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Location: Arlington, TX US 76006 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
MLK Day & Dream (MLK IX) 1 Mile Run/Walk 9:30AM CST N/A
MLK Day & Dream (MLK IX) 5K Run/Walk 10:00AM CST N/A
Elm Grove Pavilion, River Legacy Parks (near N. Cooper & NW Green Oaks Blvd intersection), 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX US 76006

Another fun/competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in N. Arlington. The course - relatively flat & fast, mostly tree-shaded. Have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking - available in the park. Donated school supplies  are encouraged for AISD’s Crow & Blanton Elementary Schools; the net race proceeds will go to both schools. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail

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Awards to 1st Overall male and female finishers, 1st Masters male and female finishers in the 5K. Top 3 finishers in the following age/gender groups also will be awarded: 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16-19, 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 & Over.. All 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.


The race celebrates MLK Day.  Net proceeds from the race and the school supplies will be donated to AISD’s Crow & Blanton Elementary Schools to help some needy students in our midst.


Arlington, TX 76006

Directions, etc.

This is a fun & competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in north Arlington. The course is flat & fast, and is mostly tree-shaded. DIRECTIONS FROM DALLAS, FORT WORTH, etc. Exit onto N. Cooper off I-30 in Arlington and go north. Turn Left at the intersection of Cooper & Green Oaks. Turn Right at the very next intersection/light and go into the Park. Continue on the park entrance road. Turn Left at the first road on the left. Continue on that road until you see the race activity.


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 and other sites.

Offline Fees

Mail-in fees are $10 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile)  if mailed by 1/11/12 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from or on the Web). Walk-in fees (through 1/14) are $10 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281). Race day fees - $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile). Plus school supplies on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento.

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