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August Gusto IX 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

Saturday August 25, 2012
Arlington, TX US 76006
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Events for this Race:

August Gusto IX 5K Run/Walk

Start Time: 8:00am
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August Gusto IX 1 Mile Run/Walk

Start Time: 9:00am
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Place
Elm Grove Pavilion, River Legacy Parks (near N. Cooper & NW Green Oaks Blvd intersection), 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX US 76006
Description

This is another fun & competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in north Arlington. Is the middle leg of the SST (Summer Scintillation Troika) race series. The course -- relatively flat & fast, mostly tree-shaded. Come have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking available in the park. Donated packaged/boxed/canned foods  are encouraged for the Arlington Charities; and the net race proceeds will go to that organization. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail jephaa@yahoo.com.

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5K @ 8:00 AM;  1M @ 9:00 AM

Our racing mission continues to be to produce affordable, hedonistically fun & athletically competitive races 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 the August Gusto 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk will engage the trails at beguilingly attractive River Legacy Parks. Come join us, have an august marvelous time, get a lovely leg workout and at the same time lend a helping hand to Arlington Charities, a compassionate facility helping some of the needy families in our midst.. See you there. This race is the last or anchor leg of  the Summer Scintillation Troika (SST) series.  

 

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 Arlington Charities --  catering to some of the needy families in our midst.”

More info  -- including online registration -- is available on the Web at http://www.runningintheusa.com/jeph  The race flyer/entry form can be downloaded from this Web page. 

 

Aug 25 0800   August Gusto IX 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

                      River Legacy Parks, Arlington, TX 76006  

                      817-265-4578 / www.runningintheusa.com/jeph

                      Benefits Arlington Charities.

 

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Awards

Awards 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 & Over. All 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.

Beneficiary

Net proceeds and the donated packaged foods will be given to the Arlington Charities, catering to some of the needy families in our midst. [817-275-1511]

City

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.

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.runningintheusa.com and other sites.

Offline Fees

Mail-in fees are $10 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) if mailed by 8/21/12 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from jephaa@yahoo.com or www.runningintheusa.com/jeph on the Web). Walk-in fees (thru 8/24) 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 packaged foods on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento. Race Day registration & race number pick-up: 7:00 AM – 7:50 AM on 8/25/12 at the race site.

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