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Mid-Year Muse & Motion XIII 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Grand Prairie, TX
1M - Individual Age group/open
5K - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Another fun/competitive race in beautiful Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie. 1st leg of the SST (Summer Scintillation Troika) series. There’s a little incline in Mile 1 of the 5K for character. Then it’s fast and flat as a pancake the rest of the way. The head will sing Hallelujah! The heart will find it Heavenly! The lungs will fall in Love! The feet … ah, the feet…they will Feel & caress & hug! Parking - available in the park. Donated new books age-appropriate for kids in 3rd – 8th Grades are encouraged for H.O.P.E. Reading/Tutoring program; and the n
Event details and schedule
1M @ 8:00 AM; 5K @ 8:30 AM ***
Note: Packet (bib and 4 safety pins) pick-up for online registrants will be at the race site on race morning from 7:00 AM – 7:50 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.
This race kicks off the Summer Scintillation Troika (SST) series as its first leg – the Mid-Year Muse & Motion IX 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk. The race offers an invitingly beautiful trail course at Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie . As you embrace the inspiration of a philosophic muse along the course -- literally enacting music and poetry in motion -- your physical motion will be tracked properly. Donated new books age-appropriate for 3rd - 8th Graders are encouraged for H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pupils Excel) Reading/Tutoring program – which caters to our 4th Grade through 8th Grade kids, all of them seeking their own muses. So come for the fun and for the charity….
By the way, as in past years, there will be a special recognition award for everyone that registers for all three SST races….
Net proceeds from the race will benefit H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pupils Excel) Reading/Tutoring program….
Jun 25 8:00 AM Mid-year Muse & Motion XIII 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk (Summer Scintillation
Troika – SST – Leg #1)
Mike Lewis Park, 2410 N. Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Mail-in fees are $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) if mailed by 6/21/16 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com on the Web). Walk-in fees (through 6/24) are $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281). Race day fees - $20 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile). Plus new books age-appropriate for kids in 3rd – 8th Grades for H.O.P.E.’s tutoring/reading program on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento.
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.
Net proceeds and the donated books will be given to H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pupils Excel) Reading/Tutoring program; to help some of our middle school students. [www.hopetutoring.com]
Awards in the 5K 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.
This will be the thirteenth edition of this race. Complete results from some of the previous years – and this year’s -- can be found on the Web at www.assistsystemsracing-plus.com , www.runningintheusa.com and other sites.