September 02, 2019

RACE TO STOP TRAFFICK 5K & 1M FUN RUN

September 02, 2019 1400 Solana Blvd WestlakeTX  76262 View Map Organized by Race To Stop Traffick 5K & 1M Fun Run
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September 02, 2019
8:15 AM to 10:30 AM
Monday
1400 Solana Blvd WestlakeTX  76262
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'RACE TO STOP TRAFFICK 5K & 1M FUN RUN' BENEFITTING OPERATION UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TO HELP RESCUE CHILDREN FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKING


Runners, walkers, and defenders of exploited children everywhere...come join us as we "Race to Stop Traffick," Labor Day, September 2, 2019 at 8:15 a.m. at the Terrace in Westlake, Texas. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit Operation Underground Railroad ( www.OURrescue.org), a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate children sold into sex slavery in the U.S. and around the world. There will be a 1-Mile Fun Run as well as an officially timed 5K race. Children 12 and under may participate in the 1-Mile Fun Run at no cost and free professional babysitting will be provided in our Kids Zone during the 5k for the children of race participants. Participants, including families and kids, are welcome to take part in finish line festivities such as carnival games, face painting, live music, and a raffle booth. The course will begin at the Terrace business complex in the city of Westlake and continue along a winding course through lush greenery and some of the nicest homes in the Metroplex. Disposable timing chips will be provided by Chip-2-Chip Race Timing. T-shirts will be given to every participant and prizes awarded to the top finishers in each category.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email all questions to Lisa Todd at lismtodd@gmail.com

Website: 

https://racetostoptraffick.com


Sponsored by Weaver Bankruptcy Law Firm

Runners, walkers, and defenders of exploited children everywhere...come join us as we "Race to Stop Traffick," Labor Day, September 2, 2019 at 8:15 a.m. at the Terrace in Westlake, Texas. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit Operation Underground Railroad ( www.OURrescue.org), a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate children sold into sex slavery in the U.S. and around the world. 

5K Race:

  • Chip-timed race

  • Free professional childcare provided for children of participants

  • Course in Terrace Business Complex in Westlake

  • Pleasant course on smooth gravel through lush greenery and some of the nicest homes in the Metroplex

  • Participant T-Shirt

  • Prizes for top 3 male and female finishers

  • Funding the next rescue and rehabilitation mission

  • Complimentary race photos to download

  • Finish line snacks 


  • Top 3 male finishers

  • Top 3 female finishers


1 Mile Fun Run:

  • No cost for children 12 and under

  • Prizes for top 3 children (12 and under) 

  • Paying participants receive a free t-shirt. 

  • Children 12 and under may purchase a shirt for a discounted cost.

  • Funding the next rescue and rehabilitation mission

  • Complimentary race photos to download

  • Finish line snacks


Also Included for all participants and their families

  • Vendors

  • Live Music 

  • Silent Auction 

  • Face Painting

  • Carnival Games 

  • Food trucks


Fun Run Participants Children 12 and under receive free admission to the 1 mile fun run and can purchase a race shirt for a small additional fee. Participants over 12 are also permitted to run the 1 mile fun run but must pay admission. All children will be able to participate in the Kids Zone. Kids signed in by a parent can have fun jumping on inflatables, face painting, coloring, and participating in a guided warm up while they are waiting for their parents to run their 5k and before they run their own race!

Virtual 5K Participants

For modern day "Abolitionists" who want to participate in O.U.R. child liberation efforts, but who aren't local, you can participate virtually! See website for more info. 


Not into running but still want to help the cause?

We would be so grateful for any support to this worthy cause. Please email us at racetostoptraffick.tx@gmail.com to learn more about volunteering on the day of the race! Or, make a donation to O.U.R. on our fundraising page at: https://my.ourrescue.org/fundraisers/race-to-stop-traffick-dfw

Event details and schedule

Pre-Race Day Registration Packet Pick Up 
Saturday 8/31, 10:00-5:00pm 
Bear Creek Running Co. 
101 Town Center Ln. 
Keller, TX 76248

Race Day Event Schedule

The Terrace
1400 Solana Blvd
Westlake, Texas

  • 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. – Check in (pre-race day packet pick up could really help control the craziness on race day)

  • 8:15 a.m. – 1-Mile Fun Run Begins

  • 8:30 a.m. - Kids Zone Opens

  • 8:45 a.m. - Program Begins, 1-Mile Fun Run Winners Announced

  • 9:00 a.m. - 5k Race Begins

  • 9:45 a.m. - 5k Race Winners Announced

  • 10:00 a.m. – Silent auction winners announced


What is Operation Underground Railroad?

Since 2013, Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) has gathered the world’s experts in extraction operations and anti-child trafficking efforts to bring an end to child slavery. O.U.R. rescues victims and works with local resources in a comprehensive process involving justice for the perpetrators and recovery and rehabilitation for the survivors. To date, O.U.R. has rescued almost 2,000 victims and arrested almost 1,000 human traffickers worldwide. Learn more at www.OURrescue.org.

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