Jr. Jester Jaunt 1K: A Fundraiser for The Sunshine Kids & Shriners Hospitals for Children

1K

Event Date

Sun, Feb 23, 2014

Address

Galveston, TX

About This Activity

ROUND OUT THE FIRST WEEKEND OF MARDI GRAS! GALVESTON 2014 WITH THE 2nd Annual Jr. Jester Jaunt as part of Mardi Gras! Galveston Family Gras!! THIS SHORT FUN RUN (1K), IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL AGES AND FITNESS LEVELS. A LAID BACK WALK/RUN THROUGH GALVESTON'S HISTORIC DISTRICT; YOU'LL HAVE A BLAST RAISING MONEY FOR TWO OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATIONS. 100% OF THE ENTRY FEE WILL GO TO SUPPORT THE SUNSHINE KIDS AND SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN. PLEDGES CAN BE MADE TO THE CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE OR SPLIT BETWEEN THE TWO. PARTICIPANTS CAN SIGN UP AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR REGISTER AS A GROUP. FRIENDS, FAMILIES, CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND CORPORATE TEAMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME OUT AND SUPPORT THESE GREAT CAUSES!

The Details 

$20 REGISTRATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

Jr. Jester Jaunt! 1K T-SHIRT

Mardi Gras Medallion

Post race Kid Friendly Refreshments

Jr. Jester Jaunt 1K Race Day- FEB 23rd, 2014

10:30am- Check-in/Registration 21st & Strand Street

11:45am- Stretch/Warm up!

11:55am-Take Your Mark! 

12:00pm-Get Set-GO! 

TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISING TROPHIES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE TOP FUNDRAISERS!!!!!

 

Jr. Jester Jaunt! 1K is a great way for the entire family to have fun together, get some exercise, AND an early start on Family Gras activities all while showing their support for the incredible kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children and The Sunshine Kids! The race begins at 21st and Strand and continues around the Historic Strand District. Walkers, runners and strollers are all welcome to this non-competitive, non-timed event for all ages! After the run, be sure to catch the Sunshine Kids Parade at 1:00PM, followed by the Shriners Hospital for Children Parade at 3:00!

 

For the past 30 years, The Sunshine Kids have been improving the quality of life for children who are receiving cancer treatment. They offer children emotional support and exciting opportunities to have fun and celebrate life through a variety of programs and events across the nation; free of charge. We are proud to partner with The Sunshine Kids! 

 

The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children is to provide the highest quality care to children with special healthcare needs with a compassionate, family-lefted collaborative care environment. This special organization is the leader in caring for children and advancing the field in its specialty areas!

 

*Please visit these Organizations website(s) for more information about the great work they do...

 

- http://www.sunshinekids.org/

- http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/

 

Event details and schedule

Jr. Jester Jaunt 1K Race Day- FEB 23rd, 2014

10:30am- Check-in/Registration 21st & Strand Street

11:45am- Stretch/Warm up!

11:55am-Take Your Mark!

12:00pm-Get Set-GO!

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