Dallas Marathon Launches Inaugural RunDallas Race Series
Jun 02, 2015 07:42PM
Organizers of the Dallas Marathon have created RunDallas, a year-round race series in collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks, Texas Rangers and FC Dallas, designed to promote health and fitness in the community through running and physical activity.
To complete the RunDallas Race Series, participants must finish a series of four races throughout the calendar year, culminating in the running of the Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon or Behringer Relay. Upon completion of all four races, participants will earn a special RunDallas Race Series medal, awarded at the Dallas Marathon finish line on December 13.
2015 RunDallas Race Series events include the inaugural FC Dallas Footy 5K and Fun Run, presented by VAZATA, on July 11; the Rangers Labor Day Race,presented by Medical Center Arlington, on September 7; the Mavs Run This Town 5K in October; and the 45th running of the Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon or Behringer Relay, on December 13.
Dan Hunt, president of FC Dallas, states, “The Dallas Marathon Run Dallas Race Series is a special partnership that brings together Dallas professional sports teams with the Dallas Marathon to support healthy, active lifestyles, and FC Dallas is proud to be a part of it.”
“The Dallas Mavericks look forward to continuing its partnership with the Dallas Marathon as a way to get our fans involved in the community and make healthier lifestyle choices,” says George Killebrew, executive vice president.“Mavs Run This Town 5K is just the start, as we plan to join forces with other sports teams in the area to provide fun and enjoyable active experiences year-round.”
To register for the 2015 Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay, visit DallasMarathon.com.
The FC Dallas Footy 5K and Fun Run will be held at Toyota Stadium, in Frisco, to benefit the FC Dallas Foundation. To register, visit FCDallas.itsyourrace.com/register.
Rangers Labor Day Race will be held at Globe Life Park, in Arlington, to benefit the Texas Rangers Foundation. For more information, visit TexasRangers.com/race.
The second annual Mavs Run This Town 5K will be held at American Airlines Center, in Dallas, to benefit the Dallas Mavericks Foundation For more information, visit Mavs.com/mavs5k.