A one-Tenth Marathon IX (ATM) / 1 Mile Run/Walk

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jan 2, 2016

Address

Grand Prairie, TX

Pricing

Activity Today Later

ATM - Individual Age group/open

$15 $15 Closed

1M - Individual Age group/open

$5 $5 Closed

About This Activity

A fun/competitive race in Mike Lewis Park, Grand Prairie, TX. A mostly flat/fast, out-and-back trail course, with a gentle uphill in Mile 2. Then it’s fast and flat as a pancake the rest of the way! Parking is available. Come have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking is available in the park. Donated school supplies are encouraged for Arlington’s Blanton and Crow Elementary Schools. The net race proceeds will benefit Free to Breathe, -- a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail jephaa@yahoo.com

Event details and schedule

Add’l….

1M @ 9:00 AM; ATM @ 9:30 AM

NOTE: Packet ( a bib and 4 safety pins) pick-up will be at the race site on race morning from 8:00 AM – 8:50 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 ninth edition of A one-Tenth Marathon (ATM) / 1 Mile Run/Walk will engage the trails at beautiful Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie, TX on January 2, 2016. Try something different! The One-Tenth (Marathon), with a marathon flavor or connection. Of course, the course will be measured correctly and the race will be timed conveniently and accurately. Of course, the age brackets will run the gamut from 6 & under to 85 & over. Of course, there will be intermediate mile markers so that you can track your progress, pun intended. Of course, the race will be fun & competitive. Of course, there will be a charity beneficiary (Free to Breathe).

 

Net proceeds from the race will benefit Free to Breathe, -- a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION.

 

More info -- including online registration -- is available on the Web at http://www.assistsystemsracing-plus.comThe race flyer/entry form can be downloaded from this Web page.

 

Jan 2  9:00 AM  A one-Tenth Marathon IX (ATM) / 1 Mile Run/Walk   [ATM = 2.622 miles]

                           Mike Lewis Park, 2410 N. Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75050    

                           817-265-4578 / www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com

                             Benefits Free to Breathe. [www.freetobreathe.org]

(A partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION.)

City

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Offline Fees

Mail-in fees are $15   (ATM) / $5 (1 Mile)  if mailed by 12/26/15   (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from jephaa@yahoo.com or www.assistsystemiding-plus.com   on the Web). Walk-in fees (thru 12/31) are $15 (ATM) / $5 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy,   Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281).   Race day fees - $20 (ATM) / $5 (1 Mile). Plus school supplies on race day. NO   T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento. Race Day registration & race   number pick-up: 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM on 1/2/16 at the race site.

Directions, etc.

This is a   fun & competitive race in a renovated Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie,   TX. The course is mostly flat & fast, but long incline in Mile 1.   DIRECTIONS FROM DALLAS, FORT WORTH, etc. From I-30, exit on Hwy   161. N at the light; stay on R side of road. Continue to light at N. Carrier   ; L and go N past Sunnyvale; R into   park; Park is about 1.5 mls from I-30. From Hwy 360, exit on N   Carrier Pkwy and go SE (or E); continue past Roy Orr, L into park; Park is about 1.7 mls from Hwy   360.

 

Beneficiary

Net   proceeds will be donated to free to Breathe -- a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates,   researchers, healthcare professionals, industry leaders ensuring that lung cancer survival is the   EXPECTATION not the EXCEPTION. Donated   school supplies will given to AISD’s Blanton and Crow elementary Schools.. [www.freetobreathe.org]

 

Awards

 

 

Awards in   the ATM 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.

 

History

This will be the ninth   edition of this race. Complete results from some of the previous years – and   this year’s -- can be found on the Web at www.assistsystemsracuing-plus.com and www.runningintheusa.com   and other sites.

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