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Just for the Heck of It XII 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

Sat July 9, 2011 Arlington, TX 76006 US Directions


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 for Girls Inc. of Tarrant County or new-born diapers for Arlington*Mansfield Pregnancy Centers. The  net race proceeds will go to the two organizations. More info?  817-265-4578 /

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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. All 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.


Net proceeds will be given to Girls Inc. of Tarrant County -– “inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold” [] and to Arlington*Mansfield Pregnancy Centers --“empowering women to make educated choices” []. The donated school supplies and new-born diapers will go to the two organizations, respectively.

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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 twelfth edition of this race series. 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 7/5/11 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from or on the Web). Walk-in fees (through 7/8) 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 or new-born diapers on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento.


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