaspresents.com for any questions.
Event details and schedule
Oct. 25th-Registration is up!
Jan. 3rd- Price goes up to $55!
Jan. 31st- Price goes up again to $65!
Feb 14th - Early packet p/u @ Beerfoot Beach Bar at 2816 Ave R 1/2 from 5-8pm
Feb 21st - Packet pick up @ Beerfoot from 5-8pm!
RACE DAY Feb 22nd
9:30am- Check-in/Registration at 21st (Please enter at 20th Street gate)
10:45am- Stretch/Warm up!
10:55am-Runners line up at 21st & Strand
12pm- Grab your beer (1 free per runner) and get the party started!!! Balcony Party is at Trolly Station, 2021 Strand St on the 2nd Floor.