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A 2015 Charity 5K @ $15 / 1 Mile Run/Walk
Sat, Jan 31, 2015
Grand Prairie, TX
About This Activity
A fun/competitive race in Mike Lewis Park, Grand Prairie, TX. A mostly flat/fast, out-and-back trail course. Have fun running/walking, .. Parking is available. Come have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking is available in the park. Donated packaged foods are encouraged for Community Food Bank. Net race proceeds will benefit Community Food Bank. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
[1 Mile @ 8:30 AM; 5K @ 9:00 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. ***
Over the years we’ve engaged a number of themes with our races. Peace -- in a world with unending warring and rampant killing – is critical for if we succeed in obliterating ourselves, then there will be no tomorrow. And then, of course, nothing else will matter. . As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once put it, wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows…” Gender equality & parity is another theme in a world where women and girls continue to be savaged, abused, subjugated, marginalized, “dissed” – at will. It’s disgracefully ugly! There also is Hunger. Every year, hunger claims the lives of millions of men, women and children across the globe – millions dying from an agonizing, painful and passive violence of hunger!. Even here at home, there is widespread hunger where, every day, millions don’t have enough – or anything at all – to eat. Criminal, I’d say!
So for this race, net proceeds will benefit a local organization, Community Food Bank of Fort Worth [www.food-bank.org], a local entity --serving needy families in Fort Worth and Tarrant County.
More info -- including online registration -- is available on the Web at http://www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com The race flyer/entry form can be downloaded from this Web page. ***
Jan 31 8:30 AM A 2015 charity 5K @ $15 / 1 Mile Run/Walk, [1 Mile @ 8:30 AM; 5K @ 9:00 AM]