Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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πŸ“š Lace up your running shoes and grab your favorite book because the inaugural Read to Run 5K is here! πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ“–

Presented by The David Nicklas Organ Donor Awareness Foundation, Coalition for Literacy, and Grand Prairie ISD, the Read to Run 5K is not just a race – it's a celebration of literacy, health, and community spirit!

πŸ“˜ What is Read to Run? Read to Run is a groundbreaking program aimed at inspiring a love for reading among 3rd and 4th graders at three Grand Prairie ISD Schools. Over three exciting months, these young readers will delve into the magical world of literature, completing an impressive 10 books on their literary journey. As a reward for their dedication, each participant will receive a brand-new pair of running shoes to kickstart their active adventures!

πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ 5K Fun Run – A Celebration of Achievement! The Read to Run 5K event is the grand finale where our young readers turn into runners! Join us for a day filled with enthusiasm, camaraderie, and a sense of accomplishment. The 5K Run is open to all participants to show support for this wonderful new program.

πŸ‘Ÿ Free Fun Run for Participants! As a special treat, all Read to Run participants are invited to join the excitement of the 5K event by participating in the 1-mile Fun Run for FREE! It's a fantastic opportunity for families, friends, and the entire community to come together and cheer on these budding readers-turned-runners.

🌟 Why You Should Sign Up:

Support a great cause: Promote literacy and healthy habits among young minds.
Join a community celebration: Be part of the inaugural Read to Run 5K event and make memories with fellow participants.
πŸ“† Save the Date: πŸ—“οΈ Date: May 18, 2024, πŸ•’ Time: [8:30 A.M.] πŸ“ Location: Epic Central

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to support education, fitness, and community bonding. Sign up for the Read to Run 5K now and be part of a race that goes beyond the finish line – it's a race for a brighter, healthier future!

πŸ“šπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ… #ReadToRun5K #LiteracyAndFitness #CommunityCelebration



Race Day Schedule: Sunday May 18thΒ 



Male and Female Overall
Top 3 Male and Female for the following:
10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+


Cancelation Policy All Lace Up Running events proceed rain or shine or snow or cold. Β For that reason, we have a strict no refund policy.

In the event of extreme weather, the start time of this event may be delayed by up to an half hour. Past this time, the even course may be shortened or altered to protect the participants.

If conditions turns into lightening, ice or become unsafe, the event may be cancelled. Event changes and cancellations are at the discretion of the Race Director.Β 

We always strive to produce a full and safe sporting event, but sometimes the weather conditions can affect those plans.Β 

A lot of hours, days and even months goes into planning a sporting event and we do so with the best intentions. Unfortunately, no one can control the weather and race directors are not the exceptions.

Our goal is to always produce a full event as scheduled and only modify these plans due to safety concerns some of which can be caused by weather conditions.Β 

Thank you for your understanding of these policies and we appreciate your participation.

If you are unable to participate in the event, or the event is canceled, you can still receive your packet, shirt, and medal and you simply run the race on your own time on your own course. See our virtual race information for complete details.




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