Walk-up registration IS available, however t-shirts may be limited.
ROUND OUT THE FIRST WEEKEND OF MARDI GRAS! GALVESTON 2013 WITH THE FIRST EVER - FAMILY GRAS! 1K!! THIS SHORT FUN RUN (1K), IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL AGES AND FITNESS LEVELS. A LAID BACK WALK/RUN THROUGH GALVESTON';S HISTORIC DISTRICT; YOU';LL HAVE A BLAST RAISING MONEY FOR TWO OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATIONS. 100% OF THE ENTRY FEE WILL GO TO SUPPORT THE SUNSHINE KIDS AND SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN. PLEDGES CAN BE MADE TO THE CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE OR SPLIT BETWEEN THE TWO. PARTICIPANTS CAN SIGN UP AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR REGISTER AS A GROUP. FRIENDS, FAMILIES, CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND CORPORATE TEAMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME OUT AND SUPPORT THESE GREAT CAUSES!
What';s Going On??:
$20 REGISTRATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
- FAMILY GRAS! 1K T-SHIRT
- Mardi Gras Medallion
- Post race Kid Friendly Refreshments
TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISING TROPHIES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE TOP FUNDRAISERS!!!!!
DETAILS! Family Gras! 1K is a great way for the entire family to have fun together, get some exercise, AND an early start to the FAMILY GRAS! activites all while showing their support for the incredible kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children and The Sunshine Kids! The race begins at 21st and Strand and continues aroundthe Historic Strand District. Walking, running or strolling in encourages at the non-competitive, non-times event for all ages! After the run, be sure to catch the Sunshine Kids Parade at 1:00PM, followed by the Shriners Hospital for Children Parade at 3:00!
For the past 30 years, The Sunshine Kids has been improving the quality of life for children who are receiving cancer treatment. They offer children emotional support and exciting opportunities to have fun and celebrate life through a variety of programs and events across the nation, free of charge, for these amazing kids and we are so excited to partner with them!
The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children is to provide the highest quality care to children with special halthcare needs with a compassionate, family-centered collaborative care environment. This special organization is the leader in caring for children and advancing the field in its specialty areas!
*Please visit these Organizations website(s) for information about the great work they do...
Event schedule and times
Dec 5th-Registration is up!
FUN RUN DAY FEB 3rd
10:30am- Check-in/Registration 21st & Strand Street
11:45am- Stretch/Warm up!
11:55am-Runners to 21st and Strand Street!
12pm-FUN RUN BEGINS!!