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Hands & Feet for Charity IV 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

Sat August 10, 2013 Grand Prairie , TX 75050 US Directions



8:00AM CDT


9:00AM CDT


Mike Lewis Park [Between major highways I-30 (on the south) and Hwy 360 (on the northwest)], 2410 N. Carrier Parkway
Grand Prairie , TX US 75050


A fun/competitive race in Mike Lewis Park, Grand Prairie, TX. A mostly flat/fast, out-and-back trail course. Have fun running/walking, .. Parking is available.

Come have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking is available in the park. Donated school supplies are encouraged for St. Alban’s Episcopal [] Outreach & Mission; and the net race proceeds will benefit the church’s mission at Crow Elem. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail


Our racing mission continues to be to produce affordable, hedonistically fun & athletically competitive races, that are technically sound (correctly-measured courses with minimum turns and visible distance – mile or Km – markers),  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 fourth edition  of the Hands & Feet for Charity 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk will engage the trails at beautiful Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie, TX on August 10, 2013. ****


In a sense, St. Alban’s Episcopal [  817-264-3083  ] – which currently meets at Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St, Arlington, TX 76010 -- is one of the newest parishes in the Fort Worth Diocese of the Episcopal Church. We are an open and affirming congregation, a fledgling & vibrant parish who are part of the Episcopal Church of the USA with “a mission to restore all people to unity with God and one another in Christ …and a commitment to a life of prayer; honoring Holy Scripture and participating in true Episcopal worship; and to empowered lay leadership and a return to the emphasis on Christ’s instructions to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and comfort the lonely – a desire to greet one another as brothers and sisters despite differences of race or tribe, status, gender, political allegiances or ethical views and understanding.” One element of a very engaging Outreach Mission (God’s hands in the world) is helping low-income families – kids and parents – at AISD’s Crow Elementary, with supplies and a tutoring & caring presence. One of the latest additions to our lineup of races – Hands & Feet for Charity 5K/1M – is geared to help in that effort. The race  will be at Grand prairie’s beautiful Mike Lewis Park on August 10, 2013. We invite you to engage those engaged with serving fellow brothers & sisters at this Come join us, have an august marvelous time. See you there. ****


Net proceeds from the race will benefit Arlington’s St. Alban’s Episcopal Outreach & Mission to our local/global neighbors, in this case, AISD’s Crow Elementary. ****

More info  -- including online registration -- is available on the Web at The race flyer/entry form can be downloaded from this Web page.   ****


Aug 10 8:00 AM   Hands & Feet for Charity IV 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

                             Mike Lewis Park, Grand Prairie, TX 75050  

                             817-265-4578 /

                             Benefits Arlington’s St. Alban’s Episcopal Outreach to AISD’s Crow Elementary.




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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, 80-84, 85 & Over. All 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.


Net proceeds and the donated school supplies will benefit St. Alban’s ECUSA (Arlington, TX -- ) Outreach & Mission programs, particularly to AISD’s Crow Elementary School.



Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Directions, etc.

 This is a fun & competitive race in a renovated Mike Lewis Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The course is mostly flat & fast, but long incline in Mile 1. DIRECTIONS FROM DALLAS, FORT WORTH, etc. From I-30, exit on Hwy 161. N at the light; stay on R side of road. Continue to light at N. Carrier ;  L and go N past Sunnyvale; R into park; Park is about 1.5 mls from I-30. From Hwy 360, exit on N Carrier Pkwy and go SE (or E); continue past Roy Orr,  L into park; Park is about 1.7 mls from Hwy 360.


This will be fourth edition of this race. 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 $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) if mailed by 8/6/13 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from or on the Web). Walk-in fees (thru 8/9) are $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013  (817-461-2281). Race day fees - $20 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile). Plus school supplies 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 8/10/13 at the race site


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