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UnBound Light Up the Dark 5k


Sat October 14 2017
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Location: Fort Worth, TX US 76109 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.unboundnow.org/5k.

Events
Event Time Price Details
UnBound Light Up the Dark 5k
Time
7:30PM CDT
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UnBound Light Up the Dark 1 Mile Run (for kids 12 and under)
Time
6:45PM CDT
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Place
TCU, Frog Alley
Fort Worth, TX US 76109
Description

The UnBound Light Up the Dark 5k is a fun, family-friendly "glow-in-the-dark" run to raise money and awareness for the anti-human trafficking work of UnBound in Fort Worth, Texas. This annual event is fun for everyone, whether you're a slow walker or a professional runner! Join us at TCU's Frog Alley before the run for body paint, photo booth, music, and more, and hang out afterward for a free concert and food trucks! Online registration ends at 11am on race day. Registration re-opens at 5pm at Frog Alley!

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FAQ's

1. Where can I find information on the race day schedule, bib pick-up, where to park, and other 5K information?

All this information can be found on the race info page. We also will send out an email to registrants a few days before the race with this same information. Parking available in lots 3 and 4, accessed from Cantey.

2. How do I register for the Light Up the Dark 5K?

Each person will need to register individually and accept the terms of our waiver for the race on our website. Register online.

3. What does my registration fee go toward?

We hope to cover the cost of the event through sponsorships so that your entire registration fee will go directly toward fighting human trafficking in our community. You can also donate and become a fundraiser! www.unboundnow.org/give

4. What is your policy regarding minors running the 5K?

People of all ages are invited to participate in the Light Up the Dark 5K! All minors must be accompanied by an adult and have a completed reservation and waiver. Strollers and wheelchairs welcome!

5. What is included in my packet?

Race bib and safety pins, timing chip, event t-shirt, special offers and coupons, and information about UnBound

6. What do I need to bring with me to pick up my packet?

Please bring your registration confirmation (sent via email) and/or your photo ID.

7. Where does the 5K finish and start?

The 5K begins and ends at TCU's Frog Alley. The address for the event is 2850 Stadium Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76109.

8. What time does the 5K start?

Check-in opens at 5pm. The Kids' 1-mile Run begins at 6:45 pm and the 5K begins at 7:30pm. We recommend arriving at least 1 hour before your event start to check in, get your glow gear on, and join in the pre-race fun!

9. Do you offer a bag drop or gear check?

No. Please make sure you leave any belongings or valuables locked in the trunk of your car. UnBound and any other party associated with the Light Up the Dark 5K are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please make sure you check in with plenty of time to return any items to your vehicle.

10. What is your refund policy?

The Light Up the Dark 5K has a no-refund policy. All registration fees go to the fight against human trafficking in our community.

11. Where will 5K results be posted?

Time results for the 5K are recorded at the finish line and are available at the race or online after the event.

12. Will you be giving out awards?

Awards will be given to the top finishers in several categories.

13. What is your event cancellation policy?

If we feel it is unsafe to proceed with the event for any reason, inclement weather or otherwise, the run directors reserve the right to cancel the run. The directors will send out a cancellation email, as well as posting on the website and social media. If the event is not cancelled, each participant should make his/her own personal decision about whether he or she feels it is safe to participate. There are no refunds for the event. All registration fees will go toward the work of UnBound Fort Worth.

14. What if I lose something at the race?

There is a lost and found table near the finish line. All items unclaimed will be returned to the UnBound Fort Worth office (5023 Trail Lake Dr., 76133). If you have questions about items after the run, please contact us at fortworth@unboundnow.org. We will donate all items left unclaimed a week after the run to a local shelter.

15. Can I still get a t-shirt if I can't make it to the event?

T-shirts are only available to registered participants. If you'd like a t-shirt, you can register and pick the t-shirt up at the event. Any t-shirts not picked up at the event will be available for pick-up at the UnBound Fort Worth office until October 21. For more information, email fortworth@unboundnow.org.

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